How Much Does a New Fence Cost?

Apr 21, 2016 | Fences

If you’re thinking about installing a new fence then you probably have one big thought on your mind: MONEY. Cost is a major concern with any home improvement project, and installing a fence is no different. While it is impossible to know exactly how much your new fence will cost without getting an estimate from an experienced fencing contractor, we can give you a general ballpark idea of how much you may be looking at based on the size of your fence and the material you prefer. Learn more, below.

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Do you know how much a fence like this might cost?

Measure up

First things first, you need to know how much fence you’ll need. Fences are measured in linear feet, so start out by taking measurements of the area where you want your fence to be installed. Don’t forget to account for the footage that will include gates. Remember that things like sloped grading will add to your overall expenditures and gates will likely add an additional cost. These estimates are only meant to give you a rough idea of what you might be able to expect during your fencing consultation.

Chain link fences

For a cost-effective and durable fence, chain link can’t be beat. On average, chain link costs around $13/linear foot with installation included. That makes it far more affordable than any other materials.

Wood fences

The cost of wood fences can vary considerably because there are a number of different wood materials you can choose from. Pressure treated cedar is generally the least expensive of the bunch and comes in around $16/ft.

Vinyl fences

Due to its incredible durability and low maintenance requirements, vinyl fencing is a slightly more expensive options. You can expect to spend around $30/ft on vinyl fencing.

Aluminum fences

Aluminum is an expensive metal to work with, which accounts for the higher price when it is used for fencing. An aluminum fence will cost roughly $40/ft.

According to Angie’s List, the average fence in the U.S. is a length of 200 feet and costs about $4500 fully installed. Because this will change based on your unique circumstances, we recommend that you call a reputable fencing company for an individualized estimate today!

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Excel Fencing and Decking has been proud to service Harford County since 1998, giving you the very best in custom built decks, fences, and home remodeling. If you’re interested in having a top-quality deck installed then give us a call. Our dedicated teams of deck professionals have the know-how and expertise to repair or install any kind of decking. Call us at 410-803-9499 or fill out a contact form and one of Excel’s representatives will contact you promptly.