Top Reasons to Install a Wooden Privacy Fence

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Fences are an iconic aspect of the American household, with a white picket fence being one of the features people identify with the American Dream. However, many homeowners, particularly in rural and suburban areas, do not have a fence or barrier of any kind surrounding their property line. If this is the case for your home, you may want to consider adding a wooden privacy fence to your property. If you have not previously considered doing so, you may wonder what the benefits would be of installing a privacy fence on your property; particularly if you live in a more rural area, and do find privacy to be an issue. If this is the case for you, here are a few of the top reasons why you should consider adding a wooden privacy fence to your property.

A Wooden Privacy Fence Distinguishes Property Lines

Having a wooden privacy fence installed can help to define your property line, and clarify which land is yours versus your neighbors. This can be beneficial in solving any property line disputes, as you and your neighbors can permanently settle where each other’s land ends with the installation of your new fence. Additionally, this can help you to get a better idea of the size of your property by seeing it all contained, and can help you to make landscaping decisions. Similarly, it can help future potential homebuyers to get an idea of the property they will be investing in, as they will not be looking upon a landscape without boundaries. 

A Wooden Privacy Fence Adds Security

While a simple fence may not initially seem like it would provide much security to your home, you may be surprised by how greatly simply closing off your yard can improve the safety of your home. Not only does this close off your home from prying eyes, making it more difficult for potential thieves to get a look at what you have to steal, but also, any added boundary acts as a deterrent for thieves. Ultimately, any added barrier adds to the safety of your home, as thieves will opt for the house that will be easiest for them to get in and out of quickly, which may not be your home once a fence has been added.

A Wooden Privacy Fence Keeps Children and Pets Safe

A fenced in yard is the safest option for pets and children alike. When your yard is fenced in, you can let your children play with less supervision than they would need in an open area. A fenced in yard will keep them contained, and will keep them safe from any potential dangers in your neighborhood outside the fence. Similarly, fences allow your pets to have more freedom to run around in your yard, as you can let them play, and do their business, without you having to worry about them running away. No longer will you have to go with them whenever they want outside.

A Wooden Privacy Fence Boosts Your Home’s Curb Appeal

As we mentioned at the beginning, for many people a fence is a sign of the American Dream. This means that adding a fence to your property can increase your home’s curb appeal, and make it more marketable to potential buyers should you sell in the future. This is due to the fact that a fence can enhance the overall look of your home, and can make buyers confident that they are investing in a secure property. 

Overall, there are a multitude of reasons to consider adding a fence to your property, as a fence can add to the safety, security, and privacy of your home. In fact, we have only touched upon a few of the benefits here that a fence can provide your home with. Contact us to find out about more of the reasons to consider adding a fence to your property.