Case Study: Durability of Fiberglass Fencing Proven with Time

0586-Hotel Fencing Main0586-Hotel Fencing DetailSince the late 1990’s, hotels and commercial businesses alike have invested in Strongwell’s fiberglass FRP fencing and exterior railings to save on maintenance and replacement costs. A popular offering in FRP fencing is made from 2" SAFRAIL™ and 1-1/8" EXTREN® square tube, custom pultruded and fabricated to resemble wrought iron, aluminum or steel. The result is an attractive and long-lasting alternative to metal that is corrosion resistant and doesn’t need painting.

This national hotel chain began using Strongwell’s fiberglass fencing in 1999 and continues to select fiberglass for its lower installed costs, low maintenance and ease of assembly. The hotel’s “tried and true” FRP fencing has been used in many new construction and renovations, primarily for perimeter fencing and exterior railings on balconies, stairs and around pools.

Product: FRP Fencing and Gates
Process: Pultrusion
Materials & Sizes:

  • 2" SAFRAIL™ railing
  • 1-⅛" EXTREN® square tubes
For: DI Supply
User: Drury Plaza, Franklin, TN

FRP fencing is durable and long-lasting, important considerations for value with the family owned and operated chain, which has over 100 hotels in 20 states and has been consistently rated as “Highest in Guest Satisfaction among Mid-Scale Hotel Chains” by J.D. Power for the past consecutive nine years.

As a commitment to quality and lower life cycle costs through reduced maintenance, hotels, apartment and condominium complexes, as well as numerous other commercial and residential facilities have switched to FRP fencing for an attractive, high-quality product to replace traditional metal fencing.

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