Archive for August, 2016

Investigating Different Aluminum Fence Grades

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016
aluminum fence grades

Do you know which aluminum fence grade is right for your fence?

If you’re looking to installing your first aluminum fence, it may surprise you that there is more than one type–or grade of aluminum. And although they are called “residential” and “commercial” grades, the name can be deceiving. A residential gate may be enough for an office building, and commercial grade fencing can be used to secure a home. Choosing the right aluminum grade for your fence can be a little confusing, so we’ll go over what they are so you can determine which one is right for your new fence.
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A Look at Fencing and Gating Terminology

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016
fencing terminology

Post caps aren’t just ornamental, they also prevent water and debris buildup.

There is nothing quite as frustrating as speaking with a salesperson and being met with a bunch of jargon you’ve never heard before. If you’re not a fencing expert, it’s understandable that you might not be familiar with common fencing terminology. Here’s a quick guide to some fencing terms, so that you don’t get left in the dark. (more…)

Iron and Aluminum Fences – Which Requires Less Maintenance?

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
iron and aluminum fences

Iron and aluminum fences are both durable options.

Maintenance requirements are typically one of the first and most important considerations people make before installing a new fence. Whether it’s painting, staining, or just general upkeep–you’re going to want to plan ahead. So between iron and aluminum fences, which one requires less maintenance? Here’s what you need to know. (more…)

Determining the Height for Your Aluminum or Iron Fence

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

If you’ve already determined what type of fence you’re looking to install, you may still be wondering what height is best for your project. The last thing anyone wants to do is buy a fence that is just a little bit taller or shorter than you actually wanted. So how do you choose a height without seeing the fence in person? Here are a few considerations when choosing a fence height that will fit your needs.

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3 feet is the perfect fence height for fences places on masonry walls.

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The Beauty of a Decorative Wrought Iron Door

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

 

Its no secret that decorative wrought iron doors are beautiful, but they have many other benefits, too.

Its no secret that decorative wrought iron doors are beautiful, but they have many other benefits, too.

When you walk up the steps to someone’s house, the first thing you notice is the door. A door can say a lot about a home and can really add to the style and the feel that you want your house to have. For many people, a decorative wrought iron door is a fantastic addition to the front of their home. This type of door has so many benefits from safety, to beauty, to durability and strength. Check out the benefits of a decorative wrought iron door to find out if it is the right door for your home. (more…)