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Average Cost of Building a New Fence

The cost of installing a new fence can range from $500 to $7,000 on average. The amount of fencing required and the kind of materials used are the biggest factors in determining cost.

Normal metal fencing, such as chicken wire, typically costs the least. other unadorned metal fences are also affordable choices. Materials like composite are typically the most expensive.

Most fencing contractors build prices based on linear feet. That's the measurement of how long the fence must be to enclose the appropriate area. On average, installing a fence costs $1 to $45 per linear foot.

Before agreeing to a fencing installation deal, make sure you understand the total price. This can also include fees for things like permits, and, sometimes, the company may have to do prep work to make the property ready for the fence you've ordered.

The right fence installation company for your job can send out a rep to review the details, such as the right materials and costs, with you. Get started by looking for a fence contractor so you can start enjoying your new fence as soon as possible.

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Ensure the contractor you pick has the required insurance to cover your job. They must be insured in your state or locality to cover fencing or basic home contracting.

Frequently asked questions

  • Budget: Your budget is central in influencing which fence you buy. Figure out your spending limit and determine your budget per linear foot, as fencing costs can quickly add up.
  • Durability: Consider strength, lifespan, resistance to pests, rot and fungus, rust, and the material’s ability to withstand local weather conditions.
  • Maintenance: Maintenance, cleaning and repairs should be simple and minimal.
  • Purpose: The style of fence you choose should be suitable for its intended purpose. 
  • Installation: Find out what installation requirements, such as foundations or supports, are necessary. Research if DIY is possible or if professional installation is your only option.

  • Wood fence styles range from traditional to contemporary and from purely functional to attractive and decorative.
  • Lattice fences are affordable and decorative. You can use them as privacy fences by growing dense foliage over them.
  • Vertical board fences are the most common type of residential fence. There are budget-friendly options available as well as higher-end panels. Vertical board fences are affordable choices for basic privacy and security fences.
  • Picket fences conjure up cozy images of traditional properties with carefully tended lawns. They’re good for demarcating a property boundary but don’t provide much security.
  • Post-and-rail fences are a solid choice for making a boundary over a large area, as material use is minimal. However, they don’t provide any security or privacy.
  • Metal fences are generally stronger and more secure than other materials. You can choose from highly ornate and secure metalwork or simple but functional wire. For the higher-end options, which are often costly, homeowners often reduce costs per square foot by combining the metal with brick.
  • Aluminum fencing is an attractive, more affordable alternative to wrought iron. Although it has a similar appearance, it’s not as strong as wrought iron.
  • Steel fencing is a strong, long-lasting fencing option that’s good for creating a secure barrier around your home.
  • Vinyl fencing made from PVC comes in a range of styles, including those that mimic real wood.
  • Composite fencing is an amalgamation of wood fibers, pulp or sawdust and ground plastic particles that are bonded and held together by an acrylic resin. It looks and feels like real wood and is an environmentally friendly choice, as it usually contains a high percentage of recycled materials.
  • Wire fences are not made to enhance the aesthetics of your property, although some homeowners opt for black fencing to help boost aesthetics. They are inexpensive, purely functional products suitable for DIY or professional installation.
  • Barbed wire fencing isn’t common in residential settings. While it’s an inexpensive, fierce and intimidating security deterrent, it isn’t attractive and will not add value to your home.

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Recent Job Requests for Fence Contractors in Springfield, IL

  • NewProject: Install a Wood Fence
    Location: Springfield, IL
    Date: 10/06/22
    Nature of Project: Replace existing fence
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Length of Fence: 201 - 300 feet
    Property Owner: Yes
    Fencing material: Wood
  • NewProject: Install a Wood Fence
    Location: Springfield, IL
    Date: 10/05/22
    Fence Height: Less than 4 feet
    Nature of Project: Install a new fence
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Length of Fence: 25 - 100 feet
  • NewProject: Install a Wood Fence
    Location: Springfield, IL
    Date: 10/05/22
    Fence Height: 4-6 feet
    Purpose of Fence: Attractive yard addition
    Purpose of Fence: Keep children safely in yard
    Purpose of Fence: Keep pets contained
    Nature of Project: Replace existing fence
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Length of Fence: 25 - 100 feet
    Comment: I have a fence already I am getting quotes to replace the aging fence.
  • NewProject: Install a Chain Link Fence
    Location: Springfield, IL
    Date: 10/01/22
    Nature of Project: Install a new fence
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: 1 - 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Fencing material: Chain Link
  • Project: Install a Wood Fence
    Location: Springfield, IL
    Date: 09/28/22
    Nature of Project: Replace existing fence
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Fencing material: Wood
  • Project: Install a Wood Fence
    Location: Springfield, IL
    Date: 09/25/22
    Nature of Project: Install a new fence
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Fencing material: Wood
  • Project: Install a Wood Fence
    Location: Springfield, IL
    Date: 09/20/22
    Fence Height: Want recommendation
    Purpose of Fence: Property boundary
    Nature of Project: Install a new fence
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Length of Fence: Less than 25 feet
    Comment: I would like to get an estimate for 120 ft of fence replacement. We have an existing fence that is need of replacing. We're not sure what type material we would like to use to replace it with. The current fence has fifteen 8' sections and is is pretty bad shape, due to wind damage and rotting even though the current fence is mad from cedar. Still need recommendation
  • Project: Install a Wood Fence
    Location: Springfield, IL
    Date: 09/20/22
    Nature of Project: Replace existing fence
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: 1 - 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Length of Fence: 100 - 200 feet
    Property Owner: Yes
    Fencing material: Wood
    Comment: We have an existing fence that is need of replacing. We're not sure what type material we would like to use to replace it with. The current fence has fifteen 8' sections and is is pretty bad shape, due to wind damage and rotting even though the current fence is mad from cedar.
  • Project: Install a Wood Fence
    Location: Springfield, IL
    Date: 09/19/22
    Nature of Project: Install a new fence
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: More than 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Fencing material: Wood
    Comment: Personal home
  • Project: Repair or Partially Replace a Wood Fence
    Location: Springfield, IL
    Date: 09/19/22
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
  • Project: Install a Wood Fence
    Location: Springfield, IL
    Date: 09/17/22
    Fence Height: 4-6 feet
    Nature of Project: Install a new fence
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Length of Fence: Unsure
  • Project: Repair or Partially Replace a Wood Fence
    Location: Springfield, IL
    Date: 09/17/22
  • Project: Install or Replace a Vinyl or PVC Fence
    Location: Springfield, IL
    Date: 09/16/22
    Nature of Project: Replace existing fence
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Fencing material: Vinyl or PVC
    Comment: I'd like a privacy fence installed in place of my current chain fence.

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