Steel fences are the most popular outdoor solution among all metal fences. Despite their higher price, their hardness, hassle-free maintenance, and durability make them cost-effective. Besides steel, other iron alloys are also used for indoor and outdoor wrought features in residential and industrial buildings. If you opt for steel, make sure it’s stainless, which will make it a bit costlier. It’s recommended that a standard steel fence should have one or more types of protection against different factors. It’s best that the fence be made of sandblasted steel (powder-coated or burnt). This way, you can paint it multiple times and thus extend its lifespan. The downside of steel fences is mechanical damage, which can’t be repaired, so if one part is damaged, you have to replace it. Check out other advice we’ve prepared, and use our calculator to see prices of wrought fences. You can also always contact our experts, who’ll be more than happy to reply.