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I would say depends on several things:
1) what % of the job is $400 ?
2) how good is the warranty - against all types of failure, or what - cedar fences usually fail in one of two ways - tornado/hurricane/waves/flood/car collision takes them out, or the posts (if not treated timber) rot out. The fence itself will change color and get fuzzy as it weathers, but should last 15-20 years in most areas.
3) generally, a fence is not something you would pay for a warranty on - if properly put up and with concreted-in copper chromate or copper napthalate treated posts (the green preservative) should last a long time and not need warranty work basically till the fasteners fail or the fence slat boards split too badly.
4) if I was going to spend extra money on a wood fence, it would be for a good quality penetrating sealer, not steel posts.
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The two men who arrived on day one were very professional and got to work right away. The old posts didn't need to be dug up b/c the old posts were rotted. The steel posts were offset for the new fencing. They used an additive to the concrete so the posts were set up quickly. Two other men showed up to haul away the old panels. The
Day two they arrived at about 10 am and we discussed a few minor modifications. By 3pm we had our new fence and sliding gate. The gate was so light I could move it with one finger. : )
It was a few other little things that made me glad I chose Evergreen fencing.
Not only did they work around the veggie bed and make the gate very light and free moving, but they even moved the trashed concrete someone left in the back
In all a very good experience. I trust this fence/gate will last a very long time. Now we may even use the back
If you want anything different, forget this company.
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