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Lee R



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"Lee was punctual, cleared everything away and was really helpful. Definitely recommend him!"

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Rob L



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"Fast, efficient and friendly."

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Christo S



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"Quality work! Highly recommend. Thanks Chris!"

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Warren B



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"Great job guys "

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"Ahmad was excellent, polite and completed the job efficiently. Would hire him again anytime. "

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"Thanks Fred, amazing job xxx"

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"On time and did a great job."

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"Thanks Mark for the prompt and professional work. Also for your tips. "

Fix fence back into place


"Grant responded promptly, suggested a very reasonable price, arrived on time, and did a very good and thorough job with no mess. Thank you Grant"

Build a gate


"Great to work with, especially with a tough job. Great communication! "

Repair leaning fence


"Very good service worked hard on time communicated well and kept my elderly neighbour happy as it was a fencing issue, so i was more than hppy with the service"

Hardiflex Fencing


"A good job completed and a nice guy. I would highly recommend Nick to complete any type of carpentry work. Cheers!"

Install of Bamboo screening in Bennett Springs


"Bart did an excellent job of repairing my fence. Highly recommend!"

Replace 10-12 damaged palings on fence


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Why book a fence installation or repair through Airtasker?

Need a fence installation contractor to help you put a new fence up or repair an existing fence? Professional fence installation will help keep your property safe and secure, keep your pets (and kids) in, look great, and even add value. Whether you need Colorbond, chain wire, brick, glass, or wooden fences, your fencing installer will help find the perfect fence for you. When you hire an experienced contractor, you’ll get the best result for the best price, along with the right materials and equipment. Plus, they’ll save you time so you can enjoy your new fence instead of spending your weekends working.

Whether you need a new fence installed or an existing fence repaired, you’ll find the best fencing contractors near you on Airtasker. We’ve got local fencing installers ready to build you a fence that will add street appeal, boost value, and last for years.

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Top Fencing related questions

Should I get a new fence installed or repair my existing fence?

This will depend on the age and condition of your fence, available materials, and your budget. Whilst you can usually buy some time by replacing broken palings and repairing sections of fence, if the fence itself is unstable, shakes when you wobble it, or is showing rotting posts, then it’s probably time for a new one.

What are the benefits of hiring a fencing contractor to install my fence?

Hiring a fencing contractor to install your fence means your fence will be installed to a professional standard. Trying to DIY without the right tools, equipment or knowledge can lead to a sub-standard fence that may be dangerous or reduce the value of your property.

What type of fence is best?

The best type of fence for your property depends on factors like budget, maintenance needs, any pets, and whether you want visibility or privacy. The most cost-effective options are usually chain link fences and wooden fences, but metal options are less maintenance and more durable.

How long will it take to install my fence?

Most fencing tasks will take 3-5 days, including removal of the old fence, preparation and installation of the new fence. Solid piece fences, like Colorbond are quicker to install than wooden paling fences.

How long will my new fence last?

Wooden fences usually last up to 10-12 years, bricks last for around 50 years, and colorbond can last for 60+ years. Of course, things like floods, falling tree branches, and storms can result in repair/replacement sooner, while maintenance and protections like quality paint can prolong the life of your fence.

How much does a fence installation cost?

The average cost of fence installation is between $130-$550. The price will vary depending on whether you need the old fence removed, the fence type, how long your fence is, if you need gates, and any other extras included.

Do I need a specialist licence for fencing services?

For certain types of tasks, you may need to enquire as to what specialist licenses may be required to undertake your task as this can vary. Please make sure that you confirm that a Tasker has the relevant fencing services licence and insurance before accepting an offer.

What does a fence installation or repair include?

Fencing repairs vary depending on your fence type and the degree of damage - your fencing contractor will assess the situation onsite and provide recommendations. But if you need a new fence installed, here’s the process your fencing contractor will take you through:

Step 1: Fence selection

The first step in your fence installation involves deciding what kind of material you need. Some of the most popular fence types include:

Solid panels - Colorbond and Good Neighbour fences are popular options for their durability (termite resistant), low maintenance, timeless classic style, and high privacy. 

Timber - Wood fencing installers in your local area can add value and charm with a neat picket fence for the front yard, a pet-proof fence for the back, or even just do the fence painting and staining for you.

Brick - Brick fence installers can match your fence to the style of your home, and ensure your new fence blends in with neighbouring properties, and even build you a retaining wall.

Glass - Glass fencing is commonly used in pool fencing and balcony fencing.

Chain wire - Chain wire fences are an affordable option, made from wire mesh and held up with metal posts at regular intervals.

Screening - Easily hide an existing fence or create a privacy screen with brushwood fencing or bamboo fencing.

If you’re not sure on what fence to choose, your fencing contractor will help you select and order the most suitable fence for your area.

Step 2: Fence installation prep

Your fence installation will start with site prep. This involves measuring and marking out the fence area, ensuring boundaries are correct, then removing trees and other obstructions. Once the fence line is measured, your contactor will dig holes for the corner, intermediate, and gate posts. 

Step 3: Fence post installation

Next, your fencing contractor will install the end, corner and gate posts, using a quick-set concrete mix. As the concrete sets, they will check that the post is plumb, level, centred on the fence line, and the correct height. Then they’ll install all the posts in between. Your fencing contractor may leave them overnight to allow the concrete to fully set before moving on.

Step 4: Fence panel installation

Once the posts are secure, your fencing installer will attach the fencing material and panelling, ensuring it is secure and stable. They’ll finish off the fence with matching edges and capping, to protect the edges of the fence and internal bits from weather damage and rust. Then your fence installation will install gates and check they open and close smoothly.

Recent Fencing tasks

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North Perth WA, Australia

5th Jul 2020

New posts required in existing fencing

Need fence straighten & gate to close


Bundoora, Victoria, Australia

5th Jul 2020

Hi need two fence corners straightened joined plus one side straighten see images and gate need adjusting to close all the time for pool safety . See images thanks

Install Fence Gate


Wishart QLD, Australia

5th Jul 2020

I need to erect metal fence gate length 3.5 meters height 1.6 meters.

Remove temporary fencing


Campbelltown NSW 2560, Australia

29th Jun 2020

Needing someone to remove 2 pieces of temporary fencing off land, ready to build

Awesome person recommend to anyone !!!

Repair timber carport damage


Mount Eliza VIC, Australia

29th Jun 2020

Fix timber post back to joining post.

Very efficient and quality work completed.

Build a timber fence


Tarragindi QLD, Australia

23rd Jun 2020

I would like quotes on building a timber fence roughly 25m and two small fences along the front of the house one with a gate

Quote done as requested

Need bamboo panels collected


Panania NSW 2213, Australia

19th Jun 2020

I need 3 x bamboo panels collected 2.2m height and 1m wide. From Condell Park to Panania.

Very friendly. Punctual

Gate Repairs


Kooyong VIC, Australia

5th Jul 2020

Remove fence palings to replace all swing gate hines refit once completed. Weld in steel insert to gates for pad bold mounting. Supply and install pad bolt to interlock swing gates, externally mounted and supply a combination lock

Build Chicken Fence with gate


Banyo QLD, Australia

5th Jul 2020

Looking for a talented handyman to build approx 5m fence approx 1.5m high with complete timber frame rectangle with chicken wire in between. Also need a gate about 1m wide. Want it to be easily disassembled. I also require 4 raised garden bed “roof frames” to be busily to protect from possums and insects (already have the raised garden beds) which are about 1.5m by 600mm. Also need solar lights drilled in fence about 16 which are up atm but not secure enough. See example of raised garden hatch.

Two fence posts removed


Buderim QLD, Australia

2nd Jul 2020

Two standard fence posts are concreted in to ground, need to be removed to make way for a garden drain.

Andrew arrived on time and completed the job quickly and efficiently. Thanks very much!

2 small fences


Annerley QLD, Australia

29th Jun 2020

Two small fences, approximately 1.5 meters each on either side of the house connecting the brick walls to wooden neighbour fences. We will pay for cost of materials. Fences need to be easily disassembled if we leave. This is just to dog-proof the yard. Aesthetics not that important, but it needs to look ok.

Awesome job! Highly recommended

Build of Fence - front of house


Marrickville NSW, Australia

25th Jun 2020

I have an exisiting metal fence (can use exisiting poles in cement) to be replaced with a modern wooden fence. The new fence will be front border only, 2.6m wide by 1.2m high. It can be painted by you or by us.

Fence looks good. On time and helpful

Fix and replace colour bond fences


Glendale NSW, Australia

21st Jun 2020

3 new panels needed. One got completely barged through. Would be amazing if can be done this afternoon as I have a little pup and he can get out Ps the bins in the photo are no longer like that..🤦🏾‍♀️

So helpful and super fast with the job

Clear panels added next to patio/fence 10m x 40cm


Marangaroo WA, Australia

5th Jul 2020

i want to put some clear panels between the patio and the fence (to reduce the amount of rain that comes in) approx 10m x 40cm - marangaroo

Take down wooden lattice, trim and remove vines


Mosman Park WA, Australia

5th Jul 2020

There is about 2 foot of wooden latticing that runs along the top of a fence at the side of our property. The previous owner planted some vines which have grown through the lattice and are now pulling the fence over. I need someone to come and remove the wooden lattice (leaving the fence intact), and also trim the vines back. Ideally you will take all the cuttings away with you.

Build 8m Paling Fence


Werribee VIC, Australia

5th Jul 2020

I need a 8m long 1.8m high paling fence built at my house in werribee. Looking for someone to come and finish the fence asap. Thanks

Build fence


Melbourne VIC, Australia

30th Jun 2020

Build 2 small wire fence for garden bed so dog doesn’t get into garden an dig up. Please see 2 pictures attached

Great job highly recommend john for any work.

Fence post repair


Tallebudgera QLD, Australia

29th Jun 2020

Our fence post is moving, leaving our gate to drag and stick on our driveway. Post needs straightening by cementing in position removing movement. Post is thick wood post in pics on right

Lovely person and great job. Will hire again!

Removal of timber gate


Tanah Merah QLD, Australia

24th Jun 2020

Hi, I need a timber gate removed and replaced with a standard timber fence instead.

Very prompt and professional work.

Put up ACSheets or similar on courtyard wall


Bentleigh East VIC, Australia

21st Jun 2020

Small courtyard needs AC sheets put on fence. You would need to purchase the sheets (I will reimburse) and securely screw them to the fence for a flush finish. L shaped Wall measures 1902mm long, 1360mm wide and is 2200mm high. See photos

Fantastic work. Really happy with the workmanship and care taken. Would recommend.

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