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How Your Family Home Can Benefit from a New Fence

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Your family home can benefit from a fence that provides you with safety, privacy, and security.

As many homeowners begin to expand their family, they may become more interested in installing a fence around their family home. This is an excellent choice for any new parents who want to ensure that their children have safe yards to play in and that their home has a barrier keeping out stray people and animals. In addition to providing security, fences give your family home a boost of curb appeal. There are several reasons why any family home can benefit from a professionally-installed fence. Consult the contractors at Hercules Fence of Washington, D.C., to discuss which style may be best for your home when you are ready to reap the following benefits. 

Increased Safety of Children and Pets

The primary reason to consider a fence for your family home is to add a safe perimeter. If you have children or pets, you want the peace of mind that comes with a fence, and you want to know that they can play safely in the backyard. A fence is more secure than hedges or tree lines as boundaries, as it offers more definitive borders. A fence will also protect kids and pets from any nearby cars, water, or slopes that exist outside of your property. 

Home Security

Fences not only keep family members inside your property, but they keep intruders and stray animals out. A fence can help prevent theft and burglary by simply acting as a further challenge to entering your home. There are also various fence designs and features that can add even more home security. 


You may value privacy when sitting outside with your family. Many homeowners start to use their backyard spaces more frequently once they install a fence around their family home. Installing a privacy fence can give you extra assurance that you can spend time with your children or pets in the backyard without disturbing your neighbors, or being disturbed by them. 

Clear Boundaries

Some homeowners may have concerns about neighbors that do not respect property lines. In these instances, adding a fence on your property line can help definitively establish boundaries between neighbors. A fence gives a clear view of where one property ends and another begins, which can help keep unwanted trespassers from coming into your backyard and can keep neighbors from encroaching on your property. 

There are countless other benefits to installing a fence around your family home, but these are a few that you will immediately notice and appreciate. Consider how a fence can improve your property today, and then schedule a consultation with a contractor at Hercules Fence of Washington, D.C. 

Residential Fences for Your Home from Hercules Fence DC

Hercules Fence DC has been providing homeowners with quality fences for over 50 years. We are well equipped to meet your needs, whether they are residential or commercial. We have extensive experience working with families and pet owners to keep the most important members of their home safe, so call us today about installing a new pet fence for your family. Contact us by giving us a call at 301-441-1600 or visiting us online. To see examples of our work, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Flickr.

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