Iron Fence Shop® Blog

Find all sorts of informative posts in here about our products, installation, special types of use for our products and what to look for when buying a fence.

Wrought Iron Fence Finials
Wrought Iron Fence Finials

Does Wrought Iron Fence Require Welding to Install It?

 

People looking to install a fence on their own often won’t consider a wrought iron fence because they think it requires welding to install it.  However, that’s not the case!  Our iron fence (and quite honestly the majority of them out there) utilize some sort of bracket and screw that allows installation with simple tools just about every homeowner has.

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Wrought Iron Security Fence
Wrought Iron Security Fence

5 Reasons Why Wrought Iron Fence is the Best Security Fence

 

The reasons for a high security fence vary across the board.  It may be to keep people out, keep people in, protect assets from tampering, etc.  However, trying to pick the best security fence can be difficult when faced with a multitude of options between iron, steel, aluminum, wood, vinyl and chain link fence.  Of all those options, an iron fence is going to be your best bet.  Let’s go over the reasons why you should choose iron for your security fence.

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Our 3ft Tall Classic Style Iron Fence in Traditional Grade
Our 3ft Tall Classic Style Iron Fence in Traditional Grade

The Pros and Cons of Wrought Iron Fence and Wrought Iron Gates

We live in a day and age of various options both online and in stores.  While choice is good, trying to figure out the best fence option to go with can be dizzying.   Personal preferences, project budget and availability can all weigh down on the decision making process when buying a fence.  I thought it may be beneficial to put together a list of pros and cons for choosing a wrought iron fence and share them with you.

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Our 6ft Tall Infinity Aluminum Fence in Classic Style
Our 6ft Tall Infinity Aluminum Fence in Classic Style

4 Reasons Why Our Infinity Aluminum Fence is Better than the Others

 

There is a bewildering choice of aluminum fence options on the market these days.  Shopping for an aluminum fence can be frustrating due to all these options.  How do you know which is the best value?  Shopping on price alone is a sure fire way to end up with a poorly made aluminum fence.  So what makes ours better than the others out there?

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Welding Iron Fence Panels to the Posts
Welding Iron Fence Panels to the Posts

Can Wrought Iron Fence be Welded Together for High Security Applications?

 

While a large majority of iron fence applications are installed using brackets and screws, high-security applications may require a more tamper-proof installation.  The best way for a highly secure iron fence is to forgo the brackets and weld the iron fence panels right to the steel posts.

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The Older Style LAKY Locinox Latch We Originally Offered
The Older Style LAKY Locinox Latch We Originally Offered

A Slight Revision to our Locinox Gate Latches

 

We offer the Locinox Ornamental LAKY and LAKQ latches to use with you aluminum or iron gates.  We found out that they recently made a slight change to the design that we wanted to share since the old style is on our videos and sections of our website.

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Our 4ft Tall Infinity Aluminum Fence and Arched Gate in Classic Style
Our 4ft Tall Infinity Aluminum Fence and Arched Gate in Classic Style

Pros and Cons of Using Aluminum Fence and Gates

Choice is good, but trying to figure out the best fence option to go with can be frustrating.   Personal preferences, project budget and availability can all weigh down on the decision making process when buying a fence.  I thought it may be beneficial to put together a list of pros and cons for choosing an aluminum fence and share them with you.

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Our 6ft Tall Classic Iron Fence with Matching Iron Arched Gate
Our 6ft Tall Classic Iron Fence with Matching Iron Arched Gate

A Wrought Iron Fence Testimonial from Utah!

Our customer Ryan sent in some beautiful images of his finished project using our 6ft tall Classic style iron fence in Traditional grade.  Check out the images an what he had to say:

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A Custom Wrought Iron Arched Gate with Lettering/ Motto Integrated
A Custom Wrought Iron Arched Gate with Lettering/ Motto Integrated

An Amazing Custom Iron Gate Testimonial from Maryland!

Our customer David built a beautiful brick archway into his backyard and knew that an ordinary gate would not cut it to accent the opening.  We’ve done a lot of custom gates over the years, but this one with the custom motto plate cut into it might be my favorite.  Here is what David had to say.

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