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What Type of Fence Is Best For Your Property?Jun 21, 2019
Fences are essential for every property. When installed properly, fences act as effective protection to your property by keeping potential havoc-wrecking elements such as stray dogs, cats, etc. Besides acting as a layer of protection for you while staying at home, the right fence can also add to the aesthetic appeal of your home sweet home. Fence manufacturers have a multitude of fences on offer for you to choose from. However, for a fence newbie, it can be quite an overwhelming experience to pick the perfect one for your property. Hence, we have come up with the list of the top 3 fences and what are their pros and cons to help you with your choice.
1. Chain Link Fences
These are one of the most common and cost-effective fences available. They are preferred for their cost, ease of installation and re-usability aspect. They are normally made out of Galvanised Iron (GI) and PVC Coated Wire. The roll size varies from 2ft to 12ft in height and the mesh opening can vary from being 25mm to 110mm. The thickness of the wire varies from being 2mm to 4mm. The most common sizes used for large areas is 75mm x 75mm x 3mm and 50mm x 50mm x 2.5mm for smaller areas. The chain link can be installed using a variety of poles such as stone posts, cement posts, MS angle post and MS Pipe Posts. They can also be installed in a frame manner which adds to the aesthetic value.
2. Pre-cast Compound Walls
This unique and modern take on fences is built in a very interesting way by first installing pillars in the ground and then pre-cast slaps of the one by one in an interlocking fashion to build the entire wall fence. Think your childhood building blocks on steroids. They are preferred for their convenience of installation over traditional walls. They can be unblocked and reused very easily in case the fence requires re-modelling due to property expansion. These walls can reach up to a height of 10 feet and look very decorative. They are also very durable requires little to no maintenance cost once installed. And, on top of that, they are also about 30% more cost effective when compared to regular compound walls which make the pre-cast compound walls the best friend for those looking for strength on a budget.
3. Picket fence
For those homeowners who are looking for a decorative domestic boundary, look no further than these classic beauties. The fence is generally made out of four materials - Pinewood, MPC (Mineral Plastic Composite), WPC (Wood Plastic Composite) and FRP (Fibre Reinforced Polymer) and ranges between 2 to 5 feet in height. If you want a classic suburban American look, then you can go for white, beige or wood coloured pickets. However, you can also let your imagination go wild and paint it any colour of the rainbow or all the colours of the rainbow.
So, now that you know our tops picks for fencing a home, contact the best fences contractor to bring your fence fantasy to life.
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