Saturday, August 24, 2013

Differences between different ornamental brands

What Sterling Fence Inc. has found over 35 years of installing ornamental fences is that FencCoat - Jerith's Powder Coated Finish is by far a more superior product. Jerith's technologically-advanced powder coating system allows us to produce a high quality, long-lasting finish which is also environmentally friendly. When applied to a Jerith fence, FencCoat™ is twice the thickness and hardness of a typical acrylic (or "wet paint") finish. Consequently, it is far more durable, fade-resistant and scratch-resistant than other coatings, including the powder coatings used by our competitors.

To prove the durability of our powder coating, we have tested it extensively. FencCoat endured 3,000 hours of harsh salt-spray and humidity resistance, as well as 5 years of continuous exposure in Florida without failure. Similar tests performed on other aluminum and steel fences have shown that their coatings can't survive even 2,000 hours of salt-spray and humidity testing, and their finishes fade dramatically after just 1 year of Florida exposure.

Remember, any fence can look good when it is first installed, but the true test of a quality finish is how it holds up over time. Many of the photos on our Sterling Fence Inc. site show installations that are several years old, yet the Jerith fence in them still looks like new. We are so confident in our FencCoat finish that we guarantee that it will last for as long as you own your fence. While others may guarantee their fence finish as well, the superiority of our coating over theirs will be obvious after a year or so.

A good fence is in the quality and longevity of the finish. We have seen that certain manufactured brands tend to fade and peel within several years, Jerith has the finest finish of all maufacturers. This is one reason Sterling Fence Inc is the largest Jerith dealer in the area.

Jerith ornamental fence, Sterling Fence Inc

Pickets 5/8" sq. x .050" thick 3/4 " sq. x .050" thick 1" sq. x .062" thick
Rails: Top Walls
Side Walls
1" x .055" thick
1" x .082" thick
1" x .055" thick
1 1/2 " x .082" thick
1 5/8 " x .070" thick
1 5/8 " x .100" thick
Standard Posts 2" sq. x .060" thick 2" sq. x .060" thick 2 1/2 " sq. x .075" thick
Optional Posts 2 1/2 " sq. x .075" thick 2 1/2 " sq. x .075" thick
Gate Posts 2" sq. x .125" thick
4" sq. x .125" thick
2" sq. x .125" thick
4" sq. x .125" thick
4" sq. x .125" thick
6" sq. x .125" thick
Spacing Between Pickets 3 13/16"
(1 5/8 " for 400 series)
3 11/16" 4"
(1 1/2 " for 400 series)
Post Spacing 72 1/2" on center 72 1/2" on center 71 1/2" on center
Heights Available* 36", 48", 60", 72", 54"*, 57"* 36", 48", 60", 72", 54"* 36", 48", 60", 72", 84", 96"
Standard Colors Black, White, Bronze, Green Black, White, Bronze, Green Black, White, Bronze, Green
Weight Supported 350+ lbs. per section 350+ lbs. per section (Ovation);
500+ lbs. per section (Regency)
1,000+ lbs. per section

Ornamental fence, aluminum compared to steel

Steel Fence Strength, Without the Rust.

Jerith's Exclusive HS-35™ Aluminum Alloy is strong as steel. Sterling Fence Inc. uses Jerith

You no longer have to choose between the maintenance-free ease of aluminum and the strength of a steel fence. The best of both worlds is available only from Jerith. Through extensive research and testing, Jerith has developed an aluminum alloy called HS-35. This remarkable material gives our aluminum fence the strength of a steel fence, without the rust!

Our HS-35 Alloy has a minimum yield strength of 35,000 pounds per square inch (psi), which is significantly higher than the 25,000-33,000 psi strength found in a standard steel fence. Even more impressive is Jerith's advantage over other aluminum fences, which have yield strengths of only 16,000 psi.

Every post and rail in Jerith aluminum fences is extruded from our exclusive HS-35 Alloy. While some aluminum fence manufacturers claim to use similar alloys, they seldom use it in both their posts and rails like we do. In addition, Jerith is the only manufacturer that uses a high strength alloy in its pickets. Our pickets are over 50% stronger than any other aluminum fence. We don't cut corners on the strength of our products!

An independent testing laboratory has proven that a typical Jerith Residential Fence can support over 350 pounds per section without any structural failure and our Industrial fence can hold over 1,000 pounds! With strength like this, Jerith fences will certainly satisfy your fencing needs for years to come.

Always look for the Jerith logo on the sections, post caps, and gates to ensure that you are receiving Jerith quality and our exclusive HS-35 Alloy. Sterling Fence Inc uses Jerith exclusively. Other fences may look like Jerith, but none are as strong, durable or well-built as our strong as steel fence designs.