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.

Another 3 perfect years of BBB standing with our customers!
Another 3 perfect years of BBB standing with our customers!

Another 3 Years of Perfect BBB Status!

Buy with confidence!  We were just awarded another Gold Star Award from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) for 3 consecutive years with no complaints.  That puts us up to 7 years with no BBB complaints.  We take care of our customers!

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.

Read More

4ft Tall Signature Grade Aluminum Fence with an Arched Gate
4ft Tall Signature Grade Aluminum Fence with an Arched Gate

A Testimonial from PA!

Eric from PA shared some striking photos of his 4ft Signature grade Infinity Aluminum fence with the optional arched gate as well as another beautiful picture.  See what Eric had to say and check out his other picture…

Read More

A Testimonial from Georgia

Blaine from Georgia installed one of our Stronghold Iron arched gates as a back drop for a beautiful entryway sign.  The stone work really compliments the look of the iron gate and the sign!  Here’s what Blaine had to say:

 

Wrought Iron Arched Gate Used as a Sign Backdrop
Wrought Iron Arched Gate Used as a Sign Backdrop

Read More

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.

Read More

5ft Signature Grade Aluminum Fence with Brick Columns and Knee Wall
5ft Signature Grade Aluminum Fence with Brick Columns and Knee Wall

A Testimonial from Brooklyn, NY!

Lenny from Brooklyn, NY sent us some awesome photos of his completed project that utilized our 5ft tall Classic style aluminum fence in Signature grade with stunning brick columns and a knee wall.

Here’s what Lenny had to say:

Read More

Which requires more maintenance - iron fence or aluminum fence?
Which requires more maintenance – iron fence or aluminum fence?

Iron Fence vs. Aluminum Fence – Which Requires Less Maintenance?

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!

Read More

Iron Fence vs Aluminum Fence  - Which is Better?
Iron Fence vs Aluminum Fence – Which is Better?

Iron Fence vs. Aluminum Fence – Which is Better?

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.

Read More