Fencing That Brings Pizzazz to Your Home

  • By Clean Cut Fence
  • 20 Jan, 2014

Installing a fence on your property can add beauty and value to your home, along with providing security and privacy as well. Finding reputable fence installers  can be challenging when there are so many to choose from.

Before selecting a company to do your work, you should get a good idea of the type of fencing that you want. Fencing comes in many different styles and types. Depending on the purpose for your fence, your options are quite versatile. Is your fence mostly for privacy in your backyard, needed to secure your favorite pet, for security, or simply for decorative purposes?

Types of fencing:

  • Wood ~ usually made of redwood or cedar, and sometimes treated pine to preserve it from insects, decay, and weather. Wood fencing comes in a variety of different styles, from posts and slats, to privacy and picket fences. Not as durable as some fencing, these must be maintained from time to time.
  • Fiberglass ~ has the strength of iron, is lighter, and more easily handled. It costs more than wood or vinyl, but is maintenance free and will last a lifetime. It can be made to look like wrought iron, or wood, and comes in any variety of color.
  • Vinyl ~ is very affordable, lightweight, maintenance free, and easy to install. Color choices are numerous, but not as durable as wood, iron, or fiberglass.
  • Wrought Iron ~ is extremely durable and is usually either decorative or used for security. It is expensive, difficult to install, sometimes requires welding, and heavy. It should be installed by professional fence installers.
  • Chain-Link ~ is probably the most widespread fencing being used today. It is very durable, weather-proof, insect resistant, and maintenance free. Though not as appealing to the eye as the other choices of fencing, it is quite economical and functional for a variety of purposes.

Any of the fencing mentioned above comes in a wide selection of styles to choose from. They can be very plain, decorative, or highly ornate. Variety is the spice of life, and with today's market you have the privilege to choose. Several of the fencing choices above can be a do-it-yourself project if you are handy. To guarantee that your fencing project will be done correctly and look good, most homeowners would be wise to have it done by professional fence installers.

By Kela Roth 09 Mar, 2017

Time to start planning those projects you have been dreaming of all winter long. Whether it is a new fence to add to your backyard living area or some maintenance on your existing fence. Now is the perfect time to start that project. In designing your fence there are several different options to choose from -- Aluminum and Custom Wood are two of the most popular fence types. However, plenty homeowners are perfectly satisfied with galvanized or the vinyl coated chain-link. The vinyl privacy is also a great option.

For those of you that have a wooden fence now is the perfect time to protect your investment by staining and sealing. This ensures that your investment will be well protected as well as adding a beautiful color to the fence.

By Kela Roth 26 Jul, 2016
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