What is Corten Steel?
Corten Steel is a special type of weather resistant steel that eliminates the need of painting. After several years of exposure to weather the steel develops a rust-like vintage appearance. The rust-like appearance is due to the steel creating a corrosion resistant layer.
Corten Steel Uses
There are many uses for corten steel with some of the most popular uses being:
- Water features
- Edging & Retaining Walls
Other popular used for the steel include walls, dividers, gate trims, arbors and more. Architectural styles where corten is commonly found include contemporary gardens, rustic settings, industrial settings and more. The rustic outer shell of the steel make it a popular choice for just about any outdoor setting.
Custom Corten Steel
The steel’s unique properties require it to undergo special welding techniques to ensure that the steel lasts long. Drainage. Weather in various locations are also something that must be factored in before using the steel. Having customized corten steel pieces allows it to fit exactly where it needs to go. If the steel is used for Soil retention or is weight bearing, it is always best if left to a professional.
Get started on your next Project
Interested in upgrading your home? Contact Custom Wrough Iron & Welding today. You are also welcome to call us at (707) 894-0421.
Custom Wrought Iron & Welding has been in business since 2000. We are licensed and bonded, and we carry all the necessary insurance to work on commercial as well as residential projects. View some of our work below:
We also do repairs and replacements, if your planters, edging, water features, etc are deteriorating or need to be fixed-give us a call.