Fence Ideas to Make Your Yard Ready for Summer

If you are looking for fence decoration ideas to make your yard ready for summer, look no further. From choosing the right fencing material to creating a seating area, there are many ways in which you can transform your backyard into a perfect summer retreat.     

Fence ideas to make your yard ready for summer

Here are some fence ideas you can consider for your backyard this summer: 

Choose the Right Fencing Material

When you are building the fence, make sure to consider the material, price, and the level of maintenance required. You can choose from various fencing options including:
• Wrought Iron Fencing –Strong and provides a unique look, but requires regular maintenance 
• Classic Picket Fence – Cost-effective and does not require painting
• Chain Link Fencing – Maintenance-free, but you may not get the desired privacy
• PVC Fencing – Affordable, but may not be strong 
• Wire Fencing – Provides security and is more durable

Create an Attractive Entrance

When getting your yard ready for this summer, do not forget to create an eye-catching entryway. You can build a pathway, plant colorful flowers, choose a decorative door, or construct a trellis to create a beautiful and attractive entrance. 

Incorporate the Height

Consider incorporating height into your fence design if you want a higher degree of privacy. Contact a fencing contractor to find the best fence height for your space.

Create a Space to Sit and Relax

Create a seating area where you and your family or friends can spend some quality time after sunset. Fences can be built in any shape and size. Talk to your fencing contractor to discuss the various options so you can build a seating area that fits your budget and your property’s typography. 

Illuminate the Features of Your Yard with Lighting

Add lighting to your fence. Lighting enhances the aesthetics of your yard including the swimming pool and any dining or seating areas. It provides essential illumination at night, aiding in the safety and accessibility of dining or seating areas after sunset. You can choose LEDs or low voltage lighting to save a great deal of money on your utility bills. 

Plant Trees Along Your Fence

Consider this evergreen privacy fence idea if you have a larger yard (and a larger budget). If you're patient, trees and plants can definitely increase the aesthetic appeal of your fences. Arborvitaes, for example, are fast-growing trees that may reach any desired height to cover your fence.

Bamboo Coverage for Your Chain-link Fence

What a lovely, inventive solution to a frequent issue! Chain link fences are useful, especially if you live in an area with a high prevalence of vandalism or wild animals. However, it’s not always the most attractive look. The bamboo roll-out design is very adaptable and wraps around the whole fence. It adds a serene touch to your garden and is an excellent way to add charm to your property this summer.

Decorate Your Chain Link Fence with Tins

Another great way to decorate your chain link fence is by dressing it up with tin cans. You can color the tin cans in a cheerful polka dot print and use them as flower pots. These will reduce the dull look of your fence and give it a unique design to it.

Embellish Your Fence with Glass Marble

You can embellish your fence with multicolored marble. The rainbow look is similar to stained glass in a church. However, the pattern is constructed of marbles rather than glass, which significantly reduces the cost. It's a lovely and unique way of accentuating the fence’s beauty.

Use these fence ideas to transform your backyard this summer and get ready to have fun outdoors!

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Ron Frazelle

Ron Frazelle is the Project Manager of La Habra Fence Company, a leading chain link fence company in Southern California for over 65 years. Ron is committed to providing the best customer service, high quality products and quick project completion at the best overall value for his clients. La Habra Fence offers a wide variety of fencing options, including chain link fences, ornamental iron fences, security cages and security gates.