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Restore your rusted New Orleans ornamental iron with our Iron Works

Is your wrought iron showing its age, rusting, or peeling paint in places? Perhaps it’s even beginning to crumble in weight-bearing areas or where welds were made.

While wrought iron is virtually indestructible under normal circumstances, the New Orleans humidity and harsh weather conditions can cause rust to corrode even the strongest ornamental iron.

Proper maintenance and care can prevent rust, but it isn’t always possible to keep up with a maintenance schedule with buildings changing hands and other life obligations leaving ironwork maintenance dead last on your never-ending “to-do” list.

If you’ve started seeing corrosion on your iron works, call us today for New Orleans iron repairs you can count on. Left unrepaired, wrought iron will eventually crumble, causing a safety and health hazard for those nearby. But when carefully restored, wrought iron can be returned to its former glory and set to last for the ages.

New Orleans Iron Repair

Iron Work Repairs New Orleans - Crescent Iron WorksIf you’ve noticed your New Orleans iron works starting to show concerning wear or degradation, call us today and we’ll send out one of our local team members to take a closer look.

Our team can effectively and accurately evaluate the state of your wrought iron and determine whether a professional’s help is necessary: for example, if painting alone is needed, you may be able to do the repairs yourself. If anything more complex is necessary, however, our tools and expertise may be recommended.

Wrought iron balconies, iron railings, and other similar structures can last hundreds of years if cared for carefully, so hiring a professional is often in your best interest.

Before conducting any repairs, we can give you a free written quote. We know you have many responsibilities and expenses to balance as a homeowner, and always work to provide you with an inexpensive, quality solution to your ironwork needs.

Locally owned and operated, we create and fabricate our own ironwork with here in NOLA, cutting out expensive shipping costs and retail markups.

Our team is equipped and experienced in repairing:

  • Chain wall fences
  • Plantation fences
  • Custom wrought iron fences
  • Flat top wrought iron fences
  • New Orleans style wrought iron railings
  • Cast iron mailboxes
  • New Orleans wrought iron balconies
  • Ornamental iron
  • Iron posts
  • And more!

If you have questions, just give us a call. Our friendly staff will answer any questions you may have and, if you’re in need of a repair, schedule your free estimate.

Why call a professional to repair your New Orleans iron works

Iron Work Repairs New Orleans - Crescent Iron WorksYour New Orleans ornamental iron is rusting. Some online guides offer instructions on repairing wrought iron yourself; and, truth be told, you’re not even sure repairing it is a priority. Why should you call us?

First, if you have true wrought iron, incorrectly repairing it yourself could damage or surface level repairs that don’t resolve the underlying problem. When properly cared for, your wrought iron should last hundreds of years; improperly cared for, your investment could crumble in months. It’s a worthwhile investment to hire a professional if you’d like to keep your wrought iron long-term.

The dangers of waiting to repair “later”

Rust doesn’t just affect the outer appearance of iron; if allowed to spread, rust can affect the structural integrity of your plantation fence, railing, mailbox, or other iron structure.
Even if you aren’t concerned about short-term structural damage to a portion of your fence or railing, the long-term cost should cause concern. If you eventually would like to repair your fence (or sell your home), you’ll need to either repair or replace the rusted iron. Rust that has progressed far enough will prevent an effective repair and require an entire (expensive) replacement.

Finally, exposed, rusting iron is a safety hazard. If you or someone you love is not up-to-date on the tetanus vaccine, a cut from brushing against rusted metal could infect you with lockjaw. Only about half of tetanus patients survive exposure.

If your cast iron fence starts to rust, it’s critical that you call a professional to repair it. Not only will it improve the appearance of your fence or balcony, but it will restore its structure, saving you money, and protecting those you love from health and safety risks.

Local, professional service you can trust

Our firm has been working in New Orleans for 30 years. We pride ourselves on top-rated, detail-oriented, local services that impress.

When you work with us, here’s what you can expect:

  • Quality New Orleans Iron Repairs: We don’t cut corners. Our professionals inspect all materials to be used, carefully repair your structure, and make sure the job is completed to the highest of standards and care.
  • Customer-Centered Service: We appreciate each and every customer that has chosen to work with us. Our friendly and respectful staff will work to make sure you’re entirely satisfied with our work, from first call or meeting to the finished product and cleanup.
  • Seasoned Experts: Our craftsmen have been creating and repairing wrought iron for years with a proven track record of satisfied customers that rave about our services.
  • Professional Standards: We schedule when you’re available, arrive on time, clean up after ourselves, and stick to our word. Ethical business practice and making a positive impact on the community is important to us.
  • Recommended Reputation: You can’t build a 30-year company on unhappy customers. We’re proud to have a top-rated reputation among our clients, and many referrals to prove our expertise.
  • Inexpensive Options: We know everyone’s budget is different. That’s why we cut out retail markups on our products: we want you to have the opportunity to install high-quality wrought iron at an affordable price.
  • Commercial-Grade Offerings: If you want to install or repair wrought iron structures in your business, we have experience creating iron works that meet building code while adding aesthetic value to your location.

Other Services

Once you’ve repaired your wrought iron fence, balcony, or railing, you may decide to add New Orleans ornamental iron into other areas of your home. We offer a variety of iron works services, including:

  • Interior and exterior wrought iron railings for balconies, stairways, terraces, and more
  • Plantation-style and custom wrought iron fences to secure your property and increase curb appeal
  • Storm doors to increase your home’s ventilation and insulation
  • And more!

Call us about your next ironworks project!


Driving Directions

From Lafreniere Park (12.3 miles):

Get on I-10 E from Downs Blvd: Head northwest toward Downs Blvd. Turn right toward Downs Blvd then turn left onto Downs Blvd. Turn right onto Downs Blvd and another right onto Veterans Blvd/Veterans Memorial Blvd. Use the right lane to merge onto I-10 E via the ramp to New Orleans.

Follow I-10 E to S Claiborne Ave in New Orleans. Take exit 13B – A from US-90 BUS W: Merge onto I-10 E. Keep right at the fork to stay on I-10 E, follow signs for New Orleans Business District/Interstate 10 E. Use the 2nd from the right lane to keep left at the fork and continue on US-90 BUS W and take exit 13B – A to merge onto S Claiborne Ave.

Follow S Claiborne Ave and Louisiana Ave to Magazine St: Merge onto S Claiborne Ave. Turn left onto Toledano St and continue onto Louisiana Ave. Turn right onto Magazine St.

From Camp Leroy Johnson (9.6 miles):

Get on I-10 W from Press Dr: Head east and turn right toward Leon C Simon Dr. Turn left toward Leon C Simon Dr and turn right onto Leon C Simon Dr. Turn left at the 1st cross street onto Press Dr. Turn left onto Old Gentilly Rd. Sharp right to merge onto I-1o W.

Continue on I-10 W to Toledano St: Merge onto I-10 W and keep left at the fork to stay on I-10 W. Use the middle lane to take the U.S. 90 business W exit toward Westbank/Claiborne Avenue. Keep right, follow signs for US 90 W/Claiborne Ave and merge onto US-90 W/S Claiborne Ave.

Take Louisiana Ave to Magazine St: Turn left onto Toledano St and continue onto Louisiana Ave. Turn right onto Magazine St.

About New Orleans

New Orleans is a thriving city that seems to change every day. From incredible food to imaginative art, our residents are known for their energy and diversity, and we’re proud to be part of the NOLA community.

If you’re new, welcome! Here are a few of our go-to places in the city:

  • New Orleans Cemetery Tours: New Orleans has been the hometown of many celebrities, politicians, authors, and – yes – infamous characters. In a cemetery tour, you’ll visit the resting places of significant figures in New Orleans’ history, find out how they contributed to international events, and learn why we don’t actually bury our dead here (for real).
  • Barataria Preserve: If you’re interested in wildlife, the Barataria Preserve is one of the best places to spend a day. Hike along the trails alone or with a friend, and spot some of New Orleans’ famous crocodiles, otters, and other creatures.
  • Royal Carriage Tour: The French Quarter is a common tourist attraction, so the best way to see it is by carriage (no more elbowing your way through crowds). While you ride, your guide will tell you some of the famous and lesser-known stories from the French Quarter that give New Orleans its rich history.

Resources

How to Clean Wrought Iron (WikiHow)
How to Paint Wrought Iron Railings (Angie’s List)
Maintain Your Wrought Iron (BrightNest)

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Crescent City Iron Works
3436 Magazine St., Suite #120-B
New Orleans, LA 70115

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