If you have decided to install a fence at your home, your first question is liable to center around the cost of the project. However, there is no a clear cut answer to this question because there are a lot of factors that determine the cost of your fence.
The most important factor is the material used to construct the fence. There are numerous options ranging from relatively inexpensive to very expensive. Let us check out a few of the more popular fencing materials available today:
Wood fences are not only very beautiful and elegant, but they also provide both privacy and security to your property. Let us take a quick look at some of the popular wood fences and their costs:
You can expect to pay between $70 to $135 per square meter for a fence made of pinewood.
$75 to $145 per meter for a simple hardwood fence and
$280 - $350 per meter for a treated pine timber slat fence
This is a timeless material for fence construction. It may not afford a high level of privacy but it more than makes up for it in the security department. Best of all, it can survive even the harshest outdoor environments. Just slap on a fresh coat of paint every couple of years and you are good to go!
A wrought iron fence can set you back by as little as $450 and as high as $600 per square meter
A vinyl fence does not require much maintenance and you won't need to repaint it or polish it once it has been installed. It will cost you around $80 to $90 per meter on average.