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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 Warwick fence professionals
Randy k.
We needed a fence for the dogs and another one for the neighbor. Allen didn't great job for us.. We contacted him for a quote. He was able to come out quickly and understood what we were looking for. He was able to start sooner than he thought and wrapped up the job quickly. He was able to bring all the materials and work methodically to completion. The fencing looks great and so far the neighbor hasn't been able to scale the fence. Would hire again.
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Thumbtack Customer
Allen responded very promptly to my request. He came within days to look at the job around my schedule and then showed up days later to start. Allen and his team replaced our fence within the day and it looks great. Would recommend and will be hiring them back for more fence to be replaced.
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Andrea M.
These guys did an amazing job installing a vinyl fence and two gates! They got it up incredibly quick and I couldn't be happier with the work!
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Denielle L.
We worked with Allen, and he was wonderful! He was quick to respond, and answer any questions we had. The job was completed efficiently, and our new fence looks perfect. Thanks Allen!
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Stephen L.
Hans was very professional, friendly and repaired my fence and gate exactly as we agreed upon. He's a true handyman who does high quality custom work. I will recommend him to friends and family.
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Michelle T.
Working with Danny was great. He was able to get good quality wood fencing, when Home Depot and Lowes were out of all wood. His price was fair and he managed my elderly mom with ease.
Jeff C.
Alan and Josh were great to deal with. My calls and texts were always returned promptly. They showed up on time and installed my fence for the agreed-upon price. Thanks again guys for a job well done.
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Nicole B.
He was fairly priced, got the job done quickly and correctly. My fence and 2 gates are both perfect! He is officially the only handyman I am going with for the rest of my renovations to my new home! He is also very kind and reliable. He cares about the people he does work for and keeps you in the loop throughout the whole job.
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Phil K.
Did good work. Allen was up front about pricing and cost of materials as well as lead time for completion. Ended up completing prior to quoted date, which was nice. (I was flexible on time frame) Was fast and clean, picked up after themselves. Easy going and down to earth. Got the fence for my 2 dogs. Allen was great with them too. They were respectful of me working from home as well.
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Leslie F.
Dave is very responsive, professional, and provides transparency. His crew did an excellent job on our spring clean up! We can't say enough good things about how hard this team worked to get this job done. His team installed two fences for us, and they were not an easy install due to our un-level ground and massive roots from an old Oak tree. However, they made it work, and we're pleased with the outcome. We're still waiting on a few items to be completed, but we will certainly have future jobs for them, and continue business. We have also hired them for our lawn care bi-weekly.
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