Frequently Asked Questions
Which fence requires the least amount of maintenance?
A vinyl fence will be the best selection if you are looking for a maintenance free fence. They will keep their beauty for years with virtually NO maintenance. A chain link fence will also require little or no maintenance.
Is there a warranty on my new fence from Anchor Fence?
At Anchor Fence Inc., we have a LIFETIME WARRANTY for vinyl fence material.
(excluding vinyl coated chain link), a 20 year warranty on all steel and aluminum fencing material. All residential fence installations come with a two (2) year workmanship warranty that will cover all installation defects that may occur.
What kind of fence should I get to keep my dog in the yard?
A 6ft privacy fence would be the best option to ensure your pets' safety and security. If you have a little dog or a dog that will not be inclined to jumping; a chain link fence should suit your needs and provide for a cost efficient fence.
How fast can my fence get installed from Anchor Fence Inc.?
Depending on the type of fence you would like, as well as time of the season; most installations can be complete within one (1) to four (4) weeks.
What are the code restrictions for pool fencing?
You will need to check with your local building department for the appropriate codes; however, the majority of cities require an aluminum fence that is in compliance with BOCA code(s).
Can I paint my wood fence?
You should only use sealants and stains on your wood fence. Generally most brands are ok to use. You should never paint a wood fence. The paint will peel or chip and become an eyesore.
How can I find the lot line?
You can reference your mortgage survey, plot/site plan, contact your realtor, or have a stake survey done by a registered surveyor. Your local building department may have a copy of your site plan as well.
Who takes care of getting permits and calling Miss Dig?
Anchor Fence Inc. can take care of these tasks for you or you have the option to handle them yourself. It is wise to contact your local building department and ask what their preference is.
How deep do you set fence posts?
Anchor Fence Inc. cements posts according to city/county codes. Typically 42" deep.
Why shouldn't I go with a fence company with no physical office building?
Fence companies with no physical office building are typically a crew or crews working out of the company owner's house. This type of company has only been in business for only a short period of time and lacks proper experience as well as reputation.
Anchor Fence Inc. has over 120 years of experience and has been in business since 1892. Anchor Fence Inc. also has liability insurance and workman's compensation, which this type of small business typically does not have.
What are your terms for installation?