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Safety Hazards of Not Fixing Your Fence

Safety hazards of not fixing your fence

A fence is a wise investment. It provides an element of security, keeping out all manner of unsavory characters, from burglars to pests. It protects your home and assets, adds the coveted element of privacy, is visually appealing, and can even increase your property value. With all the benefits that a fence brings, the need to keep it well-maintained should be a no-brainer. Still, not fixing your fence can lead to a magnitude of issues as well as safety hazards and will be entirely more costly when you decide to fix it.

Safety hazards of not fixing your fence

The Dangers Of Not Fixing A Fence

If your fence is still standing and largely intact, it can be easy to overlook small problems here and there or to dismiss fixing them as non-essential. After all, the fence is still serving its main purpose, right? Unfortunately, even those seemingly small issues can add up to big problems. Over time, a fence will naturally experience some changes thanks to exposure to the elements. Among problems that can occur are:

  • Loose components and debris that are particularly dangerous for children and pets
  • Splinters and exposed screws or nails on wooden fences
  • Sharp pieces of altered metal on chain link fences
  • Missing panels that no longer form a fully protective barrier
  • Loose panels that can become dangerous projectiles in the event of high winds and inclement weather

Any one of these issues can not only diminish the previously mentioned benefits of a fence, they can introduce new potential hazards to your home and yard. If you come across any of these issues, you’ll know it’s time for a fence repair.

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FIXING YOUR FENCE

If you want to continue to enjoy a beautiful, functional, and well-maintained perimeter, occasional fence fixing repairs will need to be made. Owning a fence requires dedication that doesn’t end with the initial installation. Over the years, components will need to be properly replaced or freshened up. Tending to them and keeping up can be a very tedious task. Fortunately, experts like those at Chorbie can make the maintenance process a breeze and help homeowners maintain the peace of mind that a fence can bring. To learn more about our fence repair and maintenance services, contact our team today!

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