A fence has been a symbol of privacy for many centuries and no house exist without it. Of course, the fence ensures you keeping unwanted animals, things and other pets away from your home, but also gives another detail to your overall property look. Prior to choosing and installing a fence for our property, building or a farm, we need to decide which material we should use and how much that would cost us. Construction site fencing in the UK has been one of the most profitable jobs at the moment, but if you just want a simple fence for your residency, how to choose the material? Which one is the best one? This is hard to answer, but we will explain the three most used materials.
Cedarwood for small gardens
In case you do not have a large garden, cedar wood will be awesome fence to create the effect of the elegance. Cedar ensures you the natural resistance against the insects and caterpillars, making it long-lasting and convenient, as you will not need to fear whether the wood below the ground would rot eventually. Though will not rot easily, it is highly recommended to create a concrete base where you will install it. Also, do not forget to replace a plank from time to time if needed, and do not skip placing the anti-weather sealant once it is done and painted. This will extend its life span.
Vinyl for fences near the road
The latest years of technology and innovation have brought us a lot of new materials that found its use almost anywhere and this is also the case with vinyl. If your fence is near the road where water collects after the raining, you might want to avoid wood as the occasional splashing could rotten the wood and damage it. Luckily, you can choose vinyl which is a lightweight hard plastic basically that you can edit and arrange as if you are working with wood. However, be aware that the proper installment is a must, as a bit of out-of-level placement can stretch the material, which will lead to cracking over the time and bad look. Vinyl does not need any maintenance – just take a hose and wash the dirt from the fence.
Metal fence for complex properties
Having a metal once is pretty much expensive but it is highly appealing to our eyes, especially if the design is unusual and not a classic one. If you have a huge property with a lot of land around, you might want the metal spike fence, made of iron. They offer contemporary design, but also the ancient one at the same time, depending on the architecture of the house. These are long-lasting, can be in good condition even after a lot of time, but do have in mind that you will need a professional who will install it properly. Depending on whether you choose aluminum, steel or iron, you will need to maintain the fence using sprays and pain-coats to prevent corrosion for example.