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3 Things to Think About When Installing Security Fences

3 Things to Think About When Installing Security Fences

Privacy fences are always a good investment. But they can also double as security fences, which will help ensure that your home is kept safe.

Privacy fences are always a good investment. But they can also double as security fences, which will help ensure that your home is kept safe. Whether you were away on vacation for the 4th of July holiday or you want to feel better when your kids and pets are playing out in the yard, here’s what you should consider when you decide to put up some security fences this summer.

How It Looks

You might not expect the first thing you need to think about when setting up security fences is how they look. Security fences need to serve one purpose: securing your home. The stark look of chain link gives one impression, but the problem is that they are easy to climb over since the links provide a convenient hand and foothold. Instead, choose wood or vinyl for your new security fence. Doing so can improve the look of the fence and enhance the curb appeal of your home.

Keeping Everyone Safe

Making sure that the fences are locked and secured is just as important during the day as it is at night. However, when you need to keep everyone in your family safe, the type of locking mechanisms you use won’t be enough. The height of your security fences makes a difference too. That way your kids and pets won’t be able to find ways to scale your fence, especially when you aren’t or can’t watch them for even a few moments.   

How Long It Lasts

Regardless of what they are made of, your security fences won’t do you much good if they can’t last. With that said, you need to think about how long your fences will last. That’s why you should consider a vinyl or aluminum fence to serve as your security fences. These materials don’t need much maintenance over the years, and they’re both easy to clean and take care of when the time comes.

Take Care of All Your Security Fence Needs with Help from Hercules Fence of Virginia Beach

Call Hercules Fence of Norfolk and Virginia Beach for your fencing needs. We have decades of experience in the fencing industry and can offer you the best in ornamental steel, chain link, wooden fences and more. Our dedicated teams of fencing professionals are highly trained, skilled, and experienced in providing quality fence installations of any type. We’ll work with you to find a fence that best suits your needs and budget.

Contact Hercules Fence of Virginia Beach at (757) 321-6700, drop in, or contact us on our website to learn more about spring and summer fence construction! You can keep up to date with offers and information from Hercules Fence of Virginia Beach on Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and Twitter.


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