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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 Columbus fence professionals
Michael H.
Frost Fence did an incredible job removing a split rail fence and replacing it with a cedar privacy fence. Tobias let me know when they would be starting and him and his crew were on time and right at work. They removed the old fence and had the new fence installed in 1 day. They were very diligent and detail oriented. I would HIGHLY recommend Frost Fence!
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Andrew P.
Frost fence did an outstanding job! They surpassed all expectations, the fence is sturdy and well constructed
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Mary E.
Moved my fence and added new fencing. Looks beautiful, very fast with quality work. Happy customer.
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Paul B.
Frost Fence did a great job! The fence looks great, they were punctual, and did the project at the right price.
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Kate T.
We haven’t had the fence installed yet but working with Cameron from Heritage Fence gas been an easy and straightforward process.
Heritage FenceHeritage Fence
Samantha B.
James and his crew did an amazing job on our new fence. We contacted Brutusdawg Fence through Thumbtack and James was here to give us a quote within a few hours. It took a few days to get our Gahanna fence permit and then the work was started. Our new fence has been installed and completed so fast we haven’t even unpacked our house in the time it took to get our new fence installed. We have the four rail- split wood stile fence with mesh. Very nice looking, sturdy fence. Highly recommend James and his hard working crew. Thanks so much, guys!
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Sevy M.
Frost Co did an excellent job installing my fence. Not only was the quality of the fence A+, it was completed in two days! I also had a huge tree in the way and they handled it with care. I’m so happy with my fence and Impressed with Tobias and his crew. I highly recommend this company.
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Thumbtack Customer
Love my new fence and my little dog could not be happier! The price and quality was fantastic. I got a few quotes for a fence last year and they were 3 times the cost I paid with Brutusdawg. Plus he responds very quickly to emails, text, and calls. I would totally recommend them to anyone looking for a fence. My neighbor is planning to use them as well. I had him remove a piece of privacy fence, fix the gate in my front yard, and build the fence in my backyard. The crew was also very nice and polite especially Cliff and Moe. It is great not having to worry about my dogs safety while enjoying the backyard- wish I could add her pic playing ball in her fence. Thanks Brutusdawg and team!
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Eric G.
Great quality fence from a price that can't be beat!
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Kelly R.
Cam was great, thanks for fixing up our fence!
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Thumbtack Customer
It took three business days for the fence to go up. Guys we're quick and professional. Fence looks beautiful, I've had my neighbors ask who installed it because they love it so much.
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Brad W.
I’m so thrilled with the fence that Superior Outdoors built for us.
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Jackie S.
We have used Tobias and his crew two times now- for a deck and fence build. Both times they have been amazing. Very quick and quality work. We highly recommend using Frost Fence!
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Cathy S.
Vince gave me a reasonable price to fix my ailing fence. He was able to get to it quickly and showed up when he said he would! Fence is sturdy and looks good. Will definitely call Vince again in the future!
Patrick L.
Fence looks good and installed very quickly. Will hire them for additional work.
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Tracy C.
He came and gave me a quote the next day the following day had the posts set and then today had the fence completed. It's a beautiful fence now my dogs can go out back again. Thanks so much!
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Stephanie K.
Job well done! I highly recommend Brutusdawg Fence. Super quick to respond, great value and great work! It was a matter of a few days and almost 200ft of fence was complete and looks wonderful. I would certainly re hire Brutusdawg again.
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Joe B.
Installed an aluminum fence. Turned out nicer than I thought. Great work.
Frost Fence LLCFrost Fence LLC
Thumbtack Customer
We absolutely love our new fence. However, there were some communication issues.
Superior OutdoorsSuperior Outdoors
Thumbtack Customer
I needed 15ft of fence installed and Howard completed the job on time and under budget.
GreerHandyman Home ImprovementGreerHandyman Home Improvement
Thumbtack Customer
Jacob did excellent work for us. He installed some chain link fencing and patched a hole in an existing chain link fence. His work looks beautiful. At all times, Jacob was professional, personable, and reliable. We would definitely work with him again.
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Margaret J.
Cam was wonderful! He made my broken down, off the hinges gate look brand new! The value of his service was unbeatable. I absolutely recommend Heritage Fence and Cam to anyone who needs a fence or repair. Thank you, Cam, for coming to the rescue.
Heritage FenceHeritage Fence
Danita A.
Did an excellent job replacing two gates and one section of the fence. Will definitely hire again.
Ohio Roofing Solutions and ConstructionOhio Roofing Solutions and Construction
Amanda L.
Excellent job! Timeliness and professionalism was off the charts! I will definitely hire this company in the future. They exceeded all my expectations. I had been looking for someone to repair my fence for months. I’m so glad that Brutusdawg fence llc responded to my inquiry.
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Alex R.
Cam was responsive, easy to work with, and did a nice job on our fence repair. Thank you.
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