How to Keep Your Dog Safe with a Dog-Proof Fence

A new fence installation may serve one of many purposes: You may want to relax in your yard behind the security of a privacy fence, or you may want a practical way to keep your kids and pets close to home. Read on if you would like to find out how you can keep your dog safe with a dog-proof fence.

Choose the Right Materials

A dog-proof fence can offer you a little extra peace of mind as long as it is properly designed and maintained. Part of the design process includes determining what kind of materials will protect your dog and keep it safe. Chain link fences might injure your dog if it attempts to chew through it, and some types of wood fences may not be able to stand up to your dog’s clawing and chewing. Consider a sturdy wood or a vinyl fence for your dog.

Determine the Proper Fence Height

Once you have decided on a fence material, you will then have to determine the proper height. You can do this by assessing how high your dog can jump and setting your fence height accordingly. Keep in mind that some small dogs can jump even higher than other large dogs. It is wise to add a couple of extra inches to the height of your fence as a safety net, and it helps to remove anything that could help your dog jump over the fence.

Consider Other Animals

The final component to your dog-proof fence design is the consideration of other animals. Although the slats of your wood fence may be close enough together to keep your dog in the yard, they may not be close enough to keep cats, squirrels, and other animals out. Your slats should be tall and close together for this reason.

If you are interested in keeping your dog safe with a dog-proof fence, contact Paramount Fence or visit our website. We offer fence installation and repair services in addition to dog-proof fences near Chicagoland. Please stop by and meet with us or give us a call at (630) 225-7680 for more information about our services.

Spotlight on Ornamental Fences

When it comes to a new fence installation in Chicagoland, you have plenty of options to choose from. If you are interested in the look of wrought iron but would prefer something more reasonably priced, ornamental fences may be your best bet. Read on as we put the spotlight on ornamental fences.

Ornamental aluminum fences are beneficial in that they can provide your yard or property with an added sense of security as well as a substantially enhanced aesthetic appeal. Although black tends to be a popular choice, you can also choose bronze or white ornamental fences in order to work your new structure into your existing design. This type of fence can be extremely effective in keeping unwanted visitors—whether human or animal—from trespassing on your property. Ornamental fences can also be used to enclose certain areas of your property, such as your swimming pool.

For more information about ornamental fences, please do not hesitate to call Paramount Fences at (630) 225-7680. Our fencing company is dedicated to providing the Chicagoland area with high-quality wooden, vinyl, and ornamental fences. Please visit our website or stop in and meet with us to find out more about what we can do for you.

Creating a Fence for Your Garden

Between vinyl, wooden, and aluminum fences in Chicagoland, you have plenty of options to choose from when designing a fence for your garden. When narrowing down your options, it helps to think about several different elements, including the material the fence is made of and the style you would like to portray. Read on for help creating a fence for your garden.

Style

The first step in creating a new fence for your garden is often deciding the style you would like to display. A short fence with spaced pickets will promote the visibility of your garden and allow passersby to enjoy the view, while a taller fence with closer slats can instead provide a nice backdrop for you to enjoy your garden from your side of the fence. Once you have decided what you want your fence to look like, you can determine what materials it should be made of.

Materials

The type of materials you choose for your fence installation will likely impact the level of maintenance you will have to afford it. Different materials come with their own pros and cons, so do some research before making a decision. Remember that the beauty of a wooden fence comes with the drawback of maintenance over the long term, and the aesthetic value of a stone fence comes at a high price. Vinyl fences are often praised for their combination of visual appeal and ease of maintenance.

Neighbors

Whenever you construct something on your property, it is a good idea to consult your neighbors. Depending on how high your fence is, it may impact their yards as well as your own; finding out that your neighbor is constructing a fence in the middle of the process does not typically strengthen neighborly bonds.

If you are interested in creating a fence for your garden, call Paramount Fence at (630) 225-7680. We are proud to provide many different types of fence installations in the Chicagoland area. Feel free to visit our website or stop in and meet with us if you would like to learn more about our ornamental fences today.

The Fence Installation Process

A fence can give your family more privacy while providing a safe place for pets and kids to play. However, a poorly planned fence can be an eyesore and may even cause problems with your neighbors. In this video you will learn more about the different types of fencing materials and why it’s important to work with an experienced fencing contractor when installing a fence around your home.

If you want a fence you can be proud of, contact Paramount Fence. We are one of the premier fencing installation contractors in the Chicagoland area, and we can give you the beautiful and practical fence you want. Give us a call at (630) 225-7869 to speak with one of our fence installation professionals about your fencing needs.

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