Top 25 Questions to ASK YOUR FENCE CONTRACTOR
Ok, so you are ready for a wood privacy fence. You should call and get 3 estimates then choose one, right?
Calling 3 contractors in for quotes is a great second step, but first, you need to do your homework. So you are going to drop between $3,000 to $9,000 on a backyard fence. This is a major investment so take some time and think this thru. Here are the Top 25 Questions to ASK YOUR FENCE CONTRACTOR checklist. Use this FREE PRINTOUT to compare fencing contractors.
You know the basics, work comp and liability insurance, length of time in business, look at Google Reviews but what about the rest of the questions?
Manufacturer warranty vs Installation warranty
Who cleans up the dirt? Is it in the contract? Will you be responsible for cleaning up piles of dirt inside or outside of the fence.
What materials are being used? What grade, thickness, quality of lumber?
What is being used to set the posts? Real 100% concrete or cheap mixes? Dry pour or wet pour … which is best?
Panels vs Stick build, which is best and which are you getting.
Nails, Screws, and Gate Hardware, ZINC COATED, GALV, or STAINLESS STEEL?