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Choosing The Right Fence for Your Yard

What Kind of Fence Should I Get?

Choosing the right fence for your yard can depend on many factors. Here are some things to consider when deciding on a fence for your home and needs.

Purpose of The Fence

Are you installing a fence for privacy, security, or aesthetics? Do you have kids or dogs? Consider these when deciding on the height, style, and material of the fence.

Consider The Style of Your House and Neighborhood

The fence you choose should complement the style of your house. For example, a picket fence would look great with a cottage-style house, while a modern house would look better with a sleek, horizontal plank fence.

The Size of Your Yard

The size of your yard will impact the number of materials you will need for your fence. A smaller yard may benefit from a more decorative fence, while a larger yard may require a more practical fence.

Come Up with a Budget

Decide on a budget and get measurements for your yard to calculate how much fencing you’ll need. This will help to compare the cost of different fencing materials when looking at the project as a whole.

Choose the Material

Fences can be made of various materials such as wood, vinyl, metal, or composite. Consider the maintenance requirements, durability, and cost of each material before deciding.

Check with Local Regulations

It’s important to check with local regulations and homeowners’ association rules to ensure that your fence follows any requirements related to fence types, fence heights, etc.

Get a Professional Opinion

Consult with Exterior Enterprises to review your fencing options and any questions you may have regarding styles, materials, installation, and more!

Whether you choose to go for the classic white picket fence or go with more modern metal, consider all your options, and pick the best fence design for you! By considering these factors listed above, you can choose a fence that will enhance the beauty of your yard, provide the desired level of privacy and security, and meet your family’s needs. Contact us to learn more!