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Wood Fence Replacement Costs

Apr 18

Wood privacy fence replacements are relatively straightforward jobs. The costs are not so straightforward, lumber prices have driven up lumber costs and supply chain issues are another story.  Typically the costs is similar from fence company to fence company, when you see a really low price that could mean the company is using low cost material.

Privacy Fence Replacement Cost 

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Wood privacy fences deliver a stunning aesthetic to your property while also providing security, privacy, and thus, value to the property. A well-maintained, high-quality privacy wooden fence can last around 20 years or even more (pine for around 5 to 12 years, spruce for around 4 to 7 years, and cedar for around 15 to 30 years).

However, privacy wooden fencing needs routine maintenance to keep looking great and working properly. And you might be faced with some repair or replacement issues with your wood fences.

So, today in this article below we are going to discuss everything about wooden privacy fence replacement cost and method. Let's have a look to know more...

When to Go For Privacy Fence Replacement

A high-quality and well-maintained wooden fence can last for up to 20 years. But there are times when wood fences need to get replaced or repaired at least. Now the question is, how will you know that it is time to replace the wood fences?

Well, here are some signs that show it is time to replace the fence instead of trying to repair it:

Rotten Wood

The rotten boards in your fence show you need to replace them as soon as possible. If you delay then other boards will start rotting too.


Slightly leaning in just one section of your fence can be repaired only by adjusting or replacing some fence posts. But generalized leaning of the fence is no5rmally a sign of irremediable damage and it requires replacement.

Split Boards & Missing Boards

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Warped, split boards function poorly, not only devastating their aesthetic attraction but also causing structural problems. In such cases, it is better to get your fence replaced ASAP.

Loose & Missing Fasteners

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In case your fence has become wobbly because of loose as well as missing fasteners, then it is useless to repair them. You need to go for replacement in such cases.

When Repairing Cost Is Too Expensive

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Estimate the expenses of repairs to consider whether you are ready to invest so much into your fence for just repair or get your privacy fence replaced. Compare the price and other aspects to decide which one is more suitable for you.

Hiring a Wood Privacy Fence Replacement Expert

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Replacing a wood privacy fence and going for a new privacy fence installation is a more demanding and difficult project than one might admit. It needs a wide range of equipment and skillsets to do the job. Moreover, it is not an assignment for the average individual.

For this reason, hiring an expert to remove as well as replace your wood privacy fence can save you money and time in the long run.  Just call Apsen Fence Company and we'll take care of it.