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IS IT TIME TO REPAIR OR REPLACE YOUR CHAIN LINK FENCE?

Chain link fences are extremely durable and your average commercial fencing in Toronto should last at least 20 years. However, it is important to know the signs it is time to replace your fence and not solely base it on age. If you recognize the signs, you can replace your fence and reinforce the perimeter without having to worry about going a few days or weeks with a broken fence later on.



SIGNS TO LOOK FOR BEFORE REPLACING YOUR CHAIN LINK FENCE

Some signs it may be time for a fence replacement include:

  • Holes - If you notice any holes, you should have your fence repaired immediately. By not fixing your fence, you risk leaving your business property vulnerable and open to intruders. Typically holes in your fence may be caused by kids climbing, animals chewing or damage near the fence.
  • Sagging - A sagging post will cause your entire chain link fence in Toronto to droop and weaken over time. Fences must remain tight in order to stay upright. If your fence has been climbed on, hit by an object or a post broke loose, you will need to replace the sagging posts to preserve the integrity of your fence.
  • Uneven Gates - If the gate will not swing open or will not stay shut, your fence is most likely in need of repairs. This can be due to sagging or improper installation. Regardless, your fence will need to be replaced.


ASSESSING YOUR OPTIONS FOR A CHAIN LINK FENCE

If all of the signs are telling you it is time to replace your fence, you have some options. First, you will want to speak with our fencing contractors in Toronto to measure the area. If your fence has been damaged, we will assess the damage and provide recommendations for repairs. If you are simply looking for an upgrade to your existing commercial chain link fence, you have many options available to you.

Next, you will want to consider colours. Chain link fences do not only come in silver. In fact, you can have your fence coated in black or green to match your landscape. You will also want to consider height. If trespassers have been climbing over your fence, leading to damage, now is the perfect time to install a taller fence to deter such behaviour in the future.

To assess all of your commercial fencing needs, speak with the experts at City Fence. We have a wide variety of fencing options if you are choosing a new installation, as well as repair services for damaged fences.

For more information about installing chain link fences in Oakville, Brampton, Toronto, or surrounding areas contact us at 416-506-0135 or
request a quote online.

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