Privacy Fencing

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Posted by: from Corning
12/12/2007 at 7:55:31 PM

I'm currently selling my home. I'm considering putting up a privacy fence around the back yard before listing the property. The main reason for this is that my neighbor is not exactly enthusiastic about the upkeep of his yard. I'm afraid it will be an eyesore to prospective buyers. I don't want to put a lot of money into fencing but want something that looks nice and is durable.

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John in San Francisco
Date/Time4/15/2008 at 1:36:41 PM

You can try out Polyethylene Slats which one of my neighbours has. They are affordable, very durable and water and wind resistant.And best of all they can be quickly erected.

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Ria in Mission Hills
Date/Time4/18/2008 at 1:58:18 AM

Your decision of putting up a fence is correct. If I were in your shoes, I would not want to sacrifice the probability of being able to sell the property. Make sure however, that the fence would suit the style of your house.

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Lydia in Denver
Date/Time4/22/2008 at 4:46:21 PM

A fence is the easiest way to fix less than perfect neighbors, on many levels. A few accents can be added to the fence to make the yard it surrounds, an intimate.area even though it is outdoors.

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Claire in American Fork
Date/Time8/6/2014 at 11:37:48 AM

In this case, building a privacy fence seems like a great idea. It will prevent buyers from seeing your neighbor's unsightly yard, but will also be attractive to them because most people like to have privacy in their backyard. Look into building a privacy fence that matches the rest of your home.

You can talk to a fencing professional about cost-effective options for material.

Claire Reynolds

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