Many people don't think about their fence until it's time to repair or replace one. But what are the signs that it's time for a fence replacement? What should you look for when deciding whether to repair or replace your fence? And how can you tell if you need help with your fencing project? Let's find out!
What are the signs of a damaged fence?
Here are some of the signs that you might need to repair or replace your fence:
Protect your investment.
If your fence is old and damaged, it may be time to replace it. A new fence can help protect your property from intruders and make it more attractive for buyers. You can also replace rotten boards, repair broken hinges and posts, or even replace damaged gates.
Regularly inspect your fence for signs of decay and damage.
Regularly inspect your fence for signs of decay and damage. Any time you notice a problem with your fence, it's important to fix it immediately.
If any damage is found:
If you have a fence that is over a decade old or so, you may be mislead into thinking only one part of the wooden fence, for example, is rotting and requires repair, but you may not be aware that the structural integrity of the entire fence is compromised.
In some cases, it's best to replace the entire fence rather than put a band-aid fix that will not last. If in doubt, contact our fencing company Milton for a free consultation and we'll assess your existing fence and advise you of the best course of action.