When you are ready for a new fence installation on your property , it is a great idea to hire a fence contractor. To choose the best contractor for the job, you will want to select one that is fully licensed and insured. Additionally, a contractor with plenty of experience building fences and driveway gates in your local area will be able to easily get the right permits from your city or county. Finally, you may want to ask your contractor to provide you with a portfolio of past fencing and iron works projects that he has completed. By looking at a contractor’s past fences in San Jose, you will get a good idea of the quality that you can expect from your project. For more handy tips for choosing a fence contractor, watch this video about making the right choice.