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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What’s the best way to set up a consultation or an appointment with a fence professional during the COVID-19 pandemic?

The first step to setting up a consultation with a fence professional during the COVID-19 pandemic is sending the pro a message, which you can easily do online. Ask potential pros if you can set up a phone call or video chat to explain what fencing services you need. A video chat is useful because it allows the fence installer to guide you so they can get the necessary information. During the consultation, discuss virtual payments, the timeline of the project and any precautions you’ll both take to ensure safety.

How can I find out if a fence professional is considered an essential COVID-19 service provider?

To figure out whether a fence professional can be considered an essential service provider during the COVID-19 pandemic, check the website of your city or state government. Another useful resource is CISA’s Identifying Critical Infrastructure During COVID-19, which provides information in a nationwide context. 

Within it are 16 different categories of infrastructure sectors that are considered essential. But keep in mind that some, not all, jurisdictions follow CISA’s definitions of critical infrastructure.

Can I use digital payments to pay for fence and gate installation and repairs?

Currently, many fence and gate professional use common digital payment services like Venmo, PayPal, Square Cash, Google Pay, Zelle and more. Many more are quickly adopting the platforms as COVID-19 continues to force companies to digitally transform.

Contact the professional beforehand to discuss whether you can make digital payments, and take all measures to comply with social distancing recommendations. Compare fence professionals side-by-side online to see which ones accept digital payments.

Does a fence professional need to enter my home?

Fencing jobs are done outdoors, so a fence professional or contractor will most likely not need to enter your home during the project. The exception to this may be any electrical work.

However, you may be able to work with fence professional to give them the information they need ahead of time through video chats, emails and photos sent digitally. Avoid all contact and practice social distancing guidelines set forth by the CDC and your local government. Discuss the best approach with local fence pros before they arrive at your home.

Do fence installers offer remote or virtual services?

Because fence installation needs to be done in person, fence professionals usually cannot offer remote services. If you come across profiles that state they offer remote services, message the fence installer to see what those services include.

For consultations and meetings, ask the fence professional if you can coordinate a virtual consultation in which you explain the project to them through video, photos and drawings transferred online. If not, it may be wise to postpone the project and book an appointment at a later date

How much does it cost to install a wood fence?

Help define your property line, protect your home and yard, and boost your curb appeal with a new wood fence. The national average for wood fence installation cost is $3,250. Wood fence installation costs will vary based on your geographic location, the type of wood you select, the height and style of wood fence you desire, and the condition of your property. Pressure-treated pine is a common and attractive choice that is usually resilient against rot and bugs. Cedar is another budget-friendly option that, although more expensive than pressure-treated pine, can be more affordable than redwood or teak. A wood fence requires maintenance to ensure its long-term health and beauty, so keep future staining and painting costs in mind when you’re calculating fence installation costs. Here are some examples of how height and material affect the approximate cost of wood fences:

  • 6-foot-high, pressure-treated pine fence: $15-$17 per linear foot.
  • 4-foot-high, pressure-treated pine fence: $13-$20 per linear foot.
  • Cedar fence: $18-$25 per linear foot.
  • 6-foot-high, double-sided (meaning both sides are uniform), pressure-treated pine fence with 6x6 posts: $25 per linear foot.
  • 12-foot-high, pressure-treated pine fence with custom detailing: $75 per linear foot.
  • 6-foot-high, pressure-treated pine fence with a custom lattice top: $30-$50 per linear foot.

How much does it cost to install a fence gate?

Adding a gate to your fence can be a practical way to provide access to a yard, work area or outdoor living space while ensuring safety and privacy. Gate installation costs will vary based on the gate material you select, the size of your gate, whether you install a fence at the same time, and any special features you’d like to add. Standard opening size for a single-wide gate is 4 feet; a double-wide gate is 8 feet. A small gate may be for decoration; a double-wide gate can be mounted on a rolling caster system to allow access for cars or wide loads. Here are some examples of average fence gate installation costs:

  • 4-foot, single-swing chain-link gate: $100 for materials and installation costs.
  • 28-foot wheeled chain-link gate on a caster system: $800-$1,000 for materials and installation costs.
  • 4-foot, single-swing wood gate: $75.
  • 8-foot double-wide wood gate: $150.
  • 4-foot white vinyl walk-through gate: $300–$400 for materials and installation costs.
  • 8-foot, double-wide white vinyl gate: about $800 for materials and installation costs.
  • White vinyl gate fence more than 8 feet wide: $1,200-$1,500 for materials and installation.
  • Arched black powder-coated aluminum pool gates: $175-$200 per gate.

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.

How much does it cost to install a vinyl fence?

A new fence can mean added home value, increased curb appeal, and improved home security. The national average vinyl fence installation cost is $4,600. Vinyl fences have a number of appealing qualities such as their durability, their lasting good looks (they don’t weather like wood does), their versatility, and the fact that they require little to no maintenance such as staining. Fencing companies typically charge per linear foot for vinyl fence installation. They calculate their estimates based on materials to be used, height of fence, linear feet of the proposed fence, and the accessibility of the terrain. If the workers need to level the land before work begins, your vinyl fence installation costs will probably increase. Vinyl fences are typically more expensive than wood or chain-link. For example, one company might charge $19-$22 per linear foot for a basic 6-foot vinyl privacy fence. Another company might charge $25-$35 per linear foot for standard vinyl fencing, while decorative fencing with custom detail could increase that cost to $50 per linear foot. For a 6-foot-high white vinyl privacy fence with two walk-through gates (plus demolition and disposal of the old fence), the cost of the total project could run $8,000. A 4-foot-high, 36-linear-foot white picket vinyl fence with one gate could cost $2,600.

Reviews for Ferguson fence professionals
Caitlin h.
Great experience working with Fence Crafters. Couldn’t be happier with the new fence! Thank you!
Fence Crafters LLCFence Crafters LLC
Benjamin M.
Had a great experience with Gasconade Fencing & Decking Services LLC. I would hire them again for other fencing and deck jobs.
Gasconade Fencing & Decking Services LLCGasconade Fencing & Decking Services LLC
Lenny S.
We love our new fence and gate
Fence Crafters LLCFence Crafters LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Julio delivered prompt, fruendly, value priced service for a commercial fence repair job when other larger fence contractors didnt even return my calls for a quote.
Julio's Painting and RemodelingJulio's Painting and Remodeling
Thumbtack Customer
Novak was responsive, reasonably priced, and gave me the fence work I requested, without attempting to sell me a fence I did not want or ask for. I would work with them again.
Novak Home ServicesNovak Home Services
Nick T.
Backyard vinyl fence with two gates installed in one day.
Maris Home ImprovementsMaris Home Improvements
Thumbtack Customer
Good communication, quick service & quality fence repair. Thank you!
AAA Maintenance Services LLCAAA Maintenance Services LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Mr. Mobley replaced an old privacy fence with a chain link fence. He knocked it out quickly, even though I needed about 60 feet of it. It looks awesome. He is very knowlegable and I would hire him again in a heartbeat.
Stephen MobleyStephen Mobley
Helen O.
Completed my backyard fencing and gate. Honest and good pricing. Would recommend and rehire
Joey Kolan ContractingJoey Kolan Contracting
Tommy K.
Bill and his crew were great. Couldn't have been a nicer guy and his work speaks for itself. He gave a very good price and took the time to build the fence to meet our needs. There is no doubt that if you are in need of a fence to hire Bill Ross.
Ross ExteriorsRoss Exteriors
Jason H.
The crew did a great job, looks awesome. Old fence hauled away. Will definitely recommend.
Intelligent Roofing & ExteriorsIntelligent Roofing & Exteriors
Thumbtack Customer
Julio did an amazing job on my fence in my backyard. I would recommend him to anyone
Julio's Painting and RemodelingJulio's Painting and Remodeling
Thumbtack Customer
Julio did a fantastic job repairing my fence. In fact, he reinforced it. I would definitely recommend him.
Julio's Painting and RemodelingJulio's Painting and Remodeling
Robert L.
Irreco did a great job installing our new black aluminum fence at a fair price. We will definitely use Irreco again!
IrrecoIrreco
Teresa K.
The owner is obviously a very hard working guy. He followed up to make sure the fence was installed to my satisfaction. His price was reasonable also.
Contractor ConnectContractor Connect
Claire b.
We are really pleased with our fence- it looks great, and they even moved some of my daffodils and flowers to another bed so I didn’t lose them!
Metro Home SolutionsMetro Home Solutions
Megan G.
Good experience! They did great work and were very responsive when I had questions throughout the process. A year and a half later, we haven't had any issues with the fence.
Fence Crafters LLCFence Crafters LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Ross exteriors has done an outstanding job with residential fence installation. The project was completed flawlessly and efficiently. Great communication, results delivered as promised. It was a pleasure doing business with Ross Exteriors. Highly recommended.
Ross ExteriorsRoss Exteriors
Thumbtack Customer
Moved into a new house that had only half the yard fenced. Every other quote was more expensive and 6-8 weeks out. Bill came in with one of the more reasonable quotes and was in within a week of committing. Weekend came to do the work: the weather was terrible. He worked through ice and sleet to make sure that we had our fence completed. If you need work done and you want somebody committed to his work, hire Ross Exteriors. You will only be happy.
Ross ExteriorsRoss Exteriors
Bobby D.
Bill installed a privacy fence in my back yard. Before he started in the gates, he asked me how I’d like him to install the latches. He ignored my request to allow access from outside the front of the property. When I pointed it out, he assured me he’d be back to fix it. He never returned, but he was happy to take my money. The guy’s not reliable at all. And now every other service provider that needs access to the property has to navigate the maze of one-way streets around my neighborhood to park in the alley behind my house just to get into the back yard. I’m pretty understanding and even offered to pay him to come back and seal the fence a year later and fix the latch, but the loser ignored me.
Ross ExteriorsRoss Exteriors
Stephen T.
Josh took on a very large and complex job of building out 400 feet of french drains and rebuilding to fence gates. The project was encumbered with several days of heavy rain but throughout it all Josh maintained responsive communications and worked with us to knock the job out even staying 13 hours on site the last day to complete the project within the states timeframe. We highly recommend Josh and would hire him again without hesitation.
Kiner Exteriors and home remodelingKiner Exteriors and home remodeling
Austin J.
Mike did an absolutely amazing job with our fence. He had by far the best price out there and met with me in person several times to make sure he would get exactly what we wanted. He is extremely responsive and fast with communication. Him and his team did fast work that looked great, and he also made sure everything he did met local code. He is our go to guy from now on!
American Built Construction LLCAmerican Built Construction LLC
Kurt P.
UPDATE ON REVIEW: After an initial great experience with contractor doing our fence, which is still nice by the way, I hired him for additional projects and recommended him to family, who also hired him for projects. He did a tiling job in our kitchen, and midway through the project, we added on the backsplash as well. A couple weeks after tiling job was done, I noticed that the floor was squeaking, and in short order grout began to pop out as well. It has gotten and continues to get progressively worse by the day. I notified Randall Barnes of this, and after some dodging, he came out to inspect. When he came, he acknowledged there was a problem and said that he would contact the gentleman who installed it with him and be in touch shortly about dates to get it fixed. After a week of not hearing anything, I attempted to contact again. Tried several more times including a warning that it would be my last time trying. I even waited a couple months to update my review on here, because I am too trusting/understanding of a person. Randall talks a good game on guaranteeing his work and whatnot, but the second one of his goofs is going to cost him time and money he disappeared completely. Do not hire this contractor if you expect that he will demonstrate any willingness to make things right. If for some reason you do decide to get involved with him, be smarter than me and get everything in writing so you can take him to small claims court if he ghosts on you after it turns out he botched a job. TL;DR- Good initial experience, gave additional work, recommended to family who gave initial work, disappeared completely after it became clear he had botched a job.
Randall Barnes ContractingRandall Barnes Contracting
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