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How To Plan For Your Privacy Fence

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With these material options, you’ll find the right kind of privacy fence for your home.

Adding a privacy fence to your home can be a great way to make your home safer for your pets and family while also giving you a variety of benefits. Privacy fences can help to increase the value of your home if you choose to sell. They also can help reduce the cost of your homeowner’s insurance, depending on your policy. Not to mention, they can add a beautiful touch to your home and yard that helps to define your property.

As you begin to consider the different options, you will quickly realize that there is a lot of variety. Styles range from highly ornamental to extremely secure. The best way to find the right style is to work with a professional to see what your community allows and what will give you the results you desire. With these material options, you’ll find the right kind of privacy fence for your home.

Wood Fences

Wood has become the standard for privacy fences thanks to its strength, durability, and aesthetic. Depending on the type of wood, there are different strengths and weaknesses. It is important to note that all wood requires regular maintenance to keep it clean, free of rot, warping, and pests.

Vinyl Fences

When it comes to low-maintenance fencing, vinyl is an excellent option as it doesn’t attract pests and it will not rot or warp. However, it still needs regular cleaning and cannot be painted like other options. It does come in a variety of colors, which allows it to be matched to the color of your home.

Bamboo Fences

As the most budget and environmentally friendly option, bamboo is a unique fencing alternative that might be interesting to those in warmer climates. Unlike wood and vinyl, bamboo does not hold up well in colder climates and may not last as long. However, it is a stunning and unique privacy fencing option that might be right for you.


When you are ready for a residential or commercial fence that will meet the security and aesthetic needs of your family home or business, trust the experts at Hercules Fence.  For more information and to learn how we can meet your custom fencing needs, contact Hercules Fence online or give us a call at 800-395-9597. We will ensure your investment serves your family for years to come! For updates and to see projects we’re working on, visit us on  Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Google+, and Pinterest.

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