Spruce It Up For The Summer
It’s finally summer and you’re ready to get the yard spruced up. You’ve got a list of things that need to be done: mow the lawn, trim back bushes, and install a fence. Fences are one of those projects that seem like they’ll take forever but will really only take a day or two with some help from your handy man. We discuss how fences can add value to your home, what materials you’ll need for Fence Installation, tips for getting permits and more!
The first thing you need to decide is how long you want the fence and where it will be located. You can buy a pre-made kit or just plan out your design with some graph paper. The most common materials for fences are wood, vinyl, aluminum and stone/ brick.
There are a few factors you’ll need to consider when choosing your fence material. Cost, maintenance, and appearance are all important. Vinyl is generally more expensive than wood but it doesn’t require any painting or staining. Aluminum is also costly but tends to be low-maintenance and can come in a variety of colors. Stone/ brick fences are beautiful but do require some upkeep as moss will grow on them over time.
Once you’ve decided on the type of fence you want, it’s time to get started! If this is your first time installing a fence, be sure to read up on the process so you know what to expect. You may also want to hire a professional to help with the installation. Most cities have a permitting process you’ll need to go through in order to install a fence. Be sure to check with your city hall for more information.
Now that you’re all ready to go, get out there and start sprucing up your yard! A new fence is the perfect way to add some extra curb appeal and value to your home. Happy installing!