Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

4 Ornamental Iron Fence Installation Tips To Get Your Home Ready For An Attractive New Fence

Hugh Bryant

If you want to have a new fence installed for your home, ornamental iron fencing materials give you a lot of options and an elegant solution for an attractive design. There are still many ornamental iron fence installation choices that you will want to decide on before you have your new fence installed. The following tips will allow you to choose the best iron fence solution for attractive new features that give your home privacy and security: 

1. Choosing the Type of Concrete Post Footings or Masonry Walls to Support Iron Fencing Designs  

The first thing that you want to consider for the design of an ornamental iron fence is how the fence posts will be supported. For a simple design, the posts can be set in concrete footings, and a gap can be left between the fence sections and ground below. Another option that you may want to consider for a more unique and attractive design is to install masonry columns or walls that support posts and iron fence sections.  

2. Choices of Ornamental Features for Different Components of Your New Iron Fence Installation Project  

There are several different components of iron fences, which start with the posts and rails. The posts support the top and bottom rails, which have the vertical finials that make up the fence. On the top rail, ornamental designs can include decorative spires to give the fence more attractive custom features that make your fence more unique.  

3. Ornamental Iron Gate Features to Give Your New Fence Installation Grand Entrances 

There are also the gates of entrances when installing an ornamental iron fence, which you may want to have special design details. Some of the things that can be done to gated entrances include using arched gate sections, adding decorative spires, or adding design centerpieces to the gates. You can also do privacy improvements to the gates to give the entrances to your home more privacy.  

4. Ornamental Fence Coverings and Privacy Features That Do Not Distract From the Elegant Fence Design 

If you want to have an ornamental iron fence for your home, one of the problems that you may have with the installation is that it offers little privacy for your home. Therefore, you will want to consider improvements like coverings and design features that offer more privacy. Some of the options that you will want to consider for these privacy features include adding green coverings or privacy screens, or adding wood to cover the gaps between vertical finials.  

These are some ornamental iron fence installation tips to help give your home attractive new fencing to provide privacy and security for your home. If you are ready to install a new fence for your home, contact an ornamental fence installation service, like F & W Fence Company, Inc., and talk to them about some of these options for your home.  


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Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

I love my dog, but my dog loves my neighbor's yard. My adopted Labrador needs hours of playtime each day to stay fit, but she used to be a master of escaping no matter how close of an eye I kept on her. After a few too many holes dug in flower beds, I splurged on a tall chain link fence and finally ended her romps on other properties. Now my neighbors smile and wave when we meet in our shared driveway instead of giving me a wary look. Sharing my new found love for fences is just one way I hope to give back to others.