Considering Building Your Fence Yourself?
Have you ever considered building your fence yourself? With so much information online and the countless how-to videos available it seems like anyone can do just about anything with enough time and effort. While this may be true in most instances is it the right choice for you? Here are a few things to consider if you’re thinking about building your own fence.
Do you have all the tools and equipment needed?
You could get away with minimal equipment when building but you may not have the “the best tools for the job”. A fence installation company will have items heavy duty post hole diggers, higher powered drills, saws, and hardware. Items you may need but would only use for building your fence.
Can you transport all the necessary materials?
If you’re building a fence around a good size backyard you’re going to need a lot of wood. Getting the materials can be a pretty simple process, getting those materials to your location, on the other hand, can pose some problems. You’ll more than likely need a larger flatbed trailer to haul all the materials needed for your fence.
Are your legally allowed to build your own fence on your property?
Some areas or locations may require a professional fencing company when it comes to fence installations. HOA’s and commercial areas may ask that you use a licensed and insured fence company when building or installing a new fence.
Do you have the time and help needed to build a new fence?
While it might look like your yard isn’t that large you will need to consider the time it would take to build a new fence. Getting a few helping hands could help reduce the time it takes but you also have to consider the time it takes to learn the installation process.
Is building a new fence something you physically want to do?
Installing a new fence alone or even with a small group can be physically demanding. Without proper training and know how you could find your self physically strained by the end of the process. The heat of the Austin summer can also be dangerous to work in without the proper crew and attire.
Considering Building Your Fence Yourself? While you can build your own fence it may be a good idea to have the professionals at Ranchers Fencing & Landscaping take care of it for you. Having a crew of seasoned professional take care of your fence installation will save you time and could end up saving you money in the long run.