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Recent Picket Fencing reviews in West Melbourne

"Great job! very helpful and pleasant on site. Good luck guys!"

Remove and take away 15m picket fence

$200

"He was punctual and very thorough. I would recommended him highly. "

Picket fence repair

$350

"Great communication, prompt reply and fast but great job . Would use again. :)"

Picket side gate constructed and installed

$850

"Excellent job on picket gate.It looks fabulous thank you"

Carpenter/Handyman to install picket on gate

$120

"Good job, very reliable and great communication"

Picket double gate for driveway

$500

"Excellent job. Friendly service"

Hinged picket gate - down the side of my house

$200

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

$265 - $672

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$265

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$324

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$672

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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 West Melbourne

Fixing picket fence in my front yard

$555

Kealba VIC, Australia

31st Jul 2022

Hi I got a detached picket fence that needs to be put up and fixed. - Due date: Flexible

Colourbond repair and picket installation

$5

Cairnlea VIC 3023, Australia

12th May 2022

-Repair and strengthen bending colourbond fences in the backyard (Across approx. 7 panels) -install picket fences at the front garden (approx. 12m) - Due date: Before Wednesday, 25 May 2022

Picket fence replaced

$200

Williamstown VIC 3016, Australia

30th Nov 2021

Replace existing picket fence on two townhouses. Would like quotes also. - Due date: Before Friday, 31st Dec 2021

Picket fence 14m includes treated materials

$1,500

Werribee VIC, Australia

4th Oct 2021

Looking for someone to do the front picket fence ie assemble and construct No removal required except for a few rocks You will provide the materials 150cm in height Need to move two rocks in the way

Ziqian was professional and dedicated. Highly recommended!

Picket fence with gate

$500

Laverton, Victoria, Australia

22nd Aug 2021

Live on a corner block and share my front lawn with my neighbour. Would like a picket fence and gate to go with it about 1m high.

Vinod is honest, hard working and his craftsmanship is some of the best I've come across. Highly recommended his services if he offers.

Install PVC picket fencing

$500

Cobblebank VIC 3338, Australia

21st Jun 2021

I have got pvc picket fences. Need someone to install it at new building. 26 meters in total for installation including 4.2 meters sliding gates.

Re-build picket gate

$480

Newport VIC 3015, Australia

23rd May 2021

Side gate at single front victorian property Requires 3 x 125mm posts I have finials, cypress pickets, steel frame and hardware

Make roller picket fence gate and install

$1,000

Seaholme VIC, Australia

25th Jul 2022

Hi There, Looking for someone to make/install a white picket manual sliding roller gate to our existing picket fence. Needs to be 1.2m High the same height as our fence We would also require our letterbox to be moved down further for the gate and installed into fence, and replace pickets where letterbox was existing. Looking to get this done relatively quickly. We already have the pickets for this, we need someone to build the metal frame and nail pickets on. We are located in Seaholme. Example photo attached Thanks - Due date: Before Sunday, 28 August 2022

Front picket fence

$10

Melbourne VIC, Australia

11th Apr 2022

Removal of old fence and installation of new fence. New fence: - Windsor picket with round top posts - height 1.2 to 1.6m - width approx 11 m - 1 pedestrian gate (set back at 45degrees) - 2 gates to make the entrance for the driveway You will need to supply all materials and equipment. Footscray location.

Very happy with the result! I have no idea with fences and manny was great with providing advice on what works well together!

Replace gate post on gate in picket fence.

$210

South Kingsville VIC 3015, Australia

28th Oct 2021

replace fence post on picket fence - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 4th Nov 2021

Picket fencing

$3,000

Brooklyn VIC, Australia

2nd Oct 2021

Front picket fence around 15.7 metres in total which includes needing 1 rolling manual gate roughly 3 metre and entrance gate around 1 metre

Install PVC picket fence in the front yard

$800

Glenroy, Victoria, Australia

11th Aug 2021

Hi we are planning to install PVC picket fence on our front yard. You can come and do the quotations and we will order the materials from Polvin fencing and you will install it. Picture attached for sample job. Total front yard meter size is 20.25 (2 sides and 1 front) PVC materials will be our cost, we will only pay you the job and installation materials such as cement etc. all included int the job price.

Picket Fence required for the front yard

$1,800

Seabrook VIC, Australia

14th Jun 2021

1 meter white picket fence to be done in our front yard. 25m boundary, corner plot.

New picket fence - approximately 7mtrs long x 1.8mtrs high

$650

Hillside VIC 3037, Australia

23rd Sep 2022

Robert D Taylors Hill 3037 Picket fence L shape - 7mtrs x 1.8mtrs - Due date: Before Monday, 3 October 2022

Picket Fencing

$1,000

Werribee VIC, Australia

19th May 2022

Hey mate, I was just wondering if you do new picket fence installation. I'm located in the west of Melbourne. Was looking for a standard high front fence approx. 15l/m. Thanks,

Picket Fence + Gate

$3,000

Seabrook VIC 3028, Australia

11th Jan 2022

Require a picket fence built. 8m long including pedestrian gate plus 4m sliding gate (not electric) Fence height 1.5 meters, fence posts 150mm by 150mm. Picket size 90mm by 35mm See pics for similar fence. No existing fence to remove

Fencing - wooden, picket, capped.

$5

Tarneit VIC, Australia

15th Oct 2021

20m (approx.) capped picket fencing. Photo is a guide only. Flexible with creativity. - Due date: Flexible

Picket fence + automated driveway gate

$5

Tarneit VIC, Australia

2nd Sep 2021

Looking for someone to construct a picket fence in the front of the house, with an automated driveway gate + letter box. House is still under construction but looking for quotes. The estate requires a max of 1.2 m high fence. The lot is 14 m long. Plan is attached. Thanks in advance.

Picket fence 14m

$800

Werribee VIC, Australia

4th Aug 2021

Looking for someone to do the front picket fence ie assemble and construct No removal required Fee includes material preferably treated pine

Picket side gate constructed and installed

$850

Newport VIC, Australia

13th Jun 2021

We have new pockets and the metal frame for the side gate but need the posts and the gate to be constructed and installed to the side of our property .

Great communication, prompt reply and fast but great job . Would use again. :)