I have decided to start my own fence company in Fullerton. My reason for this is that I want to create jobs and opportunities for people who are looking for work here in California. After starting our fence company, over the last couple months, we have done jobs for redwood fence installation, chain link fence installs, small fence repair work, and vinyl fences. Here is what I learned about each of them.
Chain Link Fences
The first job we did was one of the easier ones. A customer saw our card at a neighbor’s and called us to do their fence. We went over to look at it, soon found that they had a really old chain link fence and there were only three good posts left in the ground. They wanted the black coated mesh on top for privacy, so we used 1-inch x 3-inch black coated steel mesh. We got the post supports from Home Depot, they didn’t have what I wanted but I like them anyway because they are strong and rust resistant even in salty seawater (because I’m from Hawaii). After digging out all the bad posts, which most of an afternoon, we replaced the bad posts by using 4×4 treated wood posts that are 3 feet long. This is very deep and not many companies go this far down. They look better after you put fence caps on them too. The job cost $1,400 but it had already been quoted at $2,500 from another company, so we did a really good job on price and customer service.… READ MORE