Thursday, August 30, 2018

3 Questions to ask yourself when finding a Good Fence Contractor

A fence is an important part of your home because it keeps intruders out and clearly marks the space which belongs to you and your family. Additionally, it's important for aesthetic reasons—it lends a finishing touch to your home. So it's important to find a good, reliable fence contractor who will be able to build the kind of fence that you want for your home. Here are a few questions you might want to ask yourself before hiring:

How long have they Been Around?

It's a good idea to look into how long a particular fence contractor has been around. The longer they've been in business, the more experience they have. And this means that they're going to be familiar with the kinds of problems people run into when it comes to fences. They'll be able to take a look at your property and understand your needs in order to come up with the right fence for you.

What are their Reviews like?

In the past, you could only get recommendations from people whom you knew. So maybe you'd see a friend's fence and ask them who their fence contractor was. This is a solid way of finding a good fence contractor.

But what if you don't know anyone with a fence that you like? What if you're looking for a fence contractor who will build you a different type of fence? Well, why not look online?

There are often websites which lists reviews of the businesses in a certain area. You should be able to find out if the fence contractor you're considering has a good reputation by checking these out.

Are They Professional and Punctual?

When you first go to meet the fence contractor (or ask them to come to your house), do they show up on time? Do they thoroughly check out your property, take measurements and give you their recommendations? Do they give you a few different options for different types of fences and quote a reasonable price? These are the signs that you're dealing with a professional who's interested in doing a good job.

Do you have questions? We encourage you to contact us.

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Replacing your Fence? 3 Tips for a Timeless Addition

When the fencing around your property is in poor condition, you may be interested in what you can do to replace the fence. Doing so will help it to stay in the best shape for a long time and you can avoid replacement anytime soon.

Since you want the new fence to look fantastic with your home and stay in good shape, you should look into the following tips to make sure that you have a new fence that's installed properly and is a great addition to your home.

Choose Durability Above All Else

After replacing the fencing, due to it being in poor shape, it's so important that you make durability your top priority when picking out new fencing. Many people make the mistake of picking fencing based only on the price or appearance, resulting in the fence being in poor shape just a few years later.

Looking for durable materials and spending just a bit extra can make a big difference in getting the fence that you want for your yard.

Keep the Exterior of Your Home in Mind

Along with simply choosing a fence that looks great for your needs, it's a good idea to pick out fencing that fits in with the exterior of your home. Many people make the mistake of picking out fencing that looks great in a showroom, without considering the color or design of the home itself.

Don't Neglect the Need for Landscaping

The kind of landscaping that you want for your yard can also play a big part in picking out the right fencing. For example, some fencing is better suited for climbing vines, while other fencing may look best with shrubs planted right alongside it.

Picking out new fencing can make a big difference in the final look of your home and how much you enjoy the new fence. Having that said, we encourage you to contact us so that we can help you to make the right choice!