Estate type ornamental fences will give your home the distinctive look of lasting beauty that only Aluminum fences can. Many decorative styles, and colors are available in three grades of beautiful rust-free aluminum. Some styles are in stock for immediate installation, and available for pick up at discount pricing for do it yourself customers.
One of the leading benefits to aluminum fence is that it is nearly indestructible. Aluminum is less chemically vulnerable to corrosion than iron, so they simply do not rust as easily as their iron counterparts. It’s often cited that aluminum may take over 10,000 years to totally disintegrate!
Aluminum fences are lightweight, which can be helpful when replacing panels of your aluminum fence. Aluminum fencing also costs much less than traditional wrought iron. Because it’s harder to scale than wood and can’t be easily cut like chain link, aluminum fence is also much more secure than other fencing choices.
FUN FACTS ABOUT ALUMINUM (courtesy of the American Chemical Society)
- Every minute of every day, an average of more than 123,000 aluminum cans are recycled.
- Since 1972, an estimated 660-plus billion beverage cans have been recycled—placed end-to-end, they could stretch to the moon nearly 300 times.
- The average lifespan of an aluminum beverage can is six weeks, including the time it takes to be manufactured, filled, sold, recycled and remanufactured.
- Recycling one aluminum can saves enough energy to keep a 100-watt bulb burning for almost four hours or provide enough power to a television for three hours.
- Tossing an aluminum can wastes as much energy as pouring out half of that can’s volume of gasoline. If each person recycles one aluminum can each month, energy savings equal 1,750 to 3,500 gallons of gas.
- American consumers and industry throw away enough aluminum to rebuild the entire U.S. commercial air fleet every three months.
- Aluminum made up 1.5 percent of the total municipal solid waste stream in the United States in 1994. The overall rate for aluminum packaging was 55 percent.
- In 1884, total United States aluminum production was 125 pounds. That year, a 100-ounce cast aluminum pyramid paced atop the Washington Monument represented twenty percent of this production.
- Four tons of bauxite produces one ton of aluminum—enough to manufacture 60,000 beverage cans or spaceframes for seven full-size cars or 40,000 computer memory disks.
- Rubies, emeralds and sapphires consist mainly of crystalline aluminum oxide.
- Manufacturers used Cold War technology to make Little League bats from aluminum.
- Aluminum is light, strong, corrosion-resistant, nonmagnetic, nontoxic and naturally good looking.
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