Choosing the best fencing can be a frustrating task. Any personal preferences you have, as well as budget constraints and availability, can limit your options when choosing your fence. Aluminum fencing is one option that people look at when thinking about their fencing choices. We will be going over four benefits to having aluminum fencing for your yard.
Little Maintenance Needed
Aluminum fencing does need some touching up from time to time when it gets scratched to bare metal, so it isn’t a completely maintenance-free fencing option. If you don’t touch up your fence now and then the material will start to corrode. This lets dirt behind the coating around the area that was scratched, and the spot will grow bigger as time goes on. But unlike iron or steel, aluminum fencing doesn’t degrade to the point that the foundation is compromised or that holes start to eat into it.
Gives You A Timeless And Gorgeous Appearance
Aluminum fencing and wrought iron fencing have this in common. Aluminum fencing has only existed for a couple of decades, but they were designed to look similar to wrought iron and steel fences. The metal picket and rail style that fences use has been around for over two-hundred years. But despite how long they’ve been around, they never seem to go out of style. Even modern houses can be made more appealing with the right aluminum fence to complement it.
A Higher End Look
Quality aluminum fencing and gating give your home a more elegant and sophisticated look that other fencing styles can’t replicate. There are other fence types, like a chain link, wood, or vinyl, but they serve more like barriers. They serve specific functions more than they serve to look nice. Those types of fences can give a lower end appearance to your home. Meanwhile, aluminum fencing can complement your home better and offer more curb appeal.
Ability To Follow Grade
Contrary to iron and steel fencing, which is welded together solid, because aluminum fencing is lighter, it can be screwed together at the picket as well as the rail junction. This construction lets the pickets pivot into the rail in a manner that allows the pickets to stay upright while the horizontal railing racks. The racking means that you can have aluminum fencing that follows the slope and grade of your home’s yard. There are many different styles your aluminum fence can have, and each style can rack at different amounts. So if you have a yard filled with hills and slopes, you’ll want to ask how far the panels can rack.
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Since 2003, Albaugh & Sons, LLC has been dedicated to meeting the fencing, decking, and home remodeling needs of homeowners throughout the greater Frederick area. All of our team members are experienced, well-trained, and committed to exceeding the expectations of every customer.