Why is a Cedar Fence a Worthwhile Investment?

As homeowners, we often ask ourselves three main questions when considering a home project. Is the project necessary? Will we enjoy the final product? And importantly, will the finished product add value to our homes? Today, let’s tackle the last question – does a fence, particularly a Cedar fence, add value and curb appeal to a property?

The Impact of a Well-Maintained Fence on Property Value

A house’s outside space, including the yard, is a crucial aspect of its appeal. A professionally installed and well-maintained Cedar fence can certainly boost your property’s curb appeal and make your home stand out.

However, not all fences are created equal. Over time, Cedar can develop a grey patina due to sun exposure, potentially detracting from your home’s overall appeal. As a homeowner, it’s essential to maintain your Cedar fence properly, which includes regular staining to keep its beautiful wood color vibrant. For more on fence maintenance, check out our blog post on how to stain a fence.

Conversely, a neglected and decaying fence can hurt your property’s value. However, a new privacy fence not only brings a wow factor to your yard but also signals to potential buyers that they won’t have to deal with the cost of replacing the fence after moving in.

Cedar Fence Transformation: Before and After

Still unsure about the impact a Cedar fence can have? Don’t take my word for it! Take a look at these before and after photos from our recent installations at Draper Fencing Company.

Before image showing a yard with a old fence, lacking privacy and curb appeal. After image showcasing a stylish horizontal Cedar fence that transforms the yard, boosting curb appeal and providing privacy

Horizontal fences offer a modern style that can significantly boost your curb appeal.

Before image showing a yard with an old, worn-out fence, detracting from the property's overall appeal. After image displaying a beautifully installed shadowbox Cedar fence, enhancing the yard's aesthetic appeal and providing a sense of security and privacy.

Shadowbox fences are a traditional style that allows wind to pass through, maintaining privacy while ensuring a finished look on both sides of the fence.

More Than Just Curb Appeal: The Benefits of a Cedar Fence

A Cedar fence doesn’t just enhance curb appeal. It creates a safe space for family gatherings, relaxation, and playtime for your pets or kids. Prospective home buyers often value a fenced-in yard.

Cedar is an excellent material choice for wood privacy fences, thanks to its natural resins that resist bugs and other damaging insects. Its porous nature allows it to dry out evenly, reducing major warping, bowing, or twisting. For more information on the benefits of Cedar, check out our detailed blog post.

Boost Your Curb Appeal with Draper Fencing Company

If you’re ready to enhance your home’s curb appeal and value with a Cedar fence, give us a call at Draper Fencing Company. We offer a variety of styles, use premium-grade Cedar, and back our quality with material and craftsmanship warranties. Rest assured, choosing Draper Fencing Company means making a sound investment in your home.

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