Thinking about using fencing around your home can be a little stressful. You want to be sure to find the right product to fit your needs, but you also need something that is going to look great with your home. Fortunately, we have good news: an aluminum fence will do just that, and in more than one way.
The Advantages of Fencing
Fencing doesn't just look good; it also serves a purpose of space separation. Especially when you are looking for that separation while not wanting to install a large privacy fence, then aluminum fencing can be a fantastic option.
Humans have most likely used fences since prehistoric times. When we began to domesticate animals, the need for fencing arose in order to keep it from leaving its space. Trees, rocks, wood, or other methods were used to create this barrier, all with the same purpose: to keep what you want in, separate, and keep other things or people out.
Today, fences have come a long way. Of course their basic function remains the same, but thanks to a variety of styles and materials, they not only offer protection and separation but can also add style and character to your home.
When you are considering a fence, you will sooner or later come across aluminum as a material to build it. Aluminum fencing can be used to create a beautiful barrier and accent for your home or property, while lasting longer (and requiring less maintenance) than wood alternatives.
What to do On Uneven Property
Naturally, anytime you are looking for fencing, the situation of your property does and should play a major role. Especially if you don't live on perfectly flat land, the idea of installing a fence that will look good on sloping ground can be daunting. But with aluminum fencing, it's not a problem.
In fact, you can purchase rackable fencing, which means that it can be adjusted to fit with the slope of your land. Because it's not a fixed rectangle, your fence will run seamlessly over the slopes of your property without leaving an uneven gap. This avoids inadvertently turning your fence into an eyesore, but is very important especially if you want to avoid creating spaces that could allow pets to get out.
Finding the Right Style of Aluminum Fence
Of course, there isn't a single aluminum fence that fits all situations. Different people have different tastes, and you're probably looking to find an option that will help to compliment your home. Luckily, this material works with any style of home, without compromising its looks. In fact, aluminum fences can work great with cape cod, art deco, colonial, mid-century modern, or craftsman-style homes.
Owners of homes with modern flair typically gravitate towards a fence with very clean lines. In that case, the Bradford Aluminum Fence in Pewter would be a fitting choice. You can choose a modern color, but this fence particularly stands out because of its simplicity. Purposefully designed without a great deal of detail, it ensures that your home will remain the focal piece of the property and the fence acts as compliment. Of course, if you don't like pewter, it is also available in black.
If you're looking for an aluminum fence that has a little more detail work, consider the Clearfield Aluminum Fence in Black. It still features a top rail across the top, but adds a little more character. Alternating pickets include a finial, which gives this fence a classic, distinguished look. In fact, these finials create an intriguing pattern that turns your fence into a showpiece. This fence also comes in pewter, if that color is more aligned with your style and your home.
When you are looking for a fence that is more ornate and conveys a more luxurious feeling, then look no further than the Huntington Aluminum Fence in black or pewter. In this option, every picket features a finial that extends above the top rail, which adds to the fence's immediate appeal. Its rustic look further adds to its charm. The finials not only add great detail to the fence, but harken back to the traditional picket fences of the past.
Keeping Functionality in Mind
An aluminum fence is a great idea not just because you can find the right style for your needs, but also because it provides the functionality you need. Whether you are fencing in a yard to keep pets and children safely inside, provide a barrier for a pool in the yard, or just want to separate your yard and improve its look, an aluminum fence can give you the answer.
Additionally, aluminum fences provide spaces between individual pickets, which means that you can achieve separation without the feeling of an actual wall. Especially if your property features or backs onto a stream, river, lake, or even ravine, you'll still be able to enjoy the beautiful view.
No matter what style of fence you pick,, you can rest assured that the color is going to last for a very long time thanks to being powder coated rather than painted. They tend to come with lifetime warranties or warranties last decades, turning them into an efficient, long-term investment.
Once you've decided on the perfect fence to fit your taste, style, and needs, then it's just a matter of ordering the right amount and installing it. To get the process started when getting the fence of your dreams, please contact us.