Keeping Kitty Contained in a Fenced in Yard

Keeping Kitty Contained in a Fenced in Yard

Four Tips For Buying A New Fence For Your House

by Norman Beck

A new fence can brighten up your property and add a whole different element to it. To make this your reality, you will need to do business with a fence company that can sell you the type of fence you decide on, in addition to making sure that you get a good price on it. If you can do this, you can make your home look amazing and also add some structure to it. 

These are the four tips that you need to know. 

1. Think about what type of fence you want.

Before you do anything, you should start considering exactly what kind of fence you would like for your house. Some of the best fence materials are cedar and other types of wood, aluminum or steel chain link, vinyl and PVC, and iron fencing. They all come with their stylistic differences and considerations, and they will all give your property a different sort of appearance depending on what your preference is. 

2. Consult with three to five fence companies.

When you begin working with a fence company, they can give you advice on exactly which types of fences will be suitable for your house. Certain fences are better for security reasons, while others give your home more style points. Talk to three to five fence companies to get their opinions in the same way that you would talk to different doctors to get second and third opinions about your health. 

The fence will be a fixture in your house for a long time to come, so you should be careful and do as much research as possible. 

3. Schedule your fence installation.

After you have gotten advice from fence companies and have seen what they offer, you should also decide which one of them you want to do your work for you. When you decide on this, pick a date to have them provide you with a fence installation. Put this on your calendar, and be sure you ask them how long the work will take. Ask them how much the work will cost as well. It will usually be $13-$25 per linear foot. 

4. Maintain the new fence.

Give your fence plenty of care so that it always looks great. A little scrub, treatment, or protective coating for your fence can go a long way. Ask your fence company what needs to be done to keep it looking fresh. 

These four tips can help you with your fence work. 


About Me

Keeping Kitty Contained in a Fenced in Yard

I have loved cats ever since I was a child. My parents let our cat roam around the yard without a fence when I was a child, but when I adopted my first cat as an adult, I was much too afraid that she would run off to let her outside. After keeping her as an "indoor cat" for a few years, I decided to look into backyard fencing options that she might not be able to climb or jump over. I put a lot of research into those options, so I decided to start sharing what I learned on a blog to help other cat owners and anyone else who is looking for a fence for a specific need. I have been very lucky and my cat hasn't jumped over my fence at all and she now loves her fenced in back yard!