Ornamental Iron Fence

What An Ornamental Iron Fence Can Do For Your Minneapolis Home Or Business

Ornamental iron fencing brings a certain level of beauty and elegance to your property that is virtually unmatched by any other type of fencing. Aside from the allure of it, an ornamental iron fence also offers unrivaled strength and durability, along with a long lifespan. Let’s take a further look into what an ornamental iron fence can do for your Minneapolis home or business. 


It’s no secret that ornamental iron fencing is designed with attractiveness in mind. As the name suggests, it’s meant to be decorative and fancy. Iron is traditionally used for ornamental fencing because of the beauty of its design. It will add a touch of sophistication to your entire structure that other fencing types just won’t be able to do. It typically looks best when used on large properties and neighborhoods. For example, a Tudor or Victorian style house would look perfect with the enhancement of an ornamental iron fence. It’s unarguably the best looking fence type on the market. It will add immense value to your home, along with glamour and impressiveness to your landscaping and your neighborhood. 

Strength and Durability 

Iron has an incomparable strength and durability. It is stronger than any other fencing material out there. In turn, ornamental iron fencing offers you a very high level of security. It’s a good choice for someone who wants to have durable fencing surrounding their entire property. And due to its matchless strength and durability, ornamental iron fencing has a very long lifespan, lasting you for many years to come. It will likely last for as long as your home or business does. 

Gates and Accessories

If you want to add even more value to your iron ornamental fence, consider adding an ornate gate at the entrance and/or some accessories. Gates are generally made from the same material as the fence, but you also have other ornamental material options to choose from. Consider adding fence finials, which are the attractive tops seen on fence posts. There are many different ways that you can go with fence finials, including geometric, angular, or pointed patterns, which will form a spear-like appearance. Either way, they will make a lovely addition to the final masterpiece. 


Really the only downside to ornamental iron fencing is the cost of it. It’s definitely just as expensive as it is beautiful, but when you think of it in terms of an investment for your home or business, it is well worth every penny. It will significantly increase the value of your property and add extreme curb appeal to it. 

Installation Process

Once you have decided to go with an ornamental iron fence, you’ll probably be interested in hearing what you should expect next as far as the installation process. The first step is breaking the ground. This is done with heavy equipment that will dig into the ground. Additional smaller equipment may be needed to ensure that the job is done right. You’ll want to make sure that all zoning laws are met and the proper permits are attained. Holes have to be placed accurately before the next step is started, which is anchoring the posts. The posts will be anchored with concrete. It is important that this is done correctly to properly secure the posts and place them in a way that gets rid of rainwater. They will then need to be cured for at least 24 hours. After that, the panels can be inserted. 

If you’re on the fence (no pun intended) about having an ornamental iron fence installed around your home or business, please don’t hesitate to contact us at Security Fence & Construction to learn more about what these amazing fences can really do for your Minneapolis home or business.