Fencing Factors: How to Pick the Right Backyard Fence

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Picket fences can come in a variety of fencing styles

There are a few essential factors that homeowners should consider regarding fencing. There are quite a few options and different designs that you can select. Two wooden or vinyl fences can look completely different depending on your style preferences. Has it been hard to make up your mind? Have you been indecisive and on the “fence” about picking the right fence? Then, you’ll appreciate this valuable information. We’re here to guide you on factors that you should keep in mind as you determine what fence material and style might suit your fancy. 

The Fencing Should Work With Your Yard 

HGTV is an entertaining channel if you’re into home improvement. HGTV is known for showing fabulous homes and yards. However, you have to genuinely think about the type of home you own and its architecture. A house that you see on HGTV or Pinterest may not resemble your home or its architecture whatsoever. With that in mind, we highly suggest that you focus on what fits your needs. 


For example, if your neighbors are close to you, you may want to consider a privacy fence. If your land is sloped, that is going to affect your fencing options. If you’re all about class and don’t need a privacy fence, aluminum serves as an ideal material. A white picket fence is a staple, and there are many ways to customize pickets so that their design complements and blends in with the exterior of your home. 

Consider Cost Vs. Maintenance 

Homeowners typically fall into two categories when it comes to fencing. You have the homeowners that are all about saving money upfront. Then, some homeowners want to save money long-term. For example, wood fences are flexible. Aesthetically, there is a lot that can happen. Also, this option is cost-effective. However, you have to consider the maintenance that comes with wood fencing. 

Vinyl can be decorative and even replicate the appearance of wood. However, it costs more. Still, some homeowners are willing to pay more because they won’t have to think about much maintenance. It just takes a quick hose down from time to time to clean a vinyl fence. We also offer aluminum and steel fencing if you need a very sturdy option. 

For Your Fence Installation Needs

Whether you want a brand new patio in the spring or want to install a beautiful new wood fence, Freedom Fence and Home has the expertise, competitive prices, and professional service you need. Freedom Fence and Home has over 50 years of fencing experience in the Baltimore County, Harford County, Essex, White Marsh, and Bel Air area and we pride ourselves on giving our customers the best customer service experience possible. To see examples of our work and pick the right fence for your home, visit us online. To get started on planning your project, give us a call at (443) 271-6841, or visit us online. For more information, tips, and updates about Freedom Fence and Home follow us on Twitter, Pinterest, and Facebook.

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