Cost of Chain Link Fence

Don’t let your remodeling budget go over-board by hidden surprises – understand what the average installed costs for Chain Link Fence is in your zip code by using our handy calculator. If you’re looking for 2017 breakdown for Cost of Chain Link Fence materials and what installation cost might be, you’ve come to the right place.

As an experienced licensed home improvement contractor, I know first hand what it should cost for various levels — from Basic, Better, and of course the best. This Chain Link Fence cost estimator will provide you with up to date pricing for your area. Simply enter your zip code and the square footage, next click update and you will see a breakdown on what it should cost to have Chain Link Fence installed onto your home

Chain Link Fence CostsZip Code Lineal ft.
BasicBetterBest
Chain Link Fence – Material Prices$650.00 – $720.00$740.00 – $790.00$835.00 – $920.00
Chain Link Fence – Installation Cost$460.00 – $485.00$530.00 – $580.00$625.00 – $675.00
Chain Link Fence – Total$1110.00 – $1205.00$1270.00 – $1370.00$1460.00 – $1595.00
Chain Link Fence – Total Average Cost per square foot$11.57$13.20$15.28

  • Cost can add up quickly, especially if you’re a novice and have never attempted a Chain Link Fence installation before. I would strongly recommend you hire a licensed and Insured fence contractor to perform the installation for you.
  • Be sure to have a copy of the Chain Link Fencing Manufacturer’s recommended installation requirements before starting, to make sure your project doesn’t end up costing you more money in the long-run.

Chain Link Fence – Pricing and Installation Cost Checklist

  • Get at least 3-5 estimates before hiring a Chain Link Fencing contractor — estimates are typically free, unless it’s a service call for a repair.
  • Expect the Chain Link Fence prices to fluctuate between various companies – each and every company have different operation expenses and over-head.
  • Try to get prices in late Fall, early winter – you should expect aggressive pricing discounts by waiting for a contractor’s down season.
  • Try to budget and additional 7-15% more on top of what our calculator gives out – I.e; difficult configurations, patterns, the additional complexity of your home landscaping will add to the Chain Link Fence costs.
  • Visit every supply house that sell your particular brand of Chain Link Fence and try to negotiate a better price with each supplier – I save on average 20%.
  • Remember, there are multiple styled homes in the U.S – from: Contemporary, colonial, cape-cod style, ranch, bungalow, victorian, etc. So keep that in mind and try to budget a little more, before starting your Chain Link Fence project.

View Other Fencing Options and Pricing: Vinyl, Wood, Cedar, PVC, Chainlink & Composite Fences

External References:

  1. Hud Homes and Development – Volume 9, The Rehab Guide
  2. Estimating fencing Costs: for Residential and Light Commercial Buildings