Here's How You Can Make Your New Chain Link Fencing More Private

Do your kids spend most of the summer outside running around in the yard? Learn how having a fence can improve curb appeal while also making things safer.

Here's How You Can Make Your New Chain Link Fencing More Private

18 July 2016
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You can expect your new chain link fence to improve your property's security as well as increase its overall value while holding up well to the outdoor elements without the need for lots of maintenance and repairs. But chain link fencing doesn't offer a lot of privacy, so you may want to take some steps to increase privacy along your fence line. Consider implementing one or more of the following ideas:

Plant Some Natural Wind Barriers

Planting a few natural wind barriers along your chain link fencing is a surefire way to create some extra privacy for your property. You'll not only enjoy privacy while barbecuing or sunbathing, but you can expect to improve your home's curb appeal which can come in handy if you decide to sell the place in the future.

Furthermore, natural wind barriers will, but you can expect to the barriers to block harsh winds and rains from battering your home. With the extra weather protection your natural wind barriers create, it should be easier to maintain comfortable interior temperatures throughout the year which will reduce wear and tear on your HVAC system. Consider incorporating one or more of the following options into your fence line garden:

You can choose just one type of privacy hedge to plant along your fence line, but incorporating a combination or two or more will enhance your property's design and color scheme.

Reinforce Your Fence With Lattice

Another excellent way to create some extra privacy for your property is to install lattice along your interior surface of your chain link fencing. The lattice should create some noticeable privacy on its own once installed, but you can optimize your privacy by embellishing the lattice after it's put into place.

Consider painting the lattice with green, blue, or beige paint to complement the natural atmosphere and then planting some vine plants along the front of the lattice. Green beans, squash, cucumber, and even tomatoes will make great privacy cover will providing your with some free food throughout the year. Another option is to weave thick rope through the lattice to create a solid wall between the interior and exterior perimeters of your property.

These tips and tricks should help make it easy to increase the privacy of your chain link fence without costing you an arm and a leg.  

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A Safe Place for Kids to Play

When I was a kid, one of my favorite things to do was just spend time outside. After school ended each day or during the summer, I always headed outside in order to play with my friends. We enjoyed playing games like tag and duck, duck, goose. Unfortunately, our enthusiasm for our games sometimes caused us to run dangerously close to the road in front of the house. While the side of the house was fenced in, the front of the home was not. A good, sturdy fence would have prevented playing kids like me from getting too close to the busy street. On this blog, I hope you will discover the safety benefits of installing a fence completely around a home. Enjoy!