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3 Tips For Finding the Right Fence For You


If you’re trying to pick a fence, you likely know how many options are out there. To choose the right fence for you, you must consider what your needs are.

There are a number of fencing options out there that can suit a variety of different needs and preferences, but it’s hard to know what fence is right for you. With the plethora of options out there, it’s good to consider the options and find something that truly works best for you. It boils down to what you need—is your goal to establish a better sense of privacy, contain kids or pets, or to boost value property? Each different kind of fence comes with a different aesthetic appeal as well. Let’s take a look at three tips to help you navigate the fence installation process.

1. Think About Your Needs

First, ask yourself why you want a fence at all. Understanding what your needs are makes it much easier to choose a material. For example, privacy fences are typically either made from wood or vinyl. Metal like aluminum isn’t very effective for privacy. If you want a vinyl fence, it must be designed properly with privacy in mind. Understanding what materials can offer you goes a long way in picking the right fence for you and your home.

2. Consider Maintenance

How much time are you willing to spend on maintaining your fence? Both aluminum and vinyl fences require very little regular maintenance, which is a big deal for busy homeowners. When it comes to vinyl, you may need to replace sections if they incur serious damages but this isn’t always easy. In fact, wood fences are usually to replace outright, but that comes at the cost of fairly regular maintenance such as painting, staining, and preventing something like termites or rot. Since every material has its own benefits, you can’t exactly go wrong, but some kinds of fences work better for some kinds of people.

3. Find the Right Installer

When it comes to making such a big financial decision like installing a fence, it’s important that you work alongside someone who is knowledgeable and truly has your best interest in mind. While some homeowners opt to take the DIY route and install a fence on their own, the process does require some specialized tools, knowledge, and plenty of labor. Instead, working with an expert can mean they will work with you to determine what fencing options are best for you and make sure that in the end, everything is properly installed.

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When you embark on your next project to erect a pergola on your property, trust Eastern Shore Porch and Patio to help. We service Bethany Beach, Ocean City, Lewes, and the Delmarva area. You can request a quote today! If you have questions or concerns, call us at 302-436-9520 or send us an email at For updates and ideas, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and Youtube.

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