Well, there are a lot of different fence types and all of these fences could be useful to you. Maybe only one of them would be useful or maybe you only need one. Whatever it is, this article should help you to get an idea of what fence types you should have for your home.
Of course, I’m not talking about the material, I’m talking about the type of fence. The fence material is important too, so, I’ll talk about it a little bit. Wood fences are not the best fence type and if you live in a rainy climate, you might want to reconsider.
Vinyl is a great fence type as it is durable and isn’t affected by sun or water. The only thing is, in cold weather, this fence type becomes so brittle that a blunt hit will surely shatter it. Wrought iron is a great fence type, but it is expensive and it can rust when left in the rain. Aluminum fences are similar, but the good thing about aluminum is that it doesn’t rust like wrought iron.
Chain link fences are not good for homes as they lower the value of the property and they are dangerous. If you do have a chain-link fence, I advise you to remove it before putting your home on the market. Alright, let’s get into it.
Front Yard Fences
A fence for your front yard isn’t exactly necessary, but it does give your property a higher value and it is aesthetically pleasing if done right.
Having a fence for your front yard makes it less likely that someone will just walk up onto your property. A front yard fence also helps you with establishing property lines. You can be sure what belongs to you and what belongs to your neighbor or the city.
A backyard fence, I think, is an essential. If you have a home, but no backyard fence, isn’t that uncomfortable? I mean, you can clearly see everything your neighbor does when they come out of the home, they can clearly see everything you do, you don’t know where their property starts and where yours ends, etc.
Also, don’t even think of sending your children or pets out into a backyard that doesn’t have a fence, that is just silly. How do you know if your children and pets will be safe? Exactly, you don’t know. It isn’t safe and it really isn’t a good idea to not have a backyard fence.
If you have a pool, then you most definitely need to invest in a pool fence. It is very dangerous to have a pool with no fence, especially if you have small children or pets.
Accidents happen but if you can prevent them, shouldn’t you? If you have it in your power to get a pool fence, you most definitely should get one. It doesn’t have to be ugly, there are actually some pretty good looking pool fences. So, get a pool fence if you can.
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