How to Choose the Right Type of Fence for Your Kansas Home

As a homeowner, you know that there are so many options when it comes to types of fences for homes. But not all options are created equal. If you are wondering what would be the best fence for your home, read on. Below are some tips and ideas on how to choose the perfect fence for your Kansas home.

Fencing Ideas for Home

When it comes to creating a comfortable home, exterior touches are just as important as the interior. Having a welcoming entrance and tidy property is part of that presentation. And for many people, that means the right type of fence. First and foremost, it is important to consider the “why” behind the fence before making your decision. For example, the best fence for home security will usually be different than a fence to simply establish a property line. Perhaps you’re purely interested in increasing your property value.

After all, homebuyers like the idea of privacy and security when looking at a potential new place to put down roots. Regardless, knowing your “why” ahead of time will help you choose the best fence for your home’s needs.  Let’s take a closer look at some of the common types of fences for homes.

Common Types of Fences for Homes

As mentioned, homeowners install fences for all types of reasons. A common reason is to keep pets inside. And if this is your reason, then just about any type of fence will do. Some considerations would be the type of pet.

For example, if your Kansas home is a farm, then a traditional wooden board style fence would add a nice, rustic touch. However, this wouldn’t keep a nosy dog within. If your dog is curious, then a fence with tighter boards or even wrought iron, may be a better option.

Many homeowners turn to picket fences or wrought iron fences for curb appeal. While picket fences tend to be the more traditional route, wrought iron provides a stronger sense of security. 

Wooden privacy fence outside of a large home.

Of course, chain link fencing also provides security and tends to be more cost effective than some of the other options. With that in mind, there is no question that wood fence styles (and wrought iron) tend to be more attractive.

However, there is more than one option when it comes to fencing material. Many people choose one type of fencing for their front yard and another for their backyard. This is a great option if you have neighbors close by.

When it comes to privacy fences, wood fencing options tend to be the most popular. Not only does a wood fence have an attractive look and feel, but they can be built tall enough for privacy.

The Best Fence for Your Home

The best type of fence for your Kansas home is the one that makes the most sense for you. Consider the reason you are wanting a fence, and navigate your options from there. 

Though you have many options, the choice doesn’t have to be a hard one. Let the professionals at Burwell Construction help you better understand these options. And get a free estimate for a fence today!