Are you considering having a fence erected on your property? If so, have you considered all your options? While there are several advantages to having fences installed on Boulder, CO properties, there are also a few factors that you need to consider. Snowy Peak Fencing might be new to the area, but their team has the knowledge and experience that you are looking for. They also understand that you have concerns about erecting these structures on your property, which is why they have put together this brief list of questions. They hope that this will help you make the best decision for you and your property.
1. How long does it take to erect a fence?
There are a few factors that will determine how long it takes to erect fences on Boulder, CO properties. The size of the property, along with the terrain will play a role in the amount of time it takes to complete the project. Most fences can be installed within one to three days. If it takes longer, it could be a sign that the contractor you hired is over-extended. At Snowy Peak Fencing we will provide an estimated time frame to our clients. If any problems do arise, you will be immediately informed.
2. What is the best wood to use for fences in Boulder, CO
You can choose from several types of woods, but we recommend native Western red cedar. This hardwood is naturally resistant to damage from moisture and insects and looks great for years. There is very little maintenance needed, and this is always welcoming news for busy property owners. Snowy Peak Fencing will explain all the advantages associated with this hardwood so the wood you choose compliments and benefits the property.
3. Can I build the fence myself?
It is possible for you to build the fence yourself. There are plenty of DIY guides and tutorials. However, if residents want the fences on their Boulder, CO property to last for years, the project is best left to the professionals. Not only does Snowy Peak Fencing have the experience required to get the job done right the first time, they also have the tools and equipment often needed to erect a sturdy fence. This even includes access to heavy equipment if necessary.
4. How do you erect a fence?
There is more to erecting a fence than simply driving posts into the ground and attaching the boards or chain link. Once you have selected the type of fencing, it’s time to measure out the holes for the post. Depending on the terrain, you might need equipment other than a shovel to dig the holes. Next, the posts must be set to prevent slipping or sagging. Then it’s time to attach panels, rails or chain link. Finally, you will attach pickets, end caps, gates and hinges, along with any other feature you might want to add to your fence. With all the work required to install a fence, it’s easy to see why this project is best left to the professionals at Snowy Peak Fencing.
5. Will fences last through Boulder, CO winters?
If the fences on Boulder, CO properties are erected by Daniel Carter and his team at Snowy Peak Fencing, properties owners can rest assured that the structures will last for years. This is especially true if the fence is constructed from Western red cedar. Industry experts state that a fence should last for at least twenty years, and this won’t be a problem if it is designed and installed by Snowy Peak Fencing.
6. How tall can a fence be?
In most neighborhoods backyard fences cannot be taller than six feet. When the structure is in the front, the maximum height is typically 4 feet. This can vary depending on where you live, and the type of property. Commercial fencing can often be taller, especially if it is there to provide safety and security. Before any project is started, Snowy Peak Fencing will ensure that it meets all neighborhood guides to prevent any problems for the property owner later on.
7. What type of materials can fences in Boulder, CO be built from?
While red cedar is often recommended for fences built on Boulder, CO properties, it is not the only material for you to choose from. Snowy Peak Fencing is skilled at working with a variety of woods, along with vinyl panels and chain link. If you want a fence that requires little upkeep and will last through the area’s harsh winters, they do suggest that you choose red cedar for your fence.
8. Is it expensive to have a fence built on my property?
The cost of having fences installed on Boulder, CO properties will vary. The type of materials used, along with its size will factor into the price. The type of terrain will also affect the cost. If the fence is being erected on a graded slope, it can affect the final cost. This also applies if heavy equipment is needed. During the free consultation, Snowy Peak Fencing will go over all of this with their clients and create an estimated cost for the project. They are proud to be able to offer exceptional service at a competitive price, and this is helping to make them one of the premier fencing companies in the area.
9. Why should I consider having a fence installed?
There are several benefits to having fences built on Boulder, CO properties, and Snowy Peak Fencing is more than happy to discuss them with their potential customers. These versatile structures can be used to denote property lines, create borders and keep pets and children safe in the yard. They can also enhance the existing landscaping, adding value to the property. A fence can even provide privacy and security.
10. Will the fence need yearly maintenance?
The answer to this question will depend on the material used to construct the fence, and if it is painted or stained. Some materials will need to be maintained at least once a year, while others only need to be hosed off after the winter. Not only will Snowy Peak Fencing explain the required maintenance to their clients, they can also create a schedule that will keep your fencing looking like new for years.
11. Can fences be incorporated into the Boulder, CO property’s landscaping?
With all the options available, it is easy to incorporate fences into the landscaping on a Boulder, CO property. Colors can vary, along with its overall design. These structures can be designed to complement the existing landscaping, and even blend in with the buildings on the property. The talented design staff at Snowy Peak Fencing will work with their clients to help them realize their dreams for their properties.
12. What about adding decorative features to the fence?
Thanks to advances in materials and innovative designs, you can easily have a fence that is unique to your property. Not only can the color of the fence vary, but also its overall style. End caps can be created to blend in or stand out; you can also have a gate designed that is different from the others. Hinges can be hidden to give the fence a contemporary appearance, and even the latches can vary. With so many decorative features to choose from, it’s easy to have a fence that is perfect for your property.
13. Should the fencing company be experienced?
If you want your fence to last for years, it is important to hire an experienced fencing contractor. Even though Snowy Peak Fencing has only been in the area a few years, they still have the skill and knowledge needed to get the job done right the first time. Founder and owner, Daniel Carter has over 10 years of experience in the fencing industry. Their skilled craftsmanship, attention to detail and custom designs makes Snowy Peak Fencing well qualified to handle any fencing project, regardless of the size. When it’s time for fences to be built on Boulder, CO properties, trust your projects to the experts at Snowy Peak Fencing.