Tips To Choose The Right Fence Height

Tips To Choose The Right Fence Height

Choosing the height of a fence can seem complicated because the installation comes with a lot of things. It’s not just about putting up the posts and that’s it. No, there are many more things involved in the process. From answer if it is a residential or commercial fence you need, or going to the county office to go with DIY fence installation or hiring a professional, measuring and more. It’s a long process, but also a rewarding one. But don’t worry in this section we will give you some tips before installing your fence, either residential or commercial.

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Commercial fences

Commercial wrought iron fencing tend to be easier to install because you don’t have to deal with a lot of people when it comes to installing a tall fence. What we mean by this is that it is your only choice. So, what will it depend on? Well, how safe do you want your business to be? It is important to you analyze the types of products you have and how tall the fence you want it to be to protect them. Also, think about the transport that enter and so on. As always, you can call us for a free quote on fences and we’ll be glad to help.

Residential Fences

For residential fences, there are a lot of factors to take into account. First, are you in an HOA? If you are, an advantage is that you already have a height for the fence. HOAs usually take care of that. But, if you aren’t, what’s the right height? Well, it’ll depend on the purpose of the fence. Is it a privacy fence? A normal fence? What type is it? Also, does your neighbor have a fence already? Will you share it? Depending on that the size will vary from 3 feet to 6. So, that’s why it is important to have some tips to choose the right fence height.

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The correct installation of a fence is very important whether it is residential or commercial. Don’t worry, in this section we give you some tips for choosing the right fence height for your home or business.

In this section you will learn about some tips to be consider before installing a fence:

Before starting, choose the type of enclosure based on your needs.

Security, perimeter and use, are  the parameters to take before deciding.

Evaluate the type of material you want the fence to be made of.
– Wood
– Wrought iron
– Vinyl
– Chain link fence
– Composite
– Industrial
– Aluminum etc.

This is the most important step, and that is to get the permits to install a fence and to know if the height you plan on your project; residential or commercial, requires a permit, these can be requested online and are usually simple forms. Tap here to learn about permits

The maximum height is 8 feet for open fences, but is reduced to 6 feet for solid structures. With this in mind, think about whether the material you choose for the fence is suitable.

Along the lines of the previous tip this may vary for some parts of Chicago, such as Park Ridge where the height limit for a fence is 5 feet with certain specific conditions where it may increase or even decrease. Areas such as Glenview and Skokie also have fence height limitations, and are subject to change

So now you know, those are the considerations to keep in mind if you want a Commercial Wrought Iron Fences Chicago. Our specialists will be happy to walk you through the whole process so you can install that fence you want so much.

Remember that we are the best wrought iron fence company in Chicago. If you want to send us your project and getting a free quote, we will happy to help you, just contact us!

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