Fence Design Ideas
by: Sherry P.
A fence’s design is usually driven by two factors: appearance and function. Some homeowners put a huge weight on appearance; others think a functional fence is more important, while some others argue that a good fence is a balance of both function and appearance. It must look attractive while fulfilling the role it has to play properly.
Ideally, the third is the best way to work with a fence. It must be built for the part it needs to keep, but it should also be visually appealing to homeowners and onlookers alike. A good looking fence can help enhance the house landscape of the area it surrounds.
In choosing the right fencing material, consider the look and feel of your house. Select a fencing material that will complement that look. For example, if you wish to build a fence for a beach house or a country house made of wood or natural materials, a low-wooden fence would most likely blend with the relaxing atmosphere of the place and the surroundings. If you have a house constructed in a modern or contemporary style, modern looking materials like iron or aluminum would work better with it.
Another way to decide on what type of fence to build is the kind of picture you wish your space to evoke. Picket fences give a cottage-like feel to a place or a garden, while stone walls give the feeling of privacy and grandeur. If you are keener on privacy, however, tall vinyl fences with decorative latticework on top would help serve both purpose and appeal.
When selecting a fencing material, always consider the amount of time you can spare for maintenance. If you live a busy lifestyle, then better go for a low-upkeep fencing material like vinyl or composites. But of course, you can always hire somebody to clean your fence for you.
Building a fence nj that would help make your place more attractive can be more very satisfying than building a fence just for the sake of having a barrier. Utilizing both functional and decorative potential of fence-building materials is a wiser way of spending money.
Thanks Sherry along with K and J Fencing of New Jersey for this informative post on fence designs. K and J Fencing is a high end fence company serving the Philadelphia and New Jersey regions for the last 25 years.
And here’s a recommended video from youtube about fence installation….compliments of Lowes.