Installing a Fence

By: Sydney Lomonte

The Problem

My neighbors on both sides of my house have a fence and we need a fence because our house looks weird without one.

If you do the fence yourself, these are the steps you would follow and the materials and tools for the job!

Materials and Tools

Fence panels, 4 x 4 x 12 posts, 4 ft. sections or 2 x 4s, Concrete mix, Galvanized Nails, ground stakes, posthole digger, level, hammer, circular saw, drill, tape measure, and string.

Step 1

Determine spacing for fence posts.

Step 2

Prepare holes and posts.

Step 3

Set posts.

Step 4

Attach rails to fence posts.

Step 5

Install fence boards.

The cost of a fence if you hire someone to install it

the average price to install a fence is $2,388. No matter your preferred type of fence.