Installing a new fence

Written by Ernie Fowlke on . Posted in Blog

If you’re here, you’re probably thinking of installing a new fence.

In a poem he wrote, Robert Frost once quoted an old adage: “Good fences make good neighbors.” That pretty much sums up why putting up a fence is a sound investment.

Whether you’ve had one before or this will be the first time to get one, perimeter fencing is a crucial part of your home or building. It is your first line of defense against virtually everything that walks on land, whether a wild animal, a human intruder, or rushing vehicle.

Aside from securing the safety and privacy of your home, having a perimeter fence can also increase the value of your home, boosting its marketability should you decide to sell or lease it. But to be able to achieve this, you’ll need an attractive-looking fence; one that’s installed by the professionals.

Are you new to the idea of fencing? Unfamiliar with it? Here are some fundamental tips you need to know before installing a new fence around your home or building.

A good fence can serve functional and aesthetic uses. Ideally, you’ll want to incorporate both decorative and practical traits when determining which type of fencing to use for your property. There are four common types of fencing materials: vinyl, wood or wood panel, aluminum, and wire or chain link.

For residential properties, you might want to consider wood or wood panel for a traditional look. You can also choose vinyl or ornamental aluminum for privacy purposes; these two materials are also appropriate for business or commercial properties.

Why Do People set up Fences?

Robert Frost’s quote would seem relevant in today’s landscape. As more people move to the cities, and homes are often built near each other, privacy is a precious commodity that is gradually dwindling.

As many places have become too crowded for comfort, an ideal location where you can reclaim your right to enjoy privacy is at home. With a perimeter fence, your property becomes an excellent haven for relaxation without fear, apprehension, or anxiety. With the benefits of seclusion that you’ve always wanted, the benefits of privacy will greatly outweigh the cost you invested in setting up your fence.

Security is another common reason most people put up a perimeter fence around their properties. If you’re looking to improve the quality of life for you and your family at home, you want a safe and secluded environment where you can freely move about without trepidation or worry. To achieve this, setting up a perimeter fence is crucial to enhancing the security and safety within your property. Then you can let the kids or pets run without worrying about their safety. You won’t have to think about uninvited guests entering your backyard.

Your perimeter fence can also be a fantastic selling point that can increase the value of your property. On the part of the prospective buyer, it’s one less thing to take care after they’ve bought their new home.

Boundary identification, intruder deterrent, property containment, and aesthetic addition: these are some of the best words to describe a perimeter fence. If you’re interested in installing a new fence in Salt Lake City, get in touch with US Vinyl Fence. Contact us at (801) 262-6429 or (800) 666-2467 to get a free quote.

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