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Wood Fence Replacement

Redwood Fencing • Dog Ear Fencing • Galvanized Steel Posts

Redwood Fence Repair and Replacement

Superior Fence Construction and Repair, Inc is the leading residential and commercial fence contractor in Roseville, Ca. We offer wood fence and gate repair, replacement, and new installations. We install many redwood-style options, including dog ear, cap and trim, and board on board.

5 Interesting Wood Fence Facts in Sacramento:

  • Most common fence style is a dog ear good neighbor alternating

  • The most requested wood is construction common redwood

  • The most requested post type is hidden steel posts

  • The most requested privacy fence is Board on Board overlap

  • Redwood offers superior quality at a greater value than Cedar

Wood Fence Lumber

When you select Superior, you are getting a premium redwood fence. Being in the Sacramento, CA area, we are lucky to be on the west coast, where we can get better access to this fantastic lumber at affordable prices. After removing and replacing thousands of wood fences, we have found that the redwood that we choose stands up to the weather better than the cedar options that some others will try to use.  

By purchasing in bulk by the semi-truck load, we are able to get this better redwood product at a price point that is just about in line with the thinner cedar products we see out there on the market. Because we use these superior fence products, you will be able to enjoy your new residential fence for a long time!

Wood Fence Design

A professional fence installation starts with following standard building codes and practices, so your new wood fence will provide you privacy and security for a long time. Your fence proposal will note all the lumber items we plan to use in your fence design so you can rest assured that you are getting a fantastic product.

Our fence proposals will include design details like the ones below. If you have any questions, please ask so we can explain each part.  

Example:

  • 1×6x6 redwood pickets

  • 2×4 redwood rails

  • 4×4 pressure treated posts

Wood Fence Replacement

After all these years, we still build fences piece by piece on site so we can customize the fence to your home and yard. Our trucks will show up with all the new redwood fence lumber to repair or replace your fence on their truck.

We will get right to work removing the old fence and laying out your new fence. We set every post in concrete so your vertical posts won’t shift or lean. We nail up every board one by one using ring shank hot-dipped galvanized nails that minimize rust and hold the boards tight. 

This allows for a much cleaner and more professional fence installation than people who try to use wood fencing panels. The finished product will be a Superior fence product that protects your property lines.

Different Wood Fence Styles

​We install a variety of styles of wood fencing. While the most common and affordable is a Dog Ear fence style, many of our Sacramento area customers select gorgeous Cap and Trim fence for its clean contemporary lines.

At the same time, we also have many customers upgrade to the more private Board on Board option for that little bit of extra concealment of overlapping pickets to prevent any gaps when the wood dries. Whether you select the most affordable Dog Ear style or one of the upgrades, rest assured you are getting a fantastic new fence.

Where Does the Wood Come From

The vast majority of our lumber is cut at Mendocino Redwood. For more information about their company and their sustainable forestry practices, you can check them out at: www.mfp.com

4 Common Reasons for Wood Fence Repairs

With routine maintenance, a wood fence can offer you 20 years or more of service before it needs to be replaced. During that time, weather and age will start to deteriorate it. Additionally, every year we repair fences that were damaged by unforeseen events like a falling tree or being burned in a fire.

The most common types of repairs we do are:

  • Fence post leaning, broken, or rotten

  • Rails rotten, splintered or damaged

  • Pickets missing or falling off

  • Gate dragging or not closing

 

FAQs

How much does a wood fence cost?

The average cost of a wooden fence installation is anywhere between $1,700 to $4,000, depending on how large your property is and what wood fencing style you're choosing. The exact number can be calculated during the free estimate of your project.

Superior Fence offers free estimates, so you can receive the overall cost breakdown of your wood fence installation or repair. Contact us via phone at 916-790-7100 or fill out the online contact form.

How to find the best wood fences contractors in Sacramento?

Working with a team of skilled contractors is crucial during wood fencing installation and repair. Wood fences can shield and decorate your property for many years, so you should pick a company that will provide you with the best level of service, materials, and experience in such renovations.

You can find a reliable Sacramento fence installation company by looking at the customers' reviews on their Google Business Profile, as well as other reviews sites.

Check our ratings and reviews - we're proud of the service we provide to our clients in the area of Sacramento.

Is it hard to put up a wooden fence?

In most cases, putting up wooden fencing by yourself presents a set of challenges. You have to draw up a good plan, acquire proper materials, perform all the measurements, and do all the manual labor, which can be difficult for property owners to do by themselves.

There are additional aspects to take under consideration as well, like the terrain you're working on, fence height, the materials and techniques that will be most suitable for your needs, and the effect you wish to achieve - all of which can be easier to determine and implement with the support of a good wood fence contractor.

That is why most clients benefit from working with a team of experts, even when the costs of the installation or repair are higher.

What type of wood fence lasts the longest?

The most durable wood fences are Redwood fences. Redwood not only offers a timeless and natural look but is resistant to rot and insects. It's a very stable wood with little seasonal movement, which is perfect for outdoor constructions like wood fencing.

If properly maintained, Redwood wooden fences can last even 20 years and more. White Cedar and Red Cedar are other popular wood types for wooden fencing.

What is the cheapest fence to build?

For a privacy fence, usually wood is the cheapest option in the Sacramento, CA area. Another option is Vinyl/PVC fencing. Vinyl can be used to replace wood in picket fences and stakes, as well as wood fencing panels. Another cheap alternative is wire and plain wooden or metal posts as fencing.

These solutions, however, don't provide you with many benefits that wooden fences do. A wire fence is not very aesthetically pleasing, and it won't protect you from your nosy neighbors. It can make sense if you're looking for fencing for livestock, though.

Vinyl will not look natural, so this wouldn't be the best pick if that is the effect you care about.

And although vinyl or aluminum fences are known for their durability, once destroyed, they are harder to repair than wood fences, which is something to consider when choosing fencing that will serve you for years to come.

What style of wood fencing is best?

Every solution has its advantages and disadvantages, so the final choice will depend on your priorities, style preferences, and budget.

One of the most popular wood fence styles is the Dog Ear fence style, which provides lots of privacy in your backyard while still being very affordable. With characteristic angled cuts on both sides at the top of each plank, it's a safe and reliable choice for many house styles.

If you're looking for even more privacy, the Board-on-Board style is another great option. This style is known for the sturdy construction of overlapping every other picket to the opposite side of the rails. This provides you with maximum privacy in your garden. Not to mention, it's one of the more modern-looking wood fence styles offered on the market.

Some prefer the simple yet classic picket fence style that offers lots of sunlight for your garden plants but less privacy for you, while others will be content with the Cap and Trim fence, which offers more of a decorative effect than the standard wood fences.

How often should a wood fence be replaced?

A fence made from durable material and put up with proper techniques in place can last even 20 years or more. Usually, the first repairs regard posts, whereas panels have a higher chance of staying in good condition for longer because they don't touch the ground.

Either way, this is an investment for decades. It's worth choosing the right team of professionals and the best wood to protect your home and garden from trespassing, wind, and glances from your neighbors for years ahead of you.

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