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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.
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.
Many people assume you need a curved piece of wrought iron fence in order to follow a rounded section of a layout. However, using curved iron fence panels is extremely difficult, expensive and often not necessary.
One of the main benefits of an aluminum fence is the ability to rack the fence panels to follow the slope of a yard. Check out these installation pics from one of our customers that show an excellent install job of racked aluminum fence following slopes and hills in the yard.
Not all wrought iron fence installations follow straight lines and 90 degree turns. So what do you do when you need your iron fence panels to follow a curve, radius or angle across? Read on to see how to handle this type of installation.
Not all aluminum fence installations follow straight lines and 90 degree turns. So what do you do when you need your aluminum fence to follow a curve, radius or angle across? Read on to see how to handle this type of installation.
When it comes to installing an aluminum fence, one of the big differences from iron fencing is that the aluminum posts are specialized to serve a specific function.
In a perfect world, your yard would be perfectly level to install your iron or aluminum fence. But what if you have a hilly, sloped or graded yard? Check out our article to see how to install iron fence and aluminum fence in these situations.
Looking to install your own wrought iron or aluminum gate, but you aren’t sure what you’ll need? We dive into the details to guide you through the materials and tools typically needed to install one of our DIY Stronghold Iron® or Infinity Aluminum® gates.