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Fencing the Greater Atlanta Area
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Swimming Pool Safety Fences in Atlanta

If you’re looking for pool fencing experts in the Greater Atlanta area, Apex Fence Company has the fencing contractors you need.

We install over 250,000 feet of fencing every year in the Atlanta area, and we have the experience and reputation you can trust!  All that experience means that when you are deciding what kind of pool safety fence is right for you, whether it’s for your kids, dogs, or both, call us now to get your free quote!

Reasons to Install a Pool Fence

Pool Fences Provide Peace of Mind

A swimming pool fence is a decorative accessory for your home that also provides safety and peace of mind.

In addition to bringing you peace of mind so that pets and children stay safe around your pool, having a professionally installed swimming pool fence adds value to your property — an important consideration if you plan to sell it at some point in the future.

A pool fence can add a great deal of beauty and style to the exterior of your home, and Apex Fence Company has a range of different materials and designs available.

BOCA Codes Must Be Met

The swimming pool fence building codes can differ widely between cities and counties in Georgia. If they are not followed precisely, you could receive a summons or inadvertently be responsible for a pet or child falling in your pool.

Apex Fence Company has the experience and knowledge needed to install your pool fence so that it meets and exceeds the stipulations set forth by the county or city where your house is located. You can hire us with confidence and know that you will get an attractive fence that meets all Georgia fencing regulations.

A Pool Fence Gives You Privacy

Another important criterion when it comes to having a pool fence installed is privacy. Being able to enjoy your pool in private without your neighbors peeking at you when you are relaxing is extremely important to most homeowners.

Knowing that the neighborhood kids can see that you are taking a dip in your pool and want to join you can greatly decrease your enjoyment of it. This same idea applies to those adult neighbors who always seem to come to visit you — uninvited and armed with their sunblock and beach towel — as you are preparing to slip into your pool for a relaxing dip.

Attractive Materials and Designs

Pool fences do not have to be chain link, though there is nothing wrong with choosing this material if you need something that is budget-friendly.

There are a number of other types of materials that can be used for your pool fence. Decorative metal pool fences add a significant amount of class and charm to your property. Wood swimming pool fences are available in many different styles that are designed to make your yard look fantastic while still ensuring that kids and pets are kept away from the water.

Apex Fence Company is the number one pool fence installer in the Atlanta, Georgia area. Our installers work closely with you to determine the right fence for your home and pool. Contact us today to schedule your free quote.

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Pool Safety Codes in the Greater Atlanta Area

Pool Fence Codes in GA can be Tricky

The purpose of a pool fence is to save lives, and codes affecting your pool fence vary by county and city. The purpose of a pool fence is to save lives and know that your pool must be surrounded by an approved barrier. Trust the professionals at Apex Fence Company guide you towards a pool fence that meets local safety codes and looks great with your home, too.

Pool Fence Materials and Construction

Pool Fences can be constructed from all different kinds of materials. The most common are:

The codes that apply to pool fencing vary due to different required heights and materials depending on where in the area you reside. 

For example, the spaces between vertical members must be less than 4″ on fences 5′ or taller. The allowable spacing for a 4′ tall fence is only 1-3/4″ wide. Horizontal members must be 45″ apart so as to not provide a foothold for children to climb over. Chain link fences for pool applications use a smaller mesh size which is 1-1/4″.

    Pool Fence Permits in the Atlanta Metro

    Most areas do not require a permit to erect a fence. The local cities that DO require a permit are:

    When you decide to install a fence with Apex Fence Company, we will guide you through the process so that getting your permit is as painless as possible. We also provide you with the necessary fence permit paperwork and can work with your HOA’s specifications, if you have one. 

    We offer additional support to City of Atlanta residents by offering the services of our permit expediter for a small fee plus permit fees.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Do you have to have a fence around an inground pool? What about an above-ground pool?

    In Georgia, all swimming pools must have a fence surrounding them. There may also be specific rules and regulations on how the fence should be constructed based on the city.

    Client Testimonials
    • We had Apex build our fence and arbors a couple of months ago and are very pleased with their service and their quality of workmanship and especially our new and beautiful metal fence. Carl was an excellent, knowledgeable, and cordial salesperson. We highly recommend Apex Fencing.

    • We had a large 4 rail fence installed in preparation for a pool installation. The job was scheduled and completed quickly- meeting all of my expectations. A few weeks later, we needed to change the gating configuration. The company responded quickly and made the adjustments. The crews that accomplished the work were professional, respectful and communicated throughout the process. Fast forward to the latest job they accomplished for us - We needed to have some of the fencing "re-installed" as a result of bringing in the heavy equipment for the pool install. Once again, excellent work, professional workers, polite and on time. I highly recommend this company for anyone looking for fencing.

    • We are investors and have used Apex Fence Company on several occasions to install fences at our properties. They consistently provide great service, fair prices and top-quality work. We highly recommend them and will continue to use them for all our fencing needs. -Lish Properties

    • Working with Apex Fencing was a really great experience! The price was reasonable, Carl (one of the owners) was extremely knowledgeable, and our fence looks GREAT! When Apex thought they were finished with our fence, I discovered a major problem that was our fault - I called Carl and apologized for the problems I had caused, but expressed a strong need to have it fixed quickly. He had his men out first thing the next morning taking care of a problem that I caused for myself. I fully recommend this company and will definitely use them again if I ever need to fence another yard!

    • OK, when the neighbors come over and tell you they have "fence envy", you know you chose the right company! Apex gave us exactly what we were looking for and at a good price too. Sure, we could have gone cheaper, but I didn't want a cheap looking fence. The crew made it work for MY schedule which was important since we were on a deadline. Overall we couldn't be happier with the new metal fence. Thanks Apex!

    • We recently had a chain linked fence installed. Tom (sales) was very thorough and did an excellent job answering all my questions. The crew showed up on time, were hard workers, were very professional and did a great job. Apex Fence Company exceeded my expectations and that rarely happens! I would highly recommend using them to anyone!

    • After meeting with several disappointing fence company representatives, Tom was a breath of fresh air. He was on time, polite and said "Yes we can" when everyone else said "No we can't" or grumbled. We are very happy with the finished product.

    • The crew was very professional and came to work on time. They kept me informed when there was complications and if they foresaw weather interference with the job. Would recommend Apex to others who would like to redo their fence.

    • I had a chain link fence installed on one of my rental properties. They did a great job and I feel the price was reasonable I'm pleased with the product, service, and they left the job site clean upon completion.

    • Apex Fence was reliable and easy to work with. Their finished product at our home was superb... We even had them do fences at two of our other properties.
      We highly recommend Apex Fence Company. -Kimmy Ryder

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