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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 High Point fence professionals
Dana M.
Love our new fence and so does the dog! Very quick to schedule and done in 2 days! Highly recommend Chris with Southern Style Fence.
Southern Style FenceSouthern Style Fence
Joe B.
Chris built us a phenomenal, beautiful fence. His expertise was quite evident from the beginning. I have friends in the construction industry that came to visit and they were thoroughly impressed with the quality and ingenuity of the building process. Well done and I would highly recommend Southern Style Fence.
Southern Style FenceSouthern Style Fence
Brandi J.
My husband and I are so pleased with the work that was done on our fence! We started a fence project and realized it was over our heads. Garry came out and quoted us a good and fair price and explained everything that they would do. And the workers were polite and funny! We will be calling them again for other projects!
Campbell's custom CarpentryCampbell's custom Carpentry
Beth B.
Alex was amazing to work with. He was very responsive and got our fence up quickly. I highly recommend working with him.
Alex Ugarte FencingAlex Ugarte Fencing
Thumbtack Customer
Sean Dalrymple of Aardwolf did a great job of repairing our fence. He was also very nice and pleasant to work with. We would definitely recommend Aardwolf!
WESTRIM & FLAMINGOWESTRIM & FLAMINGO
Thaneshwar P.
Gio fixed my damaged fence. He is very hardworking man. He promptly response to me. I like his work ethics. I highly recommend him.
Mach Home ProsMach Home Pros
Thumbtack Customer
Sean did a very thorough job on our fence repair. His team worked efficiently and there were no surprises on our bill. He discussed everything with us before he installed. We are very pleased.
WESTRIM & FLAMINGOWESTRIM & FLAMINGO
Thumbtack Customer
I contracted with L&J Home Improvement & Repair for after strong winds knocked down my old wooden fence. Luis came and gave me a quote, made good recommendations regarding the materials and construction of the fence he proposed. Very professional and provided me a written estimate. After I selected him for the work he came out and provided me with a contract that outlined the work to be done, how long it would take and by when it would be finished. Luis showed up on time and completed the work in the phases he had described. His job site was organized, and he was very respectful of my home. The finished fence looks amazing! Luis was a real pleasure to work with - thorough, courteous, willing to discuss and explain. A professional all the way. The quality of his work is excellent. He has provided a guarantee. I would highly recommend him.
L&J Home Improvement & RepairL&J Home Improvement & Repair
Jeffrey P.
Big Jerry's was about as professional as a company could be. They arrived on time and completed the project in a day and a half. The workers were professional and courteous. The price for the fence was very reasonable and all prelinminaries were conducted on line so that there was not a need for on-site inspection. Could not be happier. Thank You Big Jerry's
Big Jerry's FencingBig Jerry's Fencing
Derrick A.
Salvador did an amazing job on our wooden privacy fence. His pricing was the best out of the several quotes I had gotten for this job. I appreciate how friendly he and his crew are. We now have a fully enclosed and private back yard for us and our chickens to enjoy!!!
Salvador’s Maintenance and RepairsSalvador’s Maintenance and Repairs
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