Protecting loved ones should be a top priority for any pool owner. Getting a pool fence installed is a wise decision and worth the investment. Plus, pool fencing is required in Las Vegas. The cost of a pool fence will vary depending on the material used, the height, the size of the pool, and various installation details.
On average you should plan to spend between $1,500 and $10,000 for purchase and installation. The per linear foot cost will range between $15 and $25.
The most common pool fence materials include mesh, chain-link, metal, wood, and vinyl. You can also get glass fencing, but this is very expensive. For a more accurate range of pool fence pricing, the amounts below are averages based on material use.
- Mesh: $1,500 – $3,500
- Chain-link: $1,000 – $5,000
- Wrought iron: $3,000 – $10,000
- Wood: $1,500 – $7,500
- Vinyl: $2,200 – $10,000
Pricing will be a big factor in which fencing material you choose. You also need to consider other important features. For example, mesh pool fences are the safest and durable, but not the most aesthetically pleasing.
Chain-link fencing can be easy to climb but is durable. Vinyl comes in different colors and styles to match your home but can obstruct views. Wood also obstructs views and is high maintenance, but is very aesthetically appealing and easily customizable.
The labor and installation costs will also fluctuate. On average, installation for pool fences costs between $30 to $80 an hour. You can estimate the total installation costs by assuming it will be $50% of the total project price. When choosing a pool fence installation company, price is important, but you also want to go with a company that has a solid reputation and experience you can trust.
Do you want to move the fence?
If you are looking to get a pool fence that is removable, the best option is mesh fencing. On average this will cost between $10 and $30 per linear foot but it can be easily removed as needed. Removable mesh fencing is bought in 10 or 20-foot sections and there are about 5 posts evenly spaced between the sections. Each section, or panel, is held securely in place with child-resistant latches.
What about gates?
A pool safety fence needs to have a gate. It needs to have a gate that cannot be easily opened by children. The best gate will be a self-closing and self-locking gate. As with the fence, the price of the gate will vary according to brand and material, but on average a pool fence gate will cost between $200 and $500.
What regulations will affect my fence?
In Las Vegas, every pool needs to have a fence. In most areas, the height of the fence needs to be 48 inches tall. In some areas, it may be required to have fences that are 60 inches tall. Make sure you check with local municipalities before installing a fence. You need to make sure you know what size is required. This will also help you estimate and budget for fencing prices.
Before You Buy
For any questions about pool fencing please feel free to contact us today. We have an experienced team to help you with any pool fencing project. We have a wide selection of materials to help you find the right fit for your pool and your budget. All our pool fences meet industry standards and our installation crew has training and knowledge you can trust. Pool safety is a top priority and we guarantee to make sure your pool is safe.