Fences can be used to serve both aesthetic and functional purposes. In general, they are used to keep people and animals within a set boundary. There are many options to choose from both material and design. Mostly the material used in fence construction will determine the design.
Vinyl is one such type of material used in erecting hedges. It comes in many colors and can achieve an aesthetic appeal just like wood when viewed from far. Its nature being plastic makes it resistant to rot and corrosion. Harsh weather conditions of a cold and hot can, however, reduce its longevity and repair is almost impossible, and one will have to order another. Vinyl Fences
Wood is the most commonly used and preferred of all materials due to its aesthetic appeal as well as economic price. It is most preferred in erecting picket fences around homes. Weather conditions of rain and moisture can reduce its longevity, as well as termites which can eat them up. One should go for high-quality wood that is treated or in some cases coated with metal to increase its lifespan. Wood Fences
Aluminum hedges are most economical when compared to its wrought iron counterpart. They are rust resistant and require little maintenance. Wrought iron, which is mostly steel, is strong but is susceptible to corrosion. They, however, add a stylish look as they come finished with a paint coating.
Chain linked hedges, which are created by weaving together galvanized wires to achieve a diamond pattern are also accessible and cheap. They are available in varying heights and are easy to install. It's being galvanized reduces corrosion, therefore requiring little or no maintenance. They are also transparent, allowing sunlight through and are thus used in tennis courts, swimming pools and other recreational grounds that require minimal privacy. Chain Link Fences
In agriculture, the barbed wire is the most commonly used and preferred type of hedge. Sharp edges arranged at intervals along a wire strand are a characteristic of it. They are cheap and require a fencing post and fixing devices to erect. They can also be used on walls surrounding a secured property to keep intruders away. Barb Wire Fences
Concrete, cactus, electric wires and tufts are other materials used in fence construction. When one wants to erect a hedge, precise regulation and requirements will have to be followed depending on their country. One should also consult with neighbors to avoid being accused of encroaching on a set boundary. Fence Services