How much do fence repairs cost in the DFW area?
How much fence repairs cost in the DFW area will depend on the the repair of the fence or gate. It also will depend on the extent of the damage. These five areas are an experienced estimator will look at to calculate the cost of repair.
- How big of an area needs repair? Is it just one 4′ section or has wind damaged the entire fence structure?
- What type of wood fence is it? Was it originally made from pine wood or cedar wood?
- What type of post structure does the fence have? Are the posts 4″ by 4″ wood posts or are the metal posts?
- How tall is the existing fence, 4′, 6′ or taller?
- How old is the fence? Is it 5 years, 10 years or older?
Knowing the answers to these questions will help determine whether to repair the existing fence or replacing the entire fence. With every fence company there is a minimum charge for just repairing. With Fence Makeovers it is a minimum of $400 for repairs not including parts.
The estimators with Fence Makeovers DO NOT make up prices as they go. They have a price sheet that a homeowner can look at if any questions arise. They never just pull out numbers for the sake of giving an estimate.
Is it cheaper to repair or replace a fence?
At Fence Makeovers the difference between repairing a fence or replacing a fence runs approximately 10-15% of the total cost of a brand new fence. If the repairs run higher or more severe they can go up to 25% of the cost of a new fence. Sometimes the repairs are small and well worth the cost to repair. Yet sometimes if the fence has had several repairs (like covering things up with a band-aid) it may be time to stop nickle and dime-ing yourself. Because in the long run a brand new fence will pay for itself.
However at Fence Makeovers our motto is
“Don’t Pay More – Just Restore!”
The homeowner will need to decide if the fence repairs cost is the better decision to make or whether it’s time for a new fence installation. Either way at Fence Makeovers our estimators offer a Free Estimate. If it’s a second opinion you want don’t hesitate to call us. With over 20+ years of experience, we have seen at all!