If you have a pool in your yard and you want to have it fenced in, there are some different things that you should take into consideration in order to know you are going with the best type of fencing. Here are some of the things you may want to consider and information on a few of the different options available to you:
A glass fence – You can choose to have a glass fence installed around your pool. One of the things you should be prepared for with regards to this type of fencing is it can be a bit costlier than some of the other options. Also, it will obviously need more regular cleaning in order for it to continue to look its best. However, going with a glass fence around your pool area offers you a fence you can see right through, so you can watch the kids, enjoy a nice view of the area, and not feel fenced in while you are outside trying to enjoy a beautiful time poolside. A perfect example of a time when you should really consider this type of fencing is when your yard is situated on a hill that offers breathtaking views. The glass allows you to swim or lay out by the pool while still taking in all those fantastic views you have from the yard.
A chain link fence – You can choose to put up a chain link fence to fence in the area around your pool. A chain link fence still allows you to be able to clearly see inside of the pool area from the outside, and outside of the pool area while you are in the pool. However, you won't need to put nearly as much work into keeping the chain link fence maintained as you would a glass fence. You will also have to see the chain link, which isn't quite as glamorous-looking, if this is the look you would prefer for your pool area.
A wooden fence – If you like the idea of being in your pool without others being able to see you when they walk past your property or even when they are out in their own backyards, then you may want to go with a wooden fence. It will prohibit others from being able to watch what is happening in your pool area. However, you also need to realize that you won't be able to watch your pool area when you are outside of it -- and this may be a huge safety concern if you have children, since you won't be able to watch them unless you are right in the pool area with them.
A wrought iron fence – A wrought iron fence can be a fantastic choice for your pool area. It has a nice decorative look to it that will add to your pool area. It can also be easily seen through, so you will be able to keep an eye on what is going on in the pool area from a distance. In fact, wrought iron is one of the more popular choices many people choose to go with when it comes to pool area fencing.