Selecting The Best Driveway Gates for your property

Selecting The Best Driveway Gates For Your Property

Traveling around Ireland and other parts of the world you see a lot of interesting properties and gates. 
Some people like to put their own individual stamp on an entrance gate.
Like a favourite painting or photo, customized gates give free expression to those with individual tastes who might want to show off their musical preferences or family heritage, to give just two examples.
I can’t think of a better greeting to your property than a gate that reminds you of what is important to you: security, or say, family heritage.
Keep those unsolicited intruders away from your door and also have a fine piece of craftsmanship that’s a pleasure to view.

 

 

Must read: Reasons to Install a Driveway Gate

 

Main Types of Driveway Gates

You have quit a few options here:
1. Slide gates
2. Swing gates
3. Automated or not
4. Wrought Iron gates
5. Galvanized gates
6. Wooden gates
Slide gates Vs Swing gates – may depend on how level the site location is surrounding the area of the gate.
From there, you’ll need to choose between an Automated or Manual gate and, if automatic, decide whether you prefer a keypad entry or card-based system.
And Finally,

Driveway Gate Materials

A Wrought iron gate is always a good choice of material mainly due to its anti-corrosive properties.
Other good alternatives are:
• Steel gates
• Galvanized gates
Wooden gates are also worth considering for two main reasons:
• Cost
• Aesthetics
If you decide to go for the wooden gate, just remember that it will require a lot more maintenance than any to the metal types.
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