Chicago Fence Contractors

Residential & Commercial


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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2017 Exterior Home Trends

Posted on January 18th, 2017 by Scott Norman

As a premier fence company in Chicago, it is important that we always stay ahead of the curve with current home trends. We not only want to design fences for our customers that are secure, we want to enhance the exterior beauty of their homes. Top Line Fence is a second generation owned family-operated business, […]

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Design Matters

Posted on December 30th, 2016 by Scott Norman

Adding a fence to your home is often about adding privacy and security to your home. What often can be forgotten is the aesthetic touch a beautifully designed fence could add to your landscape. Here at Top Line Fence, we take pride in setting aside time to discuss the landscaping design our customers are looking […]

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Prevention & Maintenance For Your Ornamental Iron

Posted on December 14th, 2016 by Scott Norman

As an owner of a Chicago ornamental iron fence, we are certain that you will find ornamental iron to be a great investment. Ornamental iron has the ability to offer a combination of durability, elegance, and structural soundness. Additionally, it proves security without blocking views like a wood fence. In order to keep your Chicago […]

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How Can Winter Affect Your Wood Fence?

Posted on November 21st, 2016 by Scott Norman

Here in Chicago, we have had a pretty mild fall. However, this does not mean that we do not need to prepare our homes for winter. The same things you do not like about winter, especially cold temperatures and snow, your wood fence does not either. The winter preparation and care required for your fence […]

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Fence Repair Chicago

Posted on November 8th, 2016 by Scott Norman

With the arrival of November, it is important that we, as homeowners, are prepared for Chicago’s harsh weather conditions in late fall and winter. From several feet of snow to freezing temperatures to severe winds, Chicago has seen it all. With these harsh weather conditions comes unexpected damages to your property. At Top Line Fence, […]

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How To Repair A Rusted Wrought Iron Railing

Posted on October 26th, 2016 by Scott Norman

Wrought iron fences and railings are often a very desirable type of fence due to the appearance. Wrought iron running along your home’s perimeter provides an elegant look to a traditional home. Wrought iron fences can be as elegant and formal as pickets and rails with a basic speared top, or as decorative and ornamental […]

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Why Ornamental Iron?

Posted on October 6th, 2016 by Scott Norman

From apartment buildings to residential properties to office buildings, ornamental iron fences are great for every type of property. Ornamental iron is great for those who want to keep their property secure, while adding a fence that is aesthetically pleasing. Here at Top Line Fence, we specialize in the construction of high-quality fences, made from […]

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Benefits Of Hiring A Fence Company Chicago

Posted on September 26th, 2016 by Scott Norman

DIY projects have been increasing in popularity in recent years. Doing a project yourself could be a great option to save you money for things like gifts, home decor, or organization hacks. When it comes to your fence, however, a DIY project could end up costing you more time and money. A fence company in […]

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Prepare Your Fence For Fall

Posted on September 13th, 2016 by Scott Norman

As we wave farewell to Summer 2016, it is time to prepare our homes for fall and winter in Chicago. Without proper preparation and care, your wood fence may not survive the harsh conditions. If you have lived in Chicago for many years, you know how frigid temperatures can get and how many feet of […]

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Chicago Fencing FAQ

Posted on August 9th, 2016 by Scott Norman

Here at Top Line Fence we have been proudly serving the Chicagoland area since 1972. As leaders in the residential and commercial fencing industry, we would like to share answers to frequently asked questions by customers. Will a Chicago fencing company provide a permit? Top Line Fence requires that the customer obtains the permit if […]

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What Is Ornamental Iron?

Posted on July 25th, 2016 by Scott Norman

Ornamental Iron is a decorative element that is oftentimes used in gates, fences, patio furniture, and hand rails. Ornamental iron is also more commonly known as wrought iron. Due to it being a weatherproof materially, it is a very attractive building material. Ornamental Iron is very popular in Chicago for several reasons. Chicago Ornamental Iron […]

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Why Have A Fence in Chicago?

Posted on July 14th, 2016 by Scott Norman

Aside from adding a definitive perimeter to your property, fencing in Chicago helps to keep your loved ones in and intruders out. It adds security to your home as well as value. Often times we are asked by our customers why they should install a fence for their Chicago home? The answer is simple. Safety […]

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How To Care For Your Wood Fence

Posted on June 20th, 2016 by Scott Norman

Newly constructed homes tend to be made of cedar or redwood. If you are installing a new fence these are really great options for fighting against rot and decay, as they are resistant to both. You should also get pressure-treated wood for posts. Posts go into the ground, being pressure-treated will help them fight against […]

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