Chain link fencing is highly functional, although some would argue that it's not the most beautiful fencing material. That said, homeowners rely on chain link fencing to protect their property, to keep pets in the yard, and to mark property lines, among other reasons. Here’s a brief overview of the pros and cons of opting for chain link fencing for your property:
Aesthetics: Aesthetically speaking, chain link fencing tends to be the last choice for homeowners. Residents here in Oklahoma City usually choose chain link fencing when they really need a strong fencing material. That said, chain link fencing isn’t really an eyesore, and it can look great if you incorporate growing fines, or a lattice cover alongside your fence.
Cost: For its functionality, chain link fencing is low-cost. In fact, per linear foot, chain link fencing is the most affordable option. You can expect to spend between 15 and 20 dollars per linear foot for this fencing material, including its installation costs. If you’d like to learn more about the cost of fencing in your property with chain link fencing, just give us a call for a quote.
Longevity: Chain link fencing lasts and lasts. There’s little that can damage a chain link fence, and these structures often survive even the most treacherous tornadoes. As such, chain link fences have the highest marks for longevity on this list. Chain link fences are also a common choice to keep animals penned up, since they can’t do much to damage a fence, and they won’t escape the boundaries that you set up.
Maintenance: Chain link fences require zero maintenance.