You can do more expensive improvements on your home other than a fence installation, to be sure. In addition to that, somebody has to install it, so you then have to go about finding an installer that knows what he’s doing. With everything you do, there are little tips and tricks that are important. Bear in mind that shady contractors are counting on you being clueless and just leaving everything up to them. Here are some very smart tips you should know before your fence is installed.
Learn right now that your fence will have more than one warranty, and if you doubt that then ask the contractor about materials warranties. The installer has their own guarantees and warranties which are different from everything else. What is also very surprising here is the contractor will have an obligation to meet the conditions of the warranty, and you know how much they do not want to do that. So as you can see, a lower end contractor could be difficult to deal with. But you never know, a more reputable contractor may drag his feet with getting replacement parts that are still under warranty. So talk to prospective contractors about this and see what they have to say.
Have you decided if you will buy the fence your self, or are you going to let the fence contractor sell it to you. So among other things, if there is enough variety with contractors, then interview them and ask the same important questions. You will be a bit lucky if your property is completely flat, although that is not a deal killer if it is not. Learning from the experiences of other people is always preferred, and for this it’s about homeowners who have gone through this process of buying a fence and having it installed. And it’s really best to have things in writing before you sign anything else or pay them money.
One of the worst problems is if your post holes are not the proper depth, and typically this means about three feet. So regardless of the ground material such as being rocky, you still have to meet this criterion for the posts. It may be a little insulting to stand there and watch while they are digging, so you can figure out some way to verify that all is well. A professional installer will very most likely not ever make this kind of mistake, but keep in mind they may have general laborers working for them. But consider that if any installation contractor does a poor job and fails to fix it, then that will eventually come back to them and hurt their business.
It is not such a small thing when you are having a fence put in on your property. This does not have to be over engineered or anything like that because you just need to make sure it goes smoothly. One thing is that if you hurry things along, then it becomes riskier because you can overlook important tasks or information.