Scott and Lori Hess

Here at Hess Ornamental Iron, our first and foremost goal is to guarantee customer satisfaction in all of the work we do. You can count on us to make safe, strong, beautiful metal railing that will last you generations. We are fully aware of how important the ornamental iron and metal we work on is to our customers and clients, so we offer free estimates and consultation for every project.

Our professionals can help you select a design or help you imagine your own. Hand-crafted at our own facility in Windsor, PA, we use only the highest quality materials such as aluminum, steel, iron, brass, and other metals. This ensures your idea becomes a long-lasting reality. As experienced craftsmen dedicated to the art of metalworking, we set our standards high, and we keep them in mind throughout every step of the planning, manufacturing, and installation process.

HOI offers a unique service for complex and award winning design-build projects. Our service includes design, engineering, fabrication and installation. 

HOI has won 5 national Top Job awards and 7 Excellence in craftsmanship awards in the last 9 years.


Hess Ornamental Iron team members

Scott Hess


Lori Hess


Brian Ness

Vice President


Hersheypark - George Mason University - Johns Hopkins University - Whiting-Turner Contracting Company - Penn State University - Pennsylvania State Police - Pinnacle Health Care - Kinsley Construction - Lobar Associates - Stewart & Tate Companies - Humphrey Rich Construction Group - Massaro Construction Group - RSDC inc - Core Design Group - CC Dietz Builders - Roland Builders 


Step 1 
Simply send us an email with a few photos of your project area and describe what you would like to have done.  All we need is a few dimensions along with your location and the design you like from our Gallery Section above.  Inform us of the number of the photo you like. We will then look over your project and offer you an estimate.  If it is a large project we may have to come out to the site but we find most projects can be estimated in house.
Step 2
Once you give the okay, we will visit the site of your project to measure and go over details.
Step 3
Finally, we install your newly completed project. We may need to assemble on-site if your project is particularly large

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I just wanted to take the time to thank you for all your help in getting my project together the way I needed it to be done to meet the needs of my disabled daughter. I know it was a little bit different than the typical install but, that is what sets you apart from everyone else. The ramp, the stair rail, the double acting gates. It has helped turn out home into an A.D.A. safe palace. I look forward to entertaining our friends and family. You and your team did an outstanding job as it relates to both the design and installation, you were both clean and considerate of all we had going on at the time of the installation. Thank you so much for your outstanding work. It was a pleasure working with you. You are both talented, understanding, and professional!! 

Just less than a year ago I met the owner of Hess Ornamental, LLC at the Convention Center in Lancaster during the Historic Home Show. It was here that I had the opportunity to view their product and was so impressed that I scheduled an appointment for an estimate. My home was constructed in the 1870's and I was looking to replace the front fence and gates that would complement the historical architecture. In addition and most important it would serve as better aesthic link between two properties. I requested that Hess be creative in the design of the fence and gates to match other ornamental features of my home. Without question, the finished product was excellent and I have received many compliments from neighbors and friends. 

After having hardscaping done to the front of our house, it needed a railing to set it off. Not wanting just any railing, we went to a Home Show to shop for a product and craftsman. It was there that we met Scott Hess, owner of Hess Ornamental Iron. Even though we live 50 miles away from his shop, he agreed to visit our home and give us ideas. We were impressed with his portfolio and willingness to work with us on a custom design for an aluminum railing that compliments and completes our hardscaping.
Our neighbors have all remarked about how beautiful it looks and we are still in awe about how it sets off the front of the house!

Thank you, Hess Ornamental Iron. We love the railings. You did a beautiful, professional job and all in the promised time frame as well!

Lisa and I would like to send a message to the team at Hess Ornamental Iron. We have used your services serveral times and have always been completely satisfied. But you have really outdone yourselves with the latest brushed stainless steel railing custom made for our home.  

Hess Ornamental Iron certainly met my expectations. I had a project that was somewhat atypical, yet the end result was exactly what I'd hoped for. The quality of the work was high, and my project was finished ahead of schedule. I couldn't have asked for more.

NOMMA is the trade association of the ornamental and miscellaneous metalworking industry. Founded in 1958, our members fabricate everything from beautiful railings and driveway gates to structural and industrial products. Whether it's a backyard garden gate or large commercial railing, our members are ready to turn your concept into a reality.

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775 Lombard Road
Red Lion, Pennsylvania


Phone: 717-246-3135
Fax: 717-246-3135