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Types of Aluminum Fencing to Consider for Your Property

According to real estate experts, a fence can increase the value of your home by a whopping 10%. Whether you’re looking to add value, curb appeal, or privacy and security to your property, a aluminum fence can be an excellent solution. There are many different types of ornamental iron fencing and even more, factors to consider when choosing one.

From the benefits of aluminum fencing to comparing fence costs, think of this as your go-to guide to ornamental iron fencing. We’ll go over the various types of aluminum fencing we offer and help you decide which one is right for your home. Let’s jump into some ornamental iron fence basics.

The Many Benefits of Aluminum Fencing

There are several benefits to installing ornamental iron fencing on your property. First, it’s a highly secure option. Aluminum fencing can be an effective deterrent against intruders and other unwanted guests because it’s difficult to break through or climb over.

In addition to its security features, ornamental iron fencing is also durable. Aluminum fencing will last for decades with minimal maintenance. This is especially true in Fort Wayne weather.

Another benefit of installing ornamental iron fencing around your home is that there are so many styles available. You’re sure to find something that fits perfectly with your landscape design. Aluminum fences come in many colors, shapes, and sizes.

Whether you’re looking for a functional fence to keep pets in, pests out, or just something decorative to boost your curb appeal, ornamental iron fencing has a look you’ll love. The great thing about this is you can also find one that fits your budget.

Types of Aluminum Fencing

If you’re looking to add some style and security to your home, ornamental iron fencing is a great option. It comes in many different styles, so you can find something that fits your needs and preferences perfectly. Whether you want something classic or modern, there’s a type of fence that fits the bill.

Wrought iron is a type of iron that is formed by smelting iron ore in a blast furnace. The term wrought means worked and so the name comes from the fact that this type of aluminum was formed by hand rather than being cast in a mold like wrought steel.

Steel is a strong and sturdy variant of ornamental iron that can be used to create security fencing. It can also be used for decorative purposes, as it comes in many different finishes and styles. Steel is more expensive than other materials, but it’s easy to maintain and will last for years without any major repairs or replacements needed.

Aluminum fencing is one of the most popular types of aluminum fencing. It’s a good choice for people who want a low-maintenance option, and it comes in many different styles and colors, so you can find exactly what you’re looking for. Also aluminum is lightweight, which makes the installation quicker.

Ornamental Iron Fencing Boosts the Value of Your Home

As mentioned above, a aluminum fence will add some major dollars to the value of your home. For starters, curb appeal is your chance to make a first impression on potential buyers. Buyers want to see a beautifully landscaped yard with a fence to match.

For pet owners, a ornamental iron fence will give buyers peace of mind knowing that their furry friend is safe. The same goes for families with children. A fence is often a must-have for parents and pet owners and this will greatly open up your buyer pool.

Many of today’s home buyers are also looking for eco-friendly home features. Certain types of aluminum fencing can come from recycled materials and don’t require any harmful chemicals or processes to produce.

Between its recyclability and long life, ornamental iron fencing is one that reduces waste. This makes it a great choice for homeowners who want to be more environmentally responsible while maintaining their property’s natural appeal.

Comparing Different Fence Materials

When it comes to fencing, there are many different options. In addition to aluminum, popular fence choices include wood, vinyl, and chain link fences. Wood fencing is a great choice for privacy and security.

While wood fencing is very durable, the weather will cause it to warp and lose its color over time. Wood fencing will last for many years if properly maintained. Vinyl fencing is a popular choice because it stands up to the elements better than wood.

Another benefit of vinyl is its versatility. Vinyl can be installed in any type of setting and comes in many colors and styles to fit your needs. Chain wire fencing is a type of fencing that uses steel wire to create a barrier. It’s used for many different applications, including keeping animals in or out.

Ornamental iron fences can last up to 50 years if properly cared for. They’ll also stand up well against windy or harsh conditions. Their durability helps make them a cost-effective choice in comparison to others.

Aluminum Fence Maintenance

Ornamental Iron fences are low maintenance and require very little care. They have a long lifespan, so they rarely need to be replaced. Aluminum fences are more expensive than wood fences, but the value of their durability and longevity makes them worth the investment over time.

There are many different types of ornamental iron fences. They can be made from aluminum, wrought iron, steel, or stainless steel. Stainless steel is a popular choice because it won’t rust, which makes it more lasting than other materials.

Some aluminum fences are made from a combination of materials, such as aluminum and steel. Aluminum is one of the most popular choices for its strength, durability, and low cost. It is also easy to paint or powder-coat so that it can be customized in any color you want.

Installing Ornamental Iron Fencing

Installing aluminum fencing is a job that should be handled by professionals. If you are unsure what type of fence will work best for your property, consult with an expert who can help determine which style would be most appropriate.

Once the decision has been made on what type of ornamental iron fencing to install and where it will go, there are some general guidelines as to how it should be installed. To start, our team will make sure the ground is level and straight before putting up any new posts or rails. This will keep your fence straight for years to come. Next, concrete is poured to prevent shifting over time, unlike dirt.

Our fencing experts will measure your desired area, make sure the fence is free of trees and roots, and that it’s safe to dig and install the fence where you’d like it. It’s extremely costly to try and install a fence yourself if you’re unsure how to do so. This is where a professional is necessary to make sure the job is done correctly.

Additional Uses for a Aluminum Fence

Ornamental Iron fencing can be used for more than just keeping animals in, pests out, and keeping children safe. Aluminum fencing is often used as security fencing because it’s easy to see through, but not easy enough for someone to climb over or cut through without being noticed. If safety is a big concern, ornamental iron fencing may be the best solution for you.

Aluminum fences can also be used as privacy fences. Whether you live near a busy area, have a lot of neighbors, or just value your peace and quiet, ornamental iron is a great fit.

Finally, some homeowners choose aluminum fences because they want something decorative that won’t interfere with other landscaping features. Ornamental iron fences come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, and colors. You can use it in a garden, as a gate, on a walkway, or as a decorative privacy screen.

Aluminum fences are also great for keeping your family, pets, and guests safe around pools. Ornamental iron fences can be attached to gates to help prevent children from going near water unsupervised. You can see through it which is great for views but children and pets can’t fit between the fencing.

Start Your Aluminum Fencing Project Today

With all of the options available, it can be hard to choose between the different types of ornamental iron fencing. The good news is that we have a team of experts who can help you make this decision and install it for you. Your home will get a beautiful new upgrade while you enjoy a great investment, new look, privacy, and protection. Your home and yard will look completely refreshed with a beautiful new fence around it. If you want to learn more about what type of aluminum fencing might work best in your yard, fill out the contact form here. Let us help you choose the best fencing for your space and budget.

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Our aluminum fences come with a Limited Lifetime Warranty that protects against cracking, peeling, chipping, blistering, and corrosion resulting in structural failure, without cause and workmanship and material defects through the manufacturer.

Beautiful Vinyl Fences

Vinyl fences are a bright, bold fence choice. Available in a variety of colors, vinyl fencing can be installed in a many configurations to help you enhance the beauty of your property. And, because vinyl isn’t as porous as wood, vinyl fences retain their color and finish much longer than wood fencing so you can enjoy your fence for years to come.

Easy to Clean

Vinyl fencing can be cleaned easily with a regular garden hose. If you get a little mildew from moisture or shady conditions, you can use a mild dish soap and then spray off the fence with a garden hose. Vinyl fences are very easy to clean, making them a great option for low-maintenance fencing.

More Options Available

Vinyl fencing is available in a wide variety of configurations to match any property, home, or purpose. Iconic, white vinyl picket fences give a feel of classic Americana with that white-picket-fence-style. Darker vinyl fences can be installed to make a space look more elegant or modern. From short picket to tall privacy, vinyl fencing can be designed to enhance your backyard or business.

Stronger Fencing

Compared to wood, vinyl fencing is much stronger. Vinyl fencing is flexible and durable, which helps vinyl out-perform wood fencing in windy conditions and with environmental exposure to UV rays and weather.

Eco-Friendly Fencing

Trex eco-friendly composite fencing is made from an innovative blend of 96% recycled wood and plastic—that’s almost the whole thing. Trex fencing led the way green fencing more than 20 years, well before green was a buzzword. Because in the end, all of us want to look out on our fences and know that we’ve done our part. As one of the largest plastic recyclers in the U.S., Trex saves 400 million pounds of plastic and wood from landfills each year.

Low-Maintenance

Trex fencing can be cleaned easily with a regular garden hose . If you get a little mildew from moisture or shady conditions, you can use a mild dish soap and then spray off the fence with a garden hose. Trex fences are very easy to clean and typically only require it semi-annually,  making them a great option for low-maintenance fencing.

25 Year Limited Lifetime Warranty

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With our 25-Year Limited Residential Warranty, you can rest assured that your backyard investment is well protected.

Premium Rails

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Versatile Infill Options

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Durable Metal Frame

FenceTrac comes in with a durable textured matte black powder coat finish consisting of a multi-stage process of industrial, weather-resistant finish. The sturdy metal frame creates a stronger, longer-lasting fence. FenceTrac’s metal frame is also compatible for fencing sloped grades with precision. 

Stronger Trac Channels

FenceTrac U-channels are manufactured from 18-ga. roll-formed galvanized steel for superior strength and durability. This system is built to be long-lasting and customizable to match any yard.

Modern, Sleek Design

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Noise Reduction

A noise reduction fence is an excellent way to create a relaxing, quieter environment for your yard. A masonry fence built between a noise source and your home provides an effective sound barrier and will reflect noise away from your yard – leaving you with a quiet oasis. 

High Security Fencing

Security fences keep your property safe from trespassers and provide safety and protection to the area the fence encloses. A masonry fence creates a solid, protective barrier to ensure the security of your yard and your family.

Enhances Curb Appeal

Masonry fences are not only a durable way to protect your property, they are also beautiful. Adding a masonry fence is a great way to quickly add curb appeal to your property that will last for years. Unlike wood fences which can be susceptible to termites, mold and fungus, masonry fencing is naturally pest-proof, fire-proof, and low-maintenance.

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Limited Lifetime Warranty

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