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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 install a wood fence?

Help define your property line, protect your home and yard, and boost your curb appeal with a new wood fence. The national average for wood fence installation cost is $3,250. Wood fence installation costs will vary based on your geographic location, the type of wood you select, the height and style of wood fence you desire, and the condition of your property. Pressure-treated pine is a common and attractive choice that is usually resilient against rot and bugs. Cedar is another budget-friendly option that, although more expensive than pressure-treated pine, can be more affordable than redwood or teak. A wood fence requires maintenance to ensure its long-term health and beauty, so keep future staining and painting costs in mind when you’re calculating fence installation costs. Here are some examples of how height and material affect the approximate cost of wood fences:

  • 6-foot-high, pressure-treated pine fence: $15-$17 per linear foot.
  • 4-foot-high, pressure-treated pine fence: $13-$20 per linear foot.
  • Cedar fence: $18-$25 per linear foot.
  • 6-foot-high, double-sided (meaning both sides are uniform), pressure-treated pine fence with 6x6 posts: $25 per linear foot.
  • 12-foot-high, pressure-treated pine fence with custom detailing: $75 per linear foot.
  • 6-foot-high, pressure-treated pine fence with a custom lattice top: $30-$50 per linear foot.

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 Greer fence professionals
Clay L.
Jason was responsive, professional and worked quickly. Very happy with our new privacy fence! We definitely recommend Fences and More.
Fences and MoreFences and More
James B.
Chelsea & Paul did a wonderful job on my fence & gate. Complete tear down of old fence & installed new one within a week. Fast & affordable.
Coastal Carolina RenovationsCoastal Carolina Renovations
Shirleatha L.
Did an excellent job on fence repair. Would definitely hire again.
Integrity Home Repair LLCIntegrity Home Repair LLC
Josh M.
They know how to build fences. Quality construction done in a timely manner.
Fences and MoreFences and More
Rhonda F.
Very professional and completed the job in less than 3 days. Beautiful fence!!!
Fences and MoreFences and More
Thumbtack Customer
There are no words to describe how wonderful our fence looks thanks to this wonderful group of skilled workers. Amber and her husband were always willing to help and make sure we were taking care of when the fence was being put up. The fence has not only made our dog happy, but made us feel even more secure in our home ! We cannot thank you guys enough !
Quality Decks & InteriorsQuality Decks & Interiors
Herb S.
The fence appears well made and professionally installed. Philip communicated well throughout the process. He showed up when he said he would and completed the project in a timely manner. Overall we very happy with the workmanship and really like the fence. Thanks for a job well done.
Fencing TraditionsFencing Traditions
Debbie M.
Wow! A great job and done in a day! Jason is great to work with, very reasonably priced and the fence is perfect!
Fences and MoreFences and More
Thumbtack Customer
They put up a fence in our backyard with one gate. It looks awesome, and they completed it on the day they said they would! Very reasonable pricing.
Quality Decks & InteriorsQuality Decks & Interiors
Connor L.
Phillip did an A+ job. The quoted price was less than expected and the project was completed promptly. Thanks a lot, fence looks great.
Fencing TraditionsFencing Traditions
Thumbtack Customer
Fence install. Punctual, concise detailed estimate, clear communication of work steps to complete job. Quality product. Good people to work with.
Quality Decks & InteriorsQuality Decks & Interiors
Wendi H.
Philip built a wood privacy fence for us. His communication throughout the process was excellent, as was his responsiveness whenever we contacted him. After the fence was completed we had an issue that needed to be addressed, and he responded immediately and took care of it promptly. He is conscientious and takes pride in his work. We definitely recommend him and would hire him again.
Fencing TraditionsFencing Traditions
Kathryn H.
Fences and More was honest, quick to help me and did not overcharge. I would not hesitate to use Jason again or recommend him to family or friends.
Fences and MoreFences and More
Joseph P.
Frank and his son did an amazing job putting up our fence. Very reasonably priced, didn’t BS about anything, was very responsive, and did a bang up job! He’s coming back in a few weeks to stain it too. We even discussed next years project of adding a deck. I highly recommend Frank if you need a fence installed.
Frank HidrogoFrank Hidrogo
Carol M.
James did a great job on installing a new gate and repairing 2 of the posts for our fence. We will use him again and recommend his work!
Dunlap Fence RepairsDunlap Fence Repairs
Thumbtack Customer
Pros: The guys pressed on in a heavy downpour to complete my fence installation. Good job; good price. Cons: I felt my project wasn't a priority, as it was a small job (approx. 50 sq. feet).
Brookview RenovationsBrookview Renovations
Blake B.
Paul did a great job repairing our sagging fence gates. He was very responsive and came out even in bad weather to give me a free estimate. After agreeing on starting the project Paul got started just a couple of days after the estimate. Once the job was completed he ensured we were happy with everything. Very happy with how everything turned out and will definitely be using him again for other projects. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND Projects Done Right by Paul!
Projects Done Right by PaulProjects Done Right by Paul
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