Aluminum Fence Maintenance Tips

June 24th, 2017
aluminum fence

An aluminum fence is a fence constructed primarily out of the element aluminum, and often puts you in the mind of centuries-old parks and times gone by.

An aluminum fence is a fence constructed primarily out of the element aluminum, and often puts you in the mind of centuries-old parks and times gone by. Due to the metal’s low density and ability to resist corrosion, it has become a popular choice as a lightweight, durable fence and railing structure. Aluminum fencing is used for both commercial and residential use. Aluminum fence is generally available preformed, in a wide variety of styles. It tends to be easy to clean, resists weathering and has low maintenance requirements. It can also be more cost-efficient than comparable materials, such as wrought iron and steel. Read the rest of this entry »

Finding a New Color for Your Deck Railing This Summer

June 16th, 2017
deck railing

Your deck is bound to see a lot more use now that temperatures are consistently warmer. So when it’s time to put some new life into your deck railing, that process starts with finding a new color for it.

Summer means all sorts of things: lazy days, backyard barbecues, late night bonfires. All of these activities (or lack thereof) are made better when spending that time outdoors. Your deck is bound to see a lot more use now that temperatures are consistently warmer. In some cases, the outside temps might even be scorching. So when it’s time to put some new life into your deck railing, that process starts with finding a new color for it. Read the rest of this entry »

Styles of Ornamental Fence

June 8th, 2017
Styles of Ornamental Fence

An ornamental fence does more than just make a boundary or keep animals and intruders where they belong.

An ornamental fence does more than just make a boundary or keep animals and intruders where they belong. This type of fence makes a visual statement that speaks volumes, and can anchor the look of your property by serving as a strong focal point. These fences vary in look, statement, texture, color, and material. They can suit many tastes. To learn more about the different types of ornamental fence, read on. Read the rest of this entry »

Getting an Aluminum Fence to Follow Slopes in Your Yard

June 1st, 2017
aluminum fence

How can you get your new aluminum fence around natural obstacles in your yard?

Your new aluminum fence is going to face some natural obstacles before installation. These obstacles include slopes, hills, and dips in your yard. How can you get your aluminum fence around these obstacles? In this week’s blog, we present a guide to navigating these obstacles. Please read on to learn more! Read the rest of this entry »

Why You Should Consider Residential Driveway Gates

May 26th, 2017
residential driveway gates

Residential driveway gates are one of the most popular and most useful add-ons for many homeowners.

When designing the perfect fence for your residential property, it can be difficult to sort through all of the add-ons available and choose the ones that are the best for you. Residential driveway gates are one of the most popular and most useful add-ons for many homeowners. Why should you consider adding a residential driveway gate to your fencing? Read the rest of this entry »

The Benefits of Using Bollards

May 19th, 2017
bollards

Bollards are not a new invention, but are used worldwide for what they provide, and have been for decades.

Bollards are not a new invention, but are used worldwide for what they provide, and have been for decades. They offer numerous benefits. Read on to learn all about the benefits of making use of bollards. Read the rest of this entry »

What’s the Difference Between Cast Iron and Wrought Iron?

May 12th, 2017
cast iron and wrought iron

Let’s explore how cast iron and wrought iron can be used to bring the best products into your homes.

When selecting a gate, fence, or railing for your home it is important to find the best quality product for your money. Many different kinds of iron can be molded to create beautiful aesthetic designs while other kinds can be used for a more simplistic look. Let’s explore how cast iron and wrought iron can be used to bring the best products into your homes. Read the rest of this entry »

What Iron Fence Height is Best for Me?

May 5th, 2017
iron fence height

Before you even decide on your iron fence height, you should be clear on why you are getting a fence in the first place.

Are you thinking about getting a fence for your front or backyard? If you are, you must do your planning and research. You want to be sure you are an educated buyer that has thoroughly weighed the pros and cons of all the available fencing options available today. If you decide to purchase an iron fence you will want to be sure to choose the appropriate height. This primarily depends on your personal preference and reason for getting the fence. Read the rest of this entry »

Maryland Pool Fence Laws

April 27th, 2017
pool fence laws

Every state is different, and Maryland’s pool fence laws are definitely not the same as Arizona’s or New York’s.

It’s no secret that everyone gets excited about outdoor fun as the weather warms. Many love swimming and start to plan their own personal pools. However, owning a pool is not all fun and games and there are numerous laws which must be followed and precautions which must be taken. Every state is different, and Maryland’s pool fence laws are definitely not the same as Arizona’s or New York’s. This may seem like a lot of fuss, but it is a serious safety issue. According to the CDC, accidental drowning is the leading cause of death for children between the ages of 1-4. Many of these children die in swimming pools. This is why it is important to make sure you are aware of pool fence laws before you build one. Read the rest of this entry »

Galvanization and Why It’s Important for Iron Fences

April 19th, 2017
galvanization

Galvanization is one of the best ways to protect your iron fence.

Galvanization is one of the best ways to protect your iron fence. What can this process protect your iron fence against? Namely, rust. In this blog we’ll examine galvanization and why it is important for iron fences. Protect the investment you made on your iron fences, and make them last longer. Read on to learn more! Read the rest of this entry »