Whether it is a residential or commercial property wrought iron gates are a great choice to deter intruders and keep your property safe.They offer a stylish charm to the entrance to a property, combining both functionality and aesthetics. Whether you’re looking to enhance your property’s security or simply want to add a touch of elegance wrought iron gates can be an excellent investment. Often we get asked how much do wrought iron gates cost though. There are various aspects that affect the price of wrought iron gates that are important to understand when considering whether to invest in a new gate.
What Are Wrought Iron Gates?
Before delving into the things that affect the cost of a wrought iron gate first you need to understand what wrought iron is and why it’s a preferred material for gates.
Wrought iron is a type of iron alloy known for its exceptional durability, malleability, and decorative qualities. Unlike cast iron, an alternative material for a gate, which is brittle and prone to breaking, wrought iron is forged and manipulated while hot, resulting in a material that is both strong and flexible. This unique combination of attributes makes wrought iron an ideal choice for crafting gates that can withstand the test of time. Wrought iron’s versatility allows it to be used in various architectural styles of gate, from classic and traditional to modern and contemporary. It can be adapted to fit a wide range of design preferences.
Things That Affect The Cost of a Wrought Iron Gate
Size & Weight
The size and weight of your gate will have the biggest impact on cost. All gates we provide are quoted based on the specific size and style you choose. There are
Wrought iron gates should be professionally installed to ensure they’re fitted correctly. This will impact the overall cost of your gate. Smaller gates are cheaper and easier to install. Larger gates require more than one person to install due to the size and weight. Due to this the overall costs of these gates is much higher.
The complexity of the style you choose for your gate will also have a big impact on the overall cost. A fairly, basic design will make your gate cheaper due to the manufacturing time being shorter. More elaborate designs with a premium look will cause the price of the gate to increase.
The finish and coating you choose for your gate will affect the price too. At Verandas and Canopies UK all gates are galvanised, and we provide are powder coated as standard to provide durability and rust resistance.
Overall, there are a number of things that can affect the price of wrought iron gates including size, weight, design, installation and finish. We recommend contacting our expert team for support on choose a gate that suits your requirements. All gates we provide are quoted based on the specific size and style you choose.