There are many reasons to add a fence on your property, you may want privacy, to keep your children and pets safe as well as add value and appeal to your home. If you do decide to install a fence, it is important to ensure that you are erecting it on your property only. You should not assume that a prior fence or market was located on the property boundary, and reference should be made to property deeds and legal surveys. You may find evidence of survey stakes to help you determine the boundary lines.

There are many different types of fences to choose from to best suit your budget and situation. Visit the fence project estimator to get an idea of cost and how to find a quality fence company in your area.

Types Of Fences

Wood Fences. A popular and cost effective choice, wood fences can be made out of Western red cedar, cypress, or treated pine. When maintained properly, wood fences can endure the harshest weather and provide you with several years of serviceability. Wood fences can come in privacy, picket or rail style. Visit the FAQ for more information on wood fencing.

Vinyl (PVC) Fencing. Vinyl fences are strong and highly durable - retaining their shape, color and structural integrity. In addition to their attractive appearance, this style of fencing offers many benefits. It is fireproof, wont rust or rot, termite resistant and is virtually maintenance free. While this type of fencing is more costly than wood, you will not need to replace the fence in a few years, they are built to last a lifetime. There are many styles of vinyl fencing available to suit your needs from privacy to picket.

Chain Link Fencing.
Chain link fences are an economical way to provide years of maintenance-free security and access control. These types of fences are extremely versatile; they can be made in a variety of heights, and can handle anything from a simple boundary marker for a homeowner to perimeter security. You can also get vinyl coated chain link fences in different colors for added versatility.

Wrought Iron Fences. This style of fencing is extremely durable and has a classic look. They are available in different colors, patterns and heights. This style of fencing can be used for walkways, porches, and perimeter and driveway gates as well.

You may have heard the old saying that good fences make for good neighbors,  while this may be true adding a fence to your home can be a significant investment. It is a good idea to shop around and consider all your options. Some things to consider: what is the primary purpose your fence? Will it provide security, satisfy municipal codes, retain children or pets, secure a pool or spa? There as many reasons for investing in a fence as there are  options!