Top 10 Reasons to Buy a Fence

What's my WHY?

People buy fences for many reasons. It's helpful to be clear why you are investing in a fence for your home. This will make a difference in selecting the best fence materials in the style that will meet your needs.

Here are the top 10 reasons for buying a fence:

1. We're installing a new pool and a fence is required according to pool code regulations.

2. I have young children and I want them to be able to play safely in my yard.

3. I want my dogs to be able to run freely in my yard.

4. I don't like other dogs using my yard for their bathroom.

5. I want privacy when I'm outside sitting on my patio.

6. I need to replace my old fence.

7. I'm not sure if my fence can be repaired or if it needs to be replaced.

8. I want my property lines clearly definted.

9. According to Zillow, a fence will increase the value of my home.

10. I like the appearance of a fenced yard.


Regardless of your reason for buying a fence, it's important to share that with your fence company so they can guide you in selecting the best fence materials in the most appropriate style for your goals.

For more information on buying a fence, check out my Houlihan the Fence Man's Ultimate Guide for Buying a fence.