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Great service. Really prompt and did a great job - would highly recommend!

Repair wooden gate


Melvin was so helpful. Loved his communication. Would defo use his services again!

Need wooden fence with 4 screws removed


Thanks Nick, for attaching this heavy gate in an angle, by yourself ! Then not being able to getaway because of a flat car battery ! Nevertheless, definitely trust this guy to attach a 6foot gate.

Fit wooden side gate 6 ft x 3 ft


Arrived in good time, worked efficiently, very tidy, great job. Will definitely use again, thank you so much.

Need some concrete spurs to support wooden fence posts


Grant carried out excellent work and he completed the tasks which I had which were the fencing and the garden gate to a high standard.

Fencing and wooden gate repair


Excellent craftsmanship, fitting wooden fence panels above existing fence for added privacy. Looks great! Thank you!

Trellis fitted to top of wooden fence








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How do you get a sturdy fence put up to complement your home’s exteriors while giving you more privacy and a measure of security? By booking a reliable builder on Airtasker to put up your wood fencing, that’s how! Finding a good builder to install your wood fencing is a tedious task in itself, which is why Airtasker is here to help.

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Top Wood Fencing related questions

Sure, for as long as you have the materials, tools, and skills. You should also know precisely how to put up a wood fence that complies with state laws and your council’s regulations. If you are unsure how to build a proper fence, don’t risk the hassle of fines and penalties should your wood fencing fail to comply - hire an expert on our platform instead.

That depends on the wood and if the fence had a protective sealant applied. The most durable woods for wood fencing are spruce, cedar, and pine. You may be surprised to discover that untreated cedar can last from 15 to 30 years, and 40 years if treated. Pine can last ten years untreated, and 20 years with sealant. Spruce is the least durable, lasting only five years without sealant but can last for as long as 20 years if treated. 

Yes, it’s possible to have fences that don’t need holes to drive posts into, and these are called free-standing fences. Most free-standing fences are prefabricated and made of less durable materials like PVC. While the effort of assembly and placement are minimal, they’re often too low to provide any security or privacy. You should also check with your state’s laws and council rules if they allow free-standing fences. 

A good fence that provides security, privacy and looks modern can add 10 to 20% to your property’s value - this is regardless of the material used to make the fence. If you plan to put your property on the market, remember that a home with a fence appeals most to families and pet owners. A poorly designed or poorly-made fence can’t harm your property’s value, but it adds no value either. 

That depends on your budget, the maintenance you’re willing to do and your personal preference. Staining the panels and posts of your wood fence shows off the wood grain, whereas paint dramatically changes how a fence looks. Staining is easier since you can always add more staining to the wood, while paint requires sanding off the old paint before applying a fresh coat.  

You can protect your wood fencing against termites with an oil-based stain or apply an oil-based primer followed by a termite-resistant paint. Some maintenance around your backyard is necessary; remove any old, rotten stumps close to your fence and store firewood a few metres away from your fence. You should also clear away any sources of moisture and inspect each section of your fence regularly for termites. 

What do wood fencing services include?

Wood fencing services include all the activities necessary to install a timber fence on your property. Your hired wood fencing builder can ensure that it is functional, aesthetically pleasing and complies with rules and regulations on fencing. This service can include taking the necessary measurements, procuring materials to put up the fence, assembling the fence and applying finishing touches. 

Taking measurements

Your wood fence installation begins by discussing the size and location of your wood fence with your hired Tasker. After you specify your needs and where you want the wood fence, your hired wood fence builder takes all the necessary measurements. They can place your wood fence anywhere on your property, as long as its placement complies with rules set by your state and your local council.   

Procuring materials for wood fencing

Upon request, some Taskers can get all the needed materials for constructing and installing your timber fence, from the type of wood fence panels you need to the sealants needed for the job. They can put up a fence in the style you want and get all the posts, timber frame and timber panels. 

Your hired Tasker can also cut any parts of the timber fence down to size if necessary. If your hired builder has to cut timber on-site, you may want to hire a separate service to clean up.  

Installing the posts and assembling the panels

Your hired builder can dig holes in your backyard to install the posts for the wood fence. They can ensure that the holes are deep enough and are uniform in depth before burying the posts. Before burying the posts, your Tasker can ensure that the posts are level and of equal length. Once they're placed in the holes, they apply a partial filling of concrete to each hole

Assembling and attaching the panel sections

Your Tasker can assemble sections of wood panels as the concrete dries. They can ensure that each panel is cut uniformly and at the right length, then assemble the panels into sections. Once the concrete is dry, your Tasker attaches fasteners on the top and bottom of each post. They then attach each panel section to the posts. 

Finishing touches

Your Tasker can install fascia boards on the outer sections of the wood fence and caps on each post. Upon request, some Taskers can apply a protective sealant to prevent moisture damage and repel pests. 

You can also hire a separate service to paint your newly installed fence in a colour that matches your home. While you’re upgrading your backyard, why not get someone to beautify what’s behind your wood fence as well? 

Recent Wood Fencing tasks

2 fence posts (wooden) need replaced..


Mallusk, County Antrim

20th Feb 2024

Replacing 2 wooden fence posts by digging them out of old concrete base and reconnecting them into the ground. Then refitting fence panels.



Poynders Parade, Greater London

7th Feb 2024


I would like to replace 3 wooden fence posts with concrete posts.


Barkingside, Greater London

29th Jan 2024

I would like to replace three wooden fence posts with three concrete posts. The fences are new and will need to be reinserted once the posts are in place. - Due date: Flexible

Replace wooden fence panel


Kew, Greater London, TW9

11th Jan 2024

The fence panel needs to be replaced..it’s standard size 6’x6’. It’s held in by cement posts. I can either buy the fence or quote to include panel and labour . I specified for tomorrow afternoon but it could be arranged for next week . - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 12 January 2024

Grant and his son Lee were great. They were super puntual and friendly. They arrived with the perfect fence and fitted it in no time…plus took the old one away. Grant was also very knowledgable about his trade..would definitely recommend! And choose them again for any building works/repairs needed in the future.

Replace wooden post & two panels


Newtown, Dorset

31st Dec 2023

Fence post broken and needs replacement - Due date: Before Friday, 5 January 2024

Build a wooden garden gate to close an alleyway


Reigate, Surrey, RH2

30th Nov 2023

Need a close able (latch) wooden gate put in between an out building (log cabin) wall and an exterior fence (wooden). No current posts or fixtures in place. Gap is 120 cm across I have some 4 inch posts that could be used either side if wanted. - Due date: Flexible

Great work, came at speed. Creative workarounds on issues that arose. V happy

Put up 5 trellis (6 ft x 18 ins) along top of wooden fence.


Turnpike Lane, Greater London

17th Sep 2023

Remove deadwood along top of wooden fence first. Install 5 trellis (6 ft x 18 ins) on top of fence (which has concrete posts). - Due date: Flexible

Fix small gap in fence with wood 30 cm W x 60cm H


Archway, Greater London

29th Aug 2023

Use pieces of Fence Wood on floor on site Fix gap in fence 30cm W x 60cm H approx Clear up / bag wood on the floor Optional If you can dispose of wood too would be great. - Due date: Flexible

Fix support backing on a small section of wooden fence


Tooting Bec Common, Greater London

12th Aug 2023

The support backing on fence has rotten away and broken, and now fence is bending forward. Front facing parts of fence needs to be taken out, new support attached and then fence out back. Section is about 2m wide - Due date: Before Sunday, 20 August 2023

Installation of wooden gate


Sudbury, Greater London

29th Jul 2023

to install wooden gate on driveway which fits 1 car - Due date: Flexible

Repair section backyard wooden fence


Tooting Bec Common, Greater London

11th Jul 2023

Hi! I am looking for someone to repair my backyard wooden fence which has a hole in it by removing section and replacing it. First photo is the damaged panel that is to be removed and second photo is the replacement panel which needs to be fitted - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 14 July 2023

James was on time and completed the task as instructed

Fit wooden gate and lock at the rear of the garden


Greenford, Greater London

26th Jun 2023

The rear of my parents property has access to an emergency exit path but this is currently blocked in by a small piece (half a fence length) of wooden fence that had been installed. Request for this to be removed and a high wooden door installed with the ability to bolt the door shut from inside. The old wooden materials should be taken away. Whilst here it would be great to get a quote to replace 6 wooden garden panels and install concrete posts at a later stage as a separate job.

Great quality work - completed it all in less than a day. Great communication throughout from initial contact to completion.

Help install a wooden single door gate and gates across driveway.


Bolton Upon Dearne, South Yorkshire

18th Jun 2023

Help install a wood gate and wood palisade gates across driveway to side of house. - Due date: Flexible

Fit/Hang driveway wooden gates and repair fencing panels


New Haw, Surrey

31st May 2023

Hang a pair wooden driveway gates, and repair fencing panels, - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 1 June 2023

Replace 6 fence panels and wooden posts with panel and concrete posts


Greenford, Greater London

28th May 2023

The old fences at my parent’s property is falling apart and needs to be replaced. Currently there are wooden posts in place - these should also be replaced with concrete posts. The old panels also need to be disposed, there is a recycling centre 2 mins from around the corner from the property. Flexible on the dates and times. Materials not included

Replace a wooden fence panel to a concrete post


Old Ford, Greater London

17th May 2023

Last year I had most of my fence replaced but he left one wooden fence panel which is now Rotted and became loose - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 26 May 2023

Two wooden garden fence panels need replacement


Wimbledon, Greater London

15th May 2023

Two of our wooden garden fence panels are damaged and need replacement. - Due date: Flexible

Good job neatly and promptly done.

Garden wooden gate supply and fitted


Dove Bank, Greater Manchester

27th Apr 2023

Supply and fit a garden gate with posts , approx 6x3 The wooden posts are screwed to the concrete posts - Due date: Flexible

Can someone please put up a fence for me wooden one please


Catford, Greater London, SE6

26th Apr 2023

Hi I would like someone to come and put up a fence at my property I am not sure how much it will cost so can someone please give me offers - Due date: Flexible

Replace 4 wooden fence posts


Grantham, Lincolnshire

21st Apr 2023

Install 4 new fence posts (concrete/wood) - Due date: Flexible