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Does A Wood Fence Increase Home Value?

Wood Fence Frederick CountyAccording to, the average listing price for a home in Frederick County was $379, 437 in August of this year. The average sale price, however, was just $278,000. That is a difference of $101,437. Wow! And sales as a whole are down nearly 70% compared to 2013. So how can you help ensure that your home doesn’t sit on the market for months…or years? How can you help ensure you get the best possible price for your home? The answer: home improvement. As they say, “you have to spend money to make money.”

A Wood Fence Can Help Boost Home Value in Frederick County

When it comes to adding value to your home, few home improvement projects offer the return on investment (ROI) as a new wood fence. According to, a wood fence offers returns as high as 75%. That is comparable to a few of America’s most popular home improvement projects around: bathroom remodeling (72.5%) and kitchen remodeling (82.7%), according to Remodeling Magazine’s annual Cost vs. Value report. The numbers don’t lie. A new wood fence is an excellent investment in the future of your home.

Additional benefits include:

  1. Curb Appeal: Wood fences look good. Period. And curb appeal is an important tool when it comes to real estate. According to studies, 85% of homebuyers view a home online before visiting it in person. If they don’t like what they see, they won’t even think about stepping foot inside your home. So curb appeal matters!
  2. Security: Did you know that a property crime occurs in the United States every 2.1 minutes? Property crime includes, among other crimes, burglary, larceny, theft, motor vehicle theft, arson, and vandalism. A fence is an excellent deterrent to property crime.
  3. And More!

Wood Fence Construction in Frederick County

Whether you are interested in a wood fence – cedar or pressure treated pine – or vinyl fence, Albaugh & Sons can handle the job. We specialize in the installation of fences of every shape and size and our experience is unmatched. We handle every job efficiently, professionally, and, perhaps most importantly, within your budget. We hope you give us the opportunity to show you the Albaugh & Sons difference!

Contact Albaugh & Sons today for a FREE estimate.

Following a site visit to accurately measure your yard, we will generate a competitive estimate based on that data and the fencing material you prefer. You will not encounter hidden charges or “extras.”

If you have any questions about Wood Fence Construction, please contact Albaugh & Sons at 301-964-9379 or fill out the contact form found on our website. We are based in Frederick, Maryland and service all of Frederick County and parts of Washington and Carroll counties.

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