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We’ve all heard horror stories when you hire the wrong company or individual for a job: Delays, unanswered calls, unfinished work, sub-par workmanship, the list goes on and on. When hiring a new employee, it’s expected that you will check references and/or conduct a background check, but how about a subcontractor? Something as simple as a temporary fence will be a different story, right?  You’d hope so, but sometimes that isn’t the case.

Dependable Fence Installer

As a general contractor or project manager, you keep a tight schedule to keep your project on track.  When one subcontractor misses a deadline it can create project slippage.  With a temporary fence typically going up prior to any excavation or demolition, so a delay with an early task can impact the entire project timeline.

A dependable temporary fence installer will commit to delivering and installing the temporary fence at the agreed upon time, which helps you keep your project on schedule.

Accurate Quotes

How many times have you hired a company for a task and had the final bill balloon from the discussed price?  Whether it’s a plumbing leak or repairing your car, we’ve all experienced a change order that we weren’t prepared for.  Now, this isn’t to say that this can’t happen, or prices shouldn’t fluctuate, but communication is key.

A reputable company will an accurate quote and notify you of any potential up-charges, whether it’s dealing with obstructions in the install area or supplying necessary add-ons to complete the job such as additional material due to re-routing fencing around trees or foliage, or in the case of panel fence, additional sand bags.

Service-First Approach

As with any business, it’s important to choose a fence rental company who delivers on promises, is available for questions and requests, and can execute a range of services from security, to orange tree protection, to erosion control silt fence.

At United Rent-A-Fence, we realize you have choices when selecting temporary fence providers, and we work hard to earn your business.  We take pride in our installs and deliver excellence in customer service in each interaction, be it silt fence installation, panel fence or a crowd control barricades.

If your home, job site or organization needs temporary fence for a project or event, please give us a call or fill out a request for estimate for prompt service.

10 thoughts on “Hire Well: Choosing The Right Temporary Fence Contractor”

  1. For fencing, it is important to hire the right contractor. Like you said, it’s always a good idea to find someone that is dependable. If you are having an event where you need fencing, you expect the contractor to show up right then and there, not later.

  2. I appreciate your tip on finding a fencing contractor who gives accurate quotes. I would imagine that the ability to accurately predict how much something will cost wold be really important. My husband and I are looking for someone who will help install a fence so we should be sure to see how accurate their quotes are.

  3. I think it would be nice to get a reliable and dependable fencing contractor to help me out. I would like to get a vinyl fence installed, but I do not know the first thing about installing a fence. I am glad to hear that they stay on a strict schedule to stay on track and get things done.

  4. Thanks for sharing some tips for hiring a fencing contractor. You make a great point about how you want to choose someone who is dependable. I would want to make sure my fencing is installed correctly so it can withstand severe weather. I have been thinking about getting a fence for my backyard, so I will have to see if I can ask around for a good contractor.

  5. Thank you for this information about choosing the right temporary fence contractor. It is good to know that these contractors will provide accurate quotes. It would be nice to have quality communication and know all of the details of the fencing process. Something to consider would be to find a local contractor to make the fence installation easier.

  6. I couldn’t agree more that hiring a company that gives an accurate idea of the price you will actually pay in their quote. I am hoping to have a new fence installed in my backyard. We just got a dog and I want to make sure he has a safe place to run around and he won’t go too far. I will definitely be looking for a fencing contractor who gives accurate quotes so I’m not surprised by the price.

  7. I appreciate the information you have written here about finding a general contractor to work on your fences. I never knew that it is better to look for a contractor who has a tighter schedule because that means they are busy with other customers. My wife and I are thinking about replacing our fence and so we will have to look for a contractor real soon here! Thanks for the tip!

  8. I agree that it is a good idea to ask for several quotes when looking for a fencing company. I can see that remembering this can help you find the company that offers the best deals and has the best materials to help you. It makes sense that choosing someone you can trust and who knows hoe to take care of the job can help you get your project done right and fast.

  9. Getting quotes from multiple contractors is always a good idea. That way, you can compare prices and deals. So, thanks for mentioning them! I feel like a lot of people don’t know what to look at when looking for a fence contractor.

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