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Good communication, prompt service, good attention to detail. Would recommend & will use again.

Fence Post Repair


Fast, friendly and got the job done nicely

Wood post repair


Very professional & no fuss. I would recommend Lee for anyone looking at using his services.

Gate and post that has rotted and needs to be replaced like for like.


Quality work and did the job well in time. Would definitely recommend.

Temporary fence in menangle park


Cam has exceeded my expectations. I will not hesitate to recommend them to anyone. You will not be disappointed!

Remove broken concrete, the root and repair the fence


Very good to deal with. I would highly recommend Damien.

Remove and then reinstall 2m glass fence (frameless) near pool


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Recent Garden Fencing reviews

Tim did an excellent job and would highly recommend him.

Garden screen reinstalled onto new timber frame


Excellent service and great job done. Very impressed. Thank you.

Poles installed in garden


Great service, delivered everything as promised. Prompt and efficient. Knowledgeable guy and nice to work with someone who is skilled yet reliable.

Installing a new yard gate and garden fence.


Brillint couple, fantastic job.

Painting a timber fence around a garden.


Great work, swift and today, thanks.

Fix my garden gate


Great work!

Fixing garden fence


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Thanks for the quick turn around in pet proofing the fence.

Pet proofing fence


Ian did an amazing job, highly recommend him and will definitely use again

Backyard dog safety assembly


Awesome. Great job!! Thank you Paul for your fencing job!!

Exp fencer only pls. Install pet fence


Job was completed with great care. Thanks Rick 😀

Dog proof along fence


Great skills and very nice to deal with. I will ask more tasks to Chris in the future.

Install fence panels and build a dog kennel


Adriaan and his lovely wife make an amazing team! We needed pet gates putting up around our property and they were super punctual, had great attention to detail and very professional. We are delighted with the results and will absolutely hire them again. Thank you!

Supply and install two pet gates


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Top Fencing related questions

The average cost of a new fence is $150 per metre. This will vary based on two factors: materials (fencing cost per metre) and installation labour (which usually takes one to three days).

Fence installation can take 3-5 days, from removing old fence panels to installing a new fence. Working time may vary depending on your fencing contractor's availability and skill level. Also, more complex fencing needs may take more time to complete. For example, wooden fencing may require more time to build than assembly-ready aluminium fences. Please confirm timelines with your fencing contractor based on your specific project needs.

Lifespans of fences vary from material to material. Wooden fences may last 10-12 years, while Colorbond fencing can last for 60 years or more. However, extreme weather and wood-damaging pests can shorten the service life of your fence. But regular and proper maintenance can extend the life of your fence for as long as possible.

The best type of fence for your home will depend on your budget and specific needs. Chicken coop fencing is a cheap and practical option if you’re on a limited budget. Meanwhile, an iron-wrought fence offers durability and a modern look. You can find fencing contractors for any type of fencing on Airtasker.

You should opt for a fence replacement if a repair would take too much time, money, and effort. As a rule of thumb, it’s best to replace your entire fence if more than 20% of your fence panels are damaged. On the other hand, some fencing issues may be repairable, such as warping, discolouration, or cracks. If you’re unsure whether to repair or replace your fence, your fencing contractors can advise you on the best solution.

Yes. You may include fencing materials in your request. Willing fencing contractors can pick up your preferred fence panels from your local home improvement store, such as Good Neighbour Fencing from Stratco. This way, you don’t have to carve out time to do the shopping yourself. Alternatively, you can provide the fencing material and simply hire qualified fencing contractors to put up your fence.

Yes, fencing contractors can also help with such related fencing needs. Hire a fencing contractor to secure your fence to prevent your puppy from squeezing through. Your fencing contractors can come over to attach a plastic trellis or mesh in between your fence gaps. With a secure fence, your puppy will be able to enjoy your outdoor area without you worrying about them running off into the street.

Yes. To help you, here are specific questions about security fencing answered:

  1. What are the basic requirements of fencing security?

    First, you'll need to determine the material you want to use. Some fence companies recommend using chain link, vinyl, aluminium, or steel fencing for anti-climb fences. Next, you'll want to determine the height of your fence and if you'd like to add fence toppings like razor wire or spikes. Finally, you'll need to check with your local community if your desired design is permitted in your area.
  2. What is the best fence for security?

    Mesh panel fencing and palisade fencing with pointed spikes are two rather popular choices for high-security fencing. Just their appearance can deter potential intruders, and they are practically impossible to climb. Want to place additional security measures around your property? You can get outdoor lights or a security system installed by a local specialist. Simply select the “Post a task” button on this page to get started. 
  3. Can a Tasker install electric fencing?

    This depends on the security fencing specialists near you! If you’d like to put up electric fencing, put this in your task post and wait for local installers to send their offers. Depending on where you live, you may want to look into any rules or building codes regarding electric fences. For other electrical needs, you can contact a local electrician through our platform.
  4. What can I put on a fence to stop burglars?

    Some common burglar deterrents include thorny plants, barbed wire and razor tape, broken glass, fence spikes, spinning fence toppings, and anti-climb paint. Adding these to the top of your security fencing can instantly make them an anti-climb fence. You can also ask a local security fencing specialist about other methods for preventing intruders from getting into your property. They will be happy to recommend additional ways to protect your home or office. 

  5. How long does it take to install security fencing for a commercial area?

    This will depend on how large the perimeter is and if there are additional features needed for your fencing. Usually, it takes only one to three days to put up a fence. When you hire a Tasker, they will typically give an estimate for the project duration. Want to beef up your security while waiting for a local installer to put up the fence? You can book a nearby CCTV installation specialist through our platform. 
  6. If I live near the sea, will galvanising protect my fence?

    Yes, it will. If you want to put up metal security fencing around your coastal property, choosing galvanised stainless steel with UV protection can make your investment last longer. Make sure to use this same material since non-stainless steel can still rust, and galvanising won’t protect the fence from UV damage and moisture. If you need help sourcing galvanised stainless steel or looking for the necessary coating materials, you can ask a local security fencing installer to help you out. 

Yes. To help you, here are specific questions about security fencing answered:

  1. What is palisade fencing?

    Some common burglar deterrents include thorny plants, barbed wire and razor tape, broken glass, fence spikes, spinning fence toppings, and anti-climb paint. Adding these to the top of your security fencing can instantly make them an anti-climb fence. You can also ask a local security fencing specialist about other methods for preventing intruders from getting into your property. They will be happy to recommend additional ways to protect your home or office. 
  2. What engineering standards cover palisade fencing?

    This may depend on your location and community. According to, for example, there are specifications for steel palisade fencing that covers galvanising, steel grade, and the strength of nuts, bolts, and washers. Their regulations also specify bedding concrete grade. There are also British Standards for wooden palisade fences (BS 1722-5:2006). To ensure that your wooden or metal palisade fencing complies with engineering standards and building codes, ask the Tasker you hire for their licence and certifications.
  3. How do you install a palisade fence?

    - Mark off the perimeter and make sure that any utility lines won't get hit while digging.
    - Dig a hole for each post, following the manufacturer's instructions.
    - Use concrete and gravel to support the posts, then check that they're level.
    - Once the concrete has set and the posts are secure, install the rails and pales.
    - Hang the gate. 
  4. What should I watch out for when choosing a wooden palisade fence?

    Wood palisade fencing looks great and adds a classic look to your property. It's also a natural material, and bamboo fencing is seen as "eco-trendy" since it's a type of wood that grows back quickly. What you do need to watch out for when working with wood is its durability. Untreated wood is particularly attractive to rot and bugs. Plus, it requires regular cleaning, refinishing, and treating. And eventually, all wood will warp. 
  5. What are some common problems with steel fencing?

    If you choose to install a metal or steel palisade fencing, note that the design may not work with the look you envision for your home. Next, some types of metal may require regular scraping and painting to get rid of rust and other signs of wear. The good thing about choosing a metal palisade fence, though, is that you get a long-lasting, inexpensive, and generally low-maintenance way to secure your property.
  6. What questions should I ask my palisade fencing installers?

    - What materials do you usually work with?
    - Can I see photos of your most recent projects?
    - Can we see your licence and certifications?
    - Who will obtain the building permits and talk to the utility companies?
    - What's the warranty period for the palisade fence?
    - Can you haul my old fence away (if applicable)?
    - Can you treat or stain my wooden fence?

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What customer service do fencing contractors provide?

Fencing services include installing, repairing, and replacing a fence. Fencing contractors can perform any fencing task, be it building you a fence from scratch or removing your existing fence. Get any fencing task done on our platform, be it residential or commercial fencing services. Here’s a list of fencing services you can request on Airtasker. 

Fence installation prep 

Fence installation prep includes surveying your boundary fence line and planning fence placement. This step entails measuring and marking out the fenced area. Your fencing contractor can also help you choose the best type of fence based on your needs and preferences. 

Some popular fencing options include wood fencing, Colorbond fencing, and chain wire. If you need to remove a tree obstructing the site, a fencing contractor can help with that as well. As for your sourcing needs, delivery Taskers can pick up and deliver your fence panels to you. 

Fence installation 

Whether it's garden fencing, pet fencing, or even temporary fencing, the construction starts with putting up the end posts and corner posts. Typically, a fence erector digs up post holes and uses concrete to set the posts. Once the fence posts are set, your fence fitter will then put up the fence panels.  

Your fence should work in harmony with the landscaping. For instance, you’d want to avoid growing vines that could damage your fence. A landscaper can advise you on your landscaping decisions so that you can avoid costly mistakes. Both fencing and garden services are available on our platform. Taskers can even assemble your outdoor furniture if you’re setting up a cosy deck in your garden.  

Fence repair 

Fence repair is a cheaper and faster alternative to a total fence replacement. Methods for fence repair vary depending on the damage. To fix a rotted wood fence, your fencing contractor may remove the affected panels and replace them with new ones.  

If your fence posts are loose due to soil erosion, your fencing contractor may use soil or gravel backfill to steady the posts. Attach a photo to your task or schedule an on-site inspection. As an additional customer service, fencing contractors can assess your fence and recommend suitable solutions. 

Fence painting

Fence painting services are a great solution if your fence is looking tired or if you simply want to change the colour of your fence. Hire a Tasker to freshen up your fence with spray paint or touch-up paint. You can also avail of staining customer service to protect your wooden fence from moisture and bring out the wood’s natural beauty. 

Fence staining

There are two different ways to stain a fence, and one of them is by using a paint roller, which is ideal if you’re not in a rush. Staining a wood fence with a roller may involve other materials such as a paint tray, a paintbrush, and rags. Your Tasker will use the roller to cover your fence with the stain and apply one to two coats. 

Using a sprayer to stain a fence can take less time. Just like when using a roller, your Tasker may use materials to protect the area around your fence from overspray. They will then pour the stain into a sprayer and cover your fence with it. The duration will depend on the size and type of your fence, but the process can take several hours to several days.

Once they’re finished, they will inspect the fence, clear the surrounding area, and pack up their equipment. All you need to do is wait for the fence to dry completely. If having your fence stained using a roller doesn’t seem like the right fit for you, don’t worry because there is another available option.

Fence removal 

If your fence is beyond repair, or you’re looking to replace your chicken wire with a nicer fence, a fence removal Tasker can help. Fences provide safety, but they can also trap wildlife in a wooded lot. In such cases, you may be better off removing your fence. 

Whichever your reason for fence removal, a fencing contractor can tear down that fence you’ve always wanted to get rid of. Leave the strenuous tasks to your fencing contractor, from digging out your fence posts to taking the rubbish to the tip

Recent Fencing tasks

Replace timber of window frame and fence


Robina QLD, Australia

20th May 2024

Replace bottom window sill. Approximately 2.3m long. Add 1m length bottom rail to fence 1m long. Add fence palings x 13 approx 1.8 high

Replacement of 2 panels of steel/aluminium fence. Can supply photos.


Bridgeman Downs QLD, Australia

20th May 2024

Panels are 2.6 x 1.2 and 2.5 x 1.2 colourbond cream.

Pick up pool fence from Elanora- Deliver to Ashmore


Elanora QLD, Australia

20th May 2024

Pick up pool fencing from Elanora and deliver to Ashmore . 7 Panels, 2 gates, some posts and fittings Description and sizes in photos

Timber fence repair


Pimpama QLD 4209, Australia

19th May 2024

The fence is wobbly after a storm

Replace horizontal fence post / pickets on white timber heritage fence


Leichhardt NSW, Australia

19th May 2024

Horizontal post on white picket fence has rotted 1/3. Either need to do a repair on this part or replace and re-drill pickets. Pickets must match existing design as we are in a heritage conservation area.

Fence gate repair


Denham Court NSW, Australia

19th May 2024

Hi , I need someone to repair a colorbond fence gate. Might require a little welding work

Build a fence around the pool


Phillip Bay NSW, Australia

19th May 2024

I need to pull down my fence and replace it with a timber picket fence that is pool compliant 1.8M minimum high all around the pool only and 1 metre off the metal pool gate. I’m in a corner block so easy to access and remove old fence.

Commercial Aluminium installation


Ourimbah NSW, Australia

19th May 2024

Installation Aluminium louvres and awnings. Project in Gosford and ongoing.

Temporary fencing task


Dulwich Hill NSW, Australia

18th May 2024

Kindly attend my property to erect a temporary construction fencing that fell over from the winddy weather yesterday

Punctual,responsive and reliable tasker.

Cut down colorbond fence height


Truganina VIC, Australia

14th May 2024

Cut down fence height from 1.8m to 1.5m for 26m, and a double gate to 1.5m

Perfect, Smart, Neat Job

Install metal gate latch


Gulliver QLD 4812, Australia

14th May 2024

I have the latch already. Need it to be installed on a metal gate

Stephen is extremely professional and gets the job done as promised. Highly recommend!

Delivery fence material


Williamstown VIC, Australia

11th May 2024

Require - some fencing materials delivered approx 15 colour bond fencing sheets, and a gate door and some rails and posts that need to be delivered to Teesdale 3328. Jobs ready to go anytime of the day or night. You will have to load it and unload it yourself. There is a bit of labour involved. Please refer to photos

Super next level fast superfast

Handyman/Carpenter to install 7 posts for new fence


Surrey Hills VIC, Australia

11th May 2024

I’m building a new picket fence and need someone to install 7 posts for me. The posts will be 600mm deep. I have the concrete and the posts onsite and can assist on the day if needed. I also need help removing this one post that has been concreted in and I’m having trouble removing it (see pic). Let me know if you have any questions.

Pat was fantastic to deal with. Very easy going, great communication, meticulous detail and very efficient. I will be hiring him again and highly recommend him to others. Thanks Pat!

Fence gate repair


Balwyn North VIC, Australia

10th May 2024

We have a wooden gate that is facing a pool. The gate has a spring closure device however the gate is no longer self closing as the spring has lost tension. The gate spring needs to be either pretensioned or replaced.

Brad was extremely helpful and knowledgable. I appreciate his promptness and attention to detail.

Fence repair and paint


Dayton WA, Australia

8th May 2024

I have a 10 year old steel gate. It has screw holes in it that need to be bogged and sanded professionally and the whole gate painted. Also there is a gap between the gate door and side panel. Is there a way to adjust the hinges to make the gap not as wide?

Gate looks new again, thank you.

Build small gate


Freshwater NSW, Australia

7th May 2024

Build small wood panel gate (with latch) to match balustrade. Do not need to paint. I will do this later. Can use existing posts, so just need to build gate and attach with hinges

Highly recommend Laura! She quoted a fair price, communicated with ease, was punctual and did an amazing job! Thankyou so much, I will be in touch for more jobs!

Fix glass pool fence gate


Alphington VIC, Australia

7th May 2024

We need our glass pool gate repaired as the latch doesn’t close and the glass fence needs to be straightened

Francisco fixed our complicated pool fence quickly and efficiently. Thanks for a great job!

Old fence removal


Morayfield QLD, Australia

6th May 2024

Need old timber fence dumped

Dan was Excellent to work with he showed up when promised did an exceptional job and was very great with his communication. Definitely use him again

Fix pool fence


Rosebery NSW, Australia

3rd May 2024

I need to reverse the door and part of the fence of my pool gate. This requires drilling new footers to flip around the fence and filling old footers with concret .

Amazing work book this guy !!!

Repair brick fence


Connells Point NSW, Australia

3rd May 2024

My brick fence has been damaged by a vehicle that delivered a skip bin and needs to be repaired.

Ricky’s work is excellent and he provides superior value for money. I warmly recommend him.