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.

Choosing a Aluminum or Iron Driveway Gate Height

A 5ft Arching to 6ft Tall x 12ft Wide Iron Driveway Gate

Which gate height is too tall, which gate height is too short and which gate height is just right? A lot will depend on personal preference and your project layout. Let’s take a look at some common driveway gate heights.

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Choosing an Aluminum or Iron Gate Width for Your Yard Project

Classic Style Stronghold Iron 4×4 Arched Gate in an Entryway

One of the most common questions we get is about gate widths. Folks aren’t always sure what gate options we offer and what width they need for their project. So I thought I would put something together going over some common gate widths and what size your project may require.

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Different Heights of Wrought Iron and Aluminum Fence Offered
Different Heights of Wrought Iron and Aluminum Fence Offered

Videos on Buying and Installing an Iron Fence or Aluminum Fence

 

Ever wish there was more than static pictures and install guides to help you in making a decision on which fence to buy?  Wish no further!  Our Iron Fence Shop YouTube channel has over 25 different videos to help you learn about and choose the right aluminum or iron fence.

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5ft Tall Iron Fence in Puppy Picket Style
5ft Tall Iron Fence in Puppy Picket Style

Iron Fence to Keep Small Animals Out of Gardens and Flower Beds

 

Mother nature is great until her little ones start eating your garden and flowers to nubs in the ground.  One of our newer styles of iron fence we now stock is our Puppy Picket style of fence.  It adds an extra row of pickets along the bottom to close that air gap between pickets to less than 2 inches.

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Wrought Iron Puppy Picket Fence
Wrought Iron Puppy Picket Fence

Iron Fence for Small Dogs and Pets – Puppy Picket Style

 

Iron fence in Puppy Picket style is one of our newer style offerings that we keep in stock.  This style adds an additional rail and smaller 22 inch tall pickets between the main pickets to close that picket gap to an under 2 inch wide air gap.

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Wrought Iron Hoop and Picket Fence
Wrought Iron Hoop and Picket Fence

Wrought Iron Hoop Style Fence

 

Just some beauty shots to show off our newest stocked style of wrought iron fence.  This beautiful style will be offered in a 3ft and 4ft height in our Traditional grade of wrought iron fence.  Check out the beautiful shots of the new hoop style iron fence with some gorgeous landscaping and foliage.

 

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New Hoop and Picket Wrought Iron Fence Style for 2019
New Hoop and Picket Wrought Iron Fence Style for 2019

New Hoop and Picket Wrought Iron Fence Style for 2019!

 

We are excited to announce a new style of wrought iron fence we will be stocking now called Hoop and Picket.  This hoop style of iron fence has been a very popular custom style for 10 years now and we have decided to carry it full time with our normal 1-2 week lead time.

 

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Wood Posts Combined with Wrought Iron Fence Make for a Stunning Custom Look
Wood Posts Combined with Wrought Iron Fence Make for a Stunning Custom Look

7 Items to Consider When Buying Wrought Iron Fence and Gates

 

Shopping online has made finding iron fence and gate products not traditionally carried in stores much easier.  Finding an iron fence or iron gate online is a good start, but how can you tell if it is a quality product?  That part becomes a lot harder when all you have to go off of in a lot of cases is some photos and a few bullet points on a web page.  Let’s take a deeper dive and go over what you need to look for when buying a quality wrought iron fence or gate.

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