We’ll be basing our estimates off the 6 foot wooden privacy fence, as this is the most popular size. Consider adding 15-20% to the time and cost of your project if you plan on building a seven or eight foot privacy fence. Type of Material – The most cost effective type of wood is the standard treated pine. You can expect to spend much more if you decide to use something more durable like redwood or vinyl fence panels.
Hiring a carpenter to build a custom wood gate could cost around $35 to $75 per hour. Installation of wood fence gates costs roughly $4 to $8 per linear foot (approximately $20 to $60 for a single gate and $50 to $125 for a double gate ).
Vinyl fences are more expensive than wooden fences, generally ranging in price from $25 to $40 per linear foot installed, or $3,750 to $6,000 for 150 linear feet. However, vinyl fences have a longer lifespan and are sold with longer warranties. As with wooden fences, gates are sometimes included in the price and sometimes not.
Wood Fences. Wood fences cost anywhere from $1,500 to $4,000. The type of wood chosen directly influences the price of the project. Basic plank, such as pine,costs as little as $1.50, but cedar can be as much as $8. Redwood: $17.50 per piece.
A basic wood gate costs approximately $100 to $500, although elaborate gates could cost $500 to $1,500 or more. Hiring a carpenter to build a custom wood gate could cost around $35 to $75 per hour. Installation of wood fence gates costs roughly $4 to $8 per linear foot (approximately $20 to $60 for a single gate and $50 to $125 for a double gate ).
Flat rate quotes for ¼ acre fencing projects start at around $2,000 for the lowest quality wood and smallest fences such as ranch style fences, up to around $10,000 for higher quality woods and larger fences like 6’ privacy fences 8. If they are charged hourly, labor costs are $25-$50 per hour per laborer.