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3 Factors to Consider for a New Fence Installation March 16, 2017

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3 Factors to Consider for a New Fence Installation, Winona, Minnesota

When it comes to purchasing a new fence, there are many different options to choose from. By altering a few key elements of your fencing, you can customize the look and feel of your entire home. Of course, if you’re in the market for a new fence, you’re probably also thinking of where to have it installed and when to do so. But have you considered these other key elements while preparing a fence installation?

Choosing Materials

There are several reasons you may want to initiate a fence installation. Are you looking for more privacy, added aesthetic appeal to your property, or are you simply trying to keep your children or pets safe? Once you’ve identified your need, choose a material that correlates with why you need the fence. For privacy, solid materials like wood or stone can cut out a lot of prying eyes. Those trying to beautify their home may consider a picket fence. And lastly, people wanting to keep children and pet safe will be content with any material — but ensure your fence has a latch or some type of childproof opening mechanism.

Evaluating Maintenance

fence installationDepending on the type of material you choose, you may need to put in additional hours maintaining your fence. Wooden fences need to be treated, painted, or stained every few years. However, if a wooden fence suffers damage, it’s relatively easy to pull out and replace a board or two. On the other hand, materials like vinyl and aluminum don’t require much maintenance, but if they’re damaged you may have a challenging time finding the correct material to match what’s been removed — especially if the manufacturer has stopped creating the product.

Selecting Experts

Once you have a general idea of what type of materials you want and a set budget, call a fencing expert to advise on the best practices going forward. Depending on your lot of land, what type of soil is present, and if there’s a slope to the ground, a landscaper will be able to offer up some suggestions. Additionally, if you need to obtain a permit to do major landscaping in your city, a professional team can help acquire the necessary paperwork.


When you’re looking for the best fence installation services, pay a visit to Greg’s Job Squad in Winona, MN. Their professional team will get your installation rolling without a hitch. For more information about their products and services, visit their website or call (507) 459-4916. You can also find their team on Facebook.

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