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Fencing is not only a practical way to keep your children and pets safe, but it can also clearly mark your property lines and increase your home’s overall value. Fences can also help dampen noise from nearby neighbors and heavy traffic, give your landscaping structure, and are ideal for mounting birdhouses,planters, and stringing lights.

While most fences are built to last for years, accidents, foul weather, and wear and tear can cause damage that requires repair . When your fence has damage, it is best to call aprofessional to get the job done Your local Mr. Handyman professionals are the ones to call when you need fence installation services or fence repairs.

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Our experienced, fully insured fence pros will finish the job on time and within budget. Our on-time arrival and superior quality will have you feeling confident that you made the right choice by choosing Mr. Handyman for your fence repair or installation. Our pros can repair or install many types of fencing, such as:

  • Wood
  • Vinyl
  • PVC
  • Wrought iron
  • Aluminum
  • Chain link
  • Security fencing

Whether you are looking for a custom-built fence, need one you bought installed, or want to replace an old fence, our t professionals will deliver quality home improvement services – guaranteed! Once the fence is installed, ask about our fence painting and staining services to complete the job.

Fence Installation and Maintenance

No matter what type of fence you have, it requires maintenance. We recommended scheduling regular maintenance to prevent any unforeseen damage from getting worse . Here are some tips from the fence pros at Mr. Handyman to help keep your fence looking great all year round:

  • Remove debris, such as weeds and rocks, from the fence perimeter regularly.
  • If you have a wood fence, ensure that boards don’t contact the ground (to minimize damage from moisture).
  • Use insecticide to prevent termites and ants from damaging a wood fence.
  • Clean vinyl and aluminum fences once a year with a mild soap solution or a light power washing.
  • Always remove flaking or peeling paint on wood fences and refinish the surface.
  • Repair broken or loose boards, and damaged hinges, or posts before they injure someone or cause an accident.

Give us a call when you need fence maintenance or installation. All of our work is backed by our Neighborly Done Right Promise®. If there is a problem with our workmanship or a product we provide, we’ll make it right—no ifs, ands, or buts.

Fence Installation, Repair, and Maintenance FAQs

What's involved in a fence or gate repair?

Repairing a fence, fence gate, or other fence damage can vary depending on the fence type, extent of damage, and other factors. Regardless of the fence material or damage, the first step is to have a professional from Mr. Handyman assess the damage.

Once we perform an inspection, we can tell you exactly what is required , including the cost, and other important information. No matter what your fence inspection reveals, you can rely on us for expert fence repairs and maintenance.

What are common fence repairs?

The most common repairs performed on wood fences are panel or slat replacement and repairing moisture damage. Wood fences can warp and bend as they age and may need to be realigned or squared. Chain link fences are susceptible to moisture damage, too, so the typical sagging that often requires repair can be compounded by metal corrosion.

Other common repairs include replacing or repairing fence posts, hinges, and other hardware. If you notice any of the above or similar issues with your fence, it's best to have it checked out before things get worse.

Is repairing a gate or fence expensive?

When it comes to fence repair cost, the type of fence and the extent and nature of the damage have the biggest impact on repair cost . Utility fences, for example, can be easier to repair because they are typically designed to keep something in or out, so securing the fence is the goal. Privacy fences can require more work and attention to detail because they are often designed to be decorative and provide privacy.

No matter what kind of fence damage you have , Mr. Handyman will help you find the best option for your situation. If replacing your fence costs about the same or more than repairing it, we’ll let you know what the difference is and recommend the best option. Whether you have us repair your fence or have a new fence installed, we'll make sure you get the same professional results.

The average fence repair cost can vary depending on the type of fence, extent of damage, your location, and availability of supplies. . Here is an overview based on the average repair cost for different types of fencing:

  • Temporary fence Least expensive on average - up to $300
  • Electric fence
  • Latticework fence $100 - $500
  • Split rail fence
  • Shadowbox wooden fence
  • Stockade frame fence
  • Privacy fencing Most expensive on average - up to $1,200

Regardless of where you live you can always count on Mr. Handyman for competitive rates and professional repairs and installation.

Does Mr. Handyman offer fence repair near me?

Most locally owned and operated Mr. Handyman offices provide fence installation and repair along with other home maintenance services. Enter your zip code to find the Mr. Handyman in your neighborhood. We’re glad to tell you all about the Mr. Handyman services we offer and how we can help you with all your interior and exterior home repairs and installations.

Should I have my fence repaired or replaced?

If your fence has seen better days, even minor damage may be enough to convince you it’s time to invest in a new one. Mr. Handyman provides expert fence installation and repairs when needed. If your fence isn't very old and the style enhances your home's curb appeal, repairing the damage may be the most practical choice .

While the decision to repair or install a new fence is sometimes subjective, this industry rule of thumb may help: If your fence repair involves replacing more than 20 percent of the fence, installing a new fence may be a better long-term investment.

Why should I hire Mr. Handyman to repair my gate or fence?

There are several advantages to hiring a fencing professional like Mr. Handyman for fence repairs and installations. Your local Mr. Handyman is staffed with home improvement experts who have an average of 10 years of experience in the home service and repair field. Our experience means we repair your fence right the first time, with the results that guarantee your satisfaction.

We don't waste your time or money because we approach every repair and installation with a strategy proven to be effective and efficient. These honest reviews from satisfied customers explain why choosing Mr. Handyman for your home repairs and maintenance is a great decision.

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