Choosing the Right Fence Design For Your Home

A fence is a beautiful addition to any home. It can add a lot of character and beauty to your property. However, before you have your fence constructed you need to consider a few things.

There are lots of different design options available for you to choose between and you need to make sure that you come up with the right choice for both your budget and your home.


The first thing you need to do is establish the purpose. A lot of people opt to have a fence in place because of privacy. Therefore, you need to make sure your fence is designed in such a way as to provide you with the exact level of screening you require. Other reasons may be keeping pets contained and property security. In both of these cases, it’s best to consult a professional to establish the best fence for your purpose.

You will obviously want your fence to look great as well! Wood is a particularly popular choice. It possesses a beautiful rustic quality to it which is extremely homely and highly traditional in terms of appearance. Aside from this another popular choice is to go for steel. This has a modern and sleek style to it. It is also a lot stronger than wood too and therefore a great option for security.

The final thing you need to bear in mind when determining the design of fence for your home is if there are any planning restrictions. Check with your local council whether there are regulations regarding fence height, (a great idea is to ask your neighbours if they have any issue with your plans).


Published on March 18th, 2015 by Tuff Yards

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