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How Do I Choose The Right Fence Color?

Look at the beautiful, white picket fence that we installed

There are a lot of components and nuances to picking the right fence. Not only is the material a significant component, but choosing the right fence color can make or break the aesthetic appeal, especially when it comes to wooden fences. Here at Hercules Fence Newport News, we are an expert residential fencing company. Our goal is to install residential fences that not only enhance safety and security but beautify your home as well. If you don’t know how to pick the right fence color, then keep reading. We have some tips that can help!

Think About the Color of Your Home

One significant step to picking out the perfect residential fence and fence color is to examine your home’s exterior architecture. The color of your home and the fence color don’t have to be matchy-matchy. However, they do indeed have to complement each other and not clash. A white house and white picket fence match each other in a complementary way. However, a mahogany-colored home and red fencing might prove to be too much of one shade. Look to the color wheel or Pinterest for inspiration. 

Think About Your Landscape

The fence color that you choose should also blend in seamlessly with the plants, flowers, and the layout of your landscape. On the other hand, there’s also nothing wrong with some contrast. What some people do with their residential fences is to make sure that it’s a neutral color to highlight red and pink flower beds. Red flower beds and pink flower beds against red fencing would blend in too much. You wouldn’t have the opportunity to appreciate the brilliant and bold colors popping out from your landscape. 

Consider the Structures in Your Yard

If you have structures or outdoor living spaces in your yard, such as pools, decks, and pergolas, then it may make sense to you to match those styles. For example, wooden decking against wooden fencing is cohesive. A PVC fence laid against PVC composite decking makes sense a well. This idea speaks to matching materials, but matching the color schemes promotes cohesion and fluidity, as well. 

Consider Contacting Your HOA

Depending on your contract, some fence colors may not be accepted. A golden rule when it comes to residential fencing is to know what’s against regulations. This concept also goes for fence height and material, as well. Also, make sure that your fence does not obtrude your neighbor’s property. It’s always a pain to need a deck reconstructed. So stay in the know. Have more questions about residential fencing? Then, give us a call! 

Get In Touch With Hercules Fence Today

Hercules Fence has experience with nearly every type of residential and commercial fencing material imaginable, from wood and aluminum to chain link, vinyl, steel, and even temporary fencing. We have developed a reputation for quality work and fair, competitive prices. Hercules Fence is ready to serve you from six convenient locations. We have offices in Manassas, Richmond, Newport News, Norfolk, Virginia, Maryland, and North Carolina.

If you have any questions about finding your dream fence or fence maintenance, you can contact Hercules Fence today by calling (757) 316-3600 or visit FencesNewportNews.com today for a free quote!

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