A rusting fence is an expensive and unattractive problem. Before you install a new fence, it’s best to research which materials and fence types are less likely to rust and maintenance-free. Lucky for you, we are going to give you a top-to-bottom summary of why the powder coating on your fence is so important.
What you should first know when fence shopping is that aluminum is more corrosion-resistant than steel. This is good news for people who want to avoid the hassle of cleaning or replacing their fence.
Once you’ve picked out the fence of your dreams, the next step is to make sure it has a high-quality powder coating. Keep in mind that not all powder coatings are created equal: you want one that won’t chip, crack, peel, blister, or other synonyms for “mess up your fence.” But even a mediocre powder coating beats paint, which will wear out faster and leave your fence more vulnerable to the elements.
An added bonus to powder coating is that it’s much better for the environment than paint—there aren’t solvents added, nor does powder coating waft chemicals into the air as paint does.