Walls and fences have been used for centuries to corner off certain areas from the rest of its surroundings. Structures like the Great Wall of China and the fences of the Buckingham Palace immediately spring to mind when talking about ancient walls and fences. The earliest fences were built to protect areas and houses from animals and predators, modern fences built with slightly different purposes. We here at Jawcon have come up with a few other benefits of having a fence in place:
Fences do a great job at providing privacy to your home or your back garden. If you have got a pool in your garden, you probably want to make sure that you are out of other people’s lines of sight. Setting up a wooden or steel fence around your garden is a good way of doing that. Apart from that, if you want to enjoy a moment of solitude in your garden, putting up a fence is a good idea because you’ll still be able to soak up the environment but will feel you are well and truly alone.
A fence will help you regulate who comes into your property. While it is not an absolute guarantee of safety, it can somewhat deter criminals form targeting your home. Additionally, fences help keep your kids and pets where you want them to be and makes it easier to manage them during play time.
If installed correctly and positioned smartly, a fence can really transform a garden. There are many types of fences to choose from and there is a lot of opportunity to be as simple or as intricate as you’d like. Choosing a fence that matches the exterior of your home can really make the whole setting pop really well.
Increase in home value
If you’re planning to sell your house, adding a fence can increase its value substantially. A fence that is professionally installed by a handyman can leave a great impression in the buyer’s mind. Additionally, all the points discussed earlier make fences quite desirable in a property and the buyer is likely to be aware of that.
You could opt for a “Do it yourself” approach to installing a fence if you’re feeling adventurous, but you can also choose to play it safe and call a professional like Jawcon. In addition to your fencing needs, Jawcon’s maintenance deals with carpentry services, decking, patios, home maintenance and much much more. Don’t hesitate to give us a call if you’re ever in need of these services. Our friendly staff will take care of it for you!