Fences are designed to provide security, create safe animal precincts, boost a property`s curb appeal etc. In the case of multifamily properties, fences raise their value and enhance the owners` amenities list for the rental.
These properties, just like single family properties, are often fenced to mark the boundaries, to eliminate inter-block shortcuts and to keep non-residents away. It is not uncommon that landlords consider fencing around playgrounds and other community amenities too.
Fencing a multifamily property also increases its value, by providing better security and improving the look of the property. Reasoning all these advantages is important for landlords, because this will help them choose among the different types of fences.
Wood remains one of the most popular fencing materials, the “white picket fence” being a symbol of the security and comfort of the American home. Westminster fencing contractors install wood fences to provide protection without blocking the view, considering their design as well as the height regulations (4-6 feet tall).
Chain Link Fences
Chain link fences are typical for suburban properties. They do not provide privacy, but are great to block unwanted access to certain perimeters. Besides, especially when they are combined with thoughtful landscaping, a chain link fence can be a nice looking addition to a multifamily property.
Wrought Iron Fences
They are renowned for beauty and strength, but they are also expensive, being a great option for landlords concerned with security and durability.