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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How much does it cost to fix a fence?

The average cost of fence repairs is around $250, with most homeowners paying anywhere between $200 and $300. Fence repairs have a wide range of potential costs, however, ranging from $50 to as much as $1,443. The cost of your fence repair project depends on multiple factors, including where you live, what type of repair you need, the terrain and the fence materials used.

Contact several fence repair professionals near you to get an accurate cost estimate for your fence.

Why does my gate sag?

A gate can sag for a number of reasons. One common reason is that the screws holding the hinges in the wood or other post material have come loose, causing gravity to pull the fence down. Another common problem is the gate post’s lack of stability. Posts can become loose and start to lean, or if they are wooden, they can even rot at the point where they meet the ground.

Should I repair or replace my fence?

Fence repair is better for common problems that only affect small areas, such as a broken picket or a shifting fence post. However, there is a rule of thumb to follow: If the repair project requires replacing 20% or more of your fence, it’s probably time to replace the whole fence. The exception to this rule is if the fence is fairly new and just part of it is damaged. 

What are some common fence repairs?

The most common fence repairs are aimed at fixing:

  • Missing boards or slats. This is a common problem with wood fences.
  • Fence material corrosion. This occurs on metal fences like chain link and iron.
  • A sagging gate. This could result from a tilting fence post or loose hinges.
  • Post movement. Typically, this is caused by frost, corrosion or water.
  • Stains. Moisture and other elements can stain fencing, which may require a professional to remove it.
  • Warping. Warped, curled, cupped or bent boards are unsightly and less effective and need to be replaced.

If you notice any of the above issues with your fence, reach out to fence repair professionals near you to start getting cost estimates and schedule an appointment.

Who installs fences?

Fencing contractors are the best choice when you want to have a fence installed on your property. While there are several types of professionals who can likely handle this service — including handymen, landscapers and general contractors — a fencing contractor has the experience to know what could cause potential problems in the long run. This might include wet spots, vegetation or other issues with the land. 

When choosing a professional to install a fence on your property, make sure they have credentials and experience.

How much does it cost to fix a gate?

Gates can be more expensive to fix than other parts of a fence, and there are several reasons for this. The first is that gates are the only moving parts on a fence — hence they have more components that can wear out, as well as friction and the potential for rusting and sagging. Fixing a gate may require a total replacement or simply replacing certain components like hinges. Sometimes, the repair may involve fixing the surrounding fence.

Contact several gate repair professionals near you to get an accurate cost estimate for your gate.

What are some common gate repairs?

The most common gate repairs tend to be associated with a sagging gate. A gate repair professional will check the hinge system. If the hinges have come loose, they will detach the gate, set the hinges in the proper location and reattach everything. 

Another common repair is replacing or repairing a sagging fence post by digging a new posthole and/or using a concrete footing.

What's the cheapest fence to install?

The cheapest type of fence to install is (usually) a chain-link fence. Averaging between $7 and $12 per linear foot, this type of fencing is strong and secure and allows homeowners to maintain visibility while adding protection to their property. Chain-link fences are constructed from steel coated in aluminum, vinyl or zinc for weather resistance. 

You can get a more accurate cost estimate for your chain-link fence by contacting professionals who specialize in installing these fences. 

Read our cost guide on fence installation costs to see prices for other types of fences.

How much does it cost to put up a chain-link fence?

Chain-link fence is one of the most affordable options for adding safety and value to your home or business. The national average chain-link fence installation cost is $2,750. Chain-link fences are relatively simple for the pros to install; a fence of less than 150 linear feet can often be put up in under one day. A good rule of thumb is to add an additional workday for each additional 100 linear feet of fence to be installed.

Chain-link fence installation costs are affected by the fluctuating cost of steel, regional labor rates, the height of fence you select, and the features you select, such as a powder-coated finish. The industry standard is galvanized steel, which is rust- and corrosion-resistant. Galvanized chain-link fence installation cost, including labor and materials, is typically $12 per linear foot. For a more contemporary and elegant option, black powder-coated galvanized chain-link fence might cost approximately $15 per linear foot on average, including materials and labor. For industrial sites or businesses, 10-foot-high galvanized chain-link fences may provide additional security, but also have an added cost. A 10-foot-high chain-link fence could cost $17-$18 per linear foot, including labor and materials.

Reviews for Kearny Mesa fence professionals
Carla T.
I love my new fence !! Quality is outstanding, his professionalism was great, J.C. was quick to respond, and the value of his work shows in my fence ! I'm so happy with the fence !!!
JC HandymanJC Handyman
Siddartha D.
Jean did a great job with our fence, he replaced 4 posts and repainted the entire fence.
J&P fenceJ&P fence
Thumbtack Customer
Jessie and his crew did a great job on my fence. They came on time and finished the job in 2 days. Fence looks great and I would definitely recommend Native Fence Co. to others.
Native Fence Co.Native Fence Co.
Craig B.
Gerardo is a great fence guy. We had our 24 year old wood fence replaced. He removed the old broken fence and put in the exact same new cedar fence and gate. His work is excellent. He communicates very promptly. He has a great personality, too. We highly recommend Gerardo for any of your fencing needs. We will hire him again, if the need arises.
Fence Repair and Installation (G Fencing)Fence Repair and Installation (G Fencing)
Debbie P.
Had fence repaired
Calmo’s LandscapeCalmo’s Landscape
Thumbtack Customer
Did an outstanding job on a difficult sloped fence project. Made the run of the fence look smooth and professional. Will hire Mark again for future projects.
Mark WeinbergMark Weinberg
Rina P.
I needed a part of my fence fixed as a section of my newly installed fence started to cave outwards. Jean was very responsive and came out the next day to give me an estimate. He was able to fix my fence by just replacing one part and did an excellent job! He is very detail oriented and knowledgeable about all things fencing. Highly recommend!
J&P fenceJ&P fence
Matt S.
Alberto and his partner did an excellent job on our fence and it we are confident that it will last us a lifetime. Our neighbor is also very pleased with the workmanship on the new fence.
Gabor H.
They showed up the very next day and installed one fence. The next day they installed a beautiful wooden fence all the way down my property .It looks so beautiful
mere Ramosmere Ramos
Kate A.
JC built our front fence + double gate in a day! He came back to adjust gate doors for us and to stain the fence. Fast communication, fair price, great craftsmanship!
JC HandymanJC Handyman
Mike S.
Louis did a fantastic job installing our vinyl fence. The work was great, he was punctual and very professional. I would highly recommend him to anyone needing a new fence.
SolidWood Handyman ServicesSolidWood Handyman Services
Shahab M.
Did a great job with my fence at a reasonable rate.
General workGeneral work
Thumbtack Customer
JC was great! Repaired the fence for a good price the same day!
JC HandymanJC Handyman
Dorathy S.
They worked swiftly and efficiently. The fence was done in two days including painting
Fence/ Handyman ServicesFence/ Handyman Services
Thumbtack Customer
Daniel did a very good job. He had a solid and creative solution for my fencing problems (an old wooden fence with a door that was sagging and a 200 pound Great Dane that liked to push on that door). Problem solved for a fair price.
Artistic Solutions LandscapingArtistic Solutions Landscaping
Dmitry M.
Great work, reasonable price. Juan is the man for any of your fence needs!
juan Domínguezjuan Domínguez
Sarah S.
Louis was communicative, professional and gave us a great deal on the fence we needed installed.
SolidWood Handyman ServicesSolidWood Handyman Services
Thumbtack Customer
Chadd came out and promptly begin installing the fence once bid was awarded. Even when the rains started he was out there with his partner still working on the fence, only stopping when the rain got too heavy and was a safety concern. Highly recommended!!
Chadd Rule Hauling and Fencing servicesChadd Rule Hauling and Fencing services
Thumbtack Customer
Mark built a very long, secure and beautiful fence that runs along the back of my property.
Mark WeinbergMark Weinberg
Mike C.
I had a complicated fence design that Antonio built from scratch. Great work all around.
Fence/ Handyman ServicesFence/ Handyman Services
Thumbtack Customer
Excellent work, great communication, hard work! Thank you for our awesome new fence and gate.
JC HandymanJC Handyman
Mindy K.
It was hard for me to pick just 3 qualities since he had so many. Quality, professionalism, timely, value, responsive, etc. The fence he built is fantastic! We would highly recommend hiring him for any fencing project. You will be VERY happy you did!
mere Ramosmere Ramos
Patrick H.
Gerardo is the real deal. He provided a free and reasonable estimate and the quality of his work was exceptional. He guided me through the process of choosing a modern and quality design for our fence and gates, when we were unsure of exactly what we were looking for. He and his team were extremely courteous and professional, the job was done within the estimated time for completion, and he removed the old fencing and left our property in better shape than when he arrived. I would recommend Gerardo to anyone looking for a quality and affordable fence installation, and we will certainly be using his services when it comes time for a future fence replacement or upgrade.
Fence Repair and Installation (G Fencing)Fence Repair and Installation (G Fencing)
Thumbtack Customer
Ben removed an old fence and built us an awesome fence that I can't stop starring at every time I go outside. His estimate was the best around and his work ethic was extremely impressive. If you want a good price that comes along with a perfectionist Ben is your guy!
BENding Fences and Home repairsBENding Fences and Home repairs
Don N.
Matthew did a great job fixing my fence. I would hire him again for future jobs.
MP ConstructionMP Construction
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