Residential Chain Link

Fence installation in Cedar Falls, Waterloo and the surrounding areas

Durability & security

Chain Link Fence

At Perfect Picket Fence and Stain, we believe that a well-constructed chain link fence can provide both security and visual appeal to your residential property. Chain link fencing is a versatile option for many homes in the Cedar Valley region.  It is composed of interlocking steel wires, creating a mesh pattern that is not only durable but also offers excellent security and visibility.

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Chain Link Fences are a Popular Choice in Cedar Falls and Waterloo:

Galvanized or Vinyl-Coated

Chain Link Fence Types

When it comes to chain link fences, there are various types to choose from, each with its unique characteristics to suit your residential needs.​

Galvanized Chain Link

This classic option is known for its corrosion resistance, making it an excellent choice for areas with harsh weather conditions.  It is also the most budget friendly fence type available without compromising strength and durability.



Vinyl-Coated chain link

A chain link fence installation in a residential backyard. Vinyl-Coated Chain Link: For homeowners looking to add a touch of color to their fencing, vinyl-coated chain link offers a variety of hues while maintaining the durability of traditional chain link.  The most common color by far is black vinyl-coated chain link, however colors such as brown and green can also be easily obtained.

Our fence consultants can help you decide on what chain link style may work best by making specific recommendations on which type is the best fit for your property, based on your preferences, goals, budget and specific requirements.

Tailored to your needs

Customized Chain Link Fencing Solutions

We understand that every home is unique, and that's why we prioritize tailored solutions for our clients in Cedar Falls, Waterloo, and the Cedar Valley region. Our process involves:

  • Initial Consultation: We’ll discuss your fencing needs, style preferences, and budget to determine the best chain link fencing layout and solution for you.
  • Fence Project Proposal: Our team will create a customized fence proposal that meets your stated goals and budget as well complements your property’s aesthetics.
  • Quality Installation: We take pride in our professional installation process, ensuring your chain link fence is installed with the most up-to-date installation methods and construction standards.

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Advantages of Chain Link Fencing

Opting for chain link fencing for your residential property in Cedar Falls, Waterloo, or the Cedar Valley offers several advantages:​

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Service Areas

Perfect Picket Fence and Stain proudly serves Cedar Falls, Waterloo, and the entire Cedar Valley region. We're committed to enhancing residential fencing solutions for our local communities and providing top-notch service to our neighbors.

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Your Residential Fence Experts

Professional Installation

Professional installation of your chain link fence is crucial for ensuring its longevity and effectiveness. Our team of experts at Perfect Picket Fence and Stain adhere to all best practices for chain link fence installation in accordance with local regulations and standards as well as manufacturer’s guidelines. We take care of the entire process, from planning to completion, ensuring a hassle-free experience for you.

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Our Chain Link Work

Our Recent Chain Link Fence Projects

Explore our gallery of completed residential chain link fencing projects. These images showcase the quality of our work and provide inspiration for your fencing project. Each project is a testament to our commitment to excellence and attention to detail.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do you install chain link fences in the Cedar Valley?

Yes, we proudly offer residential chain link fence installation in the Cedar Valley region, including Cedar Falls and Waterloo. Our install team is experienced with the specific needs and requirements for installing chain link in this area.

Is a chain link fence a good choice for the Cedar Valley?

Chain link fences are an excellent choice for the Cedar Valley due to their durability, affordability, and suitability for various residential applications. They provide security without obstructing visibility, making them a popular option for many homeowners in the area.

How durable are chain link fences?

Chain link fences are known for their durability. They are constructed using interlocking steel wires that can withstand harsh weather conditions. With proper maintenance, a chain link fence can last for many years and decades.

How much will a new chain link fence cost?

The cost of a new chain link fence varies depending on factors such as the size, type, and customization options. We offer free fence consultations and quotes for our chain link fencing services, so please contact us to get an accurate estimate tailored to your specific needs and budget.

What is PVC-coated chain link fence?

PVC-coated chain link fencing is a type of chain link fence with a vinyl coating that offers added protection against corrosion and enhances its visual appeal. It is available in various colors to complement your property's aesthetics such as black, brown and green.

How do I secure the bottom of a chain link fence to keep my pets from getting out?

To secure the bottom of a chain link fence and prevent pets from getting out, we can install a bottom tension wire or add a bottom rail.  However, if a chain link fence is stretched correctly adding these items are more optional than necessary.  These options can help maintain the fence's integrity and keep your pets safe.

Do chain link fences have a warranty?
  • Yes, we take pride in offering what we believe to be the most extensive and comprehensive fence warranties available in the Cedar Valley for residential fencing. With every project, you receive a standard transferable limited lifetime warranty. In addition, we provide unique transferable lifetime warranties tailored to each specific fence type we work on, including chain-link, treated wooden fences, cedar wooden fences, fence cleaning and staining, as well as ornamental aluminum and ornamental steel fences!
How tall should my fence be?

The ideal height for your chain link fence depends on your specific needs.  Waterloo and Cedar Falls building codes state that 6’ tall chain link is the tallest height available to install for residential applications. 4’ tall chain link is by far the most common for residential properties in our area.  Perfect Picket Fence Consultants can help you determine the appropriate height to ensure your fence meets your goals and adheres to local guidelines.

Can you put chain link gates on a sloped hill?

Yes, we can install chain link gates on sloped hills. Our experienced installers will design and install gates that accommodate the slope of your terrain while ensuring proper functionality and security.

Can I add privacy slats or a privacy screen to my chain link fence?

Yes, you can enhance the privacy of your chain link fence by adding privacy slats or a privacy screen. These options offer both security and seclusion while maintaining the durability of your chain link fence. We can discuss these customization options during a free fence consultation.