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Pros And Cons of Fencing

Friday, December 9th, 2016
pros and cons of fencing

Advantages and disadvantages of fencing

Fencing is always a great choice for your home. They are available in many materials and you can have them in many designs, styles, colors and patterns. They are also available in various price ranges. Hence you can set your budget and choose the one fitting with all your needs. If you are not sure as to whether fencing is good for your home or not and whether it will be beneficial to install them in home or not then you must check out its pros and cons. Knowing pros and cons of fencing will help you to decide whether to go its installation and is its maintenance possible for you not.

Pros

  • Privacy

It can be difficult to have a nice dinner in your patio or in your garden if your neighbors are looking at you. You cannot organize a candle light dinner in your backyard if it has a clear street view. Hence that’s when the need of fencing arises. Having a fencing installed in your home will allow you have some kind of privacy in your home and let you do things more easily and flexibly in your own home. You can have a good amount of privacy from your neighborhood if you get a tall fencing installed in your home.

  • Containment

Having fencing in your house will give your kids and you’re pet to have a safe playtime in your garden. It will contain your kids and your pets inside the boundaries of your home. You can give them free open space without having to hold them; they can roam freely in your garden or backyard and enjoy their fun time. You can keep an eye on them and also avoid strangers having looked at them.

  • Security

Having a good fencing installed in your home will help you to protect your belongings and also your family from those who are entering into your home with wrong intentions. If your home is having swimming pool or any playground equipment then having fencing installed in your home will prevent trespassers from using them and even from getting damaged by them.

  • Reduction of noise

If you are having your home nearby to bus stand or railway station, you might hear too many people screaming around and lots of noise will be heard due to traffic. Having fencing installed in your home will reduce this noise by a great level.

Cons

  • Maintenance

Undoubtedly fencing is great in providing decorative feature to your home but they can be a great distraction if they are not maintained in proper manner. Wood fencing specifically needs lots of cleaning and maintenance. They also need to be stained and sealed properly to maintain its beauty over time.

  • Expense

The costing of fencing will be different based upon the choice of materials. It also depends upon the height, style, length, number of gates and the area in which labor are hired for installation. But however on a whole fencing on a whole can be considered as an important project.

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Ways to Dress up your Fence

Monday, April 4th, 2016
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Decor ideas for fence

Fencing, our favourite past time which we like to comply in our home. We all have fencing at our place which is meant for our home to be safer and secured. There are many benefits which you can be complied with by installing fencing in your home. Some of the home owners have more of their money and their investment which they want to spend in installing fencing but some of the home owners have fewer budgets for installing such fencing in their home. Well, all this issues can be solved up with the help of dressing up your fencing which is installed in your home. If you have older fencing or new one, it does not matter but you can comply with the process of dressing up your fencing for making it look enhanced and beautiful too.

Well, this article will help you in dealing with the process of dressing up your fencing which is installed in your home because it will enhance the look of your home. Mark my words, dressing up your fencing in this manner will help you in not only saving up your expenses but will also help in enhancing the look of your home. There are certain things which must be considered at the time of dressing up your fencing like the materials, the way you want to decorate it, time consumption meter, etc. and many more of such things must be considered at the time of dressing up your fencing which is installed in your home.

Dressing up your fencing

  • You might be thinking that which things must be kept in mind at the time of dressing up your fencing but it is easy and simple too to deal with the process of dressing up your fencing. I know you would not want that only the plain plank wood can be considered to be your fencing, it might get eyesore too. Well for overcoming that issue your need to dress up your fencing which will no doubt going to increase the charm of your fence but the resale value of your home can also be given with a rise too.
  • First thing which you must comply with at the time of dressing up your fencing and the simplest way to design your fencing is to paint it the way you want to. A fresh start with the help of painting your fence is the best option which the home owners must consider at the time of dealing with the process of dressing up your fence which is installed in your home. For reviving your old fence or boring fence in your home. Think about the colour which you want to paint it on your fence because it is on the home owners that which type of colour they want to add like the bright one or the light one. Well, if you will ask me than I would suggest you for going for the bright colours which can look more preferable on your fence which is installed in your home.
  • If at the time of dressing up your fencing, you think that only adding colours to the fence will not impress your home than you can definitely go and try for the patterns which you can use for the matters of dressing up your fencing which is installed in your home. There are many options available in the market and not only that but you can take the help of the internet which will help you in finalizing the exact image and the patterns which you are in need of. Dressing up your fencing in this manner will help you in leading and dealing with many things which can be considered to be in the favour of the home owners. This thing will help you in summing up your money or the expenses which you think would be indulged for the matters of dressing up your
  • Creative ways to dress up your fencing

    Flowers to dress up your fence

    As we are talking about the patterns which you can install in your fencing which is installed in your home than you can exercise the zig zag one or the animal print which can be sound like something unique for your home? Not only that but you can also colour different fence with different colour to make it more attractive and colourful for the matters of dressing up your fencing which are installed in your home. You can also take help of the materials which are easily available in the market which can cost you not more than 60$ which in accordance to my views can be considered to be menial amount.

  • If you are an art lover than you must try out for some piece of art which can bring your inner artist to be live. Yes, you can definitely go for it because this will not only help you in dressing up your fencing but it will also help you in dealing with getting your art come in front of the world. You can also take the help of the members of the home who can help you in dealing with the portrait or the art which you are wishing to install in your old fencing which are installed in your home. Well, I don’t know more of it because definitely I am not an artist but you can also add up some of the themes to the background of your image which you want to draw up on your fencing which is installed in your home.
  • If you are a nature lover than you can definitely go for the concept of go green. Well, I know I love greenery and the green things around me so I would prefer of going for the green trees and greenly leafs to be to be installed on my old fence which is installed in your home. You can also go for perennial vines which you can give support to climb up and train them so that they can grow the same manner as you have suggested for it to be grown of your fencing which is installed in your home.
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Types of Fencing

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Do you have an opinion that the type of fencing you choose only depicts the exterior design of your house? If you think so then you are totally wrong, apart from adding to the exterior design the type of fencing you choose plays a major role in important matters like privacy and security. These are the reasons why lay more focus while choosing the type of fencing. Type of fencing you choose is also a very considerable element while buying or selling your home. If you choose the right type of fence and do its installation by a professional then you will get a true feeling of home you all desire. Any type of fencing you choose whether it be chain link fencing or it be wrought iron fencing, it will affect your home a lot and you will get a great feeling of security. If you already have fencing in your home that’s well and good, if you don’t have and you are thinking to have one at your home then you must be aware of all type of fencing. Here are certain options for type of fencing from which you can choose the one type of fencing which is most appropriate to your need.

  • Aluminium fencing

Aluminum fencing installation in home

Aluminum fencing in your home

Aluminium fencing is one such type of fencing which is very much basic but besides being basic it is one of the most attractive type of fencing. However it is attractive but it is not very much safe it is more of good looks and less of security. But this type of fencing is comparatively maintenance free and it can look like any other type of fencing. The only maintenance which you need to do on aluminium fencing is its installation and while you choose its colour and decorate it otherwise there is no other maintenance needed on aluminium fencing. Along with having low security issue, it also has another drawback and that is it is not much strong as it ought to have and thus it is not at all recommended in those areas which have extreme weather conditions.

 

  • Wood fencing

Wood fencing in your home

Installation of wood fencing

Wood is by far the most popular type of fencing. Many of the people opt for wood fencing. The special feature of wood fencing is privacy especially when you install height wood fencing. This type of fencing not only provides privacy but it is also very much famous for its attractive look. Wood has always been an attractive option in the market. Home-owners usually gets warm and welcoming feeling if they are having wood fencing and even there is no headache of breaking over the bank. But you must be aware that the size and height of you fencing will heavily affect the price of your fencing. More will be the size and height, higher will be the prize. A big and large fence will definitely take more time than a smaller fence and hence the expense of installation will also go higher and hence a small fence will be comparatively be less expensive than a bigger fence.

But while you are choosing the type of fencing for your home, don’t only take in account the cost there are several other things to be taken into consideration. Type of fencing you choose should be long lasting and so is wood fencing; it almost last for lifetime and it is a big benefit for you. Quality is also one such thing which should not be ignored and it depends upon the type of wood you choose for your fencing.

  • PVC fencing

Installation of PVC fencing

PVC fencing in your home

When you tight on your budget while choosing the type of fencing, then the best possible option you could possibly get is of PVC fencing. PVC fencing is a type of fencing which is cheapest among all. This type of fencing use PVC instead of wood shakes       and it obviously don’t give look like wood fencing but it serves the purpose very well. There is posts made up of PVC only which is placed on the top of wood post so that you can add stability to the fencing. You can cut down on the cost if you use these instead of wood. This can help you keep up with the budget. Several times, these PVC stakes are joined to the cross bars with the help of adhesive and they are tightened with screws. This type of fencing is available in various types of colors and heights. PVC is a kind of makeup and as it is a second layer, it makes your fencing very much resistant to the outer elements and it increases the durability.

 

  • Wrought iron fencing

Wrought iron fencing in your home

Wrought iron fencing, types of fencing

Wrought iron fencing is a type of fencing which gives you a funky look. Whenever you find any home which is having any kind of funky designs on the top of their fence than it is wrought iron fencing. Wrought iron fencing is quite good as it is very beautiful and also adds to the beauty of your home and along with that it is also very durable. When there is good side it also brings bad side along with it. Although it is strong and beautiful but it requires much maintenance and upkeep. If you want that the beauty of wrought iron fencing is maintained then you need to sand it and paint it again over the period of years. This time gap can be between two to three years. After passage of such years after its installation it starts looking dull and outdated so to make it look good again you need to paint it.

Apart from this, if you see wrought iron fencing from the point of security then they are not much good at this. Thus it is not an option for those home-owners who are conservative in relation to security. And another thing which you must be aware about wrought iron fencing is that they are made up of custom things and thus it will be quite expensive so you need to spend much on it.

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