Wood is a popular material for fences, both because of its attractive appearance and durability. As a versatile material that can be carved, painted or stained, wood is also able to complement a variety of different homes and landscaping styles.
There are several practical and aesthetic purposes for installing a fence on your residential property, such as creating a boundary for pets and kids, visibly separating your property from your neighbor’s, or enhancing the appearance of your yard.
Once you have decided to add a fence to your property in the Denver or Colorado Springs area, though, you must determine whether to undertake the project yourself or have a professional fence company handle the installation.
While fencing is a suitable and even beneficial feature for many properties regardless of region, property owners stand to gain even more by choosing a fencing style and material that works well in their particular location’s weather and climate.
There’s no question that Colorado is a popular place to live. In fact, according to worldpopulationreview.com, we live in the second-fastest growing state in the United States. Much of that growth has taken place along Colorado's Front Range. People living here know that part of the attraction is the interaction residents have with wildlife and easy access to a variety of outdoor activities. That means the need for protective (and attractive) fencing has grown with the population. We're pleased to say that the Split Rail Fence & Supply Company now serves more Colorado areas than ever before!
Even if you made it through the recent bomb cyclone that hammered Colorado in March, there’s a chance that the fence on your property didn’t. Winds that approached 100 MPH can do a lot of damage. Was your fence damaged during the recent Colorado bomb cyclone? If so, what’s the best way to repair it?
You’ve heard the old adage: “Good fences make good neighbors.” But what if your Colorado home doesn’t already have a fence? If you’re a Colorado homeowner in need of a new fence, where do you begin to gather information? We’d like to help you think through the process a bit. And we don’t want you to have to settle for a “good” fence when you can have a great fence that will look fantastic and last for years.
What Should I Do to Ensure a Strong Fence?
Like any other feature in your home or yard, your fence requires maintenance. You may not know, however, that ensuring a healthy fence depends largely on preventative rather than corrective care, regardless of your fence type.
When most people think of vinyl fences, they likely picture only one product. But in recent years, industry leading manufacturers have made great strides in producing a vast variety of vinyl fence styles and colors, all with the durability, cost effectiveness, and nearly maintenance-free benefits that homeowners have come to associate with high-quality vinyl. Just like the clothes you wear, the vinyl fence style and color you choose for your home reflects your personality, so be sure to entertain all your options before making a decision.
Whether as HOAs or ranchers and farmers, most of us pick out fences based on how their appearance and functionality suit our own needs. In residential areas, we consider which fence will add the most curb appeal, require the least amount of maintenance, add the most visual and acoustic privacy, and give our children and pets a safe place to play. In rural areas where we keep our own livestock, we think about which fences will be cost effective yet strong to contain our animals, exclude wildlife, prevent trespassing, protect gardens and crops, and mark property boundaries.