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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 Smyrna fence professionals
Miles T.
Brian showed up on Monday to collect down payment for materials and by Saturday the entire fence was completed. He and Velma worked diligently in the freezing cold weather to dig fence posts holes Tuesday, emplace posts in concrete Wednesday, and place pickets Thursday and Friday. The fence is great; our dogs love it. Brian designed it to mate with our neighborhood fence at the rear of the property and my neighbor's fence on one side. It's sturdy, pressure treated, and a complete privacy fence with no gaps.
lakeside handymanlakeside handyman
Taylor J.
Excellent, fast work on fence repair
Parada Enterprise LLCParada Enterprise LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Leonard is very friendly and professional. He immediately responded to my request and provided estimate and installed the fence very promptly. I highly recommend LK Fencing
L.k. FencingL.k. Fencing
Macy M.
L.k. Fencing was wonderful from start to finish. I love my new cedar fence that Leonard installed. The cedar is looking great and he handled everything very well, promptly, and guaranteed his work throughout the entire process. This is the type of company you want to hire!
L.k. FencingL.k. Fencing
Sophia B.
The pictures speak for themselves :-) I needed a privacy fence to keep my pets and my toddler safe. I contacted Leonard, and within a few days he went to the house and prepared an estimate for the fence I would need. He put me on his calendar, and showed up bright and early in the morning with his crew on the scheduled day. The team was quick and professional, and now I have a beautiful fence surrounding my backyard. Thanks for your wonderful work!
L.k. FencingL.k. Fencing
Michael V.
Very nice and professional job on the installation of my fence! I was very pleased and would definitely recommend NuLife for a project they need completed.
NuLife In Home RepairsNuLife In Home Repairs
Maria A.
Very professional ! The fence came out outstanding. Thank you guys so much! My puppy will be so happy in his new space.
Parada Enterprise LLCParada Enterprise LLC
Kathy h.
I recently contracted Parada Enterprises LLC to remove and replace an existing 6ft wood fence at my home. Mr. Parada & his crew quickly & efficiently completed the project within 6 hours including post-project cleanup. I found Mr. Parada and his crew to be extremely professional, hard working, polite, courteous, and honest. I now have a beautiful fence. I would highly recommend Parada Enterprises LLC for any house projects.
Parada Enterprise LLCParada Enterprise LLC
Letha H.
Alvin was prompt, did exactly what he said, and was easy to work with. I was able to go to work and continue my day without worrying about my fence repair. Affordable and quickly finished. Would hire again.
BREED FENCEBREED FENCE
Corey S.
I can’t say enough good things about these guys! I had a tree fall in my fence & they came and fixed it right up! They were also attacked by yellow jackets & went to Home Depot & bought spray to kill them so they could finish the job! I will definitely be contacting them for future jobs!
Brewer Home Construction LLCBrewer Home Construction LLC
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