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Benefits of Residential Chain Link Fences

Benefits of Residential Chain Link Fences hercules gsa

Chain link fences have many benefits that make them ideal for residential use.

Chain link fences are one of the more popular and widespread options for both residential and commercial fencing. Serving as boundaries for suburban neighborhoods and public spaces, they are one of the many fencing options available if you are planning to install a fence on your property. Chain link fences have many benefits that make them ideal for residential use. And there are many ways to enhance a chain-link fence to make it look just as aesthetically. Here are some of the benefits of chain link fencing for your home.


One of the most significant benefits of chain link fencing is that it is incredibly affordable. Unlike other fences that come as panels or individual posts, chain link comes as a roll that can easily be stretched between poles. If you are fencing a large area, you can save significantly on installation with chain link fencing. 

Low Maintenance

Chain link fences require very little maintenance. This is another reason why homeowners love this material for their yards. The galvanized steel is highly resistant to rust and requires very minimal upkeep. Unlike wrought iron, there is no rust to be removed or stains that need painting. To clean the fence, sweeping or rinsing it down with water is enough to remove dust and debris.


When it comes to security, chain link fences provide adequate protection for your home. Their shorter height and transparency mean some prefer more solid fencing options, but they provide security nonetheless. Chain link fences are also great for keeping pets and small children safe in the yard.

Quick Installation

The simplicity of the chain link design makes it the fastest fence to install, especially if you are pressed for time. The posts need to be secured in the cement base. But once the posts are installed, the chain link is rolled out and attached to the poles and rails. You can fence your entire yard in just one day!


Just because chain link fences have a fairly simple design doesn’t mean that you can add some visual appeal to your property. You can customize the heights, gauges, or color coatings, and you can choose from a variety of gates. The common choices include a swing gate, walkthrough gate, or an automatic sliding gate.

You can also add some plants or flowers to your fence to give it a more natural look. One way to do so is to grow hedges along the fence. When plants grow up against the fence, they can hide it from view. This gives you the look of a natural border with the added security of a fence.

Contact Hercules GSA Today!

Whether you need a commercial or a high-security fence, Hercules Fence GSA can do the job for you. We have been providing professional, quality service since 1955 and work to uphold our reputation every day. We have locations across the Maryland and Washington Metropolitan area and are ready to cater to your fencing needs. Give us a call at (410)-799-1555 or contact us online. You can also follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest for more updates.

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