About Us

Residential & Commercial Fencing From Wake County to the Coast

Fences Unlimited is locally-owned and operated with offices in Garner and Morehead City; we’ve provided quality products and services to North Carolina for over 30 years. Our company was founded on the basis of giving superior service to our customers. We offer best-in-class construction, quality materials and close attention to detail. Service after installation has been, and always will be, standard. We strive to exceed your expectations because satisfied customers are our best advertising – read what our customers have to say about the quality fences and service we deliver.

Quality Assurance & Satisfaction Guaranteed

None of our work is subcontracted. All of our work is performed and supervised by the owners with dedicated crews. All wood fences are made of treated wood with a 15-year guarantee and posts are set in concrete. Our fences are built on site – we do not use any prefabricated panels.

All our work is guaranteed. References are available at your request. We have over 30 years of experience serving the Triangle area and Crystal Coast of North Carolina. For the finest custom fences, gates, dumpster enclosures, arbors, trellises, porch and hand railing, please contact us for a free estimate. We look forward to hearing from you and showing you how our services increase the value of your property.


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The Owner

Emmett Goodwin, Jr.

Emmett Goodwin was born and raised in Garner. Went to school in Garner and played football for Garner Senior High and graduated in 1977. His father Emmett “Garland” Goodwin Sr. started Fences Unlimited in the 1980’s. Emmett took charge of the business from him in the early 1990’s and the business began to show real promise and started growing. Emmett struggled in the early years to keep things going but worked hard and has made this a successful company that still keeps growing today. He believes that if you hire the best people, pay them well and keep them happy, they will give our customers a great finished product. He wants you to know that if you have a job done by us that you have any issues or concerns with, you can speak with him directly to make sure that any issues are handled to your satisfaction. He also believes in buying locally. These days the small businesses that are struggling in our cities and towns need all the local support they can get. Please contact him if there is anything he can do to help make your fence project happen to your satisfaction.

The Fence Doctor

Jason Ketchum

Jason started installing fences 15 years ago working mostly on commercial government contracts as a supervisor/installer. In 2011, he came to work for the coastal division of Fences Unlimited working his way from installer to manager of Fences Unlimited at the Crystal Coast. Jason has a vast knowledge of custom fencing and automated gate entry systems/design while keeping in mind safety and affordability. Jason takes pride in the company's abilities to provide the highest quality custom fence, railing, and gate systems available on the Crystal Coast.