Cost to Replace a Fence Gate

Cost to Replace a Fence Gate

Compare the handyman cost to repair a fence gate which is $297 with doing it yourself for $145 and saving 51 percent. Enter your ZIP Code and adjust the cost for where you live.

National Average Improvement and Repair Cost
Hours Pro 3.3 Diy 5.5
Money Pro $297 Diy $145
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 Cost to Replace a Fence Gate

Cost to Replace a Fence Gate

Compare the handyman cost to repair a fence gate which is $297 with doing it yourself for $145 and saving 51 percent. Enter your ZIP Code and adjust the cost for where you live.

National Average Improvement and Repair Cost
Hours Pro 3.3 Diy 5.5
Money Pro $297 Diy $145
Click to Adjust Cost to Your ZIP Code.
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By Gene and Katie Hamilton

Nothing beats a picket fence to add charm and character to a house while enclosing a yard for a sense of privacy. But there’s nothing more annoying than a fence gate that droops and won’t open or close properly. After continued use and weather abuse the gate can become a nuisance when it sags on its hinges or pulls away from its support post, making it difficult to open and close securely.

Here's how much it costs: A handyman will charge $297 to remove the old gate, and install a new good quality 48-in. high-by 44-in.wide vinyl picket gate and hardware, which includes the labor and material. You can do the job for $145, the cost of the gate and hardware and save 51 percent. Don't want to do this job yourself? Find a fence contractor who has the skills and tools to do it right, click here to get to Home Advisor and it will open in a new tab and you’ll have to answer some basic questions about your job followed by contractors in your area to do the job.

The job involves truing up the gate posts so they are square; if that’s not done the gate will not swing correctly. In some cases new hinges require a new set of pilot holes in the posts. If the holes line up you’re good to go.

That sums it up. Knowing the average cost to replace a fence gate lets you compare doing it yourself with what you can expect to pay a contractor. To customize the cost to where you live add your ZIP Code in the cost box.

Improvement and Repair Cost Updated 2019

The cost and time data is generated by averaging labor and material data from annually updated cost books used by contractors and refined by the authors' experience remodeling 13 houses. They are authors of 20 home improvement books and Do It Yourself or Not, a weekly column syndicated by Tribune Content Agency. The national cost can be adjusted by ZIP Code.


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