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Fence installation is a great way to increase property value, add security, and enhance privacy for your home. When it comes to fences, homeowners have a variety of choices—from the style of fence to fencing materials. When building a new fence, there are certain factors you should keep in mind. This article will provide you with some further insight into all that you need to know about fences.

Evaluating Your Fencing Needs

To best determine what type of fence is right for your home, think about the primary reasons you want or need a fence. Ornamental fences can add value to a home, and increase the curb appeal of the property. This is important to consider if you are selling your home, or plan to in the future. Security fences can also increase the value of your home, as well as increase security. If you are building a fence for the purpose of keeping pets and children within your yard, you may want a dog-proof fence.

Choosing Materials

If you’ve decided a wooden fence is a fence for you, you will still need to pick out the type of wood. Certain types of wood, such as red cedar, are durable and naturally resistant to deterioration. For a more budget-friendly option, pine offers similar durability to red cedar at a more appealing price point. Other types of wood are available and vary based on price, durability, and resistance to the elements. Wood can be treated to last longer. Vinyl is an alternative that can be customized to look like any type of wood. Aluminum is a great choice for ornamental designs.

Estimating Maintenance

When building a fence, you should consider what potential fence repairs might arise and whether or not you will be equipped to handle any possible maintenance issues.

When you are ready to build your new fence, look no further than Paramount Fence, Inc. At Paramount Fence, Inc., we offer the best quality fence installation in Chicagoland. For an estimate on fence installation or more information, give us a call at 630-225-7680.