ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)
Yes, Columbus Fence Company do provide free estimates. There are two ways to avail of it; you can either call us at 520-462-4332, or you can fill out the form here in our website. If you will do the latter, we strongly encourage you to carefully type in your details to ensure that all the information are correct. Even when its free, Columbus Fence Company can still guarantee you with the accuracy of our estimates. We carefully take measurements to make sure that we get to compute using the correct data. However, Columbus fence company cannot guarantee the 100% accuracy of our estimates since actual price may vary due to different factors.
Columbus fence company cannot give an exact schedule as of this writing especially because a lot of other factors affect the installation schedule. The manufacturing time significantly affects the installation schedule but normally varies depending on the size and the design of the fence. But on average, manufacturing takes about 5 weeks, but can even be longer or shorter. But we can assure you that once the fences are ready for installation, we will schedule the installation at the earliest time possible. Usually, we can schedule it in the next 1 to 2 weeks, but you can wait for our notice for the final schedule.
Fence installation takes about a week on average. However, there are certain circumstances wherein it takes up to 2 to 3 weeks. Typically, Columbus fence company suspend work because of bad weather and holidays. Installation is twice as hard in bad weather and at the same time, it affects the quality of installation work. Through the installation period, the working days are nonconsecutive to allow enough time for cement curing. We want to take the proper steps and observe appropriate process to ensure that we get the finest results. Rest assured that our team is equipped with skills to properly handle an efficient installation work.
Yes, we can gladly do so. Fence permits require tedious paperwork that can cause hassle for property owners. But since it is our job to do the installation, we integrated the permits in our services as well. In the past, we have encountered countless delays due to late permits. To avoid such postponements, we decided to take matters into our own hands. But although we can work on it for you, we still need your help in providing the required documents such as
- Neighbor’s signature forms
- Signature notarization
- Neighborhood association approval
- Mortgage survey
To secure a permit as early as possible, please ensure that you submit your documents ahead of time.
We have lots of fencing materials that you can choose from. Often, property owners just settle with what’s available due to the lack of choices and we want to avoid it from happening. Aside from that, we want to be able to make sure that we get to use the appropriate material for the purpose. Using mismatched materials can lead to early wearing out of materials. Hence, it fails to give the money’s worth without getting to maximize its full capacity. Listed below are the different fence materials we offer:
- Vinyl fences
- Backstop fences
- Simtek fences
- Ornamental aluminum and steel fences
- Wooden fences
- Chain link fences
It depends on your location because not all areas have implementing rules on fences. If you are unfamiliar of the rules and legal restrictions in your area, it is best to consult with local authorities. We suggest looking into this early so as to not waste time and to avoid delays. There are instances in the past wherein the fences are all set for installation but then, it does not meet the set requirements for fences in the areas, and it turned out to be a huge disappointment. If you can, try to look for written rulebook to properly aid in the selection and installation of fences.
Although it is not mandatory to consult your neighbors, it is recommended to do so. Consulting with your neighbors early on can help avoid getting into conflict or misunderstandings. Aside from that, you will never know if you’re lucky enough to have a generous neighbor who will chip in. But regardless of that, your neighbor will surely appreciate the courtesy of informing them. Besides, they benefit too in knowing about it early on because they can anticipate installation work in the upcoming weeks. If they are sensitive about noise they won’t be surprised, and they can make prior adjustments on their end.
The depth of the fence posts is proportional to the height of the fence itself. It is only through identifying the fence height that you can be able to determine the appropriate height of fence posts. We all know that fence posts are essential in maintaining the stability of the fence posts. To reinforce it further, it also needs to concrete in it. To give you an idea on how deep fence posts are, average sized fences need 3 to 4 feet deep fence posts. So if you are looking into taller fences, you will certainly be needing deeper fences.
Most fences are not designed to be in contact with the ground. Because the ground has moisture in it, the contact may facilitate the transfer of moisture on to the fence. Frequently, moisture causes metal materials to rust, which can cause damage on the fence. In the worst-case scenario, fences may incur massive damage and might need replacement. However, if your fences are designed to touch the ground, then you need not worry because it has enough protection against moisture and rust. This is the reason why its important to get fences which are appropriate for the intended use of the fence.
Yes, weather has a massive effect on installation. It makes the work twice as challenging for the labor force which may compromise the overall quality of the work. Bad weather includes extreme conditions such as too high temperature, too low temperature, humidity, and heavy rain. When weather is far from usual it may cause the materials to either contract or swell and may fail the concrete setting. Rest assured that we will give early notice in case there is a suspension of work. As much as we want to finish the installation the soonest possible time, we don’t want to compromise the quality of work.
It depends on the purpose of the fence. Different materials are intended to match different uses. To ensure maximum satisfaction and performance, be sure to use the appropriate materials. For property owners who are seeking for private fences, we surely recommend getting vinyl fences or Cedar wood fences. Meanwhile for property owners who want the most affordable fences, we suggest getting either chain link fences or Simtek fences. Meanwhile, if you want heavy duty fences, we advise opting for metal materials such as steel and aluminum. If you need help in picking out the right material, The Tucson Fence Company can surely help you.
It depends on the purpose and your preference. If you want utmost privacy and complete cover, you are better off with tall fences. For the best cover, 7 to 10 feet tall fences will certainly work in your favor. Tall fences can secure your property and can ensure your safety. However, if your fences are intended to serve as an ornament or to contain small kids, you can opt for shorter fences instead. Shorter fences are easier to install and are likely to be more affordable. Your need plays a significant role in determining the proper height of fences that you need.
Fences last for about 10 years or longer. The longevity of fences depends on the material and the quality of fences. So to ensure that your fences lasts long, it is necessary to ensure that you get from trusted fence companies. Metal fences such as aluminum and steel are both known for their durability. These fences can last long with minimum maintenance. Wood fences, on the other hand, requires more maintenance than average. Wood needs proper chemical treatment prior to installation to ensure that it stays safe from mites and other insects which may damage it. Wood can easily deteriorate without sufficient maintenance.