How to Choose the Best Fence for Your Garden How to Choose the Best Fence for Your Garden
When it comes to choosing the right fence, your choice will be based on a few factors such as your budget and whether you... How to Choose the Best Fence for Your Garden

When it comes to choosing the right fence, your choice will be based on a few factors such as your budget and whether you are erecting a fence for its aesthetic appeal or for more practical purposes. You will need to consider the size of the space as well as what material the fence should be made from and, of course; the colour is also important as it will need to work well within the existing environment.

It might be a good idea to get in touch with a professional company that can give you some expert advice about which fence will work best in your outside space. Expert fencing contractors in Perth as well as in other parts of the world can be found online and they will be able to offer advice about which fence will work well for the purposes you need it for and also for your budget.

Let’s take a look at some of the things to think about when choosing a new fence:

  • The Colour

It is easy to paint a fence to suit your property and while some homeowners may choose a bright colour, others may prefer to use a more neutral tone or even leave it as a plain steel surface or wooden fence.

  • The Maintenance

How much time you have to dedicate to the ongoing maintenance of a fence is another thing to take into consideration before deciding which fence to erect.

You can choose between the following types of materials:

  • Steel
  • Wood
  • Aluminium

Steel is a great material to get a fence made out of, as it is highly durable and long lasting and it is also easy to order it in a colour that suits your entire property.

  • Visual Appeal vs. Practicality

How visually attractive a fence is should always be important, even if you want to put the fence up primarily for a practical purpose, such as highlighting a land border. You will need to consider the height of the fence that you put up, as well as how far around the garden you need it to go and also think about how far apart the slats are, as it might make more sense to get a fence installed as one sheet of steel without any gaps – especially if you want to put the fence up to improve your privacy.

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  • The Contractor

Erecting a fence without any professional help will be a lot of unnecessary hard work and as the process involves the use of specialist tools and hard manual labour; it is far easier to hire a professional contractor to do it for you.

However, it is important to use a contractor that comes highly recommended in the sector, so always do some background research first by looking into the following:

  • References
  • Portfolio of work experience
  • Reputation

The contractor will also be able to organise any permits that are needed, as well as provide professional advice about which type of fence will work best for your circumstances.

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