Last updated 5 days ago
Not every property owner needs or wants a fence, but the majority of home and business owners can benefit in one way or another from having one installed on their property. If you are pondering the idea of introducing a fence to your property, there are several factors you should consider. One of these is how your neighbors may be affected by the fence you want to construct and what you can do to keep that impact to a minimum without making major sacrifices yourself.
If you live in a neighborhood where disputes have been known to arise for seemingly trivial reasons, then it is especially important to follow this advice. If the failure to retrieve the newspaper from the end of one’s driveway by late morning has sparked disagreement, just imagine what can result from one neighbor’s displeasure over the placement or design of a fence. To speak with a Chicagoland fence expert about having a cedar wood, chain link, or vinyl fence installed on your property, call Paramount Fence at (630) 225-7680.
Last updated 14 days ago
Disputes over fences are common between neighbors, but the bulk of them can be avoided. To get a feel for the nature of such disagreements so that you can do your best to avoid making decisions that may cause one as you build a fence on your property, check out this ABC news clip.
One rule of thumb to keep in mind throughout the process is to not build a fence on your property that you would not want to see in one of your neighbors’ yards. You may even wish to consult with an immediate neighbor about building a boundary fence, as the costs of building and maintaining such a fence may be split between you so long as you neighbor is on board.
Choosing a fencing professional with a knack for building agreeable, low-profile fences can also help you display proper fencing etiquette. To speak with such a highly regarded fence builder in the Chicago area, call Paramount Fence at (630) 225-7680.
Last updated 19 days ago
Having a fence on your property can be a great way to bring some privacy to your yard; keep your pets from escaping; and make your home feel more secure. If you want your fence to serve its intended purpose and avoid running into any trouble during the fence installation process, however, there are a handful of factors you should take into account before settling on materials and raising up a fence.
The fence you construct on your property is yours, and it should not only meet your functional needs but reflect your design preferences as well. Conduct some research to find out whether wood, aluminum, vinyl, or wrought iron is best equipped to serve your fencing purposes, and then choose colors and materials that please you.
From height and location on property to color and material, several aspects of fence construction are regulated by municipal building codes and neighborhood zoning laws. Before you start work on your fence, check the zoning codes that govern your area so that you will not invest time, money, and energy into building a fence only to be told by the authorities that it must be taken down.
To avoid creating any bad blood between you and your neighbors, check with them to ensure that your fence building plans will not obstruct their views or impinge on their quality of life.
Some fencing materials are better suited to warm climates than others. Additionally, special precautions must be taken when building a fence in a cold climate. Since Chicago is known for long, hard winters and hot, humid winters, weather conditions should be taken into account when choosing materials for your fence.
Building a fence can be done without the help of a professional, but it often proves more difficult and time-consuming than the ambitious DIYer anticipates. Spare yourself some hassle and enjoy the peace of mind that comes with knowing your fence has been properly installed by hiring a reputable fence builder to do your work for you.
At Paramount Fence in Batavia, we know that Chicago homeowners have several companies to choose from when looking to have a fence professionally installed. To set ourselves apart from the competition, we work closely with our clients from the initial brainstorming phase until the last link or board has been laid. To arrange a free in-home estimate, call (630) 225-7680.
Last updated 28 days ago
There are few fencing materials as aesthetically pleasing and functional as cedar wood. Cedar has many different uses in addition to fencing, such as cabinets and furniture. Because cedar is naturally repellent to moths, it is frequently used when constructing closets. Cedars are a coniferous tree that can reach heights in excess of 130 feet. The pleasant scent that cedar emits makes it even more desirable as a construction material. There are a number of varieties of cedar that are native to regions as distant as the Himalayas to western North America. Its durability and functionality make it the ideal fencing material.
At Paramount Fence, we source the best quality cedar wood for building and installing wood fences around homes and businesses. Call us at (630) 225-7680 to speak with one of our friendly staff members, or visit us online to schedule a free estimate for your new cedar wood fence.