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    Hire a Fencer Near Me

    Need a local fencing contractor in your area? At MyJobQuote you can easily find the best fencing installers by checking out their recent work and comparing quotes from multiple trades. Our recommended fence erectors can carry out all sorts of fencing and gate work including new installations, repairs and replacement.

    There's a wide range of garden fencing and gates to choose from so there is sure to be a size and design of fencing that suits your garden and your needs. The main types of fencing are closeboard fencing (made up of overlapping vertical boards of timber), overlap fencing, palisade and trellis. Closeboard fencing is the strongest and heaviest type of panel fencing that offers complete privacy, ideal for boundary fencing. Overlap fencing is made from overlapping horizontal timber boards, cheaper than closeboard fencing but still offering good levels of privacy.

    Palisade fencing is the traditional picket-type fence whereas trellis fencing is an open screen fencing used on it's own or often or as a decorative panel on top of a solid fence for privacy. When building a fence remember that one of the things neighbours argue about most is the boundary between their properties, so check your title deeds to ensure the fence is in the right position and know who is responsible for the upkeep. Once you ave chosen the type of fencing panel, you now need to choose the right posts. You have a choice of wooden, metal or concrete posts and there are pros and cons for each.

    Concrete posts ensure a good strong fence, but need a fair bit of work to put up. Wooden posts are easier but there is a higher risk that they'll rot. Metal post supports can help you put up a fence relatively quickly and are very strong. Panel fencing is extremely popular and is easily the most common type of fencing in the UK, especially good for those on a tighter budget or those who are planning to go the DIY route. They are extremely simple to erect and provide excellent flexibility and value. Plus individual panels can easily be replaced in the event of damage.

    Fences & Gates Planning Permission

    You need to apply for planning permission if you wish to erect or add to a fence, wall or gate that is over 1 metre high and next to a highway used by vehicles or over 2 metres high elsewhere; or your house is a listed building or the property is subject to any other restrictions. You will not need to apply for planning permission to take down a fence, wall, or gate, or to alter, maintain or improve an existing fence or gate if you don't increase its height. However, in a conservation area, you might need planning permission to take down a fence or gate. Fences, walls and gates do not require building regulation approval but the structures must be structurally sound and well maintained.

    Fence and Gate Costs

    Closeboard fencing typically costs around £55 per metre, assuming using 4ft 6inch closeboard on a 6in gravel board supported by 4x4 concreted posts and 3 horizontal rails ( this price would normally include removing the old fence, but double check any quotes to make sure this is the case). Fence panels (6x6) work out slightly more expensive at an average of around £65 per metre. Steel palisade fencing installation starts from around £40 per metre, but this price is for labour only, concrete and fencing have to be supplied by customer. Gates start from around £80 supplied and fitted, but can easily exceed several hundred pounds depending on the materials used.

    Choosing a Garden Contractor to Build Fencing and Gates

    When looking to hire a gardener always write a brief before you speak to anyone, so you have a clear idea of what you want to achieve. This allows you to provide all contractors bidding for the job with exactly the same information leaving you able to compare figures on a like-for-like basis. Compile a list of gardeners in your area, three contractors is a good number to start with (just enter brief details using the free quote service on this site and you can easily have three local recommended gardeners getting in touch with you provide quotes and offer advice).

    Ask to talk to previous clients and visit their gardens to check out previous fencing work if possible. Remember that a landscaper, designer or gardener can be a very skilled person who may have spent many years learning their trade. It is this experience and skill that you are paying for and they deserve to be paid a fair amount for their time and their skills. The cheapest price is not always the best!

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    By Parvez on 23rd Nov 2020
    • Joined Jan 2020
    • Established 2019
    • Fencing & Gates - Wooden in Manchester
    • ID checked

    Ck plumbing and maintenance have been trading since 2016 and have many fantastic customer reviews. Based near Wakefield, providing Heating Engineering/Plumbing Services to the surrounding areas. Other trades covered: - Cellar & Basement Co...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Quick service, job sorted same day. Thanks."

    Gas Ovens, Hobs & Stoves
    By Ben on 16th Nov 2020
    • Joined Jan 2017
    • Established 2016
    • Fencing & Gates - Wooden in Wakefield
    • ID checked

    Most recent homeowner review

    "At first david was great.but he never finished the decking and he was paid for it.than he came back and took stuff away.without my permission.never finished my patio.very disappointed. Tried ringing and emailing never got nothing..."

    Wooden Decking
    By Julie on 19th Nov 2020

    Shire Builders reply: Thank you for your review, my solicitors will ne in touch for court action shortly,

    • Joined Jul 2014
    • Established 1995
    • Fencing & Gates - Wooden in Woolaton
    • ID checked
    Most recent homeowner review

    "Brilliant job and excellent service nice fella too"

    Wooden Doors - Internal
    By Chris on 14th Nov 2019
    • Joined Jan 2016
    • Established 2004
    • Fencing & Gates - Wooden in Southport
    Most recent homeowner review

    "Florin did a fantastic job on my lean-to. He was courteous, punctual, a good communicator and did a great job of designing & building a lean-to for our bikes etc - would definitely recommend."

    Conservatory
    By Hazel on 27th Nov 2020
    • Joined Aug 2017
    • Established 2003
    • Fencing & Gates - Wooden in Cambridge
    • Public liability insurance

    D and S BUILDERS Formed in 2008, D+S Builders has many years of experience in the building contractors trade, and provides building services to clients throughout the region. The company is based in Nanpean (St. Austell). No job too small and free e...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "exelent trade people,got on with job,and did extra work highly recomended the best"

    Roof Repair
    By Keith on 30th Jul 2020

    D and S Builders reply: Many thanks Was a plessure

    • Joined Aug 2015
    • Established 2008
    • Fencing & Gates - Wooden in St. austell
    • ID checked

    Here at AP Building & roofing we are a family run business. Between us we have over 65 years experience in all trades and always strive to give our customers the best results possible. We carry ou a wide range of work from structural, to kitchens...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Job was done quickly and professionally. We have had heavy rain since and the roof has been perfect."

    Roof Repair
    By Michael on 17th Nov 2020
    • Joined Aug 2017
    • Established 2016
    • Fencing & Gates - Wooden in Ashton-under-lyne
    • ID checked

    Ivan Hosman can help you with a variety of household jobs. Based near Houndslow and covering the surrounding areas. If you need a job doing, Ivan Hosman is the person to help you. Ivan can help you with: - Drainage work - Gardening and Garden Desi...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "He did a wonderful job, he took pride in his work He is very professional ,very polite and very friendly"

    Flat Pack Furniture Assembly
    By Inci on 20th Oct 2020
    • Joined Apr 2018
    • Established 2017
    • Fencing & Gates - Wooden in London
    • ID checked

    Hi my name Is Ricky of BRB services, also my buisness partner Ben , I was previously a mechanical fitter for 5 years as well as garden and house maintenance, I have been a handy man for 3-4 years now doing odd jobs as well as big projects with other...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Very pleased with the work done, very helpful and efficient, nothing was too much trouble. Happy to recommend."

    General Maintenance
    By Julia on 28th Nov 2020
    • Joined Jul 2019
    • Established 2017
    • Fencing & Gates - Wooden in Warminster
    • ID checked

    Here at Andrews Gardening & Decorating Handyman Services, we supply an array of services including: -House Hold Handyman services -Building flat packs, wardrobes, draws, beds, trampolines, -Handyman services -Re-leveling of paving sto...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Andy did a great job on my mess of front garden. This involved getting rid of a load of shale and laying a paved area, as well a a lot of construction and maintenance of some dangerous concrete steps. He had to do a lot of the wo..."

    Stone / Concrete Paving
    By Dominic on 31st Aug 2020
    • Joined Mar 2017
    • Established 2014
    • Fencing & Gates - Wooden in Batley
    • ID checked

    We are a family run business that are hear to help u make your home how u want it. We also have public liability insurance for peace of mind as well. We specialise in fencing and gates and decking and all aspects of landscaping including patios and d...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Bradley's business partner, Dave, came and he was GREAT!! Dave was very thorough and informative about the GRP roof that I had selected. The price given was competitive and fair. They are flexible and punctual - another bonus!..."

    Roof Conversion
    By Miki on 26th Nov 2020
    • Joined Jun 2018
    • Established 2010
    • Fencing & Gates - Wooden in Orpington
    • Public liability insurance
    Most recent homeowner review

    "Very quick & efficient. A tidy, professional job for a reasonable fee & did exactly what I asked."

    Garden Clearance
    By Wendy on 3rd Nov 2020
    • Joined Jan 2019
    • Established 2001
    • Fencing & Gates - Wooden in Rochdale
    • ID checked

    Hi, I'm Robert Lee and I'm your local builder & handyman in Potters Bar and the surrounding areas. I have 40 years experience helping people with problems around their homes. I have built up a trusted bank of customers over the years wh...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Robert was very professional and did the work of excellent standard. We will be calling him again for any future work for sure."

    Internal Rendering
    By Rashda on 18th Nov 2020
    • Joined Feb 2020
    • Fencing & Gates - Wooden in Potters bar
    • ID checked

    If you're looking for a high quality Gardener with great reviews based near Chesterfield and the local areas, then look no further. Covering the following categories: - Brick / Block Paving - Fencing & Gates - Wire / Metal - Fencing &...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Fantastic work, will now use him on a regular basis!!!"

    Garden Clearance
    By Michael on 1st Jul 2020

    Andrew Spriggs reply: Thanks Michael much appreciated!

    • Joined Jul 2017
    • Fencing & Gates - Wooden in Chesterfield
    • ID checked

    Hello my name is Radek. I have 12 years experience as a HandyMan. Any problem let me know ANY TIME 24 / 7 . All the best for everyone;)

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Very polite young man did an excellent job. Also has completed a further job which makes me a very happy customer, would recommend"

    Flat Pack Furniture Assembly
    By Maureen on 24th Nov 2020
    • Joined Oct 2019
    • Established 2014
    • Fencing & Gates - Wooden in London
    • Public liability insurance

    Hi my name is Carl with over 30 years experience in property maintenance. Starting out as a father and son team back in 1988. I offer a wide range of affordable services including painting and decorating, joinery, plastering, tiling, mastic/sili...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Carl has done an excellent job of fixing our noisy floorboards. Lovely guy, very trustworthy. He came round to quote and offered a very fair price and gave a date to do the work very quickly. We didn’t wait hardly at all. I’m very..."

    Solid Timber Flooring
    By Craig on 13th Sep 2020
    • Joined Apr 2020
    • Established 1988
    • Fencing & Gates - Wooden in Congleton
    • ID checked

    Any work carries out of a handyman nature. Electrical sockets switches etc new consumer units Joinery Flat pack Shelving Clearances Jet washing And will do lots more as have a varied skill set

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Great job, friendly and professional with good communication. Thank you"

    Solid Timber Flooring
    By Amy on 24th Nov 2020
    • Joined Jul 2020
    • Established 2020
    • Fencing & Gates - Wooden in North shields
    • ID checked

    DV Plumbing will be happy to help you with any plumbing problems you may have. We can help you plan and design your bathroom.

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Darren has done a very good job and was very professional"

    Bathroom, Kitchen and WC Plumbing
    By Joanne on 25th Nov 2020
    • Joined Jun 2020
    • Established 2014
    • Fencing & Gates - Wooden in Middlesbrough
    • Public liability insurance

    Hello and welcome to Gold Star Roofing and Building Services. With over ten years experience in the trade, we are sure to finish our jobs to a high standard. We specialise in all tarmacking and flagging as well as ground work. Me and my team also d...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Ashley and team have made a really good job extending the drive, quick clean work, good advice and easy to work with. Thank you boys really pleased."

    Tarmac
    By Elaine on 30th Jun 2020
    • Joined Jan 2017
    • Established 2017
    • Fencing & Gates - Wooden in Colne
    • ID checked

    We are a small family run business with over 15 years experience in all aspects of garden services from simple garden maintenance to full garden design and ladscaping. We have fully qualified carpenter working with us and a tree surgeon. So when it c...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Great communication, fast to come over and quote and complete work. Thanks so much!"

    Garden Clearance
    By Katherine on 23rd Oct 2020
    • Joined Nov 2017
    • Established 2002
    • Fencing & Gates - Wooden in Bedford
    • ID checked
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