Security, security and aesthetics-these are probably the main reasons for putting a fence on your property.
Another reason you may not have been thinking is that because of the above factors, it can increase your property value. Therefore, a tastefully built and practical fence can add a substantial boost to your home price tag when it comes to the sale.
Although it may appear like a no brainer to install a fence, it is important to remember that it must be properly done. Fencing is not always correct in every house and certain fencing types can hinder the resale value of a property instead of helping it.
That said, certain things have to be taken into account when looking for the right fence. If you are looking for a budget friendly home improvement project, it could be a great option to install a fence! The amount it adds to the total value of your home will depend on its design, functionality and convenience.
Protecting yourself and your house Privacy and protection are the main function of a fence. This establishes a boundary which determines where the property stops and where someone else starts. Fences adds security to home buyers–even if it’s only a low-sitting picket fence. They minimize the risk of infringement by sending a clear signal that anything outside the fence is private property.
In fact, fences provide backdrop to the “No Trespassing” signage for home owners. Without a fence, foreigners can walk much easier on your property (and often don’t even know they are).
A subliminal promise of protection from a fence is particularly attractive to families. If your home is in a suburban area, where residents and interested buyers tend to be families with children, a fence can be a significant boost to the selling potential of your home.
The parents will be paying good money to keep their kids running out of their property or to give them peace of mind when playing in the yard.
Purchasers with domestic animals will appreciate a fence because they are less likely to go by or be endangered by transients. The enclosed front courtyard and backyard are more urban areas where most families just wish for their children to have a healthy playground.