Fence Installation in the Winter? Absolutely!

What things come to mind when you hear winter is approaching?  Snow, ice, blizzards, shoveling, hot cocoa, holiday cheer, bargain shopping, fence installation??  You’re thinking, “Fence installation, in the winter?”  That’s right; Paramount Fence, Inc. installs fences all year round! 

Snow on patio furniture

Now, you may be asking yourself, “But, how can you install a fence in the winter with snow on the frozen ground?”  One of the great things about snow is that is acts as an insulator for the ground.  So, it is actually better for our crews when installing to have snow on the ground.  Here in the Chicagoland area, the ground does freeze in the winter.  What does this mean for fence installation?  The fence holes are dug at least 36” deep, well below the frost line, so the frozen ground is not an issue for winter fence installation.

At Paramount Fence Inc., we guarantee our workmanship for 5 years.  If you have an issue with a post heaving, we will come out to inspect the issue and re-set the post at no cost to you.

Paramount Fence Inc. is now offering our Thanksgiving Special, call the office today to set up your FREE in home estimate!!  Don’t delay, get your fence today!!

A Crooked Fence is the Last Thing You Need: Get the Eye Level App from Android

Building a Fence Series - Using Power Drill

When you invest in a new fence, the results should be completely even and straight. Make sure your new fence meets the highest of standards with the Eye Level app for Android. This intuitive app utilizes your phone’s camera as a laser level tool. Regardless of what model you own, this app allows the user to align fences with the front-facing camera. Make sure your new fence looks its best with the help of Eye Level.

If you’re looking for wood, vinyl or aluminum fencing in the Chicagoland area, Paramount Fence is the place to go. Contact us by visiting our website or calling (630) 406-8410 today.


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Understanding the Law Regarding New Fence Installation

After you choose a design for your wooden, cedar, or wrought iron fence, it’s time for installation. When designating a location for your new fence, it’s imperative to ensure you are complying with the law.

wooden Fence

When installing a fence, it’s possible to leave yourself vulnerable to legal action. Here are a few tips you should know before you start a fencing project:

  • State-Specific Privacy Laws

Although fencing laws are quite similar across the nation, they differ slightly from state to state. Be sure to head online and investigate specific fencing regulations in your state; for example, businesses and residents in Chicago will require building permits for fences taller than five feet.

  • Shared and Privacy Fences

Some neighbors choose to share a fence; though this can be a great idea, some issues may arise if you want to rebuild. If you would like to alter a shared fence, then you will need to receive permission from your neighbor. Additionally, if you wish to build a privacy fence, most states and cities will require the fence be built at least half of a foot away from the border line.

  • Permits and Regulations

One invaluable resource to turn to before building a fence is your homeowner’s association. Be sure to ask them what kind of permit you need to receive before you initiate the project. If you hire a contractor, then he or she will likely take care of this process for you. Before digging, it’s also important to know the layout of gas, water, and electric lines.

Do you want to install a wood, aluminum, vinyl, wrought iron, or cedar fence around your home or business? Paramount Fence is happy to help. Our fencing company proudly serves all of Chicagoland, including the Aurora, Naperville, and Geneva areas. For more information about our services and products, visit us online or call us at (630) 406-8410.

3 Reasons to Consider Wrought Iron When it Comes to Your New Fence

No two fences are exactly the same—they may vary in material, style, and height. When customizing a fence for your home or business, make sure it serves its function optimally and is appealing.


Wood, aluminum, vinyl, and a few other materials are commonly used for fences, but wrought iron is perhaps the most popular choice. Here are three reasons to consider wrought iron for your next fence:

1.      Aesthetics

Wrought iron fences are beautiful all on their own, with no need for paint or stain. Wrought iron fences are typically installed in front of the property, which adds some curb appeal to your home. This style of fence often features beautiful curves, scrolls, and an ornamental design. The metal’s natural qualities will make the home look classic or charmingly rustic. Homeowners will be proud of their home and gardens when framed by a wrought iron fence. Like all fences, wrought iron offers security and privacy with the added benefit of allowing just enough vision for your neighbors and passersby to enjoy your landscaping.

2.      Durability

There are many older buildings that feature wrought iron fences, and for good reason. Wrought iron fences have a lifespan of over a hundred years and have been used since the Middle Ages. Iron is strong, sturdy, and resistant to rust when galvanized. A simple finish is usually all the maintenance a wrought iron fence requires.

3.      Pricing

Although wrought iron fences may not be the most inexpensive option, the value they offer is very attractive. A wrought iron fence offers tremendous curb appeal, uncontested durability, and a very unique look.

For more information about wood, cedar, vinyl, and wrought iron fences, contact Paramount Fence. Proudly serving home and business owners in the Naperville, Elgin and surrounding Chicagoland area, we offer the perfect fencing options for any home. If you’d like to learn more about our fences, then call us at (630) 406-8410.

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