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.
Wondering if iron fence or aluminum fence will stand up to more abuse? Read on to see which fence material is stronger.
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:
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.
Scott in PA was nice enough to share some photos and kind words about his experience of using our iron fence for his project. Scott purchased our 3ft tall Classic style Stronghold Wrought Iron fence in Signature Grade. Here’s what Scott had to say:
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.
Looking to install your own aluminum fence, 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 Infinity Aluminum® fences.
Looking to install your own wrought iron fence, 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® fences.