Fox Cities Fence Installation
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You can rely on professional fence services from our experts with over 30 years of experience installing and replacing Appleton fencing, Green Bay fencing, Oshkosh fencing, and Fox Cities fencing. Our experienced fence contractors provide prompt and professional help for all your fence installations and fence replacements.
Northern Fence Inc. provides the most affordable fence services for our customers! Our fencing company will let you know all your fencing costs upfront. Northern Fence is among the most reputable fencing companies in the Fox Valley area – we are your trusted fence installation and fence replacement company of the Fox Valley and beyond!
Questions? Please contact the experts at Northern Fence today with any questions relating to your fence and get a FREE estimate today!
Planning Your Fence Installation
1. Determine Size & Budget of Project
Whether you’re looking for a privacy fence, or need to keep your pets safely contained in your yard, the fence installation experts at Northern can help! Your first step is to determine your fence’s overall size and a budget that works for you.
Start out by measuring the boundaries of your yard. Once you have determined your fence’s size, it’ll help you know what type of material you can afford.
If you need help, our fence installers can help you figure out the exact measurements of your fence and will give you an estimate on overall cost. Our estimates, as always, are FREE!
You can alwaysexpect superior customer service from your professional fence contractors at Northern Fence.
2. Choose Your Material
There are quite a few fence materials available. Popular choices include privacy wood fences for privacy from neighbors, a chain link fence to keep your dog(s) or other pets safe, or a vinyl fence to complement their garden or pool area. Check out our fence materials below in more detail:
- Wood Fence: The Northern Fence installers use beautiful, high quality red cedar for our wood fences and wood gates. Wood privacy fences are built to last you many years and are highly weather resistant. Wood fences can be installed as tall 8-ft. privacy fences or lattice top fences.
- Vinyl Fence: Vinyl fences, otherwise known as PVC fences, not only look great because of their white or lighter coloration, but also because they’re really easy to maintain. If you’re looking for little to no maintenance for your fence, you may want to opt for a beautiful white PVC fence.
- Chain Link Fence: Chain link fences are a great choice for residential customers seeking to contain their pets safely in a fenced-in area. Chain link fencing is both strong and durable and will add safety and security to your home or business at a lower cost when compared with other fencing types.
3. Contact Your Local Fence Installers
Once you have determined the purpose of your fence, its size, your approximate budget, and the material you’re interested in, it’s time to contact a local fence installation company.
Northern Fence has been serving the Fox Valley community for decades, and we provide affordable fencing services to you, plus FREE estimates!
Before building a fence, determine whether or not you need a permit to proceed. Also, identify if there are restrictions on height. Some fence limits include restrictions to 6 or 8 feet tall. The material will play a huge role in the fence’s longevity. Treated cedar for example can last up to 40 years if properly installed and maintained.
1. Plan Your Fence
Plan out your fence by determining whether you need a permit or if there are height restrictions. Next is determining your property line and how your fence will be erected in relation to that. To avoid any future disputes with your neighbors, review your plans with them. This can save a lot of headaches.
2. Measure Out The Fence Posts
Our fence crew then marks the outline of your proposed fence line with spray paint. Then, we will measure the outline of your perimeter with a measuring wheel. At this point, we will position your fence posts on the fence line every 6 or 8 feet.
3. Dig Holes
The expert fence installers at Northern Fence will then dig holes with a post hole digger below the frost line; this is especially important for colder climates like Wisconsin to offer the most support. We are careful to avoid any utility lines or pipes while we work.
4. Add Concrete and Gravel and Position Posts
After the holes are dug out, we will pour 3 to 4 inches of gravel for drainage and 6 to 8 inches of concrete mix. We then position the pole in the middle of the hole, making sure the mix is sloped away from the post.
5. Attach Rails/Panels to Posts
After the concrete has dried, we attach the rails or panels to the posts. We then secure the rails in properly with either 2.5 inch deck screws or galvanized 10d x 3 inch nails. We save time by using tools like a power drill or claw hammer.
6. Attach Pickets to Rails
Now it is time to begin attaching the pickets to the rails that were just installed. Once again, the team at Northern Fence uses the proper screws and nails to secure the pickets.
7. Attach Post Caps
If you opted to use post caps for your fence we install them on each post using a rubber mallet. We line them up and begin lightly tapping them down until they are snug.
8. Stain or Treat Wood
After building the fence, the wood must be treated with paint, satin or weather-proofing finish. We apply wood preservative at the base posts to prevent rotting. Apply new coats every 2 to 3 years.