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"Should I buy iron or aluminum fence for my project and what is the difference?" This is by far the most popular question we get asked here at Iron Fence Shop. It is then followed by, “Why do you sell aluminum when your name is Iron Fence Shop?"
Let me answer the latter first since it is the simpler of the two questions. We decided to design and sell our Infinity Aluminum for two reasons. First, our customers were always asking for it. They wanted the look of iron with the benefits of aluminum (maintenance-free with a lifetime warranty) while giving ultimate strength for their particular situation. The second reason we decided to bring Infinity Aluminum to market was because aluminum fencing had become a commodity over the past 10 years and 99% of the products out there were designed to be the lowest price, but in turn the quality and strength suffered greatly. And more importantly none of them looked like Iron! They did not come with finials and no one in the world would even attempt to weld them on. Not only does our Infinity Aluminum come with sand cast aluminum finials standard but we weld each finial on – giving our customers that classic and authentic iron fence look with each and every one of our aluminum fence panels.
Now onto the first question(s): “Should I buy iron or aluminum fence for my project and what is the difference?” Iron and aluminum both have different advantages and serve different needs. While both are great fence materials, it really depends on what your personal preferences are and what is important to you. Do you want a heavy-duty fence? Do you mind maintenance? Is a lifetime warranty important to you? We created the illustration below to help customer’s choose the product that best suits them when navigating our product pages and we think that it explains the differences pretty well:
Upgrade any standard or custom fence style on our website to our Signature Series and you will be buying the best fence on earth. We quote each Signature Series on a per job basis due to fluctuations in solid iron bar prices so just give us a call or send us an email and we would be happy to work you up a price.