Spruce Up Your Fence Before Selling Your Home

Feb 11, 2016 | Home Improvement

There are many great reasons to invest in a residential fence. Whether you need an enclosed area where your dog can roam or you simply enjoy the way a beautiful wood fence looks, residential fences offer many benefits. Many potential homebuyers also see the value in a residential fence, but if that fence has seen better days then it may turn them off and encourage them to look at other houses instead. Learn more about why you should take the time to spruce up your fence before selling your home in today’s blog, below.


Make sure your fence is in good shape before you put your house on the market.

Spruce Up Your Fence Before Selling Your Home

Make your home more attractive

When getting ready to sell their home, most homeowners are aware of all of the interior updates they need to make. But many don’t realize that how the outside of your home looks is just as important as the inside. After all, first impressions can have a huge impact on prospective buyers, so you want to make sure the impression you leave is a good one! Whether your wood fence needs a fresh coat of paint or your chain link fence needs to be updated, taking the time to improve your fence will make buyers more likely to take the plunge to see inside.

Make your home more desirable

While many people love the way a residential fence looks, many prospective homebuyers also desire a fence for the protection and security it will bring. How secure do you think a family will feel if their wood fence is missing a few planks? If your fence is starting to fall apart or has seen better days, it’s definitely worth taking the time to update it. If it’s truly worse for the wear, it may be a good investment to have the fence removed and replaced before putting your home on the market because a good fence can be such a huge selling point for families with kids and pets.

Contact Excel Fencing and Decking Today

Excel Fencing and Decking has been proud to service Harford County since 1998, giving you the very best in custom built decks, fences, and home remodeling. If you’re interested in having a top-quality deck installed then give us a call. Our dedicated teams of deck professionals have the know-how and expertise to repair or install any kind of decking. Call us at 410-803-9499 or fill out a contact form and one of Excel’s representatives will contact you promptly.