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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.

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.

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. 

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 Charlotte fence professionals
Michaela A.
Manny and his crew did a great job on my fence!!!!! If your looking for a quality fence this is who you want!!!!
Plaza Fence LLCPlaza Fence LLC
Andrew D.
Fence looks great
Bruss Services LLCBruss Services LLC
Debbie B.
We contacted Tom to replace an old split rail fence with a privacy fence. He came out quickly to provide an estimate, his price was competitive and he completed the work quickly. We are 100% satisfied with our new fence.
Bruss Services LLCBruss Services LLC
Kathy G.
We are so happy with our new fence by Plaza Fence. Manny was very prompt to answer the call or returned your call very quickly. The fence was built exactly as we had asked. Manny did make suggestions but did not pressure us if this was something we didn’t want. They did a GREAT job. Sally loves playing in her new fenced yard (see pic). We would definitely use Plaza Fence again or refer others to them. Thanks Manny! 😃🐶
Plaza Fence LLCPlaza Fence LLC
Narendra A.
Premier Fence is one of the best fence builders I have come across. Very happy with their work. They also quoted a reasonable price.
Premier Fence LLCPremier Fence LLC
Brad N.
Alex did an incredible job with our new fence. He cleared out our old fence and installed a six foot privacy fence for us. He delivered on everything he said he would and his quality is way better than the fences in our neighborhood. I would definitely recommend him to anyone looking for great quality at a reasonable price.
Alex Ugarte FencingAlex Ugarte Fencing
Josh M.
Brian and his team did an awesome job installing a 6 ft privacy fence in our backyard. He is very responsive, super easy to work with and highly professional. We love our new fence and would highly recommend Premier fence to anyone considering a project
Premier Fence LLCPremier Fence LLC
Bob N.
Fixed multiple loose fence posts
Salvador’s Maintenance and RepairsSalvador’s Maintenance and Repairs
Jennifer B.
Fence looks great, highly recommend!
Alex Ugarte FencingAlex Ugarte Fencing
Marcia P.
Great job on our fence!!! Thank you.
Viking ServicesViking Services
MARILOU F.
The guy did a good job on my fence
TruBlue of CharlotteTruBlue of Charlotte
Kristi M.
Tom did a great job installing my fence on my property. I would highly recommend him to my friends, family and neighbor. Love my new fence!!!!
Bruss Services LLCBruss Services LLC
Kristi M.
Tom did a great job installing my fence on my property. I would highly recommend him to my friends, family and neighbor. Love my new fence!!!!
Bruss Services LLCBruss Services LLC
Robyn B.
Manny with Plaza Fence was amazing! He responded quickly to my request and came out to quote the next day. His bid was the best and we trusted him completely after reading his reviews and meeting him in person. Once we signed the contact, the fence was installed and completed within a week! We are so happy with the work. Our fence is unique and he listened to our ideas and built it exactly as requested. The workers were amazing and not only took down our old fence, but installed the new one the same day and cleaned up beautifully before they left. We 100% recommend Plaza Fence!
Plaza Fence LLCPlaza Fence LLC
Emily S.
Fence looks beautiful, they responded first day to my messages to schedule an estimate. They gave me a reasonable price in this current price climate and the fence went up so fast. Highly recommended.
Timber Creations LLCTimber Creations LLC
Sunil A.
It was a pleasure working with Joe and Kortnie for the custom fence installation project at our home..We love the fence..They were prompt, always looking for feedback and accommodated all our requests. Will definitely recommend them.
Timber Creations LLCTimber Creations LLC
Daniel S.
Dale did an amazing just repairing my fence. He is a great communicator and very professional. I would recommend him to anyone looking to have work done on their fence quickly and for a great price.
nu south property renovationsnu south property renovations
Thumbtack Customer
Fence repair, replacing rotten post with new wooden post.
McToolman Roofing & ExteriorsMcToolman Roofing & Exteriors
Thumbtack Customer
Toms attention to detail made our fence look great!
homeWORKS Improvement ServiceshomeWORKS Improvement Services
Prince J.
Provider prompt and professional. Was able to repair fence and it looks wonderful.
Bourne Renovations and Maintenance (24/7)Bourne Renovations and Maintenance (24/7)
Thumbtack Customer
Richard and his team did a wonderful job on our privacy fence. He completed our fence within only a few days of our first communication. Richard and his team were friendly and professional.
DOBBINS DECKS AND FENCESDOBBINS DECKS AND FENCES
Tammy H.
Plaza Fence was wonderful. Manny was able to fit my project into his busy schedule at the last minute to help me with getting my dogs moved to my son prior to moving out of my house. He was a lifesaver. The work was flawless. The fence looks great and I will probably ask him to help with the fence at my new house in a few weeks.
Plaza Fence LLCPlaza Fence LLC
Alec J.
Andrew and his team worked quickly and our new privacy fence looks great. They even finished install a day early. I would not hesitate to hire them again if we ever need another fence.
Andrew's Lawn Care & FencingAndrew's Lawn Care & Fencing
Julie D.
Quick to respond and did a good job repairing a fence gate for me.
Eric BarkerEric Barker
Travis A.
They did an awesome job installing our new fence. Very professional!
Breakfield Fencing LLCBreakfield Fencing LLC
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