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Menards Home Improvement Topic: "Consider the many benefits of a Fence"

Menards Home Improvement Topic: "Consider the many benefits of a Fence"
Posted at 11:56 AM, Jul 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-09 11:56:59-04

If you have ever thought about installing a fence for your home or business, there are more benefits in doing so than just privacy.

Privacy If you want a high level of privacy, then a vinyl or wood fence might be the perfect choice. If you want a lower level of privacy and would like to see outside your property, consider installing a chain link or aluminum fence.

Protection Another popular reason to install a fence is protection. You may have property or possessions outside your home or business that you’d like to keep safe and secure. If you have children or pets, installing a fence around your home provides a safe haven and an extra layer of security. Installing a fence can also help prevent thieves from attempting to break into your home or business.

Establish Boundaries Sometimes the need to establish your property boundaries is essential. A fence may help make landscaping and gardening easier as you won’t have to worry about your neighbor’s bushes or garden growing into your space. There are fences that can be installed that look equally appealing on both sides so talk with your neighbor about the benefits of a fence, and maybe they will pitch in on the cost of installation.

Noise Reduction If you live next to a freeway or highway, a fence can help reduce the noise level. A fence made of solid materials such as wood, vinyl or concrete would make the best choice. It never hurts to ask your local city planning department if they can help cover the cost of a fence is new construction or a development suddenly impacts your property.

Insect & Animal Problems If you notice an abundance of biting insects, a wood fence can actually help keep insects off your property. Cedar wood contains natural oils that help repel insect and might make a great choice. Installing a fence can keep animals out of your yard, especially stray cats, dogs and wildlife.

When you determine it’s time to install a fence, consider the various types of materials that would fit your budget and then get to work on it or hire someone to do the work for you.