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(815) 321-7002
2256 North Sedgefield Court Brown Lake Beach, IL 60073
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(815) 321-0514
1312 Alpine Street Mundelein, IL 60060
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(815) 321-6734
15774 South La Grange Road, Suite 232 Orland Park, IL 60462
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Gurnee, Illinois

The Village of Gurnee is an entertaining suburb located within the Chicago metropolitan area in Lake County, Illinois. Major attractions here include Gurnee Mills Mall, which features restaurants, entertainment venues, and more than 200 shops. The area is also home to Six Flags Great America, which attracts millions of tourists every year.

Gurnee’s residents can choose from dozens of different neighborhoods, each with its own style. Many of the homes here benefit from a fence, which helps define any property and enhance its beauty.

Prominent Gurnee Neighborhoods

The Village of Gurnee bustles with activity and often draws a large crowd of tourists and visitors with its major attractions. Residents have a variety of friendly, quiet neighborhoods to choose from, each with its own appeal and charm. Some of the village’s prominent neighborhoods include the following:

  • Aberdate Estates features large, upscale single-family homes on spacious lots. Architectural styles vary among the homes located in this 48-acre subdivision.
  • The neighborhood of Bittersweet Woods is nestled near Bittersweet Golf Club. The large, custom-built single-family homes feature sprawling yards and lovely curb appeal.
  • Crescent Meadows offers modest single-family homes, most of which feature traditional, ranch, and split-level architecture styles.
  • The planned community of Ravinia Woods combines a quiet area with amenities such as exercise trails, a pond, and a 10-acre park.
  • Winchester Estates is a family-friendly neighborhood that features large single-family homes, many with classic, traditional, and Georgian architecture.

Matching the fence style to the design of the home is the key to maximizing the value that fences add. For example, Victorian and Georgian homes look best with picket fences and ornate details, while Craftsman homes benefit from the look of a stone or brick garden wall. Ranches work well with metal and vertical- or horizontal-board fences. Equally important is where homeowners place the fencing. For example, privacy fencing in the front of a home detracts from its curb appeal.

Local Costs for Fences in Gurnee

Most Gurnee homeowners spend between $1,623 and $3,644 to install fences, although the final price tag depends on a variety of factors, including the size of the space, labor costs, and the price of fencing materials. The following table provides a quick look at how local prices compare to the national average:

Task

National Average

Gurnee Average

Install a fence

$2,673

$2,500

Repair a fence

$478

$502

Build a brick, stone or block wall

$4,576

$2,460

Necessary Licensing and Qualifications

Most construction contractors don't need a license from the State of Illinois; counties and municipalities regulate their contractors instead. The Village of Gurnee only requires electricians, plumbers, HVAC technicians, roofers, and low-voltage electricians to register. For optimal results though, Gurnee homeowners should interview several insured fencing contractors, check references, and obtain multiple estimates to be sure they’re getting the most competitive prices. Likewise, it’s important to verify the contractor’s liability insurance to avoid having to cover the costs of on-the-job accidents or property damage that the fence installer might cause during the course of the project.

How Fencing Affects the Value of a Home in Gurnee

Fences add value to Gurnee homes in several ways. Monetarily, you can expect to get back about 50 percent of the amount you spent to install the fence when you sell your home. Not having a fence, however, may cost up to 10 percent of your home’s value if it’s something the buyer really wants.

Recent Job Requests for Fences Contractors in Gurnee, IL


New Lead
Project: Repair or Partially Replace a Wood Fence
Location: Gurnee, IL
Date: 10/15/2017
Request Stage: Ready to Hire
Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
What kind of location is this?: Home/Residence

New Lead
Project: Install a Chain Link Fence
Location: Gurnee, IL
Date: 10/13/2017
What kind of location is this?: Home/Residence
Nature of Project: Install a new fence
Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
Desired Completion Date: More than 2 weeks

New Lead
Project: Adjust or Repair Electronic Pet Fence
Location: Gurnee, IL
Date: 10/12/2017
Problem: Other
Request Stage: Ready to Hire
Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
What kind of location is this?: Home/Residence
Comment: landscaping cut current working wire

New Lead
Project: Install a Wood Fence
Location: Gurnee, IL
Date: 10/10/2017
Nature of Project: Install a new fence
Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
Desired Completion Date: 1 - 2 weeks
What kind of location is this?: Home/Residence
Comment: 6 foot straight wood fence 96 feet for sound and privacy.

Project: Install a Wood Fence
Location: Gurnee, IL
Date: 09/2017
Nature of Project: Install a new fence
Fence Height: 6-8 feet
Length of Fence: 201 - 300 feet
Purpose of Fence: Attractive yard addition, Property boundary, Provide privacy, Provide security
Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
What kind of location is this?: Home/Residence
Property Owner: Yes

Project: Install a Wood Fence
Location: Gurnee, IL
Date: 09/2017
Nature of Project: Install a new fence
Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
Desired Completion Date: More than 2 weeks
What kind of location is this?: Home/Residence
Comment: A little under one acre. Privacy dense

Project: Install a Chain Link Fence
Location: Gurnee, IL
Date: 09/2017
What kind of location is this?: Home/Residence
Nature of Project: Install a new fence
Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
Comment: I need a price on some chain link fencing for our softball dugout area.

Project: Install a Chain Link Fence - For Business
Location: Gurnee, IL
Date: 09/2017
What kind of location is this?: Business
Nature of Project: Install a new fence
Request Stage: Ready to Hire
Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
Property Owner: Yes
Comment: I need an estimate on chain link fence installed.

Project: Install or Replace an Aluminum or Steel Fence
Location: Gurnee, IL
Date: 09/2017
Nature of Project: Install a new fence
What kind of location is this?: Home/Residence
Fencing material: Aluminum or Steel
Length of Fence: Less than 100 feet
Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
Property Owner: Yes
Comment: need to fence in just the backyard - preferably with black aluminum, but will also consider wood - no privacy fencing needed

Project: Install or Replace an Aluminum or Steel Fence
Location: Gurnee, IL
Date: 07/2017
Function of Fence: Attractive yard addition, Property boundary
Fence Height: 4-6 feet
Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
What kind of location is this?: Home/Residence
Property Owner: Yes
Comment: I have a wooden fence I am considering replacing with a wrought iron fence. I'd like it to be 4-5 feet high but definitely no higher.

Unscreened Fences Contractors in Gurnee

A New Look Remodeling, Inc.
2123 N. 73rd Ave.
Elmwood Park, IL 60707
Andy On Call
1305 E. Millbrook Rd. Ste-c32
Raleigh, NC 27609
Telecom Builders, LLC
5264 Ladd Lane
Hanover Park, IL 60133
Dependon Exteriors Inc.
6835 W. Higgins
Chicago, IL 60656
Extreme Decorating
350 Goodnow Blvd.
Round Lake, IL 60073
Superior Home Services, Inc.
3132 Sheeler
Waukegen, IL 60085
Quality Home Remodeling
437 Ascot Ln
Streamwood, IL 60107
Romeo Painting & Construction Inc.
3510 N. Newcastle St.
Chicago, IL 60634

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