Archive for the ‘Gates’ Category

What to Do About Sagging Fence Gates

Friday, September 14th, 2018
What to Do About Sagging Fence Gates

Most gates are made of either wood or some other metal. Here are some tips for dealing with sagging fence gates.

Most gates are made of either wood or some other metal. However, both of them can start to sag over time. What can you do about them? Here are some tips for dealing with sagging fence gates. (more…)

Use Gates to Protect Your Home This Summer

Friday, June 8th, 2018
Use Gates to Protect Your Home This Summer

You’ll have to consider the design of your new fence gates.

Summer is almost here, and it is the perfect time of year to get outside and start enjoying yourself. With warmer weather outside, there is also an increase in crime, so it is important that you protect not only your property but your friends and loved ones as well. If you already have a fence that surrounds part of all of your yard, you have most of the job done. You do not want an ugly barrier surrounding your home, but you also do not want to compromise on safety and security. One great way to enhance the protection around your home and property is to install a gate. (more…)

Preventing Problems with Your Iron Gates in the Wind and Rain

Friday, April 20th, 2018
Preventing Problems with Your Iron Gates in the Wind and Rain

One thing you can’t avoid when it comes to maintaining your iron gates is the weather.

One thing you can’t avoid when it comes to maintaining your iron gates is the weather. Mother Nature is unpredictable, even with the best weather reports trying to read her mind. The best way to protect your metal fence and gates from the elements is to prepare it with sufficient preventative measures. Check out these tips for preventing problems that come from the wind and rain. (more…)

Do You Need Gates to Protect Your Home or Business?

Friday, November 17th, 2017
Do You Need Gates to Protect Your Home or Business?

Gates are immensely useful for increasing the security around the edge of your home or business.

Gates are immensely useful for increasing the security around the edge of your home or business. If you’re looking to control access or just make it easier to get in and out, a gate is the best option you’ll find. (more…)

The Number of Gates Your Home Should Have

Friday, October 20th, 2017
The Number of Gates Your Home Should Have

Did you know that it is more convenient to have extra gates around your property?

What’s a simple question with a simple answer? When you’re thinking about your home’s security, the answer to the question of installing more gates is almost always yes. Adding a second gate, or even a third is not cost prohibitive. You should also  consider establishing your new fence while you’re at it. Did you know that it is more convenient to have extra gates around your property? In some instances, it can be life-saving as well. (more…)

3 Different Types of Residential Gates

Friday, October 6th, 2017
3 Different Types of Residential Gates

Going through several options for residential gates should give you enough information to determine the best type to have installed.

Transforming your property into the home you have always dreamed of means having your most-desired additions, such as a front gate – so when you do this, it is necessary to understand the importance of getting a gate that balances your wants and needs while blending in with the rest of your property. For example, if your house happens to lack driveway space, you can invest in a single walk gate that is enough for you to fit through. Having a separate walk gate also allows more than just people to pass through, such as pets, bikes, and even some motorcycles can get through the space without running into any problems. Going through several options for gates should give you enough information to determine the best type to have installed. (more…)

How to Deal with a Walk Gate That Sags

Friday, September 29th, 2017
\How to Deal with a Walk Gate That Sags

When it comes to your options for fences and gates, how many of you have a walk gate for your home?

When it comes to your options for fences and gates, how many of you have a walk gate for your home? These gates, also known as walkway gates, serve as portals through your fence and are vital points of entry and exit. You can ignore it all you want, but sooner or later you will have to face facts that your walk gate is starting to sag. Once it does, how do you go about fixing it? (more…)

Consider the Width of Your Driveway Gate

Friday, July 21st, 2017
Consider the Width of Your Driveway Gate

There is a lot to account for when considering the width of your driveway gate.

There is a lot to account for when considering the width of your driveway gate. The standard driveway width for American homes ranges from 9 feet to 24 feet. The width of your driveway will vary based on whether you want a single car driveway or double car driveway. In addition, the width may change to accommodate parking or a turnaround. Double car driveways can be between 20 and 24 feet wide. A driveway that is 20 feet wide  provides enough space for two cars to pass, but not quite enough room for parking side-by-side and opening doors. If you need space for parking two cars, consider making your driveway 24 feet wide. (more…)

Why You Should Consider Residential Driveway Gates

Friday, May 26th, 2017
residential driveway gates

Residential driveway gates are one of the most popular and most useful add-ons for many homeowners.

When designing the perfect fence for your residential property, it can be difficult to sort through all of the add-ons available and choose the ones that are the best for you. Residential driveway gates are one of the most popular and most useful add-ons for many homeowners. Why should you consider adding a residential driveway gate to your fencing? (more…)

Rust Removal from Metal Railings, Gates, and Fences

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
rust removal

In this blog we will focus on rust removal from metal railings, gates, and fences.

A few months ago, we discussed how to clean a rusted chain link fence. But what about rust removal from other types of fences? And how do you do it for metal railings, gates and fences? In this blog we will focus on rust removal from metal railings, gates, and fences. Read on to learn more about how to do this in several easy steps. (more…)