Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

Four Custom Features To Consider Adding To Your New Chain Link Fence

Hugh Bryant

If you want to have a durable new fence around your home, chain link fencing has many advantages, such as being affordable and easy to install. It is also a very bare fence design, which is why you may want to consider some custom improvements, such as privacy screens and decorative posts and caps. If you want to give your new chain link fence more of a custom look, here are some things that you may want to consider doing:

1. Giving Your Fence Security With A Privacy Screen

Chain link materials offer you little privacy, but there are some things that can be done to add privacy and security to your fence. You may want to consider the different options for adding a screen to your fence. This can be done with windscreen materials, lattice integrated into the fence and plant materials for a green screen. If you do not want to do the entire fence, this can be done only to strategic areas where you want more privacy.

2. Custom Posts And Caps To Improve The Look Of Chain Link Fencing

The posts and caps of your fence may also be dull and plain. Consider replacing them with decorative materials to give your fence a custom touch. Another option is to wrap posts in wood materials and use post caps designed for wood fences. If you do this, you will want to find the caps you want to use and wrap the posts the same dimension for the caps to fit properly.

3. Adding A Garden…Vertically With The Addition Of Planters To Your Fence

If you have a limited amount of space, you may want to try different solutions for plants and gardens. A vertical garden can be a good choice to cover your chain link fence and give it a custom touch. You can use planters with hooks to hang over railings and attach them to the fence. Use hanging plants to cover any bare areas of your fence.

4. Integrating Wood Features Into The Design Of Your Chain Link Fence

In addition to wrapping posts and using wood post caps, you can add other wood features. Consider framing in the sections of fence and wrapping the top rails. This can give you more options for decorative woodwork to add to your chain link fence. This can be a great way to attach different custom features and decorations to your fence as well.

If you want to have a chain link fence with more of a custom look, these are some of the custom features you may want to consider. You can contact a chain link fencing service to get help with the installation of your fence and adding these features.

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Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

I love my dog, but my dog loves my neighbor's yard. My adopted Labrador needs hours of playtime each day to stay fit, but she used to be a master of escaping no matter how close of an eye I kept on her. After a few too many holes dug in flower beds, I splurged on a tall chain link fence and finally ended her romps on other properties. Now my neighbors smile and wave when we meet in our shared driveway instead of giving me a wary look. Sharing my new found love for fences is just one way I hope to give back to others.