5 Advantages of Installing The Right Fence For Your Pool

5 Advantages of Installing The Right Fence For Your Pool

When it comes to owning a swimming pool, safety is of the utmost importance. One way to enhance safety around your pool is by installing a pool fence. A pool fence is a barrier that surrounds the swimming pool and helps to keep children and pets out of the area. In addition to safety, there are several other advantages to having a pool fence installed.

1. Preventing Pests From Entering

One of the significant advantages of having a pool fence installed is that it can prevent unwelcome animals or visitors from entering the pool area. Wild animals, such as mice or frogs, can be attracted to the water in your pool, and the last thing you want is for them to jump in and get hurt. Not to mention unwanted visitors, such as neighbors or strangers, which can cause unwanted responsibility. A fence will ensure that your pool area is protected from such intruders, giving you peace of mind knowing that your pool is safe and secure.

2. Insurance Purposes

Many insurance companies require homeowners to have a fence around their pool to meet safety standards. Some insurance companies will not even provide coverage for a home with a pool unless it has a fence installed. Having a pool fence can also help you receive a discount on your homeowner’s insurance premium. Therefore, installing a pool fence is not only essential for safety, but it can also save you money in the long run.

3. Privacy

Another benefit of having a pool fence is that it can provide you with privacy while enjoying your pool. A fence can help to create a secluded environment, allowing you to relax and spend time with your loved ones without worrying about the prying eyes of neighbors or passersby. This can be especially important if you have a busy street or live in a densely populated area.

4. Aesthetics

A pool fence can also enhance the appeal of your property. A well-designed fence can complement the style of your home and landscaping, making your pool area an attractive and inviting space. A fence can also provide a defined boundary for your pool area, helping to create a sense of relaxation and security in your backyard.

5. Property Value

In addition to safety and aesthetic, a pool fence can also increase the value of your property. Many homebuyers are looking for properties with a swimming pool, and a pool fence can be a significant selling point. A well-maintained pool fence can increase the perceived value of your property, making it more attractive to potential buyers.

Choosing a Pool Fence

When choosing a pool fence, there are several factors to consider, including style, materials, and cost. There are many different types of pool fences available, including aluminum, vinyl, wood, and iron. Each type of fence has its advantages and disadvantages, and it is important to consider your specific needs and preferences when making a selection.

Aluminum pool fences are popular due to their durability and low maintenance requirements. Vinyl fences are also low maintenance and come in a variety of colors and styles. Wooden fences can provide a natural and classic look, but they require regular maintenance to prevent rotting and warping. The beauty of our iron pool fence lies in its elegant and timeless design.

Regardless of the type of fence you choose, it is essential to ensure that it meets safety standards and regulations. The fence should be at least four feet high and should not have any horizontal bars that can be used for climbing. The gate should be self-closing and self-latching, with the latch located high enough to be out of reach of small children.

In conclusion, installing a pool fence is an essential safety feature that can provide several other advantages as well. A pool fence can prevent unwelcome animals as well as intruders from entering the pool area, satisfy insurance requirements, provide privacy, enhance the appeal of your property, and increase its value. When selecting a pool fence, it is important to consult your homeowners’ association and local building code enforcement to be certain that your new pool fence is safe and within guidelines. JMC Fence Company can install the perfect fence for your pool and yard. Call us at (508) 784-6322 or request a fence quote online now.

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Both sides of your fence will showcase beautiful cedar posts while the steel on the inside creates a durable, long-lasting fence.

Limited Lifetime Warranty

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No other wood fence post even comes close to the performance and longevity of this innovative fencing system.

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PostMaster+ fences are designed for more than just presenting a seamless fence, it is an investment in peace of mind.

PostMaster+ is designed to not shrink, warp or rot like wood posts.

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Masonry fences are not only a durable way to protect your property, they are also beautiful. Adding a masonry fence is a great way to quickly add curb appeal to your property that will last for years. Unlike wood fences which can be susceptible to termites, mold and fungus, masonry fencing is naturally pest-proof, fire-proof, and low-maintenance.

High Security Fencing

Security fences keep your property safe from trespassers and provide safety and protection to the area the fence encloses. A masonry fence creates a solid, protective barrier to ensure the security of your yard and your family.

Noise Reduction

A noise reduction fence is an excellent way to create a relaxing, quieter environment for your yard. A masonry fence built between a noise source and your home provides an effective sound barrier and will reflect noise away from your yard – leaving you with a quiet oasis. 

Modern, Sleek Design

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Stronger Trac Channels

FenceTrac U-channels are manufactured from 18-ga. roll-formed galvanized steel for superior strength and durability. This system is built to be long-lasting and customizable to match any yard.

Durable Metal Frame

FenceTrac comes in with a durable textured matte black powder coat finish consisting of a multi-stage process of industrial, weather-resistant finish. The sturdy metal frame creates a stronger, longer-lasting fence. FenceTrac’s metal frame is also compatible for fencing sloped grades with precision. 

Versatile Infill Options

Want to create a super durable fence that’s as unique as you? With a FenceTrac system you can pair their patented, durable U-channels with the infill that best fits your style. FenceTrac is designed to be used with nearly any type of rigid infill, so you can create the exact look you want.

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The power of the outdoors has met its match. Trex is engineered to endure decades of foul weather and foot traffic…with the warranty coverage to prove it. 

With our 25-Year Limited Residential Warranty, you can rest assured that your backyard investment is well protected.

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Trex fencing can be cleaned easily with a regular garden hose . If you get a little mildew from moisture or shady conditions, you can use a mild dish soap and then spray off the fence with a garden hose. Trex fences are very easy to clean and typically only require it semi-annually,  making them a great option for low-maintenance fencing.

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Trex eco-friendly composite fencing is made from an innovative blend of 96% recycled wood and plastic—that’s almost the whole thing. Trex fencing led the way green fencing more than 20 years, well before green was a buzzword. Because in the end, all of us want to look out on our fences and know that we’ve done our part. As one of the largest plastic recyclers in the U.S., Trex saves 400 million pounds of plastic and wood from landfills each year.

Stronger Fencing

Compared to wood, vinyl fencing is much stronger. Vinyl fencing is flexible and durable, which helps vinyl out-perform wood fencing in windy conditions and with environmental exposure to UV rays and weather.

More Options Available

Vinyl fencing is available in a wide variety of configurations to match any property, home, or purpose. Iconic, white vinyl picket fences give a feel of classic Americana with that white-picket-fence-style. Darker vinyl fences can be installed to make a space look more elegant or modern. From short picket to tall privacy, vinyl fencing can be designed to enhance your backyard or business.

Easy to Clean

Vinyl fencing can be cleaned easily with a regular garden hose. If you get a little mildew from moisture or shady conditions, you can use a mild dish soap and then spray off the fence with a garden hose. Vinyl fences are very easy to clean, making them a great option for low-maintenance fencing.

Beautiful Vinyl Fences

Vinyl fences are a bright, bold fence choice. Available in a variety of colors, vinyl fencing can be installed in a many configurations to help you enhance the beauty of your property. And, because vinyl isn’t as porous as wood, vinyl fences retain their color and finish much longer than wood fencing so you can enjoy your fence for years to come.

Limited Lifetime Warranty

Our metal fences come with a Limited Lifetime Warranty that protects against cracking, peeling, chipping, blistering and corrosion resulting in structural failure, without cause and workmanship and material defects through the manufacturer.

High Security Fencing

Maintaining a secure perimeter is your first line of defense against potential threats. A securely installed metal fence serves as a visual deterrent backed with heavy metal components that give a higher level of protection compared to traditional alternatives.

Coated Galvanized Steel

All of our metal fences are coated inside and out. Our galvanized metal framework is subjected to a multi-stage pre-treatment/wash, followed by a duplex cathodic electrocoat system consisting of an epoxy primer, which significantly increases corrosion protection, and an acrylic topcoat, which provides the protection necessary to withstand adverse weathering effects.

Seamless Design

Our metal fence panels are fabricated through a welding technique that combines laser and fusion technology to create a virtually invisible structural connection at every picket to rail intersection. 

Our team’s expertly crafted construction is unmatched in strength and durability.

Stronger Posts & Hardware

A benefit of choosing our team to install your chain link fence is that we use only the most durable posts and hardware.

Chain-link fences are known for being the last fences standing during hurricanes, tornados, and other severe weather events.

Top Quality Rails

We pride ourselves on going the extra mile to ensure your investment is built to last. Adding a top rail to your chain link fence project creates an extra level of durability and security.

Premium Chain Link Mesh

Our chain link mesh offers a high level of security for residential, commercial, and industrial properties.

Manufactured with you in mind to provide you with security and beauty at the same time.

Nice Finishing Caps

Our team prides themselves on putting in the little details that make your fence unique to you. Ask your representative about adding premium finishing caps to your Chain Link fence project.

Decorative Details

Our team is committed to going the extra mile in every detail of your fence project.

Customize your fence project by asking about our add-ons we offer: decorative post caps, trim, and custom railings.

Premium Rails

Much like our fence pickets, our company takes care to only build with rails with minor defects. Taking the time to use premium fence materials helps ensure your family can enjoy the security and privacy of your new fence for years to come.

Better Fence Pickets

We build with only the best fence pickets. These are not the typical fence pickets anyone can buy from the local big-box stores. We have partnered with suppliers to provide the highest quality wood fencing materials.

Stronger Posts

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All high-quality posts are built to ensure that your fence stands strong for years to come.