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How To Care For Your Wrought Iron Gate Or Fence

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  • 23-03-2016
How To Care For Your Wrought Iron Gate Or Fence

How To Care For Your Wrought Iron Gate Or Fence

As we are sure you are aware, wrought iron fences and gates are available in many different styles. In fact, you can create just about any design you like out of wrought iron.

So fences and gates out of wrought iron are a great way of customising a home or business. The thing that separates wrought iron from the other materials really is the flexibility.

There are aso a range of customisable options that you get with the material. This does make it one of the more expensive options to go for through.

In order to protect your investment it is important to understand that maintenance is the key to wrought iron looking great for years to come.

Many gate building companies in the UK have maintenance services available. But there are a few small things that you can do to prevent rust and damage to your wrought iron.

Firstly, it is important that you paint or wax wrought iron. Which option you choose is entirely up to you for the look you want to achieve. But you need to make sure that the wrought iron has a protective barrier from the elements.

If you do notice rust spots on the wrought then you should remove them as quickly as possible, before they spread. To remove them you can use sand paper or steel wool and then paint or wax the areas.

It is important to check your wrought iron regularly to see if there are any areas that you need to work on.

Regular checks will make the process of caring for your wrought iron very easy and keep it look great for years.


We offer a full range of domestic hardwood and cast iron driveway gates in the Tyne and Wear area.