The advantages of wrought iron gates

When it comes to installing a gate which is going to be safe and of a high quality, wrought iron gates are certainly the way to go. In this post, we look at wrought iron gates more closely and discuss the advantages of having one outside your home.

What is wrought iron?

Wrought iron is a type of iron which is very strong and malleable due to its very low carbon content. It is therefore great for shaping and bending into all sorts of patterns and curves. Wrought iron is no longer produced in masses so it is considered to be quite a commodity. The iron is worked by hand to produce creative and attractive designs and patterns.

Long lasting:

One of the main advantages of installing a wrought iron gate is that it is long lasting. Other materials, such as wood, tend to warp, dry out and deteriorate over time. Wrought iron will not do this and hence it will last for many years. It is extremely durable.


Wrought iron is extremely strong, making it perfect for ensuring your safety. A wrought iron gate is very hard to break so you can put all your security fears aside.


Wrought iron gates can be moulded into many different patterns and designs, allowing your home to be visible through a thin profile if you so wish. Alternatively, your wrought iron gate ban be designed in such a way that people passing by will not be able to see into your premises. The choice is yours when it comes to this flexible material.

Pest resistant:

Wrought iron gates are pet resistant and will not get damaged by burrowing pests which usually cause damage to other materials like wood.


Although wrought iron gates can be a little more expensive to have designed and installed, it is extremely cost-effective in the long run, due to its longevity. Cost also depends on your geographical location, needs, and soil conditions. At Ramloo Lights, we have skilled and professional staff who will help you with all your needs, ensuring you end up with an affordable product to suit your budget.


Wrought iron is very durable and sill stand up against weather conditions for many years. However, over the years it is possible that rust spots will develop. Do not worry though because these rust spots can easily be removed with some sand paper. As far as the actual structure is concerned, wrought iron gates will not be weakened by weather conditions.

Overall, there are many benefits to installing a wrought iron gate outside your home, office, or anywhere for that matter. Just make sure that you carefully plan which kind of design you would like, and with Ramloo Lights, we will give you all the advice you need.

Have a look at our informative website for more information and images of custom designs.

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