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How much should it cost for a 62ft - 7 foot high fence? (All-in: materials, install, clean up)

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Posted by: from Toronto
7/24/2019 at 4:36:43 PM

First - a back story:

I had someone quote me on a 62ft fence at 7 feet high. It was just for one side of fence, no major hills, just a slight downslope to the end of the property. We discussed using the cheapest materials/wood available, and with a horizontal design (photo attached for reference), minimal gaps between planks for privacy. Also, we said that a step down would be fine to make it easier than trying to perfectly account for the slope down. No painting or staining needed, I wanted to do that myself.

He quoted me $8000 (not including old fence tear down - that was an additional $850). The fence is shared with a neighbour, and they have a large shed halfway down their backyard, so the fence would only need to be 2 sided for half of it.

At 62ft, that works out to $129/linear foot.

What are your thoughts on the above quote?

What SHOULD I be paying per linear foot for a basic wood fence using the cheapest Pressure Treated wood available?

Thanks so much for your time!

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Tom in Toronto
Date/Time7/24/2019 at 5:00:26 PM

Sorry, forgot to attach reference


How much should it cost for a 62ft - 7 foot high fence? (All-in: materials, install, clean up)
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Date/Time7/24/2019 at 5:05:03 PM

Seems very high. Without seeing the property it's hard to explain proper pricing.

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Date/Time7/24/2019 at 5:15:09 PM

Hello

My name is Anastasia from DoLifeEasy corp.

Treated wood fence 62 line of feet ,7 feet high horizontal,6x6 post 4feet digging which concrete maximum cost line of feet is 55$ ,also 3410$ for fence + remove ,clean up and disposal old fence max,600$,total cost around$4100,

Best regards

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Curtis from The Jordan Group in Cochrane
Date/Time7/24/2019 at 7:19:23 PM

$40-50/Linft is plenty. For a new fence. That's a mid to high price for normal conditions. Flat ground. So I think you've been charged way to much

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Date/Time7/25/2019 at 7:53:20 AM

Good Morning

That quote is very high.

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Tom in Toronto
Date/Time7/29/2019 at 3:53:50 PM

Thank you everyone for your responses! I was quite sure that it was a very high quote, especially not using any special or quality wood.

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