Iron pool fences have a well-deserved reputation for durability and quality. With that said, nothing you put on your property is going to last forever. It is up to you to provide the care and maintenance that your fence requires in order for it to perform well for many years to come. Consistent care and maintenance will also help you keep the fence looking its best, which is important as you probably selected iron in the first place thanks to its striking appearance.
Fortunately, it isn’t all that difficult to care for an iron pool fence. You may need to use touch-up paint from time to time in order to repair scratches or other blemishes, but that will usually be the biggest project you have to take on. In terms of routine maintenance and care, just washing the fence down from time to time with a wet cloth should remove dust and other particles which may degrade the condition of the iron as time rolls on.
The best thing you can do in terms of maintenance is to follow the directions you are given when the fence is installed. You will likely receive instructions with regard to preventative maintenance when you have the fence put in – store those instructions and follow them as closely as you can. The company that built the fence will know best about how to care for it. Following their directions is the best path to a long and healthy lifespan from your iron pool fence.
When you decide to go with an iron pool fence, you are probably choosing to pay a bit more – as compared to mesh – in order to receive a quality product known for its strength. With that in mind, it only makes sense to protect and care for your investment. Stick to a basic care and maintenance plan and you’ll love the way your fence looks and functions over the long run.