This is a very common question that a lot of homeowners ask. What type of fence is the cheapest? Well, the answer to that question is fairly simple...it's a chain link fence. When comparing fences to determine what fence type is the cheapest we looked at comparing vinyl fence, wood fence, and chain link fence. Chain link fence is by far a cheaper type of fencing to install. When you look at the cost of all the materials for each different type of fence and look at the labor costs to install each type of fence, the chain link fence is cheaper in both costs of materials and labor costs to install. When looking at the vinyl fence and wood fence options the materials for these types of fences are much more costly than the chain link fence option. Chain link fence has developed over the years from just the plain chain link fence look. Now you can get a chain link fence that is coated with different colors of your choice to be able to complete the look you are going for. So if you are looking at the most cost-effective type of fence to install, chain link fence would be it. Most homeowners look at more than just the cost of the fence. Many have a certain look they are wanting to achieve to finish the look of their property and to add value to their property. The fence types that are most commonly selected by homeowners are vinyl fences and wood fences. These fence types are very different. It really comes down to personal preference for each homeowner as to which type of fence they would want. If you are trying to determine what type of fence would be best for you. Give us a call today and we can go over all of your options to help you decide which type of fence would be right for you.