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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 Albuquerque fence professionals
Thumbtack Customer
Fence repair - better than expected - would hire again and recommend to others
Handy HawaiianHandy Hawaiian
Samantha R.
Fast to respond and to get the work done. Appreciate the quick turnaround for fixing a downed fence.
Audrey B.
Very pleased with Marcelo's work. He was very professional, punctual and does excellent work. He and his crew installed 100ft cedar fence in my back yard in less than 1.5 days. It looks beautiful! He also removed the old fence. A+. Highly recommend.
Marcelo's landscaping and house cleaning services.Marcelo's landscaping and house cleaning services.
Kyle W.
Great experience. Will definitely be calling for more work. Great prices, very clean and great work. Recommend to everyone for fenceing!!
Marcelo's landscaping and house cleaning services.Marcelo's landscaping and house cleaning services.
Thumbtack Customer
Company Installed a vinyl fence and I must say I am thoroughly satisfied with workmanship, promptness and cleanup. Will use company again, and will recommend to others.
Native Cals Handyman's ServicesNative Cals Handyman's Services
Carolyn H.
Marcello repaired my 14 year old fence so professionally that it will last another 14 years.😊 He was responsive to my special requests (e.g. covering steel reinforcement poles with attractive wood covers) and even preserved the rose bushes that made access to the fence difficult. So easy to work with, and such a truly nice person as well. Thanks, Marcello. Will call you soon for more help.
Marcelo's landscaping and house cleaning services.Marcelo's landscaping and house cleaning services.
Karin M.
Raymond was always punctual, gave a reasonable bid, and did a very nice job replacing a fence. We are very happy with the work and highly recommend Celestials Cleaning.
Celestial's Cleaning & More...Celestial's Cleaning & More...
Thumbtack Customer
Calvert did a great job on repairing our chain link fence. He did it at a great price and in a swift time-frame. It looks great and is built to last!
Native Cals Handyman's ServicesNative Cals Handyman's Services
Dorothy G.
I was in desperate need of a privacy fence and garden gate. After submitting my information to Thumbtack, Marcelo contacted me right away and was at my home within hours. He was able to start work almost immediately. He also gave me the best estimate and finished the work quickly. He is very polite and professional. My fence and gate are beautiful and neighbors are literally stopping their cars to tell me how nice it looks. I will hire him again.
Marcelo's landscaping and house cleaning services.Marcelo's landscaping and house cleaning services.
Thumbtack Customer
Prompt. Assured good communication to deliver to my expectations and quality materials. Honest feedback on my questions and ideas. Price was on point. Very happy with my small, custom fence project.
Native Cals Handyman's ServicesNative Cals Handyman's Services
Susan J.
J&J replaced some cedar fencing in my backyard. The work was beautifully done and the price was very reasonable! I plan to hire them again to do some other work for me.
J & J ServicesJ & J Services
Thumbtack Customer
Martinez Design was very prompt and did a nice, efficient job on raising the fence with cinder block. That part is excellent. The gate ended up being more of an afterthought and some of the pilasters were not filled with concrete.
Martinez Design & Scape LLCMartinez Design & Scape LLC
Alberto O.
Marcelo re-built a gate and installed a new wood fence in my yard. Marcelo was fast and professional and responded quickly for a estimate and was done in one day. I highly recommend Marcelo for your landscaping needs!
Marcelo's landscaping and house cleaning services.Marcelo's landscaping and house cleaning services.
Marion E.
He was very easy to work with, didn't mind to change something. Marcelo was on time, kept up his appointments, and did a great job with the fence. We love his work, he was very professional. Definitely thumbs UP, Marion
Marcelo's landscaping and house cleaning services.Marcelo's landscaping and house cleaning services.
Connie H.
Jesus Perez did a wonderful job fixing broken posts/sections of wood fencing, as well as fixing a broken gate, and raising a dining room light fixture. He is so nice to work with, and I would absolutely hire him for other jobs.
Perez handymanPerez handyman
Thumbtack Customer
UPDATED: After the initial installation, my fence has blown down several times. The first few times, Mike came out and repaired it. However, it last blew down in May of 2018. Mike kept promising to come by and fix it all the way through July of 2018, and then nothing. It is still not fixed and my animals are unsafe.
Handy HawaiianHandy Hawaiian
Jenn C.
I hired Marcelo to install a new cedar fence, gate, and some landscaping. He did a fantastic job on all of it. His prices are unbeatable and you get way more than you pay for. He is responsive, always arrives on time on his scheduled day, and is incredibly professional. I will definitely hire him again for future work.
Marcelo's landscaping and house cleaning services.Marcelo's landscaping and house cleaning services.
Caitlin F.
Marcelo installed a cedar fence and gate on the side of my house to replace an old one that was falling down. He was very responsive with respect to scheduling and coming out to provide an estimate. The price was very fair. He took great care to do the job right and the way we wanted it, and the finished product is beautiful. I will definitely hire him again!
Marcelo's landscaping and house cleaning services.Marcelo's landscaping and house cleaning services.
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