When considering which type of fence adds the most value to your Colorado Springs, CO home, it’s smart to start by defining whose value. For instance, the fence that makes your home more universally attractive for resale may not be the fence that brings you value for your forever home. It’s important to distinguish between these two considerations since sometimes generic advice may not accurately address individual desires. Today’s blog will focus on fences that add higher resale value.
Protect Your Fence from the Elements
Most damage to your Colorado Springs, CO fence occurs through long durations of exposure to the elements. Every fence will eventually deteriorate, but there’s a lot you can do to slow this process . Since damage from moisture is one of the biggest villains, an easy way to protect your fence is to make sure your sprinklers aren’t hitting it. Situate sprinkler heads far enough away from your fence to prevent moisture exposure, and be sure to check their watering radius every so often to make sure your fence isn’t being exposed.
In order to select the right fence height for your Colorado Springs, CO home, it’s essential to first consider the purpose of your fence. Are you installing a fence to give your dogs a designated area to expend their energy, to provide a safe play area for children, to screen your yard from passersby, to contribute to your home’s curb appeal, to protect your property with extra security, or to meet your local HOA standards? Each purpose has its own needs, including material, location, and height. Today, we’ll take a look at the optimal fence height for each individual need.
If you have young children and/or pets in your family, you’ll want a fence. Not only will a fence serve as a safeguard during playtime to prevent young ones from wandering, but it’ll also protect them from prying eyes and give you peace of mind. Here are our expert tips for fence selections along the Front Range that will help keep your family safe at all times.
Just as with other home improvement projects like remodeling and landscaping, there’s a lot that can go wrong with a fence installation if you jump in unprepared. While the budget needed for a fence installation is relatively modest compared with other home investments, nobody wants to spend more money and time than is necessary. Knowing these common mistakes will help you get it right the first time when building a fence for your Colorado property.
Because outdoor home improvements such as landscaping and repainting your home’s exterior require warm weather, there’s a common presupposition that fences can only be installed in late spring, summer, or early fall. In reality, however, in-demand fence contractors install year-round. In fact, there are multiple benefits for you as a homeowner when you install early. These include:
Given that it’s our namesake, we at Split Rail Fence & Supply Company have a definite affinity for this classic fence construction. Split rail fencing is a design that was adapted from early American wood zigzagging fences. They rose in popularity as a practical way to efficiently establish property lines around extensive farmland; now, however, this fencing design is as much of a stylistic statement in residential areas as it is an oft-used option for farmers.
Whether introverted or extroverted, all of us need a place where we can retreat and recharge, a place where we don’t have to always be “on.” We know this intuitively. It is why we create a personalized space where we can share a meal with family, watch a favorite film with close friends, or just wear yoga pants on a Saturday morning. In a word, it is why we treasure the concept of home.
As all dog owners know, exercise is potentially the biggest factor in keeping your dog happy and well-behaved. While not all of us have time to take our dogs on five-mile runs every day, we do have the option to build a fence where our dogs can run and play. Naturally, there are several safety considerations that go along with leaving your dog unattended in your yard. Today, let’s talk about the safest type of fence for your pet.
At Split Rail Fence & Supply Company, we boast the most extensive collection of vinyl fences in the Denver metro area, and if you take a walk around your block, you’ll likely see why: vinyl has become one of the most popular fencing materials on the market. If you’re wondering whether vinyl is right for you, then read on—here’s what you need to know about vinyl.