There are many options when choosing a material for a residential or commercial fence. Many property owners have difficulty choosing between wood, vinyl and aluminum. All of these materials have qualities that make them appealing. Chain link fences offer unique benefits that make them an attractive choice for many consumers as well. Here are five reasons that property owners choose to install a chain link fence.

1.   Low Cost: When compared to wood or vinyl, chain link fences are the more affordable choice. This is especially important when you are fencing in a large area of land. They are perfect for commercial properties as well. You may find this type of fence around parking lots, playgrounds, sports fields, industrial parks and other large areas that need enclosing.

2.  Transparency: Because of the way that chain link fences are constructed, they allow the sunlight to filter through. Your view is not blocked as it might be with a wood or vinyl fence. Chain link fences offer containment without ruining your view.

3.      Quick installation: Chain link fences tend to be much easier to install than many other types of fences. With the help of an installation expert, it should not take very long for your new fence to be up.

4.     Low maintenance: If you do not want to worry about painting or cleaning your fence, chain link is ideal for you. The galvanized or coated steel wires can be hosed off if necessary but never require any paint or stain.

5.     Durable: Chain link fences are designed to take a beating and keep looking great. No matter how many baseballs hit it or how hard your dog jumps on it on it, you can be sure that your fence will withstand the abuse. They are also built to withstand the harshest elements, including winter weather, thunderstorms and extreme sunlight.

6.     Dependable containment: Whether you install a fence to keep your dogs from running away or to protect your property, a chain link fence is an effective way to keep your loved ones safe and prevent others from wandering onto your property.

7.     Variety of styles: Many people are surprised to discover that all chain link fences are not the same. They are available with color-coated steel that appeals to those individuals who do not like the silver steel color. You can choose the height and thickness of the steel as well.

8.     Added security: When vandals and thieves are looking for an easy target, they tend to choose properties that do not have a fence. A chain link fence acts as a deterrent to those looking for a quick get away.

9.     Added protection: if someone gets injured on your property, you may be at fault. A quality fence will keep unauthorized individuals from entering areas where they could get hurt.’

10.  Value: When it comes time to sell your property, most homebuyers will appreciate the addition of a quality fence. It is a selling point and adds appeal and value to any property.

Chain link fences are not a one-size-fits all solution. You will want to talk with a professional fence builder in your area to learn more about what styles will make the most impact on your property.

If you are in the Winston Salem, Clemmons, Greensboro, Kernersville, High Point or Oak Ridge areas of NC, contact Diversified Fence Builders. We install chain link fences to homes and commercial properties in the Piedmont Triad. Call now for a free quote: 336-510-5561.