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What to Know Before Installing a Fence

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Before you decide to have a fence installed, you may want to do a little preparation.

Spring is quickly approaching and you are undoubtedly dreaming of warmer days, lemonade on the porch, and nights without kicking and screaming during homework at the kitchen table. Many homeowners use spring as an opportunity to knock out home improvement projects. If you are considering installing a fence in the spring, here are some quick tips to decide before you start the process.

Decide What You Want

This sounds obvious, but knowing what you want is essential to installing a fence. Why do you want a fence in the first place? Are you trying to keep your pets and kids in the yard? Do you want a security fence or privacy fence? Most homeowners want a fence for more than one reason, so don’t worry if your list of wants is fairly long.

Choose Your Material

Once you decide why you want a fence, decide what you want your fence to be made of. A classic white picket fence is a fabulous traditional option, but there is nothing wrong with a dramatic and elegant wrought iron fence either. Research all of the potential fencing materials you are going to use to make sure that you understand the lifespan, maintenance requirements, color options, and finishes available before you get your heart set on a certain style and can’t make it from your chosen material.

Hire a Professional

Do you think that installing a fence is a simple afternoon process? You’re unfortunately wrong! Installing a fence can be a complicated process depending on the materials used, the requirements of the area, and any bumps along the way. By working with the professionals at Hercules Fence DC, you can be sure that the fence installation process will be smooth and professional, and give you a top-quality end result that will accent your home for years and years.

Professional Fence Installation 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, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Flickr.

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