Affordable Wrought Iron

When we hear wrought iron, we normally think of it has solid steel.  Today, it is considered by most to be square tubing, but the proper terminology would be ornamental iron.  The market is flooded with many choices to choose from, but there are only a few that are worth your money. Ameristar (www.ameristarwww.starfenceandgate.com) in […]

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What does Gate Operator Safety mean?

Children’s, as well as people’s safety should be your biggest concern when purchasing a gate operator.  Slide gates are far more dangerous than swing gates, but both have the ability to kill a child or person. All your gate operator components should be UL 325 compliant. Understanding the New UL 325 Standard The new UL […]

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Privacy Fence?

As a fence contractor, I am not a big fan of wood fences, especially privacy fences.  Wood over time warps, rots, and fades.  There is one type of wood fence that I do like.  The Board on Board fence.  Check out my Fences page, second row of photos, far right. A board on board fence […]

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