Frequently Asked Question

Welcome to the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page for Harrison Fence! Here you will find answers to some of the most common questions we receive from our customers.

We understand that choosing the right fence can be a big decision, and we want to make sure you have all the information you need to make an informed choice.

Vinyl fences tend to be more expensive upfront than wood fences, but they require less maintenance over time which can save money in the long run. Harrison Fence can provide a cost comparison to help you make the best decision for your needs and budget.

Yes, a well-maintained fence can increase the value of your home by enhancing curb appeal and providing privacy and security. Harrison Fence can help you choose the right fence for your home to maximize its value.

A well-maintained wood fence or a vinyl fence typically adds the most value to a home. Harrison Fence services offer both of these options to enhance the value of your property.

A chain-link fence is generally the cheapest option for dogs as it is durable, low-maintenance, and provides visibility, which can help prevent dogs from escaping.

Generally, wood fences are less expensive than metal fences, but it also depends on the specific details of the project. It’s best to get a quote from a professional fence installation company like Harrison Fence to get an accurate price comparison.

Chain link fences are typically considered the easiest type of fence to install. They are made of interlocking steel wires that are stretched between corner posts and secured with tension bars and wire ties, making them relatively easy to assemble.

The least expensive privacy fence options typically include chain-link or vinyl fences. However, the cost can vary depending on factors such as the size of the fence and the material used.

Fencing can be expensive due to various factors such as the type of material used, the size of the fence, the complexity of the design, and the cost of labor.

The best fence for security would be a tall and sturdy fence made of materials such as steel or aluminum, with no gaps or footholds that could be used to climb over. A fence with a locked gate or electronic access control system would also enhance security.

Yes, chain link fences are generally cheaper than wood fences.

A fence post should typically be buried at least one-third of its length in the ground. For example, a 6-foot tall fence would require a post that is at least 8 feet long, with 2 feet of the post buried in the ground. This depth helps provide stability and support for the fence.

Choosing a fence for your yard depends on several factors such as the purpose of the fence, the desired style, and the budget. Consider the level of privacy and security you need, the type of materials you prefer, the maintenance requirements, and any neighborhood regulations. Choosing a reputable fence contractor is also important to ensure the installation process is done correctly.

In general, horizontal and vertical fencing materials can be similar in cost. However, the overall cost of a fence will depend on factors such as the type of material, the height and length of the fence, and the installation method used.

Typically, the ownership of a fence between two properties is shared between the two property owners, and they are both responsible for the maintenance and repair of the fence. However, this may vary depending on local laws and regulations, as well as any agreements made between the property owners. It’s always best to check with your local authorities or a legal professional to determine the ownership and responsibility of a fence between properties.

A linear foot of fence refers to a unit of measurement that represents the length of one foot for a fence. This is used to determine the total length of fencing needed and to calculate the cost of installation or materials on a per-foot basis.

Generally, a well-maintained vinyl fence can last up to 25-30 years or more.

A well-maintained metal fence, such as aluminum or steel, can last the longest among fences. It can last for up to 50 years or more with proper maintenance.

Vinyl and PVC are actually the same material, so there is no difference between a vinyl fence and a PVC fence. Both are made from polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resin, which makes them durable and low-maintenance fencing options.

Yes, most wood fence builders can customize the fence according to your preferences. They can work with you to design a fence that fits your specific needs, such as the height, style, and type of wood used.

On average, the cost can range from $1,500 to $4,000 or more for a standard-sized wood fence. It’s best to get a detailed quote from a few different contractors to compare prices and ensure you’re getting a fair deal.

Yes, many wood fence installers also offer fence repair and replacement services.

Yes, chain link fence installers can also repair or replace parts of the fence.

There may be additional costs associated with installing a chain link fence. These may include the cost of permits, site preparation, additional materials such as gates or privacy slats, and labor costs for installation.

On average, white aluminum fencing can cost between $20 to $30 per linear foot, which is more expensive than wood and chain link fencing.

As a general rule of thumb, it is recommended to stain a wood fence every 2 to 3 years to maintain its appearance and protect it from weather damage.

There are several types of wood that can be used for a horizontal fence, including cedar, redwood, and ipe.

We hope that the information provided has been helpful in addressing any questions or concerns you may have had about our services. At Harrison Fence, we are committed to providing our customers with high-quality fencing solutions and exceptional customer service.

If you are ready to take the next step in securing your property, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We look forward to the opportunity to work with you.