Fences and How Much They Cost

A fence does a lot more than enclose property because it enhances a home while creating a handsome perimeter around it. Find out how much it costs to build different types of fences and compare the cost of doing it yourself with hiring a fence builder.

By Gene And Katie Hamilton

Fences and How Much They Cost

You’ll find a variety of fence styles and materials on the market today, all designed to meet different needs. Do you want to define your property with a handsome enclosure or provide a barrier to shield your view from a not-so-pleasant eyesore? Maybe you want to contain a dog who wants to wander or protect your property from busy traffic. Whatever the reason, here’s information about the different types of fences and how much they cost to build and maintain.

Follow the link to the fence job costs to learn more and what's involved. Enter your ZIP Code to adjust the cost to where you live.

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