On residential and commercial properties where ensuring a high level of security is a top priority, chain link fencing is an option to consider. But in situations where aesthetics is equally as important as security, a significant number of homeowners and businesses are quick to rule out this type of fencing. If installing a chain link fence on your residential property is on your radar, don't be discouraged by the Debbie Downers out there.
Before you make a final decision on whether or not to install a chain link fence on your property based on its aesthetic potential, continue reading on below to find out some effective ways to add visual interest to the fence and your entire residential landscape.
Repaint the fence
With the right paint, you can transform your chain link fence into an eye-catching feature while maintaining the see-through quality of the fence. There is a wide assortment of metal paint colours available for you to choose from, so you can be sure to find a paint colour that is right for you and your home. Choose a paint colour that contrasts but blends nicely into the background. For example, a white or black fence will break the monotony of a green landscape in an attractive way. The best part is that you can repaint your fence immediately after it is installed. If you want a different look for your home, you don't have to wait until your chain link fence starts to look rusty and faded to do the paint job.
Grow plants on the fence
Another clever way to improve the aesthetic impact of your chain link fence is to cover it with plants. A fence covered with plants also provides privacy. There are many different types of annuals that grow tall pretty quickly. You simply have to visit your local landscape supplies supplier and ask them which type of climbing plants will achieve your goals.
Install a bamboo screen
Erecting a roll of bamboo posts or reeds around a chain link fence is a great way to add a touch of natural beauty to the fence. Bamboo will add rustic appeal to your home in a stylish manner, but also add privacy.
Clearly, you're not short of options when it comes to making a chain link fence look beautiful. For more ideas on what to do in this regard, consider talking to a fence contractor that installs chain link fencing.