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Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Buying Medium Height Wrought Iron Fencing

Many people choose to enclose their yard or entire property with fencing for various reasons. Sometimes the addition of fencing is simply decorative and gives the property an impressive appearance, but more often the fence serves a more practical purpose. A secure fence surrounding the property provides safety for children and pets, and it also provides a protective barrier to discourage unwanted visitors. Some other practical reasons for installing a fence include enclosing a backyard swimming pool or to protect flower and vegetable gardens.

While some individuals may prefer the look of a white picket fence, wrought iron fencing offers a greater level of security. Wrought iron also lasts much longer than a wooden fence and requires no maintenance for years after it has been installed. No special tools are needed to place and secure the solid steel panels of medium height wrought iron fencing purchased from local or online suppliers of wrought iron products. Matching gates are also easily placed and secured with only minimal effort in soil that is not hard packed or dry. In four season climates, it is best to install the fence in spring after the ground has thawed and is still relatively soft.

While installing medium height wrought iron fencing is simple and easily accomplished, homeowners should carefully measure the planned fenceline before purchasing the fencing panels and gates. This will assist them in determining how much fencing they need and help them visualize the area their new fence will enclose. Although moving the fence is not difficult, most homeowners prefer the placement to be permanent and they may choose to secure the corner posts with quick setting cement.

Black is the traditional color for wrought iron fencing, but other color choices are available to please the aesthetic preferences of everyone. Additional wrought iron accessories include decorative arbor gates, arches and trellises. Although wrought iron fencing is more costly than wooden fences, wrought iron needs no painting nor does it deteriorate over time, so it is a wise choice for anyone considering the addition of fencing to their property.

1 Comments:

At May 14, 2015 at 12:21 PM , Blogger Gerald Vonberger said...

I think you're right about added security with wrought iron fencing. It's definitely more sturdy and I think there's a "pokiness" factor as well that deters people. Besides that, though, it looks really nice and it lasts a long time. http://www.trejosironworks.com

 

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