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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.

Post your budget to get matched with Taskers closest to you. Don’t be surprised to receive quotes from several qualified Taskers within a few minutes. Our job is to spare you the stress and effort of finding an expert to build your wood fencing. We can match you with the most skilled builders who offer reasonable rates.

Don’t forget you can see ratings and reviews on each Tasker who offers, so you don’t have to choose based on their rates alone. Once you’ve booked a Tasker, they proceed to work on your wood fencing. You can sit back, relax and leave them to put up a wood fence you can treasure for years to come.

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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

Cut an overgrown bush and fixing a few wood panels in my fence


Austin, TX 78747, USA

Jul 23rd 2023

I need someone who has tools and can cut an overgrown bush, help with some outgrown weeds and fix a few wood panels in my wood fence - Due date: Flexible

Need wood lattice replaced with vinyl lattice in front porch.


Cleveland, OH 44121, USA

May 27th 2023

Need wood lattice replaced in front of porch. It’s breaking a part and want to replace it with vinyl lattice. Will buy the materials. - Due date: Before Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Replace wood around bottom of gazebo; stabilize it; fix fence gate.


San Antonio, TX 78249, USA

Apr 2nd 2023

replace boards around the bottom of the gazebo and verify that it's stable. repair the gate in the wooden fence on the side of the house. - Due date: Flexible

Wood fencing repair


Los Angeles, CA 90016, USA

Mar 18th 2023

Wood fence that needs finishing. - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, March 20, 2023

Fix wooden fence


Highland Park, CA 90042, USA

Dec 12th 2022

Fix wooden fence 14ft.in length

Instal wooden lattice on wooden fence as privacy


Washington, DC 20016, USA

Sep 3rd 2022

Install best quality wooden lattice 12 feet long by 3feet tall on top of a wooden fence on a deck as privacy barrier. Will need to be reinforced by a metal bar if possible . - Due date: Flexible

Replace one wooden gate


Union City, CA 94587, USA

Jul 24th 2022

build and install a wooden gate - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, July 30, 2022

Replace wooden gate


Union City, CA 94587, USA

Jul 24th 2022

i need one wooden gate built and installed - Due date: Flexible

Replace rotting wood mailbox post with new one (aluminum & steel)


Acworth, GA 30102, USA

Jun 24th 2022

Need old rotting mailbox post replaced with new aluminum & steel post (already purchased). - Due date: Flexible

Wood fence repairs


Riviera Beach, FL 33418, USA

May 21st 2022

Need a few 1x6 slats replaced on a wood shadow box fence - Due date: 6-1-22

Replace 2-3 panels on a wooden fence


Atlanta, GA 30319, USA

May 2nd 2022

Need to replace 2-3 panels on a wooden fence - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, May 7, 2022

Wood fence repair. Re-secure 2x4 top pieces. Remove 1 section.


Atlanta, GA 30342, USA

Apr 29th 2022

1. Re-secure top of fence in multiple places. Check entire fence. 2. Remove 1 6 foot section. - Due date: Flexible

Back yard wooden fence needs a broken section repairs…


Lawton, OK 73505, USA

Apr 25th 2022

Broken section of the wooden fence need repairs… - Due date: Flexible

Repair wooden fence


Lawton, OK 73505, USA

Apr 25th 2022

Wooden back yard fence has broken section, needing repair.. - Due date: Flexible

Repair wooden fence


McDonough, GA 30253, USA

Mar 15th 2022

The fence needs to be fixed or replaced - Due date: Flexible

Repair wooden fence 6 ft tall in back and one side.


Venus, TX 76084, USA

Feb 14th 2022

Don’t know length across yard for wooden fence, nor length from front to back for side of the yard. Wooden fence has been replaced on one side. - Due date: Flexible

Fix and paint wood fence.


Miami, FL 33165, USA

Jan 11th 2022

I would like to paint and fix the damaged wood fence panels. - Due date: Flexible

Repair/ extend wooden fence


Kansas City, MO 64112, USA

Sep 15th 2021

I have an existing fence that I would like extended and add a couple of gates to as well as fix some loose boards on the existing fence