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Category: Gates and Fences

Spruce up your garden with new fencing

If the fencing around your garden is looking a bit tired and dilapidated it may be time to renew it. New fencing can completely change the look of a garden and will provide the security we all want both to stop intruders and to prevent our canine companions from escaping. The choices of fencing that are available now are wide-ranging and come in a variety of materials and styles to suit all tastes and applications. The most popular garden fencing is still wooden fence panels with concrete posts and gravel boards as these are the cheapest and long lasting options. The most commonly used fence panels were made with horizontal boards but recently more people are choosing fence panels with vertical boards instead. These look more contemporary and are more... Continue reading

Comparing different Varieties of Gates

Gates can come in a variety of shapes and sizes and meet a range of different purposes. They can be used in order to cordon off access to private foot paths, prevent people from moving around freely on private property, block off vehicle access to restricted areas for businesses, and block the entrance to a driveway on a home. Besides these roles, they can also be a great statement piece for anyone looking to impress others with a unique quality for a home or business. To do this, they can be produced to a variety of design specifications, such as a wooden gate can fit a very wooden style home, or a wrought iron ornate gate that many see as a fashion symbol. They can also be outfitted with electric... Continue reading

Garden security explored

When you think about your garden you will probably think about what plants you want in it, when you need to mow the lawn and how to keep it looking beautiful, but do you ever consider your security. The garden is your home’s first line of defence against burglary and theft so it is vital that you ensure you have a good level of security around your perimeter. This can be enough to put off burglars and protect your home. Burglars will also often access homes and gardens through public access routes such as an alley or walkway. If you have a private alleyway down the side of your house you may want to fit a high, strong lockable gate. Installing fencing on top of a low wall may be... Continue reading

Securing your garden with gates

If you have a garden then it is important to ensure that it is secure and that there is no easy access to unwanted strangers. When people think about security they often look at doors, windows and security systems within the home but forget about the garden. Your garden perimeter should be your first line of defence. You need to try and make sure that you have gates fitted to side entrances and security lights that will come on if a movement is detected. When choosing your gates to have fitted to your fence you need to make sure they are attached in such a way that they cannot just be lifted off. You need to ensure that have security locks fitted to them to alone allow access to authorised... Continue reading

Double Wooden Gates for Your Driveway

Security is a top concern for every home owner nowadays. One way of ensuring securing in your home is by installing a quality gate at your driveway. You can either choose a single gate or a double gate for your driveway. Double gates are often associated with more security and safety than single ones. They also set a different atmosphere with their solemnity, and they demand respect. Double wooden gates for your driveways can sometimes suggest high social status. The double wooden driveway gates do not only secure the entrance but also allow a home owner to control the access to his or her property at a considerable distance away from the main building. This will give you an even higher level of security.