Skip to Content
chevron-left chevron-right chevron-up chevron-right chevron-left arrow-back star phone quote checkbox-checked search wrench info shield play connection mobile coin-dollar spoon-knife ticket pushpin location gift fire feed bubbles home heart calendar price-tag credit-card clock envelop facebook instagram twitter youtube pinterest yelp google reddit linkedin envelope bbb pinterest homeadvisor angies

Today’s article has been written with every weekend warrior in mind and will be broken up into two parts. There is always that lingering question once Spring comes around, “Can I install my own fence”? Here are the questions you need to ask yourself. Do I have the time? Am I handy with construction tools? If you answered yes, then all you need to do is get a game plan in place. There is nothing stopping you!Part 1: Planning

Call your local utility locating company. This is a free service that will notify the utility companies of your project, then the locate company will come out and mark the existing lines. Take measurements of your property lines in the exact location of where your fence is going to be installed. It is very helpful to have your survey available to ensure that you are installing the vinyl fence on your property line.


ex.1 plot plan

You will need to figure out what type of fence materials you are going to use for your DYI vinyl fence installation.

Vinyl Fence Options:

  • Vinyl Privacy Fence
  • Vinyl Shadowbox Fence
  • Vinyl Picket Fence
  • Vinyl 3-Rail Fence
  • Vinyl 2-Rail Fence

Other Fencing Options

  • Aluminum Fence
  • Chain Link Fence
  • Wood Fence (Board on Board Fence or Privacy Fence)

Once you have made a decision, contact your local supply company and explain to your project. Any reputable fence supplier will able to help you purchase the correct materials. A great starting place is contacting Florida State Fence!

Tools Needed:

  • 100′ Tape Measure
  • Notepad and pencil

Get a Free Quote on Our Fencing Services Today