Fencing Contractor Austin
Security or privacy is typically the concern with home or business owners who are inquiring about a fencing contractor. A fencing contractor will plan, design and install fences for your home or business and ensure your needs are met. Apple Fence is one of the top rated fencing contractors in Austin.
What Must a Fencing Contractor Consider When Installing My Fence?
Before we can properly install your new fence, the fencing contractor will always examine your property lines to be sure the fence design does not extend into a neighbors or the cities property. This is one of the reason that in many states, a license is required for fencing contractors. The fencing contractor what type of fencing you want installed because each type of fence has pros and cons that should be relayed to the customer and sometimes special instructions for fence installation.
What is Wooden Fencing?
Our wood fences come in many styles from a standard vertical picket fence to split rail fences. Wooden fences do need to be treated every 2-3 years to help prevent moisture from entering the wood. Wooden fences are installed with either metal or wooden fence posts and wooden fence rails. Most of the wooden fences we design at Apple Fence are Western Red Cedar Fences.
What is Chain Link Fencing?
A chain link fence is usually made of galvanized steel because it is more rust and corrosion resistant. The fence posts are installed in the ground with concrete. Once the fence post is set in the concrete, chain link fence meshing is unrolled and attached to each of the fence posts. The height of a chain link fence is determined by the intended usage. For a security fence, a higher chain link fence can be installed .For extra security barbed wire or other types of obstacles can be placed at the top of the fence. A popular fence for pet containment is a four-foot high chain link fence.
What is Metal Fencing?
Aluminum and other alloys have become a very popular fence alternatives in Austin. Iron and some of the other types of metal fences are sometimes more expensive to install because of the heavy weight and transportation costs.
What is PVC(Vinyl) Fencing?
PVC fences are made of vinyl and are an extremely durable fence material. High quality PVC fences never need painting or staining and typically cost less to maintain. PVC fences are often used as a decorative fence or for backyard privacy and are installed just like a wooden fence only the panels are screwed into the fence rails rather than nailed.
Should My Fencing Contractor Have a License?
Some states do require special licensing for fencing contractors because they have to know how to properly read property lines and understand the hazards that could be underground. Most fencing contractors learn the business by working for a larger fencing company for awhile and then branching out to start their own businesses because they weren't happy with the low quality expectations, and disfunctional operations of the large fence contractors. You should learn more about the fence contractor’s experience before hiring him or her to do the job.