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How a Fence Can Secure Your Home and Keep You Safe

Monday, September 20, 2021

No matter where you live or how nice your neighborhood is, you can never take your safety and security completely for granted. If you have kids, you should be even more cautious about the security of your home. 

For most homeowners, this means investing in alarm systems which include motion lights and security cameras. While these measures are incredibly effective at keeping out unwanted guests, there's more you can do to secure your home. 

We highly recommend installing a fence around your property. A tall privacy fence can provide an added layer of security on multiple fronts. Keep reading to learn about the security benefits of fencing on your property. 

An External Barrier

First, and perhaps most obviously, a fence is an additional barrier that will keep most people from wandering onto your property. Walking through someone's yard and climbing over a fence are drastically different acts of intention. 

A relatively tall fence will dissuade most people from trespassing. In some cases, it might make it impossible for them to do so. This can also help secure your home by giving you an audible warning if someone is trying to climb your fence and gain access to your property. 

An Added Layer of Privacy

Sometimes, family and home protection aren't just about keeping unwanted visitors off your property. It can also be about increasing the level of privacy your home offers. 

Privacy fences like wood fences, vinyl fences, and composite fences can keep prying eyes off of you, your family, and your assets. A tall fence will prevent potential thieves and other criminals from scoping out your home and making a plan of attack.

A Place to House a Guard Dog

If you really want to secure your home, consider adding a four-legged companion to your family. Dogs make wonderful pets. They're loving, affectionate, playful, and intuitive.

In terms of home protection, dogs can provide an important layer of security. Dogs have excellent hearing and a startling sense of danger.

In many cases, dogs alert homeowners to unwanted visitors long before any alarm. Simply keeping a dog (of any size) behind your backyard fence is usually enough to dissuade those who might otherwise trespass onto your property. 

A Safe Domain for Your Kids

If you're like most homeowners, you want to secure your home to provide a safe haven for your children. A backyard fence can give them the privacy and security they need to play safely at home. 

If you don't have a fenced-in yard, letting young children play alone outside is hardly a good idea. Aside from other people who might do them harm, you also have to worry about them wandering off. Therefore, a fence can keep kids safe from others and their own curious nature. 

Want to Secure Your Home From Unwanted Intruders?

We are fortunate enough to live in a time where we don't have to worry about famines or being hunted by dangerous animals. However, that doesn't mean our world is one without danger or risk. To keep you and your family safe, do what you can to secure your home, even if it means installing a fence and various security systems. 

If you want to talk about getting a fence installed on your property, contact us today to explore your options. We would love to help you make your home more secure. 

We build your fence board-by-board ourselves, we never subcontract. Some of your friends and neighbors have probably already hired us, ask around and learn why Montco Fence is the number one family owned and operated fencing contractor for Phoenixville, King of Prussia, Downington, Norristown, Douglassville, Pennsburg, and nearby East Pennsylvania communities. Our services include, but are not limited to: Wood fencing (custom red cedar), PVC/Vinyl fencing, Chain link fencing, Aluminum fencing. 

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