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Recent Picket Fencing reviews in Melbourne

"Peter was fantastic, going above and beyond to get our fence repaired in one day. Thanks peter!"

Picket fence repair

$1,500

"What a great job and help full person Thanks So much and hope we can use you again for further project! David "

Picket pine fence

$100

"I highly recommend James. He arrived on time, did a great job with our gate and was lovely to deal with. Thanks! "

Pickets put on existing gate

$250

"Anthony did a super job. He was friendly and punctual. We are wrapped with our new fence. Would definitly recommend."

New Picket Fence

$1,500

"Job well done. Happy with the final result. Thanks. "

Straighten picket fence

$250

"Santhosh and the team did a fantastic job. Very happy with the workmanship. Excellent communicatiom before and throughout the job. I would highly recommend."

Picket Fence

$5,000

What's the average cost of a Picket Fence Contractors in Melbourne

$300 - $1,125

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$300

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$551

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$1,125

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What do picket fencing services include?

Picket fencing installation services generally include the entire process, from marking the fenced area to hanging up the gate. This covers bringing the necessary tools for the job. 

Some Taskers may offer related services, such as purchasing the materials from the hardware store on your behalf, talking with utility companies to make sure they don’t hit your water or power lines, and even processing the building permits. When it comes to the actual installation process, this is how it will usually go for each project:

Digging the post holes

Once utility lines have been marked, and the property line has been defined, your Tasker digs a 25 cm (10 inch) diameter hole with a shovel. They'll dig as deeply as possible without hitting any wires, pipes, or lines. After they hit around 81 cm (32 inches), they'll start setting the first post. 

Next, the fence installer adds 20 cm (8 inches) of soil and ensures the post is level. They'll pack the bottom of the post with soil using a tamping bar and then add 20 cm more soil. They'll do this until the entire hole is filled, making sure that the post stays level. Finally, the fence installer uses a mason's line to measure and position the corners of the fence. 

Setting the post holes

Your Tasker then slides the panel's rales into the first post's mortises, adjusting until the top rail is level. If the post has no mortises, the installer props the panel up so that the bottom is 5 to 12 centimetres off the ground and the top rail is level. They'll check if each side is level, then screw the rails to the post.  

Your fence installer proceeds to check the gaps between pickets and between a picket and post. Next, they'll fill in the post holes and ensure that each part is level and plumb. Finally, they'll secure the rail with screws. Afterwards, they'll repeat this step until all the fence panels have been secured. 

Setting up the gate

The first gate post is installed pretty much like the first fence post. Your Tasker then measures the gate's width, adds around 4 cm, then digs the hole for the second gate post. Just like with the fence posts, they'll fill the hole, tamp it with soil, then check that the post is level and plumb. 

Picket panel installation

After this, they'll install the fence panel on the side of the second gate post to stabilise it. Then, the installer uses wedges to level the gate. After lining up the pickets and leaving a two-inch gap between the gate and post, they'll hang the gate and screw on the hinges. After checking the gate swing, they'll put on the latch and nail caps to the post tops. And that's it! You can now do a quality check on your new picket fence, then send the Tasker on their way.

Recent Picket Fencing tasks in Melbourne

Timber picket fence requires fixing

$120

Brunswick VIC, Australia

5th Sep 2022

Front picket fence gate doesn’t align. Need help to fix it please :) - Due date: Flexible

Fantastic job, thanks so much for the help Craig!

Repair Picket fence

$350

Brunswick West VIC, Australia

9th Aug 2022

Repair Picket Fence Measurement: Front fence A-1045mm H x 660 mm W Front fence B-1045mm H x 3600 mm W Please give us a quote for Metal or wood material. In the quotation provide the figure with materials and without materials. In Mclean St Brunwsick West VIC - Due date: Before Wednesday, 31 August 2022

Front Picket Fence

$2,500

Coburg VIC, Australia

14th Apr 2022

Need a quote ASAP to Replace the whole front picket fence and gate and letter box as shown in the photo Location is Coburg Vic 3058 Front fence is approximately 13 metres long and about 1.6 metres high Quote must include all materials and labour. Will require new pickets, front gate, letter box and posts and timber slats for the pickets to screw into or nail into behind the fence Job can commence straight away if the quote is within reason - Due date: Flexible

Repair timber decking & install hidden gate with existing picket fence

$400

Essendon West VIC 3040, Australia

15th Feb 2022

Require a small repair to replace a few timber slates on our front porch and install a hidden gate within the existing picket fence. - Due date: Before Tuesday, 1st Mar 2022

Picket Fence

$5,000

Batman VIC 3058, Australia

2nd Dec 2021

Requiring a front capped picket fence with gate approx. 29mts in length - Due date: Before Tuesday, 21st Dec 2021

Fix and replace front porch wooden picket fence

$500

Ascot Vale VIC, Australia

8th Nov 2021

Need front porch wooden picket fence fixed and some Panels replaced were needed - Due date: Before Tuesday, 9th Nov 2021

Build and install new picket fence

$300

Ascot Vale VIC, Australia

29th Aug 2021

We are looking for someone to build and install a new white picket fence for the front of our house.

Picket Fence - Small property (less than 5m)

$100

Burnley VIC 3121, Australia

23rd Aug 2022

Hi, I have a small worker’s cottage and would like the front wire fence replaced with a picket fence or something similar that fits the character of the property. Not looking for anything elaborate, it just needs to do the job and look reasonable. Pics are what it looks like - and a possibility I’d be happy with. - Due date: Flexible

I need my picket fence repaired.

$300

St Kilda VIC 3182, Australia

27th Jun 2022

Picket fence needs repair as some of the wood have rotted and gate needs to be realigned - Due date:

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Railing replacement for picket fence

$500

Burnley VIC 3121, Australia

8th Apr 2022

The horizontal railing in our picket fence have rotted and need to be replaced. I'm looking for someone to: (1) remove the pickets, (2) replace the railings, and (3) re-instate the pickets. The existing railings are approx. 2200mm x 700mm x 400mm and you'll need to supply 9 of these to replace the rotted timbers. The posts and pickets are all still good quality and can be re-used. - Due date: Flexible

Front picket fence, 10m, to be built

$1,000

Kensington VIC, Australia

14th Feb 2022

We would like a new front fence, approx. 6m at front of property including two 1m gates gates either side, pickets with capping, with or without painting. Current wire fence to be removed. - Due date: Before Wednesday, 2nd Feb 2022

An extra gate in picket fence

$350

Richmond, Victoria, Australia

30th Nov 2021

I need part of my front fence turned into a second gate. The gate should only open from the inside and will need hinges, bolt and maybe frame. It’s for occasional use. I expect it’ll involve sawing, adding hinges and a bolt that can be padlocked. It will be used once a week to put bins out.

Picket fence repair

$500

Richmond VIC, Australia

17th Oct 2021

Front picket fence needs repairing. There are 2 gates which are both not closing correctly, one is dragging across the ground. One of the main posts is loose and is leaning inwards (this post is shared with the neighbour). This is the cause of the gate that is dragging I think. The other gate is also not closing, it's hitting the post. Also the plinth seems to be bowing out a little bit across the length of the fence at the bottom. Pickets are in reasonable condition. At least one of the posts looks fairly rotted near the ground. Happy to go for what repairs are possible and new parts where required. Looking to get it done as soon as possible. Budget is a bit flexible depending on repair vs replace. Cheers! Jamie - Due date: Flexible

Great work thanks very much!

Picket fence with gates

$2,000

Essendon VIC 3040, Australia

22nd Sep 2022

Install a new high (2.1m, i assume this is max height) picket fence to match the current picket fence style. There are two sections to seal off the house, each of the two sections are to have a gate. The North south section has a retaining wall to step up and is 5.88m in total. This needs to connect the edge of the house the the corresponding post. See pic East West section is only 2m and can attach to a post on the fence but othe other side is weatherboard. Ideally the pickets will be close together for these two sections for privacy. Happy to discuss improvements/recommendations. Painting will be done by us. Thanks

Install/buy & paint new picket fence. Remove old

$1,000

South Melbourne VIC 3205, Australia

22nd Aug 2022

Hi. Looking for someone to buy and install and paint a new picket fence on property which is roughly 8 to 10m long. Removal and disposing of existing metal gate. I have attach photos of existing metal gate to be removed and attached 2 photos of the picket fence style we seek. Date is flexible over next 3 weeks. Thanks

Build a picket fence and gate - total length about 2 metres

$1,500

Thornbury VIC 3071, Australia

25th Apr 2022

The job requires a rounded picket fence about 1500 mm high with a gate. The fence will run at right angles to my house from the house to the side fence. - Due date: Flexible

New picket or emu wire front fence

$2,000

Thornbury VIC, Australia

25th Mar 2022

I am seeking a fencer for a new front fence for my Californian Bungalow. I am interested in either emu wire or plain picket or slatted fence. Thank you.

Replace picket fence section (126cm wide), also decking seat slat

$300

Port Melbourne VIC 3207, Australia

3rd Jan 2022

1) Replace missing picket fence section: Space: W126 x H85cm 14 posts: H86 x W7 x D2cm 2 horizontal beams: W126 x 7 x 4cm 2) Replace missing decking seat slat: Gap: H172 x W9/5 x D1.9cm NB: gap narrows from 9cm wide to 5cm; total length is 293cm if easier to remove slat in-situ (see photos) Thanks, Liam - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 12th Jan 2022

Great job. Really prompt and helpful. Many thanks!

Picket Fence - 33m long

$5,000

St Kilda VIC, Australia

20th Nov 2021

INCLUDE MATERIALS AND LABOUR IN QUOTATION PLEASE Picket fencing Windsor design @ 1650mm height (1500mm + 150x38 Treated pine plinth Board) Roughly 12m length with ped gate and 21m return (total 33m) Rise and fall picket with Angelina capital Ped gate and mailbox required. Gate needs to be lockable Include removal and disposal of existing fence

New picket fence

$1,500

Ascot Vale VIC, Australia

5th Sep 2021

Replace old fence with new. The gate on the new fence would be on the right hand side as shown on diagram. E3 posts Windsor pickets 1.2m height fence along front of property - 7.8m overall Pedestrian gate included along front fence Quote should include all materials and the disposal of the existing fence.

Would definitely recommend Hai. Did a fantastic job of our picket fence.