So you have decided to build a fence. You have already done your homework and seen that a fence built well and the right kind of fence for your neighborhood will add to the value of your home. Now you have to make that all important decision of what kind of fence you want or need.

FenceOKC can help you with these questions and give you a free estimate. In choosing a fence there are several considerations. What is the main reason I need a fence? What kind of fence will add the most value to my home for the least amount of money? What kind of maintenance am I willing to do to keep the fence looking its best?

Do you have pets or young children you want to keep secure? Do you want a fence for privacy, or as a decorative element? Your reasons may be more than just one, you want to keep the dog in the yard but a chain link fence may not be the most aesthetically pleasing way to go. You might want the privacy of a stockade fence but it doesn’t fit in the neighborhood in which you live. A fence is a large investment and you want it to be right the first time. Your fence is going to be around a long time. Calling a reputable contractor like FenceOKC will help guide you in these decisions.


There are several material options for fences also. Such as wood panels, vinyl panels or vinyl picket fences, post and rail (a combination of wood posts and vinyl coated chain link), ornamental metal and composites. In choosing the right fence for you the considerations for the fence material is primary. The initial cost plus the maintenance cost are also high on the list of priorities. Wood fences are usually the least expensive initial investment, however the maintenance over the years will about equal the initial cost of a vinyl fence. Whatever the material, you will find a range of fence panels in a range of designs to suit a variety of tastes, purposes and architectural styles.