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 Vinyl Fence

vinyl fenceVinyl fencing is attractive because it's easy to maintain and is inexpensive.  It is made from PVC, so it doesn't rot or warp like wood fences do.  It also doesn't require painting.  Vinyl can be used for picket fences, privacy fences and many other applications.


wood fenceWood is a popular option for fencing because it is attractive and popular.  There are many types of wood to choose from: Redwood, Cedar, Pine, Fir, and Spruce.  Metal can be used to reduce warping and rotting, making these fences much more durable than they have been in the past.


aluminum fenceAluminum fences are an economical alternative to wrought iron.  Aluminum fences require little maintenance, but are as strong as steel fences.  Their main advantage is that they don't rust.  There are many different styles and types of ornamentation for these kinds of fences. 

Wrought Iron
iron fenceWrought Iron fencing is long-lasting and attractive.  There are several styles to choose from. They require little maintenance.

chain link fenceChain link fences, often referred to as cyclone fences, are the most common style of fencing installed in North America each year. Chain link fences can be great as privacy fences, since they are low maintenance and inexpensive.

steel fenceSteel fencing will add a look of style and elegance.  Steel fences are generally with maintenance-free and very strong.  The finishes are generally durable powder coat paint finish.  They can also be epoxy coat finishes for high durability.  Steel fences are more decorative in a finished sense that most wood fences and most vinyl fences.

Privacy FencingPrivacy fences come in many different styles, colors, and materials. By adding a privacy fence to your backyard you essentially are adding another room to your house. Depending on your price range and the look of the privacy fence that you want, there are some different factors that you should look at.

Dog RunDog Runs or kennels can be very useful for home purpose if you have more than one pet and would like to keep them all in the same location either inside or outside without having to put up an entire fence.

Picket FencePicket style fences are among the most of all the fence styles.  They are functional and very attractive.  They are romanticized in books, movies and painting. Picket fences come in a wide variety of materials.  The most common are vinyl and wood.

Pool FencePool Fences come in many different styles and varieties, so choosing the right type of fence will help to makes sure your pool fence is the best choice for you. Pool fences can be made out of an assortment of materials

GateGates are just as important as fencing since they offer you an opportunity to control who enters and leaves your house. Gates come in a variety of styles and can be made from an assortment of materials.

Electric GateElectric gates can be a very convenient way to get into your home through either your driveway or an area that you would like to be more secure. Electric gates have automatic openers to allow you to get into a certain place without having to leave your car.

Flag poles can be a great addition to a home, commercial or industrial property.  A flag pole and flag makes a positive statement regarding you’re the flags you display whether it is a country, school, company or event type flag.

 


 

 



Frequently Asked Questions About Fence Installation:

Q: How deep should you set posts?
A: Posts should be set at a minimum of 3 feet deep to prevent leaning.

Q: Do I need a permit?
A: Many cities, villages and townships have fence zoning ordinances which control the type and height of fences permissible. If you live in a subdivision with deed restrictions, rules and guidelines it is a good idea to check with the association as well.   Your local area 1-888-FENCING™ professional can answer questions about your specific geographical area.

Q: Do I have to be concerned about utilities on my property before I install a fence?
A: Almost every property in a village, city or township will have utility that could be running across the area you intend to place the new fence system.  It's very important that property owners understand whether their fence will be installed over a water pipe, electrical conduit or cable line.  Aside from the possibility of electrocution during installation, it might be necessary for a utility to dig up your fence in order to make a future repair.  The best way to find out what utility issues you might encounter is to contact the local building authority for your area.  In generally every case, you 1-888-FENCING™ professional will know the answers to these issues as well.  It is part of their job to know.

Q: Should my fence touch the ground?
A: Generally it should not.  Leaving space at the bottom of your fence keeps debris from being trapped.  It also prevents the fence from rot.

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