Reasons You Should Consider Getting an Aluminum Fence

Reasons You Should Consider Getting an Aluminum Fence

An aluminum fence can save you time and money, especially when it comes to installation.

Are you thinking about getting a new fence installed? Maybe your old fence has finally given way due to wild summer weather. Aluminum fences can save you time and money, especially when it comes to installation. Here are some great reasons why you should consider getting an aluminum fence.

Minimal Maintenance Required

One of the best reasons to have an aluminum fence is the fact that they don’t need much maintenance. Wood fences will eventually wear out, and until they do, require constant upkeep. Also, unlike iron fences, aluminum fences will not suffer from the effects of rusting. Rusting tends to affect iron fences more severely because iron is a ferrous material. Ferrous materials are more vulnerable to corrosion. One way to prevent any rusting damage is to get powder-coating on your fence.

Wide Variety of Styles

Did you know you can customize and accessorize your aluminum fence, too? You don’t have to resign yourself to a plain and boring gray color. Pick from a wide assortment of colors and looks that you can match to your home’s existing exteriors. Whatever aesthetic that your home or neighborhood is going for, you can achieve it effortlessly. Remember that the powder-coating will preserve whichever appearance you settle on – not only will it protect the coloring, but powder-coating can also prevent damage to your fence, superficial or otherwise.

Excellent Durability

Aluminum fences are light considering the materials they are constructed from, but despite this lightness, they are still incredibly sturdy and durable. The strength of the aluminum ensures that it can survive summer thunderstorms, leaves falling from the trees as the seasons change, and the snowy cold of deep winter. If you’re looking to have an aluminum security fence, know that it can withstand anyone trying to get past it.


One final reason to consider getting an aluminum fence is how affordable it is. As we mentioned, you won’t have to perform expensive repairs on the fence over the course of the fence’s lifespan. When you choose an aluminum fence, it will be less expensive than their other metal counterparts while still allowing you to take advantage of the beautiful features of other styles of fence.


Whether you would like precast bollards or your aluminum fence to be repaired, replaced, or would like an iron fence (period!), the pros at Hercules Custom Iron are ready to help.  For more information and to learn how we can meet your custom fencing needs, contact Hercules Custom Iron online or giving us a call at 1-800-331-2590. We will ensure your investment serves your family for years to come! For updates and to see projects we’re working on, visit us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Google+, and Pinterest.

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