Do you want to build a chain link fence on your property and wonder how much it costs? This quick video from diyornot compares the cost of doing it yourself with hiring a pro. A contractor will charge $1,236 to build a 4- foot high, 100-foot long chain link fence. You can do the job for $690. You’ll save 44%. The DIY instructions show you how and what’s involved. The poll shows more than half would do the job while about 40% would hire a contractor. The pro cost comes from averaging the date in construction estimating books that contractors use.
Here’s the numbers again. A fence builder will charge $1,236 you can do it for $690.