Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

Considering Fencing Your Property? 2 Types You Can Choose From

Hugh Bryant

If you are considering fencing your property you have many options to choose from. To ensure you choose the best option for your property below are two types of fencing available for you. You can then get the fencing installed to make your property look more beautiful.

Wrought Iron

If you want fencing that will add elegance to your property you should choose fencing made of wrought iron. Because this fencing is so beautiful it will increase the value of your home, which is beneficial if you plan to sell your home in the future.

During the process of making this fencing, the iron is first forged and then wrought (hand worked) using special tools to create the decorative appearance of the fencing. The end result is a high quality and durable fence.

Wrought iron fencing does offer you many benefits. One main benefit is this type of fencing provides security for your home. This is because someone would find it impossible to break through the iron. This also means wrought iron fencing works well around pool areas or your backyard where your children play. You do have to consider the height that you choose for your fence as you want it high enough to make it difficult for someone to climb over the fence.

Wrought iron fencing is also easy to maintain but only if you paint the fence every few years. This is because the wrought iron fence will eventually rust. If part of the fence is damaged, instead of replacing the entire fence you could remove the damaged section only and have it replaced.

Vinyl Fencing

If you are on a budget, you should consider vinyl fencing. Even thought this fencing is less expensive, however, does not mean it is not durable. In fact, vinyl is more durable than wood fencing. As with wrought iron, vinyl fencing offers many benefits.

One benefit is vinyl offers easy maintenance as the only thing you have to do is to use a hose and some mild soap to wash the vinyl as needed. You do not ever have to paint the vinyl, which makes it easy to scrub off dirt and grime.

Vinyl fencing is available in a variety of colors such as gray, tan, and white. You can find vinyl fencing that is made to look like wood grain giving you the look of wood without all the maintenance that wood needs. There are decorative post caps that can be placed on the fencing to make it even more beautiful.

Vinyl fencing is easy to install so the DIY type person can likely install the fencing on their own as long as they have the right type of tools. In most cases, the fencing you purchase will come with complete instructions on how to install it. Vinyl is also lightweight, making it easy to work with.

Talk with a fencing contractor about these two options and they can give you many more details.


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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.