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What to Look For in a Fence Company

March 22, 2021

Your home and your property are some of your biggest investments, so it is just right to protect them at all costs. Did you know that there are more than 3,000 burglaries each day? This means that a burglary is committed every 30 seconds. Installing fences is one way to provide security and privacy to your property. While some homeowners consider fence installation as one of the DIY projects that they can easily; calling professional fence installers to do the job for you is better because of their wide knowledge of the project. You just have to find the right company for you.

So, how will you know if the fence installation contractors are the right persons for your fence installation project? Here are the points that you need to consider when looking for the best fence company for your project.


1. Do your research

The first thing you need to do when looking for the right fence company for your fencing project is to do your research. The internet can provide you a long list of fence contractors in your area. You may get overwhelmed with the number of results you could find, but just list down the licensed companies. Then visit the company’s website and read about their history. Make sure they have available contact numbers too. 


2. Local reputation

Word of mouth is also a big factor in knowing the reputation of a certain fence contractor. You can ask your friends who had hired a professional fence installer before and how their experience was. Typically, when they are satisfied with the service, they will readily recommend it to you. Or you can also go over their websites and read their clients’ testimonials. If all you can read on the page are negative reviews, then it is best to look for another company to work with. 


3. Experience

Installing a fence can be more challenging than how it looks. There are many small yet important things that you need to consider to make the installation process fast and problem-free. A fence contractor who has a long list of portfolios and long years of proven track record will assure you that the contractor will be able to install your fence without any issues or mistakes in the fastest possible time. You can also get an idea of how the contractors work by checking their Before and After photos on their homepage. 


4. Get multiple estimates

Once you have narrowed down your long list of fence installation contractors in your area to a few, you can start contact through email or a call for an estimate. Typically, when we are working on a project, we have an estimated budget in mind. Getting estimates from these fence contractors will help you narrow down your list more. 


5. Determine how they evaluate complications

In most cases, the cost of fence installation can be affected by several factors such as your property’s geographical location, trees that may obstruct the fence, and others. And these obstructions may raise the installation cost. Inform the representative of the fence installation company about these issues and evaluate how they react and deal with them.