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VNC Iron Works & Fencing
4.7
from 139 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 204 hires on Thumbtack
Karen H.
Verified review

Wrought iron front porch railing installed. Great job, done on the time frame promised. Great price. Very professional. I would hire him again, definitely.

Jason Jones
4.7
from 6 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Cheryl R.
Verified review

Jason was very professional and he did a great job. He took a wrought iron patio set, sandblasted, welded and painted it. He picked it up, did the work, and kept us informed of his progress. The set looks brand new. Great job. If you are looking to have some work done-- you need to call Jason!

RCD Services
5.0
from 1 review
    Susan D.
    Verified review

    Richard has been my handyman for the past 6 years. He is a craftsman and is willing to research and problem solve issues that he has not dealt with previously. He has built fences, repaired rod-iron railing,renovated my two bathrooms. repaired and painted water leaks on ceiling, etc. He also provides regular maintenance of water softener, filters, fire detectors, etc. He and his workers always clean up after a project. He is wonderful!

    Quality Fence & Welding
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Teresa N.
      Verified review

      I love driving up to my home and seeing my beautiful custom wrought iron gate and fence! Another great job by Quality Fence and Welding!!

      Affordable Joe's Welding
      5.0
      from 1 review
        Mr F.
        Verified review

        I have a wrought iron's hinges got broken and I was lucky to get him and welded it very well !! I'm happy for this perfict work. Thank you so much.

        About

        We specialized in wrought iron fences and gates (with gate openers) and rails and handrails. We offer new installation and repair services. We do wood privacy and chain link fences, repaints, portable welding, stucco and rock pillars, and concrete work.

        Q & A

        Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

        How many types of welding are there?

        Welding is a method of fusing together two or more pieces of metal using electricity or flame. Welding is used to construct buildings, make metal sculptures, build and repair cars, make gates and furniture, and for many other practical and aesthetic uses. There are multiple types of welding. Here is an overview of the most popular methods:

        • Stick welding: Formally known as shielded metal arc welding, stick welding uses extreme heat applied at the seam of two separate metals to melt them together. A third (intermediary) metal may also be incorporated for added strength. As the metals cool, they are bonded together.
        • Metal inert gas (MIG) welding: Formally known as gas metal arc welding, MIG welding uses a tool to feed metal wire into the weld puddle while an electrical arc melts the wire, which will fuse to the base metal upon cooling.
        • Tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding: Formally referred to gas tungsten arc welding, TIG welding is a similar process MIG welding, but instead of using a tool that continuously feeds metal wire into the weld puddle, the welder must hold and manually feed the stick.
        • Gas welding: A mix of flammable gas and oxygen is used to heat metal to the melting point.
        • Forge welding: Forging metal is an ancient art that involves heating two pieces of metal until they are molten, then hammering them together.

        How long is welding training?

        Because there are different paths to learning to weld, there’s no single timeline for welding training. Some people attend school part-time while working their current job, while others can focus full-time on their welding training courses. People interested in learning how to weld as a hobby can also take classes from professional welders, such as at KCMA & Services in Waterloo, Indiana.

        Expect to take at least two years to go from welding newbie to American Welding Society Certified Welder. A junior college Certificate of Completion welding course is two semesters full-time, or 10 units of coursework. With this certificate, students are qualified for an apprenticeship or internship, rather than a full-time entry-level job. Welding apprenticeships range from 6,000 to 8,000 hours long, equalling three to four years at 2,000 hours per year. Some junior colleges, such as Cerritos College in the Los Angeles area, offer more in-depth welding programs that lead to different welding certifications, such as arc welding and tungsten gas arc welding. These take three to four semesters to complete, so you could be qualified for an entry-level job in about two years of full-time study. Alternatively, you can prepare for employment more quickly through an intensive vocational program at a trade school. For instance, Ohio’s Lincoln Electric Company offers a comprehensive program that prepares people for a welding career in just 20 weeks and 600 hours of hands-on instruction.

        How much is a redwood fence per foot?

        A redwood fence is a long-lasting home investment that can add beauty and major curb appeal to your home. Redwood fence installation costs are higher than those for pressure-treated pine or cedar, due to the relative scarcity of the wood. Pricing can vary for redwood fence installation costs based on regional labor rates, current prices of redwood planks, the height and linear feet of the fence, and any custom designs or features. Redwood fences, in addition to being beautiful, are naturally more resistant against bugs and rot than less hardy or dense woods. Redwood fences also generally fare well in wet or humid climates due to their natural oils — which also make them easier to maintain. Materials costs per linear foot for redwood planks can range anywhere from $6 to $20 or more, depending on grade, quality and height.

        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.

        How much does it cost to install a vinyl fence?

        A new fence can mean added home value, increased curb appeal, and improved home security. The national average vinyl fence installation cost is $4,600. Vinyl fences have a number of appealing qualities such as their durability, their lasting good looks (they don’t weather like wood does), their versatility, and the fact that they require little to no maintenance such as staining. Fencing companies typically charge per linear foot for vinyl fence installation. They calculate their estimates based on materials to be used, height of fence, linear feet of the proposed fence, and the accessibility of the terrain. If the workers need to level the land before work begins, your vinyl fence installation costs will probably increase. Vinyl fences are typically more expensive than wood or chain-link. For example, one company might charge $19-$22 per linear foot for a basic 6-foot vinyl privacy fence. Another company might charge $25-$35 per linear foot for standard vinyl fencing, while decorative fencing with custom detail could increase that cost to $50 per linear foot. For a 6-foot-high white vinyl privacy fence with two walk-through gates (plus demolition and disposal of the old fence), the cost of the total project could run $8,000. A 4-foot-high, 36-linear-foot white picket vinyl fence with one gate could cost $2,600.

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