How to Plan for a New Fence

Before you start planning for a new fence, there are some important factors to consider. Fencing increases curb appeal and security when done correctly, plus it can add value to any home. Just like any major home project, fencing requires planning to get the look you want.

So, where do you start?

Types of Fencing For Businesses

With so many types of businesses, there is definitely not a one-size-fits-all for fencing. Schools, government facilities, apartments, offices, manufacturing plants, and highly-secure commercial sites all need fencing to keep unwanted visitors out and help provide additional security for the occupants inside. Below we will dive into some of the top fencing options for businesses and commercial properties so you can select the best one for your unique needs.

4 Things to Know Before Installing a Fence

Building a new fence gives your home privacy and security, defines property lines, and adds an additional aesthetic element to your property. There are a variety of fencing variations to select from – each with their own pros and cons – but, on top of choosing your fence design, height, and materials, consider the following points before you install your fence.

All About Wood Fences

Wood fences are by far the most popular fencing option available on the market today. They’re selected by homeowners for their durability, affordability, and attractiveness, and while the design is relatively simple, there are still plenty of wood fence details to be aware of. Consider this your guide to everything wood fence so you can determine if it is the best fencing option for your home.

The Best Types of Fence Paint

Whether you’re trying to preserve the wood in your wood privacy fence or improve the curb appeal of your metal fence, exterior paint is a quick way to improve the entire aesthetic of your property. However, not all paint is created equally; below we will cover the best types of paint to coat your wood and metal fences.

Types of Metal Fence Designs

Metal fences – specifically iron and aluminum fences – are durable, low-maintenance, and available in a wide range of designs. If you’re considering adding a metal fence to your property, you have one more decision you will need to make – what fence design will best complement your home and personal taste. While we’re able to customize metal fences to almost any specifications, below are some of the most common types of metal fence designs.

What Makes for a Noise Reducing Fence?

The benefits of fences are endless, adding privacy, security, and in some cases, noise-reduction. Not all fences boast noise-reduction capabilities, but the ones that do can make the pain of living on a busy street or next to noisy neighbors a thing of the past. If you’re interested in adding a noise-reducing fence to your yard, make sure it has the following elements.

Alternatives to Chain Link Fence

Chain link fences have been a popular fencing choice for commercial and residential properties for decades, however, they’re often not the best choice. Not only are chain link fences unattractive, but they don’t create as much privacy or security as other fence alternatives. Before you take the plunge into installing a chain link fence, consider one of these following fence alternatives.

Do I Need a Permit to Build a Fence?

Looking to add a new fence to your property? You’ll need to decide what type of fence you’d like, find your survey to double-check where your property lines are, and of course, determine if you need a permit to build your fence. Below we will explain instances where you may need a permit to build a fence in the City of Austin. If you’re located in different city limits, you’ll need to check their regulations.

Why is My Fence Grey (And What to Do About It)

Grey fences can quickly make your home look drab, dated, and dingy. However, for many homeowners, the source of the greyness is a mystery. Luckily, we’ve encountered this question before and not only know the answer, but can also provide methods to prevent your fence from turning grey, and ways to correct the color. Let’s dive in!