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Q & A

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 Boulder fence professionals
Steve B.
Replacement of fence section and reinforcing of other sections of cedar fence.
Denver Fence & FountainDenver Fence & Fountain
Thumbtack Customer
I needed to replace a wood fence with a gate, and Roy responded quickly and came over to inspect the fence. His bid was competitive, and he completed the work in a short time. The fence looks great, and I wouldn’t hesitate to hire him again.
Western Pacific ContractorsWestern Pacific Contractors
Thumbtack Customer
Peter and his father did a wonderful, professional job on our fence. They were very quick with the work despite the freezing temperatures and snow. Peter always checked in to make sure everything was to our satisfaction. They disposed of and cleaned up all the old fence and scraps, leaving the whole area looking very nice. Other friends who have had fences put in recently commented that whoever did our fence did such a wonderful, professional job. We can't say enough positive feedback about Peter. Our neighbor decided to get a fence as well and also really loves the job Peter did. Definitely consider hiring Peter for your fence!!!
FENCE & DECKS LLCFENCE & DECKS LLC
Kai S.
Victor and his crew were punctual, considerate, professional and a delight to work with. I would highly recommend them for a new fence. My new fence looks just perfect. They did a wonderful job for me.
Top Quality Fence LLCTop Quality Fence LLC
Cheryl H.
Overall nice guy, scheduled the install quickly and are pleased with the new fence
RJ-GCservicesRJ-GCservices
Augie T.
Mike and his crew were fantastic! He gave me an affordable bid on installing a fence and got to work right away. Mike always answered his phone and stuck to his word. My new fence looks great! Hire this guy!
ATP Contractors INCATP Contractors INC
Thumbtack Customer
Hayden repaired a fence for me. Quick work and extremely nice. Would recommend highly.
Down to Earth LandscapingDown to Earth Landscaping
Michael D.
Lyons came out an engineered a fence to meet my rather unique requirements. This showed me that they really knew what they were doing. They came out when they said they would and completed he job in a timely manner. Fence looks great and it is built to last.
Top Notch FenceTop Notch Fence
Kelly S.
We needed a fence removed before an electrical project. They came and did the work quickly and for a good price.
Rise and Shine Lawn Care LLCRise and Shine Lawn Care LLC
Rachel B.
The workmen were great. They arrived on time and were very hard working and did a great job. There was initially some miscommunication about what fence we wanted, due to photos of examples not being referenced. After several phone conversations, we ended up with a fence we like a great deal.
A+ Fencing Company LLCA+ Fencing Company LLC
Patrick G.
Great service and quality work for a good value. I plan on using them again for my next fence.
RJ-GCservicesRJ-GCservices
Stephanie D.
Favian's company did a great job with our garden fence. They were quick and professional and the work was good quality. Thank you!
Mosarr boring services llcMosarr boring services llc
Nancy E.
My project was a paddock fence on a horse property. I picked this company because Abelardo seemed to be very knowledgeable about this sort of fencing. He did a great job, and i appreciated his willingness to brainstorm with me about how to adjust the construction design a bit to save money without sacrificing utility. Would definitely use him again.
New face restoration corpNew face restoration corp
Norma M.
Travis did a meticulous and spectacular job creating and making a fence for us. It is beautiful and beautifully made. Additionally, he is an extremely pleasant and kind person.
VOT ContractingVOT Contracting
Charles S.
Clive did a great job repairing a section of fence that was damaged by a tree. He responded quickly to my inquiry and did the work the same week.
C & R Restoration Services LLC- Hard and soft s...C & R Restoration Services LLC- Hard and soft s...
Laura S.
Richard was a pleasure to work with. He met with us, submitted his bid, and completed our fence in a timely manner. Excellent quality work with no stress for us!
Denver Fence & FountainDenver Fence & Fountain
Thumbtack Customer
80 feet of privacy fence removal and replacement. Les did an awesome job and got it done in record time. I am a builder and plan on using him again!
Schwartz Handy Man ServicesSchwartz Handy Man Services
Thumbtack Customer
Rodney and his sons did a great job with our fence and deck. They were on time and did excellent work very quickly. I would hire them again in a heartbeat!
RWG Fences LLCRWG Fences LLC
Matt M.
Our rental property was in need of a backyard makeover and we had a new fence, new sod, edging and sprinklers repaired. The price and timing were great and the yard looks awesome.
Mr Greenthumb LLCMr Greenthumb LLC
Matt T.
Hayden did a great job on our fence and built it quickly right after he did our bid. He was one of the few contractors who even gave us a bid.
Down to Earth LandscapingDown to Earth Landscaping
Thumbtack Customer
Marc is a very nice guy, he knows what he's doing, and his price was reasonable. I wouldn't look to hire anyone else next time we need fence repair.
MCS Building Service, Inc.MCS Building Service, Inc.
Davis H.
Devin was a breeze to work with - very responsive, flexible, and understanding. He was honest and transparent from quote to completion. The job was done on time and we are very happy with the work (150' custom cedar/steel fence).
Mr Greenthumb LLCMr Greenthumb LLC
Thumbtack Customer
The work done was exactly as quoted and in a very timely manner! I was very pleased with everything and the price was very competitive. Peter was most pleasant and he ended up painting our new fence as well. Excellent experience.
FENCE & DECKS LLCFENCE & DECKS LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Travis was very professional, on-time and offered a fair project price. He even took the time to look into multiple ways in which the posts could be installed. The fence turned out great and we're very glad we went with VOT.
VOT ContractingVOT Contracting
Thumbtack Customer
Fast, efficient, polite Father and Son.... Two sections of my fence blew down, they came the very next day and made it stronger than before coming up with solutions so it never happens again.... Will be giving them more projects in the future!
Andujo's Construction ServicesAndujo's Construction Services
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