The following information is based on ballpark figures only, if you want exact prices for your yard, it is best to contact a fence contractor in your area. However, we think this information will give you an idea of what the price differences are for the various types of fences. It is impossible to compare the different types of fences "apples to apples" because there are many different grades and products available within each fence type. We tried to base the estimates on average prices for a five foot high, good quality fence in each category. We use chainlink fence as a benchmark and the prices are based on a residential installation that includes supply of materials and installation. For example, if a chain link fence on your property would cost $1,000.00, the price tags for the other types of fences with the same lineal footage and configuration would be approximately as follows.
|Fence Type||Initial cost||Maint. 10 yrs||Total over 10 yrs|
|Chain link (Standard Galvanized)||$1,000||N/A||$1,000|
|Privacy chain link (Galv. w/ corrugated slat)||$1,600||N/A||$1,600|
|All-color chain link||$1,600||N/A||$1,600|
|Privacy all-color chainlink (w/ corrugated slat)||$2,200||N/A||$2,200|
|Privacy wood (Pressure Treated)||$3,000||$450 +||$3,450 +|
|Ornamental||$4,000 +||N/A||$4,000 +|
|Privacy Vinyl (PVC)||$4,000 +||N/A||$4,000 +|
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