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How Much Does Fence Installation Cost? Considering a new fence installation? Fence options range from simple to complex and can be constructed out of a variety of materials. Photo by Katelin Kinney Wood fences can be painted to match your house or complement your landscape design. Photo by Summer Galyan
Wood fences are usually priced at $15 to $25 per linear foot, while low-maintenance vinyl fencing runs $25 to $35 per linear foot. The cheapest fencing material, chain link, costs about $7.50 to $15 per linear foot.
Fencing professionals can install a new wood fence or replace a damaged one on a residential or commercial property. Wood fences provide privacy, protect homes and yards from wind and noise, define property lines, keep pets and kids safely enclosed, offer security, and add resale value.
With professional installation, a 3'-4' tall wood picket fence can cost $10-$75 a foot, depending on local rates and the style and height of the fence, or $1,000-$8,000 for 100' and $3,000-$24,000 for 300'.
Nonetheless, chain link fencing is easier to install and requires much less maintenance than wood fencing. Finally, chain link fencing tends to be more durable than wood fences. Wooden fences are by far the most popular option when it comes to a 6-foot privacy fences.
Cost of residential-grade, -construction fence boards, each 1"x6", set between 2"x4" top and bottom rail and mounted on 4"x4" posts. Rate is inclusive of local delivery, as well as standard excess for perfect installation and occasional repairs.