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Why Installing a Privacy Fence After Moving Makes Sense

Why Installing a Privacy Fence After Moving Makes Sense

Not having a fence around the yard shouldn’t be the reason that you turn down a home.

When you’re looking for a new home, you want to find the perfect one, a place that has everything you want in a new home. Unfortunately, when you find your next home, it may not be exactly what you wanted, especially if it is missing a fence. Not having a fence around the yard shouldn’t be the reason that you turn down a home, since it is easy to install a fence after you move in. In fact, it may work out for the best because this way you get exactly the fence you want and need, rather than what the previous owners wanted. Read on for more reasons that installing your privacy fence after you move makes sense. 

Save Money On The Home

It may not occur to you, but when you’re willing to look at homes that don’t have a fence already installed, that may translate to a lower asking price for the home. When people are prepping their homes for the market, they often add things and make improvements to increase the home’s value. The costs of these improvements often get rolled into the listing price of the home, plus a little bit more for the return on investment they hope to achieve. If they haven’t added a fence to the property, you don’t have to worry about those costs. 

Add Privacy To The Home

Especially if the home is in a busy area, or even on a very busy street, the idea that you could have a peaceful and secluded yard might seem impossible. Once you install a privacy fence, however, you can achieve a certain level of peaceful relaxation in your yard. A privacy fence can protect you from prying eyes as well as the noise and pollution of passing cars and people. Adding a privacy fence is a good way to turn an average backyard into a peaceful oasis.

Choose The Fence You Want

The other benefit to choosing a property that doesn’t already have a fence is that you get to install the fence you actually want. When homeowners install a fence simply to help sell the house, they may choose an easier to install style (like a short fence instead of a privacy fence) or a cheaper material than you would have chosen for yourself. Instead, you get to choose exactly the material and style of fence that meets your needs. This is especially important if you have other things you want to add to your landscaping, like a swimming pool, which will need special fencing

Trust Eastern Shore Porch and Patio

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, Salisbury, 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 FacebookTwitterLinkedIn, and Youtube.

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