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Why fence posts are best made of metal

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When building a fence around any perimeter, it is important to create a strong structure that will meet the requirements of aesthetics and durability. The materials used in the construction of the fence largely dictate the durability and attractiveness of the end result. Therefore, a builder must choose a material based on more than just price or availability. However, regardless of the material and type of the fence itself, you need to pay special attention to the material of the pillars that will support the entire structure. A good choice in this case are metal poles, which work perfectly with many forms of fence, be it hedges, wooden fences, metal picket fences or simple metal or plastic fences. Metal poles are generally easy to install, strong and durable and will not fade in direct sunlight.

Even a simple wooden fence can be made using metal poles. For a number of reasons, this is a great solution for such an option. First, they provide powerful support to the entire fence. It will not rot, and transfer this rot to the rest of the fence. If the poles are sunk into concrete, if properly sunk, they will remain extremely strong and stable for years to come. Especially if they are well coated with anti-corrosion agents.

Steel fencing is becoming quite a popular choice today, both in private residences and businesses. They are aesthetically pleasing and strong. Metal posts for such fences are usually installed at a shorter distance from each other to prevent bending. Metal poles for such a fence are the most logical.

The advantage of metal poles is their cost. They are cheaper than wood and easier to install. As a rule, metal poles are thin and round, while wooden poles are large, heavy and square, so they are more difficult to position than metal poles.

Metal poles can act as a ground in case of lightning.

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