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Measuring Your Yard for a Brand New Fence

Measuring Your Yard for a Brand New Fence

It’s easy to get confused when you need to measure a yard for a new fence. Still, here is a guide to doing just that!

Fall and winter can take a heavy toll on your yard. Depending on the condition of your current fence, it might be time to replace it. Or you might not have a fence and need to get one installed. It’s easy to get confused when you need to measure a yard for a new fence. Still, here is a guide to doing just that!

Verify Property Size

The first step involves finding out where your property lines are. By figuring out where your land begins and ends, you can avoid getting into a nasty dispute with your neighbors. Besides, you might need permission from your HOA before you can modify your yard. That’s why it’s a good idea to include them in the process. Either way, be sure to loop your neighbors in before you do anything especially if you are right next door to one another. 

Find Slopes and Other Obstacles

The next step is to determine if you have any slopes hidden in your yard. Slopes and other obstacles can affect the stability of your new fence. Plus, it might not be as effective if there are odd gaps underneath the base of the fence. It all depends on what you need to use the fence for – security, privacy, or aesthetics? This question should be one of the first ones you think about whenever it’s time to decide what your new fence will be. 

Be Careful When Measuring

Be careful when you go outside to measure your yard. Try to wait for a nice clear day that isn’t breezy to do this. You don’t want the wind to mess with your results. Utility lines and plumbing will be buried underneath the ground. It can be difficult for the average homeowner to find these obstacles, which is why hiring a professional is also worth it. 

Triple Check Your Work 

Make sure all of your numbers and measurements sound correct. If you have any old maps or records, they can give you a better idea of what to expect. 

Hire a Fencing Professional

In the end, you could always just hire a fencing professional. The team at Hercules Fence of Northern Virginia is ready and waiting to help you out with questions about your new fence!

Choose Hercules Fence Northern Virginia for All of Your Fencing Needs

Hercules Fence Northern Virginia has countless fencing options for your home and commercial property. Whether you’re excited about a beautiful vinyl chain link fence or already planning out your custom wood commercial fence, we are ready to help you frame and secure your property. Hercules Fence Northern Virginia has been providing homeowners with quality fences for over 50 years. We are well equipped to meet your needs, whether they are residential or commercial. Contact us to see how a beautiful wood fence can protect your property by giving us a call at 703-551-2609 or visiting us online. To see examples of our work, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Flickr.

 

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