What are the advantages of wrought iron railings?
Whether they are for a residential or for commercial purposes, wrought iron railings have many advantages and benefits for the property owner. While there are many materials out there that home and business owners can choose from, we believe that you can never go wrong with wrought iron railings. They are both functional – helping to ensure the safety of those on your property, as well as beautiful.
The following are some of the many advantages of these beautiful railings:
Safe and Secure – Protecting People on Your Property
There are several examples of where the Ontario Building Code stipulates that you must have a railing on your property whether it be for stairs or raised decks. The reason for this is obvious – railings are necessary to help prevent slips and falls and to protect those on your property.
Wrought Iron is an extremely durable material – much more so in fact than other materials that are commonly used. When properly maintained, these railings can last a very long time.
Customizable – And Suitable for All Types of Homes and Commercial Buildings
Another great fact about wrought iron railings is the fact that they are almost completely customizable. The name “wrought” iron comes from the fact that this material is quite malleable. It can literally be wrought into many different designs and shapes. When ordering a railing, you have the ability to choose from a large selection of designs and even to create your own unique design.
Because there is virtually no limit to the types of designs you can achieve with a wrought iron railing, they are suitable for all types of buildings. If you have a historical building and wish to maintain, its authenticity, you can choose a design that goes with the era of the building. If you’re looking to have a more modern railing – or even something completely unique and artsy – that can be accomplished too.
Beautiful – Attractive Railings with Great Curb Appeal
Whether you are putting up a railing for the décor, the extra safety or simply because the Ontario Building Code says that you must, you should choose a railing that you like the appearance of. Wrought iron railings can add a touch of beauty and class to the exterior of any building.
It is also quite possible, that this improved curb appeal will work to your advantage someday in the future if you choose to sell your home or commercial building.
If you are planning to install new railings on your residential or commercial property, there are many good reasons to consider wrought iron. Extremely secure and long lasting, both you and people who visit your property will be protected from slips and falls.
These railings are truly works of art and have the ability to give your property the sophisticated beauty it deserves while the customizability of this material allows it to work will with any building.
Wrought iron railings are not only an investment in safety, but an investment in the beauty and curb appeal of your property.
Our neighbours keep asking us “who made your cool fence? ‘’ Thanks again. We are very pleased with the workmanship.
Tim and Isly
Dufferin Iron® & Railings
12 Sable Street
Toronto ON M6M 3K6
TEL: (416) 535-1686
FAX: (416) 533-3615