Posts Tagged ‘iron’

Why Wrought Iron is a Good Investment

Friday, November 16th, 2018
Why Wrought Iron is a Good Investment

Wrought iron is an elegant way to make a statement in your neighborhood.

Wrought iron is an elegant way to make a statement in your neighborhood. While everyone else might be obsessed with the perfect picket fence, you might not be. That’s why choosing a wrought iron fence can help you stand out. But there are some other compelling reasons why wrought iron is a good investment. Let’s learn more. (more…)

4 Ways to Use Wrought Iron in Your Landscape Design

Friday, November 9th, 2018
4 Ways to Use Wrought Iron in Your Landscape Design

There’s more to wrought iron than meets the eye.

There’s more to wrought iron than meets the eye. Whether you’d like to put up a new fence or reinforce an existing fence, you can rely on this material. Here are some unconventional but fascinating ways to use wrought iron in your landscape design this fall and winter. Don’t let that inspiration pass you by! (more…)

3 Ideas for Using Wrought Iron Around Your Home

Friday, October 26th, 2018
3 Ideas for Using Wrought Iron Around Your Home

If you are trying to think of ways to improve your landscape and your curb appeal this fall, then you can’t go wrong with wrought iron.

Wrought iron is one of the best materials for making your yard look even better. If you are trying to think of ways to improve your landscape and your curb appeal this fall, then you can’t go wrong with wrought iron. Here are some great ideas for how to incorporate it into your landscape design. (more…)

What is the Difference Between Wrought Iron and Ornamental Iron?

Friday, July 20th, 2018
What is the Difference Between Wrought Iron and Ornamental Iron?

When you’re looking for new metal fencing, two of your choices are going to be wrought iron and ornamental iron fencing.

When you’re looking for new metal fencing, two of your choices are going to be wrought iron and ornamental iron fencing. But since they’re so similar to one another, you might not be able to tell them apart. So you walk away scratching your head and wonder, what’s the difference between wrought and ornamental iron? Here is a secret: these are two names for the same type of metal. (more…)

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

Friday, 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. (more…)

What Iron Fence Height is Best for Me?

Friday, 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. (more…)

Increasing the Value of Your Property with a Custom Iron Fence

Sunday, October 4th, 2015
Custom Iron Fence

Adding a new custom iron fence can add value and security to any property.

Whether you are choosing a fence for your commercial property or want to increase your home’s curb appeal, a custom iron fence will add just the right effect to your property. But how does a custom iron fence boost your curb appeal and add value to your property? Let’s check it out! (more…)

Pool Fences for Your Maryland Home

Friday, September 25th, 2015
Glass fencing for your Pool

There are many different fencing options for your pool. But you won’t be able to see as clearly as with a custom glass railing!

Over the summer, you have hosted four cookouts, three swim parties, and countless number of slumber parties. With so much activity, you have started to notice your pool’s unstable chain link fence. It has been on your property a very long time and it has definitely seen better days. Now that it is falling down, maybe it is time to replace the chain link with something better and more aesthetically appealing. But what should you choose? Let’s check out some options! (more…)

Wrought Iron versus Steel Fencing

Friday, July 10th, 2015
rusty fence

Steel fencing is not as durable as iron fences and we’ll tell you why!

Iron is made when iron oxide is extracted from ores that occur in nature. The iron oxide is heated between 1,600 and 3,000 degrees Fahrenheit from a carbon source of either charcoal or coke, which is made from coal. The carbon bonds with the oxygen into a molten mix; this removes the oxygen leaving only the metallic elements. This is known as smelting. While both wrought iron and steel are made during this process, steel is not a pure at wrought iron. Before choosing a fencing material, it is important to know the differences between the two materials in order to make the best decision for your lifestyle. (more…)

How to Restore a Rusty Iron Fence

Saturday, July 4th, 2015
rust removal

Rust can be a real pain, but we know exactly what to do!

Just like anything else involving a home, iron fences are not something that can be bought and forgotten about. Over the months and years of owning a piece of custom iron work, it is important to give it the regular maintenance of cleaning and making sure no rust is growing on the metal. But life has a way of getting to us and making us forget small things like a fence you drive by every day or a railing your kids like to slide down. So now after years of forgetfulness, your once beautiful custom piece is now dull and rusted. Rust can severely damage your iron fence if left to its own devices. So let’s talk about restoring your piece. (more…)