Hardware Mesh

Hardware Mesh - Hardware Cloth

Cost-effective and versatile, Hardware Mesh also known as Hardware Cloth is a very popular product for homeowners, gardeners, and contractors.

We frequently receive inquiries from customers who have questions about this type of material.

For this reason, we put together a helpful Q&A to see if this is the right product for you.

Frequently Asked Questions – Hardware Mesh

Hardware Mesh is made from steel with a zinc coating to prevent corrosion. It’s construction comprises lighter gauge wires and small to medium size square openings. As a result, it is particularly flexible making it easy to work with and perfect for outdoor projects.

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There are two construction types to choose from: welded and woven. Each one has a variety of opening sizes and wire diameters to choose from.

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Hardware Mesh can be used for a variety of projects like fencing, crafting, and ventilation. Another popular application is critter control. For example, this material can be used around a garden perimeter to keep pests out as well as add protection for small animal enclosures.

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No. Chicken Wire or Chicken Wire Fencing has the consistency of netting with hexagon-shaped openings. Hardware Mesh on the other hand is much stronger and more durable.

We sure can! Aside from our experience with this material in a variety of applications and industries. We also offer a sample kit specifically for Hardware specs. As a result, you can compare up to 9 – 2″ x 3″ specifications. These include:

Galvanized Welded

Galvanized Woven

  • 1 x 1 (.063″ dia. wire)
  • 1 x 1 (.080″ dia. wire)
  • 2 x 2 (.041″ dia. wire)
  • 2 x 2 (.063″ dia. wire)
  • 3 x 3 (.032″ dia. wire)
  • 4 x 4 (.025″ dia. wire)
  • 4 x 4 (.047″ dia. wire)
  • 6 x 6 (.020″ dia. wire)
  • 8 x 8 (.017″ dia. wire)

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