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Beautiful and Functional Garden Fences: A Fencing Blog

Welcome to my blog. I don't want to 'fence you in', but I hope you get comfortable and stay for a long time. Hi, my name is Kristina, and I love to garden. However, like most gardeners in Australia, I am always looking for new and innovative ways to keep deer and other pests out of my garden. Over the years, I have found a lot of fencing tricks and strategies. In this blog, I plan to share fencing advice and a few fun puns with you. I hope my posts help your garden to flourish and stay safe. Thanks for reading.

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Need A New Fence? 5 Things To Consider When Choosing Your Fencing

If you're ready to invest in a new fence, don't let the concept fool you. You might think all fences serve the same purpose, but that's not actually the case. In fact, a lot of thought and consideration should go into your plans for a new fence. If you're not sure how to choose a new fence for your property, read the list provided below. You'll find four issues to consider when discussing your options with a fencing services contractor.

Design

If you need a new fence around your property, it's a good idea to consider design. This is especially true if the fence will be installed around the perimeter of your home. You want your new fence to enhance the appearance of your home. One of the great things about residential fencing is that you can add custom touches to enhance the appearance. Some of those features include lattices, detailed posts, and customised colours. 

Budget

If you're in the market for a new fence, and budget is important, talk to your fence contractor about your options. You might not realise this, but there are many budget-friendly fence options to choose from. For mid-range budget options, consider using timber fencing. However, if you need to be more budget-conscious in your decision, choose PVC or vinyl fencing for your home. 

Upkeep

If you take care of the maintenance around your home, you want to choose a fencing material that provides for easier upkeep. If you live in an area that's susceptible to termite infestations, you might want to stay away from natural timber fencing. If you live in an area of Australia that receives a lot of seasonal rain, you want to choose a fencing material that's protected against rust and corrosion. In that instance, aluminium, PVC and vinyl fencing can provide you with the protection you need. 

Privacy

If you're installing a new fence to increase your privacy, you'll want to talk to your contractor about privacy fencing. Some fencing such as chain link, or ornamental steel can't provide you with the privacy you need. That's where timber, and vinyl fencing comes into the picture. The panel design that's common with both timber and vinyl fencing provides optimum privacy for residential yards. 

Security

If home security is a big concern for you and your family, a new fence might be one of the best investments you can make. Just about any type of fencing can improve security by reducing accessibility to your home.