Home Services Guidelines and Best Practices

Fence Painting

Fence Painting guidelines, FAQs and unit pricing information

January 2014

Are you looking for independent, trustworthy advice about Fence Painting? Do you need to understand common installation options? If your project calls for Fence Painting work, the following guidelines and best practices will help you understand: Is a subcontractor really necessary for Fence Painting work? Will a permit be required? What are common problem areas? How much will Fence Painting labor cost? What are the important Fence Painting quality checks that should be included in the work requirements?

Fence Painting - Frequently Asked Questions

What is a fair price for Fence Painting?Costs vary with project size, job quality and time of year. For typical Fence Painting expect to pay between $1.00 to $1.24 per square foot. Additional fees are typically charged for small projects or rush jobs.
Is a permit needed for Fence Painting work?Design approval and permits from your local building authority are usually not required for Fence Painting. If your home is subject to homeowner association covenants, you should verify that the Fence Painting complies with association guidelines.
Is it worth using a professional to perform Fence Painting work?The appearance, useful life and required maintenance for the fence paint may be affected by poor installation techniques and inexperience. To minimize risks with Fence Painting, hire service providers carefully and always tie payment milestones to appropriate quality checks (use the list below).
Is Fence Painting something that I can do myself?Most of the Fence Painting project can be completed by a moderately experienced do-it-yourselfer; as with any project, high quality Fence Painting requires attention to detail and careful planning.
How many days are typically required to complete the Fence Painting work?This work can be completed in 1 to 2 days.

Fence Painting - Options, Quality Checks and Important Details

Use the list below to document your expectations for level of detail and finish quality for Fence Painting. Make sure that relevant information is included in any written contracts or work orders on your project. Before any Fence Painting work begins, review the checklist with the service provider. Tie payments to satisfactory completion of this checklist.

Fence Painting - Work Milestones and Project Reminders

The following list summarizes work tasks commonly performed during Fence Painting. These tasks help ensure proper completion of the fence paint work and compliance with common manufacturer and vendor warranty requirements. Make sure that either you or your service provider takes responsibility for each of these tasks. All service provider task responsiblities should be clearly called out in the written contract or work orders.



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