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Cost to Install a Rail Fence

Updated: January 2014

Cost to Install a Rail Fencezip code   linear feet 
ItemQuantityLow  High  
Rail Fencing Cost
Non-discounted retail cost for common, mid-grade rail fencing. Quantity includes typical installation waste, fabrication overage, material for future repairs and delivery within 25 miles
27 linear feet$196.36$234.44
Rail Fencing Labor
Direct labor expenses to install rail fence.
5.0 hours$150.51$169.72
Rail Fencing Job Materials and Supplies
Cost of supplies that may be required to install rail fence including: fasteners, post concrete and connectors.
25 linear feet$20.00$40.00
Rail Fencing Equipment Allowance
Job related costs of specialty equipment used for job quality and efficiency, including: 8" diameter post hole auger, 12" miter saw, pneumatic nailer and portable concrete mixer.

Totals - Cost to Install Rail Fence
25 linear feet$435.88$544.66
Average cost
per linear foot

Cost to Install a Rail Fence - 2014 Cost Calculator

The cost to Install a Rail Fence averages $17.44 - $21.79 per linear foot in 2014. This Rail Fence Installation cost estimate is calculated from average material costs, unit labor producitivity rates and national average hourly labor wages. To refine the estimate for your Rail Fence Installation project:

1. Set Project Location Enter the location is where labor is hired and materials purchased.

2. Specify Project Size Enter the number of "linear feet" required for the project.

3. Re-calculate Click the "Update" button.

Rail Fence Installation - Average Cost Per Linear Foot

Expect to pay in the high end of the $17.44 - $21.79 per linear foot range for a licensed, bonded and insured contractor and for complex or rush projects. Hire carefully, only after verifying prior work quality.

For the best value on Rail Fence Installation: combine related projects; get bids from several pros; and be flexible about project scheduling.

Cost to Install a Rail Fence - Notes and General Information

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Cost to Install a Rail Fence - References

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