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Choosing a Fence for Your Home

Choosing a Fence for Your Home

Fences are a key component of your outdoor living space.

Adding a fence to your home is a great investment. Fences are a key component to your outdoor living space, and they increase your home’s value, security, privacy, protection, and safety, amongst other factors. Below is a list of characteristics and tips to consider when choosing a fence for your home.


A fence can serve many purposes for your home and yard. It can increase its appeal, value, security, and privacy, to name a few. Knowing the purpose of why you want your fence installed is beneficial to helping you choose fence color, material, location, and height, along with other factors. Not knowing can result in the wrong fence being installed and your home needs not being met.


A fence is an extension of your home’s exterior, and similar to your yard, it plays a significant role in enhancing your home’s outdoor appearance. Fences can come in various shapes, styles, and heights, so when choosing a fence, you’ll want something that blends well with the aesthetic of your home and incorporates style, personality, and functionality while also adhering to your needs. 


Budgeting is vital in preparing for any construction project, including a fence installation. Knowing how much you want to spend plays a significant role in choosing the size of your fence, fencing material, and contractors, which can ultimately impact the quality of your fence installation.


Before doing a fence installation, conducting research will go a long way in informing and helping you decide the location, size, material, and contractor you want to use. Research also provides insight into property lines, zoning regulations, and required permits.


Selecting a material for your fence installation can be a process. The kind of fencing material you choose will play a significant role in your home’s exterior design. You have to consider the durability, maintenance, longevity, appeal, and overall quality of the material.

Listed below are common materials used in a fence installation:

  • Wood
  • Iron
  • Aluminum
  • Vinyl

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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