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4 tips to improve home privacy

Do you want to increase the amount of privacy you have at home? If so, one of the best ways to ensure that you won’t be seen by prying eyes is to add a fence around your property.  Here are four important tips to follow when thinking about getting a privacy fence.   


Evaluate your needs before you commit

Installing a fence around your entire property, or even just your back yard, can increase your level of privacy. However, it’s important that you take the time to evaluate what your needs are and what will work best for your property. If you don’t, you may be unhappy with the result. For instance, a chain-link fence won’t have the same noise protection as a solid wood fence.


Make a budget and stick to it

It’s important to know what you can afford before beginning any type of renovation. In addition to the expenses for supplies and labour, installing a privacy fence can turn up unexpected costs. You may also want to consider the outlay for maintenance and future repairs. For instance, chain-link with privacy slats is an affordable, durable and effective option, but it might not have the same appeal as an ornamental iron fence. On the other hand, iron fencing is pricier and requires more upkeep.


Choose the right materials

When deciding whether to install a wood, chain-link, iron or other type of fence, you should think about where it’ll be located. Consider what hazards, weather, wildlife and plant life it’ll be exposed to. If the fence is going to be built where there are a lot of plants or trees growing, you might need to remove them first.


Always work with professionals

The best way to avoid building your privacy fence too tall, too short or with the wrong materials is to hire a professional. At QandQ Fencing, we offer custom fencing solutions and outstanding service.


Residential fencing in Red Deer and surroundings

If you want more privacy and have decided to install a fence around your home, we can help. Q and Q Fencing services installs chain-link and ornamental fencing in Red Deer and the surrounding areas. We’re a family-run business that proudly serves businesses and homeowners. Contact us today to learn more about our services or to get a free quote.