Chicago Fence Contractors

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Choosing the Right Fence for Your Family

Posted on December 28th, 2017 by Scott Norman

When you are considering a new fence for your family home, keep these factors in mind when consulting with your Chicago fence contractor: Fences for Your Kids Fences are a great way to keep your kids safe. For families with younger children, having a fence can add piece of mind for the parents. A well-constructed […]

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How to Make your Fence Spooktacular This Halloween

Posted on October 23rd, 2017 by Scott Norman

Wrought iron fences are aesthetically pleasing throughout the year, but they have a special lure during the month of October when neighborhoods transform into spooky streets. If you have a wrought iron fence in Chicago, incorporate it this Halloween with these décor ideas: Ghosts Holding Hands If your wrought iron fence in Chicago has tall […]

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Prepping Your Fence for Snow

Posted on October 20th, 2017 by Scott Norman

To keep your fence in top condition, you will need to be prepared for the snowy months. If you do not want to have to call a fence repair company around Chicago, then follow these fence tips to keep your fence looking great all year: Wood Fence Prep: Wood fences are the most susceptible to […]

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Why Your Property Needs a Security Gate

Posted on September 25th, 2017 by Scott Norman

Reduce Insurance Costs It pays off to be less vulnerable to a home invasion! Your homeowner’s insurance company will likely reduce your rates when you take this extra measure to secure your home. Fence companies in Chicago can install a gate that will add an extra layer of protection for you and your family, your […]

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Avoid Neighbor Disputes with Fence Etiquette

Posted on September 20th, 2017 by Scott Norman

Property lines and construction projects can make for ugly disputes in your neighborhood if not handled carefully. Avoid a costly tear down of your fence or an awkward encounter with your neighbor by following these important fence etiquette tips: Stay on the Safe Side You may think you know where your property ends and your […]

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Prevent Your Wood Fence from Rotting

Posted on August 22nd, 2017 by Scott Norman

Whether you choose a wood fence for beauty, or for privacy, the natural warmth of wood Is yours to enjoy and protect. Unfortunately, your wood fence has natural enemies. A fence company in Chicago can help you fix your fence if it begins to rot, but here are a few ways to help you prevent […]

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4 Fence Terms You Never Knew

Posted on August 22nd, 2017 by Scott Norman

If you contract a company to build a wrought iron fence in Chicago, you may want to understand some of their vocabulary when it comes to the design of the fence. Here is a small glossary of fence terms for your benefit: Pickets Pickets are the vertical pieces that make up much of the appearance […]

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5 Backyard Improvements to Add the Most Value

Posted on July 13th, 2017 by Scott Norman

Add More Trees Trees add many benefits for a yard. They provide shade, privacy, and are aesthetically pleasing. Another benefit of trees is that they appreciate over time! Experts usually say the younger the better for when you plant your trees, but if you want to add value to your home quickly than plant 8-foot-tall […]

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Keep Your Pet Safe With a Fence From Top Line Fence

Posted on July 5th, 2017 by Scott Norman

As a pet owner, it is your responsibility to keep your pet safe. Whether they are inside or out, your home and yard should be a secure and safe space for them to roam. Contacting a fence company in Chicago for a fence around your yard will not only give your home more privacy and […]

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Why to Use Chain Link Fences in Chicago

Posted on June 23rd, 2017 by Scott Norman

At Top Line Fence, one of our specialties is erecting chain link fence in Chicago. Chain length fencing is a versatile and affordable option for enclosing areas like backyards, sports fields, playgrounds and commercial areas. Also known as hurricane or cyclone fencing, due to its durability and ability to withstand gale force winds, chain link […]

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Chicago Ornamental Iron

Posted on June 10th, 2017 by Scott Norman

High-quality, professionally installed iron fencing can add beauty and elegance to any exterior space. At Top Line Fence, Chicago ornamental iron work is one of our many services. We specialize in top-quality custom iron railings, iron fences and iron gates, all designed for great looks and maximum durability. With iron fencing from Top Line Fence, […]

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How To Create Privacy In Your Backyard

Posted on May 31st, 2017 by Scott Norman

No matter how much you love your neighbors, there are just some days you want privacy in your backyard. Whether your neighbors are doing some construction, hosting a big party, or mastering their new deck – suddenly you can feel like your backyard is no longer a relaxing place. There are many ways that you […]

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5 Things To Know Before Installing A Fence

Posted on May 15th, 2017 by Scott Norman

As you know, fences are a great way to provide security, boost curb appeal, and increase the privacy of your home. What you may not know, is not all fences are made equal. If you are considering hiring a Chicago fence company to install a fence for your home, it’s best to start by doing […]

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6 Features Of Wrought Iron

Posted on April 27th, 2017 by Scott Norman

Have you ever given any thought to having wrought iron railings in Chicago at your home or place or business? Known for their beauty and durability, wrought iron fencing will add a touch of elegance to your property that lasts for years. And with our dedication to quality service and the use of only the […]

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Why Chain Link Fences Provide Good Security

Posted on April 7th, 2017 by Scott Norman

Chain link fences are not always the first choice for an aesthetically pleasing fence. However, there is one large benefit to chain link fences in Chicago that makes them so popular – security. Wrought iron fences also offer homeowners strong security, however, in terms of cost effectiveness wrought iron wears a larger price tag. But […]

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Choose Flowers To Give Chicago Fences a Facelift This Spring

Posted on March 12th, 2017 by Scott Norman

Chain link fences are valued for security, durability, and affordability, but not for their aesthetic appeal. You wouldn’t think of a chain link fence as a beautiful addition to the front or back of your property. But it doesn’t have to be that way! With help from one of the great Chicago fence companies and […]

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How A Fence Can Increase Home Value

Posted on March 1st, 2017 by Scott Norman

Are you looking for ways to improve the value of your home before the spring selling season? There are lots of options—from a kitchen or bathroom remodel to a new roof or fresh paint job. As your local fence company in Chicago, we are here to share with you a few tips from our team […]

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How To Find A Chicago Fence Contractor

Posted on February 7th, 2017 by Scott Norman

Finding a reputable Chicago fence contractor can be difficult if you are not sure what to look for. Homeowners and property managers often have the following concerns: are they licensed and insured, do they have a successful track record, will they stand behind their work, and do they provide high-quality work with the best materials. […]

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Wrought Iron vs. Ornamental Iron

Posted on February 7th, 2017 by Scott Norman

At Top Line Fence, we have heard just about every question when it comes to fence repairs and installation. One of the most common questions we are asked is what the difference is between wrought iron and Chicago ornamental iron. Today, the terms “wrought iron” and “ornamental iron” are used interchangeably. However, historians will give […]

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3 Questions To Ask Your Fence Contractor

Posted on January 26th, 2017 by Scott Norman

Are you looking to hire a fence company in Chicago? Along with determining the type of fence that will be best for your property and choosing a material, finding a fence company can be difficult. As a homeowner, it is important that you know what to look for when beginning your search for a trusted […]

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