Top Things to Consider When Installing a Fence

Posted August 15, 2021 to Before You Buy: Tips, Advice, Checklists.

Tags: Fences

Since fences are a large investment, there are lots of things that need to be considered when choosing the type of fence to be installed. This can make it easily become an overwhelming decision for many homeowners.

To offer some guidance, Sierra Structures shares some of the top things to consider before installing a fence:

  1. Price range: Depending on the style of fences, they will all have very different price ranges. Before choosing the type of fence to install, your budget will need to be considered. A chain link fence will be obviously cheaper than an ornamental steel fence. It is important to be mindful of this ahead of time. At Sierra Structures, we also offer financing options.

  2. Maintenance: Fences require a wide range of maintenance levels. It is important to establish how much maintenance you are willing to do before choosing the style of fence to install. Check out our blog post that goes over the maintenance for different styles of fences here.

  3. Why you want one: Having a strong understanding of why you want a fence installed is always good to keep in mind. When you have an idea of what you want, it makes it easier for you to make other decisions regarding your fence. For example, if you are strictly building it for privacy, vinyl might be a good option. Whereas, if you have a beautiful, scenic backyard, an ornamental fence that you can see through might be better for that situation.

  4. HOA: Depending on where you live, it is likely that your new fence will have to be approved by your homeowners association. When installing a fence, we communicate with your HOA to make that process so much easier and streamlined – so you can worry less!

Making informed decisions is important especially when it comes to larger investments like fences. Going over these things before choosing your fence will help you to make the right decision. If you have any questions along the way, we are here to help. Contact Sierra Structures today for a quote.

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