Custom Wrought Iron Gate with Initials and Imperial Finial Tips on Top
Custom Wrought Iron Gate with Initials and Imperial Finial Tips on Top

Custom Wrought Iron Fence Finial Tip Options

One of the more popular customizations on our Stronghold Iron fence and gates is to go with a different cast iron finial tip instead of the standard quad flare style finial.  The installed photos can be tough to make out details on, so I wanted to do a post giving a better up close look at the custom cast iron finial tip options.

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Does Having a Fence Add Value to Your Home?
Does Having a Fence Add Value to Your Home?

Does a Fence Increase Home Value?

Home improvement projects can be a tricky balancing act of making changes that both please you personally, but also won’t hurt the value of your home when the time comes to sell.  Homeowners add fences for a variety of reasons: privacy, pets, aesthetics, security, etc.  However, will adding that fence to your property hurt or help the resale value of your home?

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Why is Solid Picket Fence Hard to Find?
Why is Solid Picket Fence Hard to Find?

Solid Picket Wrought Iron Fence – Why Can’t I Find It Anywhere?

Every wrought iron fence you find locally and online has hollow square tube pickets.  However, you want a solid picket wrought iron fence!  Why are they so hard to find anywhere?  Can you even get a solid picket iron fence anymore?  Read on to see why its so difficult to find this type of iron fence anymore.

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Antique or salvage fence can be more trouble than its worth
Antique or salvage fence can be more trouble than its worth

5 Reasons to Avoid Buying Antique Iron or Salvage Fence

You’ve scoured Craigslist or eBay for weeks and have finally found an antique fence for your yard that you want to purchase.  Before you act, there are 5 things you should know about buying antique or salvage fence that may make you change your mind and want to look for something new instead.

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3ft Tall Stronghold Iron Fence Panels in Classic Style Around a Courtyard
3ft Tall Stronghold Iron Fence Panels in Classic Style Around a Courtyard

Metal Fence Panels – Where to Find and Buy Them

 

You’ve decided you want to install a metal fence in your yard, but now you’re running into issues finding places that will sell direct to you.  Read on to see where you can buy metal fence panels.

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

Which Iron or Aluminum Fence Height is Best for My Project?

As you begin shopping for a fence, you may be wondering which iron or aluminum fence height may be best for your project.  We discuss some considerations when choosing a fence height and review each of our standard heights.

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Is iron or aluminum fence better for security?
Is iron or aluminum fence better for security?

Iron Fence vs. Aluminum Fence – Which is the Better Security Fence?

Chances are if you are buying a fence or gate, security is a concern. That may be security in terms of keeping something in or security in keeping something out.  Read on to find out if iron or aluminum fences and gates are better suited for security purposes.

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