One’s own house needs to be protected in every way, a fence is the best helper for this purpose. Undoubtedly, the dacha fence is able to provide coziness and completeness of the entire design composition. Usually this product is made of traditional materials: most often wood, less often stone (expensive), iron and other versions created by modern manufacturers.
Many people find it easy to install, and it doesn’t take much time. Outwardly it looks easy, you have to dig the posts into the ground or into the cement mortar, then nail the wooden slats and the installation is complete. And with other versions even easier, the stone fence itself is already brought in almost ready-made.
But it takes a lot of specific skills to make it work well. Now let’s understand the intricacies of this important business for every private dwelling.
Why do you need a fence?
It carries a practical purpose or a decorative use. For some areas there is no need for protection from uninvited guests. Usually these are deaf villages with a small number of inhabitants.
In their territory, everyone knows what everyone is, and everything is perfectly visible. Often a small wooden fence is used, which is symbolic in nature, and helps to decorate the living space.
If it comes to some kind of factory or housing located in an area with a dangerous criminal environment, then a massive structure will have to be created here. For the installation of the fence, it will be necessary to hire experienced professionals who are able to build a monolithic structure with a specific purpose.
Namely, to protect a certain area from the encroachment of thieves, hooligans or various wild animals, whose presence there is considered inappropriate for the owners. This could be a store area where a lot of meat products are located.
And why would there be dogs or cats? You can protect yourself from various birds by installing a mesh iron structure around the perimeter, covering the air space from penetration.
What to build it out of and what price to expect?
If the type of product is chosen and it is clear what material it will be made of, it is necessary to think about the price. Usually calculated the price of the fence with installation, since no one will mount it for free.
Now let’s look at the most popular materials and how they differ, assessing their positives and negatives:
Wood is considered the most affordable for creating a fence of any complexity. But not all of its species are among the cheap and affordable options for the erection of a fence.
But its beauty, style and beneficial properties are hard to deny, they lie in such moments:
You can count on a moderate price when making a boardwalk. But it is distinguished by its beauty, shape, selection of the desired height, and it is successfully equipped with decorative elements.
Rancho is created by mounting uncut boards, and bars fixed on strong poles. It is advantageous to use it to separate the agricultural area from the rest of the private dwelling areas.
Wicker refers to the economical types of fences, which have the simplicity of installation. It is created from wooden twigs, closely intertwined with each other to form a common structure. On their basis, unique fences are formed, used in rural areas. Rural residents have come to love them for their accessibility and functionality.
Fencing with a lattice system is formed by slats or perches. This helps to reduce the cost part for this type of product.
And, what about other materials?
There are excellent modifications among them, too, suitable for various purposes:
Sometimes you need to install a fence made of profiled sheeting – it may be a fence for a garage. In this case, it is important to properly install the first sheet, and from it perform all the work.
The whole process is quite complicated, you will need a lot of tools. First of all, a drill for a good drill, a riveter, at least two clamps and a long construction version of the level. But such a product is not considered a reliable protector of the territory, it is referred to the conditional helpers in this matter. It is easy to overcome and can be quickly deformed.
If it is necessary to install a mesh fence, it is advisable to contact experienced craftsmen. The work will go with the use of concrete and the complex process of stretching the product on the established poles.
Not everyone will be able to do this properly with their own hands. And it will require a concrete mixer to create it in sufficient quantity. Such a fence is often used to fence schools, kindergartens, and, for the most part, is decorative in nature.
Which option is suitable for a dacha?
More often than not, fences based on Rabitz chain-link mesh are used, because – this is an affordable and not expensive type of material. It helps to ensure the formation of high-quality fences for enclosures with animals. And it can fence off garden or country plots.
Now many people are interested in fences for dachas, price with installation, since not everyone has the opportunity to invest a lot. Most often choose galvanized mesh modification for the erection of a fence. It is externally beautiful, has anti-corrosive characteristics and has a favorable price.
A fence formed of it can easily cope with various precipitation, strong winds or exposure to high temperatures typical of the summer period of the year. And perfectly lets the sun’s rays through, which is considered a prerequisite for the proper development of plants. Sometimes they wrap themselves around it and this helps their stability and also looks very beautiful.
But the work of installing this type of fence has certain complexities. You will have to use concrete to pour the posts to then fix it on their base. But in general, it reliably protects the area from unauthorized intruders.
To that end, you can create an additional fence line of mesh at an angle on top. This will help provide additional security. It is believed that in this case it is easier to overcome concrete, metal or other fences.
In addition, it is characterized by durability, does not require much supervision, but sometimes it is necessary to replace individual parts or repair them. It is advantageous to paint only the poles, and the grid itself should already have a paint job or you can leave it in its original form.
The process of installation by the hands of masters is carried out quite quickly. But its duration will depend on the area, the work performed. It can be stretched or installed in sections. The latter option is used for school grounds, kindergartens and parking lots.
And tensioning is advantageous to perform just for the dacha. The most important thing is to properly set the posts for the fence, and from them create the rest of the structure.
Many people think that installing a concrete fence is characterized by very complicated installation work. This is partly true, but now many people have learned how to do them with their own hands.
Typically, fences are formed not just from concrete, but with the addition of an iron frame. The result is a reinforced concrete structure characterized by strength, durability and incredible functionality.
More often such structures are used for fencing various protected areas. These can be sites where construction work takes place, production takes place (plants, factories), parking lots. But now such fences are also used for private houses.
But for their own purposes, a decorative version of this product, distinguished by its beauty, is usually installed. But for the others listed above, large slabs with barbed wire across the top are installed. They are distinguished by their height and incredible strength, so that they are very difficult to overcome.
If you are going to install it yourself, then you need to consider one important point. A normal section weighs about 70 kg, but the process of its installation is quite simplified. Because of the weight, you can attract another person from among your friends or relatives to do the work.
Photos of the fence installation process