One of the first questions folks have when purchasing something for the outside their house is “how well is this going to hold up to the elements and how often is it going to require maintenance from me?”. This comes up often with fence since you get into painting, staining and general upkeep for something you plan to have in your yard for decades to come. So when it comes to iron and aluminum fence, does one require more maintenance than the other? The answer may surprise you!
We get a lot of folks that come to us with pre-conceived notions of iron or aluminum fence material looking nicer than the other. Is there any truth to this?
By far, we get asked this question most by people shopping for fence and gates is:
Which one is better ? Iron or Aluminum fence and gates?
We go though the most common scenarios and questions to show where iron trumps aluminum, aluminum trumps iron and where they are a draw.
Everyone typically comes to us wanting one type of fence over the other, but can you tell the difference between the two on looks alone?
If you’ve read about the differences between our Traditional grade and Signature grade fences and gates, you may be wondering which is the right choice for your project. Check out our video and pictures on the subject in this week’s post!
It’s a question we often get asked, so here’s a detailed breakdown of the two grades available for our iron and aluminum fence and gates.
What does it all mean?! I break it down so you know what part of the materials are being referred to when you shop for an iron or aluminum fence and gate.
When buying an iron or steel fence, rust prevention on the metal should be something you research closely as the materials and methods used can have a large impact on the appearance and longevity of your fence.
Wondering how all this works? Ordering your fence or gate from Iron Fence Shop is as easy as 1-2-3:
You need a fence. Before you begin shopping, do you know the information required to get your fence project started?