Chain link fences have been preferred for decades to define property lines and enclose pets. They are also one of the most simple and cost-effective ways to ensure privacy and security for your home and family.
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The cost of installing a chain link fence depends on the size of the fence, footage needed and if it involves any customized specifications.Download our fencing cost guide to view the cost per linear foot of chain link and 7 other fence types.
Generally speaking, yes, chain link fences are one of the cheapest fencing options. This is why they are such a popular fencing style, especially for fencing in larger areas or spaces where you are not as concerned about curb appeal.
A chain link fence will generally last about 20 years, but it could last even longer if you opt for a coated chain link fence and perform regular maintenance.
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The individual “links” in a chain link fence are woven together from wire made of galvanized steel, which is steel with a protective coating, to make up the diamond shaped chain link fence panels.
A chain link fence can come in just about any color, but the most common and most stylish ones are galvanized/gray and black. You can also paint your chain link fence as desired.