Cost to Install a Wood Privacy Fence

Updated: December 2016

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Wood Privacy Fencing Cost 
Non-discounted retail pricing for: 1"x6" premium construction grade fence boards. 2"x4" top and bottom rail. 4"x4" posts. Quantity includes typical waste overage, material for repair and local delivery.
27 linear feet$313.76$435.20
Wood Privacy Fencing Labor, Basic 
Basic labor to install wood privacy fence with favorable site conditions. Layout post locations. Dig post holes up to 3' deep. Set wood posts in concrete at 8' spacing. Install 2 horizontal rails between posts and nail 6' tall by 6"wide fence boards to rails. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
27 linear feet$313.76$435.20
Wood Privacy Fencing Job Supplies 
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to install wood privacy fence including: fasteners, post concrete and connectors.
27 linear feet$313.76$435.20
Wood Privacy 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.
27 linear feet$313.76$435.20
Option: Remove Fencing
Remove rails and panels. Remove posts and concrete base - at spacing no closer than 8 LF. Remove materials from premises. For wood, vinyl and cyclone fencing to 6 FT tall.
27 linear feet$313.76$435.20
Wood Privacy Fencing Debris Disposal
Costs to load and haul away old materials, installation waste and associated debris.
27 linear feet5.906256.71875
 Unused Minimum Labor
Balance of 2 hr(s) minimum labor charge that can be applied to other tasks.
   
Totals - Cost To Install Wood Privacy Fence   
Average Cost per Linear Foot  

Get an INSTANT, detailed estimate of the cost to Install a Wood Privacy Fence! Our free calculator uses up-to-date, trusted data to estimate typical subcontractor costs for a Wood Privacy Fence Installation project. For a basic 25 linear feet project in zip code 47474, the benchmark cost to Install a Wood Privacy Fence ranges between $22.12 - $36.09 per linear foot.

To estimate costs for your project:

1. Set Project Zip Code Enter the Zip Code for the location where labor is hired and materials purchased.

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

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Cost to Install a Wood Privacy Fence - Notes and General Information

These estimates are for BASIC work performed in serviceable conditions by qualified trade professionals using MID GRADE materials. Work not mentioned on this page and/or work using master craftsman, premium materials and project supervision will result in HIGHER COSTS! Explore the full range of wood fence new installation labor options and material prices here.

These estimates are NOT substitutes for written quotes from trade professionals. Homewyse strongly recommends that you contact reputable professionals for accurate assessments of work required and costs for your project - before making any decisions or commitments.

The cost estimate includes:

  • Costs for local material / equipment delivery to and service provider transportation to and from the job site.
  • Costs to prepare the worksite for Wood Privacy Fence Installation, including costs to protect existing structure(s), finishes, materials and components.
  • Costs for job cleanup and debris removal at project completion.
  • Labor setup time, mobilization time and minimum hourly charges that are commonly included for small Wood Privacy Fence Installation jobs.

The cost estimate does NOT include:

  • Costs for removing, relocating, repairing, or modifying existing framing, surfacing, HVAC, electrical, and plumbing systems - or bringing those systems into compliance with current building codes.
  • Costs for testing and remediation of hazardous materials (asbestos, lead, etc).
  • General contractor overhead and markup for organizing and supervising the Wood Privacy Fence Installation. Add 15% to 23% to the total cost above if a general contractor will supervise this project.
  • Sales tax on materials and supplies.
  • Permit or inspection fees (or portion thereof) required by your local building department for your overall project.

Cost to Install a Wood Privacy Fence - References

Wood Privacy Fence Installation - Average Cost Per Linear Foot

Expect to pay in the higher end of the price range for a licensed, insured and reputable pro - and for complex or rush projects.

To lower Wood Privacy Fence Installation costs: combine related projects, minimize options/extras and be flexible about project scheduling.


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