Voted Best University Park Fence Repair Company!!

We’re well known as University Park’s Best Fence Repair company! We save you money by doing fence repairs and upgrades to restore your fence to that brand new look. Customers are surprised how we transform an old fence to look new through our process of cleaning, staining, and replacing old pickets!!

Need a new fence?
Of course, when needed, we can also replace your old fence with a brand new one. When your old fence has seen its final days; it may be time to have our estimator come out (for free) to your home for an honest assessment if your fence needs to be repaired, cleaned, stained or if it’s time for a new fence.  It is always better to have the fence looked at before spending more than you need.

At Fence Makeovers our team knows what to look for to help Prevent wear and tear on the fence.  Save time and money on a fence repair by checking it out before the small problem turns into a large one. It costs several thousand dollars for a new fence and most times it’s under $1000 to repair your fence.

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Fence makeovers 972-769-2555

A fence is built to last, it simply requires regular maintenance. Therefore, neglecting the first signs of problems will add stress to the entire fence structure and can cost you more in the long run.

University Park Fence Repair Experts Suggest Looking for these Signs for Repair:

  • Leaning post or fence
  • Broken post at or below ground level
  • Panels that have become detached from the post.
  • Corrosion on the post, pickets, or rails.
  • Fence Gates not closing or hinge issues

Upgrading your fence with University Park’s Fence Repair experts:

  • A cap can be added to the top of the fence 
  • Kickboards from time to time need to be replaced or added
  • Adding Trim will give the appearance of a new fence
  • Replace Wood Post With Metal
  • Convert a Side by Side Fence to a Board on Board Fence

Fence repair can be done Before the small problem turns into a costly replacement!

Call us at 972-769-2555 today to schedule an on time appointment or click on the link and submit your request.

Before you Begin

Before you choose a fence style and height, we recommend reading the City of  University Park, TX Fence Ordinances to see if there are any restrictions for style or height for your fence. We have provided this information for you below. If you have any questions, you can ask your Fence Makeover representative, as they have extensive experience dealing with the City of University Park permitting department!

We make it easy!

We secure and complete all the required city permits and follow city ordinances so you don’t have to worry about anything. We’ve added their regulations below taken from the University Park.

City of University Park Fence Permits & Regulations

CITY OF UNIVERSITY PARK
FENCE REGULATIONS

Administration
  • Any person erecting, moving, repairing or replacing more than 25% of any one side of a fence, wall, screen, or retaining wall within the City of University Park, must first obtain a fence permit at the Community Development Department at 4420 Worcola, Dallas, Texas 75206, 214-987-5419.
  • Plans and specifications must be submitted to the Community Development Department with the appropriate permit application form.  Any application for a permit for retaining walls in excess of three (3) feet in height must be accompanied by a detailed drawing of the construction of the wall as well as being signed and sealed by a professional engineer.
  • The Community Development Department must inspect all fences, walls, screens or retaining walls upon completion.  It shall be the duty of the permit holder to call the automated inspection request line successfully requesting an inspection within three days after the work has been completed.
Materials
  • Fences, walls, screens or retaining walls may be constructed of wood, masonry, concrete, wrought iron, or chain link.
  • Under NO condition shall fences, walls, screens or retaining walls be constructed of BARBED WIRE, RAZOR RIBBON, SHEET METAL WIRE MESH, AND/OR ELECTRICALLY CHARGED MATERIAL.
Prohibited Locations
  • No fence, wall, screen or retaining wall shall be constructed upon or caused to protrude over any public right-of-way or easement.
  • No fence, wall, screening or retaining wall, shall be constructed or allowed to remain in a position which will cause an obstruction or interference with the minimum sight line standards defined in Article 12.01.012 of the City of University Park Code of Ordinances.
  • Fences and/or walls SHALL NOT be constructed in the front yard, past the front wall of the main structure.
  • Automated driveway gates with access to a swimming pool are NOT ALLOWED.
Height Requirements

For single family, duplex, and multi-family dwelling districts, the following restrictions shall apply:

Rear Yard
  • Any fence or wall constructed along the rear property line where such property line adjoins an alley easement, shall not exceed (8) eight-foot in height.
  • New fences shall be offset from the property line sufficient to allow for the installation of public utilities (i.e., water meters, utility poles, etc.) along its right-of-way without interference with the alley pavement.
  • A minimum of (3) three deep by (5) five feet wide, unobstructed inset for trash receptacles must be provided on all new fences abutting an alley.
  • A larger inset may be required if additional trash cans are added
Side Yard
  • Where a fence is erected along a side lot line between properties, such fence or wall shall not exceed (8) eight feet in height.
Swimming Pool Enclosures
  • A minimum six-foot tall fence or wall shall completely enclose the swimming pool, spa, or hot tub.  It shall be constructed so as to not allow children to climb over such fence and/or wall and where nothing more than a (4) four-inch sphere can pass through/between pickets or wrought iron member.
  • All gates in a fence or wall enclosing a swimming pool, spa, or hot tub, and leading into the pool, spa, or hot tub area, shall be single type, personnel gates not exceeding forty-eight inches (48″) in width, shall be:

i) equipped with self-closing and self-locking devices capable of keeping such gates securely closed and
locked at all times; or
ii) equipped with self-closing and self-latching services installed on the gate at least (54″) fifty-four inches
above grade

              Double gates, sliding gates, or automated gates across driveways or parking areas shall not be considered
as meeting the requirements of this Section.
Construction Fences
  • A minimum six-foot fence is required around all new residential construction sites.

Our Fence Services

  • Fence Restoration
  • Fence Cleaning & Staining
  • Fence Repair Services
  • New Fence Construction

Fence Types

  • Board-on-Board Fence
  • Side-by-Side Fence
  • Premium Cedar Fence
  • Premium Privacy Cedar Fence

Fence Stain Colors

  • Sable
  • Walnut
  • Cordovan Brown
  • Padre Brown
  • Wood Chip
  • Russet
  • Pewter