Installing a fence is a necessary expense. Fences help provide security, contain livestock on a farm, and partition various areas within your land. However, installing one can be a costly undertaking.
According to data, installing a fence can cost between $1000 to $10,000. Typically, most people part with $1600 to $4000. However, costs can quickly skyrocket depending on various factors such as material, size of the land, and ground condition.
Labor and material take up to 50% of the overall fence installation cost. The rest goes to other expenses such as permits, surveys, and gates and posts.
Therefore, you need a good guide to understand where you’ll be spending the most money and why you’ll be spending it. Here’s a cost breakdown of fence installation and the factors that can make your installation more or less pricey.