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What To Know Before Installing Home Fencing

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Learn how to plan for home fencing.

Most homes need some type of fencing whether it is for privacy reasons or to keep your children and pets safe.  If you are moving into a new home without appropriate fencing, then you should consider installing it on your property.  Fencing is the perfect feature to enhance the look and feel of your entire property.  When planning your residential fencing, there are a few aspects you should know about first.

Be Aware Of Laws and Ordinances

If you want fencing for your home, you should know where on your property you can exactly install it.  You should be aware of your specific property lines, so you know where your property begins and ends.  If you have a septic tank on your property, you need to install your fence at least 20 feet away from the structure.  If you have a residential pool, most laws require you to have fencing installed around it for safety reasons.  


When planning your residential fencing, you need to consider the specific material.  There are a variety of factors that will determine your fencing material from your location to the weather.  If you live in a cold, rainy climate, then you should choose vinyl fencing because it is highly durable and requires little maintenance.  If you want your fencing to have a traditional look and feel, then go with wooden fencing which will last for a while with proper maintenance.

Think About The Future

When it comes to home fencing, you need to think about how long it will last and how it will affect your family when it is time to sell your home.  You want your fencing to last at least up until you are ready to put your property on the market.  Your home fencing should add to your property value and make your home more enticing for buyers.  

Quality Fences from Hercules Fence Newport News

Ready to get your perfect fence installed around your residential or commercial property or get your existing fence repaired? Hercules Fence has extensive experience in repairing and constructing fences made out of any and every material. Our experienced team can help meet your fencing needs, whether they’re residential or commercial, for the right price. Give us a call at 757-316-3600 or visit us online. To see examples of our work and keep in touch, don’t forget to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, Flickr, and Pinterest.



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