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By: Jackie Edwards, Landscape Designer Ever considered that a material used by builders could also strike an artist's fancy? This is where corten steel--a unique alloy, steps in, breezily smashing such boundaries. Renowned for its remarkable resistance to corrosion, it continues to be an artist's ally for outdoor installations, handling Mother Nature's mood swings in stride.  No need for pampering or high maintenance--corten steel's protective patina layer embraces the wrath of weather, regenerating itself like a phoenix rising from the ashes, ensuring the aesthetics of your home or business exterior remain untouched. 

By selecting sustainable materials, the construction industry can minimize its environmental footprint, improve energy efficiency, promote healthier indoor environments, reduce waste, conserve water, and align with market demands. These positive impacts contribute to a more sustainable and resilient-built environment.  Weathering steel, also known as corten steel,...

Given its aesthetically-pleasing appearance and practical benefits, it’s no wonder why Barfield Fence & Fabrication has used cor-ten steel, also referred to as weathering steel, for a few recent projects. Located in Apopka, FL, Barfield Fence and Fabrication aims to make unique and elegant products that make an impact. “A product that stands above the competition, not just a boundary, but a piece of art,” Barfield Fence and Fabrication emphasizes on their website. 

They say “everything’s bigger in Texas.” Well, the bigger the space, the more opportunities to use weathering steel, right? The practical benefits of weathering steel coupled with its perfectly-rustic texture and orange-brown color made weathering steel the material of choice for the owners of the ranch located in Malakoff, Texas. Read about 5 ways Six-T Malakoff Ranch used weathering steel below.