Wisconsin fence law doesn’t require you to ask your neighbor for permission to build your own fence on your own land. It also strongly encourages neighbors to reach agreements about their fences. We always strongly encourage all our customers to talk to their neighbors before we begin work, just to make sure there aren’t any misunderstandings. Most people get into trouble when they don’t pay attention to the boundary line of a property. While fences don’t form a new boundary line, they certainly can stray onto land your neighbor owns if you’re not careful. This can lead to a..
“Etiquette.” It isn’t the first thing you think of when you think of a fence, is it? But when you build a fence your home isn’t the only thing you’re changing. Unless you live way out in the country, you’re changing your neighborhood, too. Neighborhoods mean people, and people mean etiquette. Fail #1: You didn’t talk to your neighbors first. You’re building the fence on your property. With your money.So it might rankle to think you might have to talk to anyone else.But think of all the annoyances that fence could bring. You could block a view your neighbor likes.
We recently attended the spring NARI home show, like we do every year. One of the questions we found ourselves answering a great deal was whether or not a fence would help homeowners improve property values when it was time to sell. May, the month realtors suggest is the very best month to put a house on the market, is fast approaching, and so selling is on a lot of minds. We aren’t sure it would be accurate to say that a fence adds anything to the dollar value of the home. If you’re..