One primary purpose of a fence is to show the boundary between your property and the neighbors. Building a fence on neighbor’s property can lead to the entire fence requiring to be torn down and built inches away – a minor mistake that could cost thousands of dollars.
HOA Rules and Building Codes
Once you determine your property boundaries, consult local HOA rules and building codes concerning residential fences. HOAs restrict the color and size of residential fencing; thus, you should ask to ensure that your fence design does not break any rules and regulations that may lead to a fine or tearing down the newly constructed fence.
Before you decide on buying a new fence, research the type of fencing that you want. There are different types of fencing materials including wooden, Vinyl, metal, for example, chain link, and aluminum fencing materials. When doing your research, you should pay close attention to things like maintenance requirements, colors, and longevity. It is also important to consider, the wooden, Vinyl, iron, and the cost of a high-quality aluminum fence.
Before your contractor builds the fence, you should make the necessary arrangements. For example, ask the contractors the time it will take and the disruptions it will cause. Also, make arrangements to park at a neighbor’s house or on the street if your driveway will be unavailable because of fencing equipment and materials staging.
Before purchasing a fence, as a wise homeowner, you should make sure that you follow HOA Rules and Building Codes to install the fence of your choice. It is also vital to verify the property line. Irrespective of the fence material used for building (wood, metal, or vinyl) you should ensure that you get high-quality and long-lasting materials.