When shopping for steel posts, you must take into consideration its style and robustness. It acts as your defense against potential security breaches. We, at Art Metal, can provide you recommendations when you decide to get steel posts for fence, gate, porch, patio & more in Toronto. It is essential to choose a highly reliable fence builders and installers as it is a huge investment for your property.
Steel posts are great to add appeal on your landscape and gardens. Thus, it should complement your area well in terms of design and style.
There are highly customizable options which allow you to create elaborate designs for steel posts. Our company has several original designs of decorative steel posts for your fence, gates, etc.
In today’s time, steels posts are highly acknowledged as a reliable addition in Toronto home. Its durability assures the homeowners that it can withstand even sever weather conditions. Moreover, some of it are powder coated which provides resistance from corrosion.
If you are looking for steel posts, Art Metal can offer a wide array of options. You can inform our representatives with your preference and we will try to make it work.
Steel fence posts are used to support any fence construction, most often from wire or mesh. They are also called T-posts or Y-posts due to the resemblance to these letters when you look at the end of one of them. Such posts are commonly used in agriculture to detach one’s property. A post can be indexed as 1.01, 1.25, 1.33, etc., which means how many pounds one of the steel fence posts can carry per lineal foot.
Along with the posts for steel fence, there are other types:
These are usually not shaped as T or Y, they refer to the supportive columns that hold the doors of the gates. They may be of different height, depending on the size of the gate itself. We at Art Metal Workshop Inc. usually install such posts inside the ground or above the surface by fixing them to a wall.
For their porches people in Toronto usually use columns, which is troublesome to implement using a metal construction as it may be too heavy. In this case steel posts are the way out. If you choose the right sized posts, they will support your porch construction very well.
Patio posts are very often made of steel due to the qualities of this material. It doesn’t have to be chemically treated like wood as it doesn’t rot. It also doesn’t corrode if stainless steel is used, and our specialists at Art Metal Workshop galvanize or powder coat it. This makes the resistance qualities increase even more.
There are certain standard sizes for steel fence posts: 3×3 inch (or 75×75 mm), 4×4 inch, and 6×6 inch. As for the height, posts can be as high as 8 foot, usually used for agriculture fences. The size depends on the area the post supports, so the bigger the area is, the bigger the post has to be. A 3×3 inch steel post is the smallest one that is allowed to be used.
When choosing the height of the posts, first measure the height of the fence and buy posts that are higher than that. You will have to put them into the ground at a considerable depth for the construction to stand solid.
Steel fence posts, as well as other types of posts, are commonly used both for agricultural and residential areas. You can support your fence, gate, porch, or patio with these elements. In order to install them right, hire our experienced technicians.