Archive for March, 2015

Fence Trends for 2015: Black Fences

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

What’s the latest trend in residential fencing? The color black. Black fencing is in right now, and there’s no better way to capitalize on this fence trend than by installing a handsome black iron or aluminum fence. So what are some of the reasons black is such a popular color for fencing right now? Black is actually a surprisingly dynamic color, and offers practical advantages as well. Learn everything you need to know about black fencing in our blog.

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Why Doesn’t Aluminum Rust?

Friday, March 20th, 2015

It’s well known that aluminum is highly resistant to rusting and corrosion. But how? Why is this metal so different than others that it can resist the effects of the elements for so much longer? It has to do with the molecular structure of aluminum, and how it reacts with elements like oxygen and water that are known to corrode other metals. In this week’s blog, we’ve got a neat little science lesson on how aluminum is so resistant to rust!

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Is Iron Fence Installation a DIY Job?

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

So you’ve decided you want to install an iron fence on your property. Congratulations! The classic and elegant look of iron adds visual appeal to any property. Now it’s time to decide: Do you want to install the fence yourself, or hire a professional fence contractor?

If you have the necessary skills, you can install a fence on your own. However, installing an iron fence is more difficult than installing a wood fence, for example. In this week’s blog, learn why hiring a professional will make life a lot easier when installing an iron fence in Maryland.

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