Posts Tagged ‘Gates’

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…)

5 Factors to Consider When Buying Gates

Friday, February 10th, 2017
residential iron gates

What are five factors to consider when buying gates?

Gates can be a stylish addition to a home on top of their protective ability. They go with fences, often connecting separate pieces of fencing and allowing an elegant entry or exit. In this blog we’ll discuss how you find the right gate for you, and what to do next once you’ve found your ideal gates. (more…)

Types of Residential Iron Gates

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016
residential iron gates

A double-doored swing gate can be a very attractive option.

A residential driveway gate adds value, style and security to your home. But when it comes to installing an automatic gate, you might at first be overwhelmed by all the options. Here’s a quick guide to help demystify some of the confusion and help you determine what’s the right iron gate type for your property.
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The Benefits of Gates

Monday, May 4th, 2015
custom iron gates

Custom iron gates are more than just aesthetically appealing.

A home with gates is the dream for many, but that isn’t just because they look nice. When you add a gate to your home, you’ll see more than a few benefits. Hercules Fence Custom Iron specializes in creating gates that are both beautiful and functional. Whether your goal is purely curb appeal, or your looking for the security benefits, we can help you. (more…)