Your home’s landscape is a reflection of your style and personality, and when combined with a well-designed fence, you can create an environment that enhances your property’s overall appearance. At Hercules Fence of Richmond, we can design a variety of fences suited to your property. A new fence installation from Hercules Fence can enhance your landscape and overall property value and increase your comfort at home.
Choose the Right Fence Material and Style
When designing residential fencing, numerous materials and styles are available, each with unique aesthetics. Wood, vinyl, aluminum, and chain-link fences are some of the most common options. To choose the best fence for your home, consider the purpose and appearance of your fence.
- Wood Fences: Offer a traditional look and can be customized to match your home’s exterior
- Vinyl Fencing: Is available in numerous colors and styles and is low-maintenance
- Aluminum Fences: Are durable yet lightweight, and can be designed to mimic the appearance of wrought iron
- Chain-Link Fences: These are affordable, secure options that can blend in with your surroundings using vinyl coating or slats.
What Is the Purpose of Your Fence?
A fence can serve many purposes, including privacy, security, or increased visual interest in your landscape. Consider what the primary function of your fence is as you prepare for your new fence installation.
If privacy is a priority, consider a tall fence with few gaps between the panels or pickets. Privacy fencing is a specialty of Hercules Fence, and many design options are available that provide privacy and style.
If you want more security, a sturdy material like aluminum or chain-link is an excellent choice.
If you want to enhance the style of your property, choose classic aluminum fences or a crisp white vinyl fence.
Integrate Plants and Hardscape Elements
Enhance your new fence installation by incorporating your favorite plants and hardscape elements. Decorative rocks can help your fence blend in seamlessly with your landscape. You can use plants to soften hard lines and provide additional privacy in certain areas of your property.
Consider planting various plants and shrubs along the base of your fence to create a colorful and lush border. Trees or trellises with climbing vines create a sense of depth and height. Hardscape elements like stepping stones and retaining walls can also work well with your landscape design.
Include At Least One Gate for Access
If you want a convenient yet secure way to access your property, consider adding a gate or two to your new fence installation. You can install gates that blend into your fence or stand out with style.
Maintain Your Fence to Preserve Its Beauty
Regardless of your fence material, regular maintenance is critical to ensure your fence remains beautiful and functional. Wood fences require periodic staining or sealing, while vinyl and aluminum fences may need occasional basic cleaning to keep them looking great. Our designers can recommend the best maintenance tasks and schedules after your new fence installation from Hercules Fence of Richmond.
Let Hercules Fence Help Set Up The Perfect Fence For You
Hercules Fence takes pride in being an expert in residential, commercial, and high-security fencing. We have been serving our clients since 1955, with only the most knowledgeable of staff. Our staff is ready to serve you from Maryland and the Washington Metropolitan area. Our branch offices are in Manassas, Richmond, Newport News, Norfolk, Virginia, and Maryland. Contact us on our website today, or call us at 804-752-7992.