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It might not seem like a difficult decision, but finding the right fence can be hard to do. In addition to choosing a picket style, a color, and a height, you might also be concerned about abiding by city and neighborhood ordinances. However, all of these decisions are easy if you choose the right fence contractor. A few years ago, I found a great contractor who helped us to create a beautiful, functional backyard in a few weeks. Read this blog for more information about fences, contractors, and design styles that you won't regret a few years down the road.

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A Few Benefits Of Aluminum Fences

by Chester Alvarez

There are so many different types of fence that you can decide that you would like to build. A fence can serve as almost any purpose, and it really is going to determine what type of fence that you are wanting to build. One type of fence that is very popular is an aluminum fence. There are many different reasons that you may want to put an aluminum fence up, and here are a few of the reasons that an aluminum fence makes such a great choice.

Durable

One of the best reasons that an aluminum fence makes such a great option is that they are very durable. The aluminum fences that are built to last will usually have a coating on them. The coating that makes them so durable can be a few different materials. You will often see a galvanized coating which is a zinc and nickel coating, but if the fence is going to go into a yard or playground you will often see the coating is a rubber or plastic. These fences can last decades if they are installed properly.

Maintenance

Many people choose to go with a white picket fence or a wood fence, and these fences are beautiful - there is no denying this. However these types of fences require a lot of maintenance. You have to clean them, and wood fences need to be oiled often. However if you install an aluminum fence you will be able to install the fence and pretty much forget about the fence. The only type of maintenance that you will have to worry about is if the aluminum is still holding up, and that can be accomplished with a simple walk around the fence. You do not need to worry about any oiling or cleaning, these fences take care of themselves. 

Eco Friendly

You can easily find an aluminum fence that has been created using recycled materials. The great thing about aluminum is that it is one of the only materials that does not lose any strength when it is recycled. So, you can get a recycled fence and know that you are reducing your carbon footprint. If you ever decide that you want to tear the fence down, you know that you will be able to recycle the fence and it will not have to go to a garbage pit. Although having a green fence may not be on the top of your list of important aspects, it is a huge plus to the environment. 

Check out companies like Town & Country Fence for more information about aluminum fence.

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