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Within the pages of our fencing blog you’ll find helpful articles and interesting insights about everything that’s related to fences, gates and metal fabrication.

Should you get an arched or straight driveway gate?

There are many benefits to having both an arched and a straight driveway gate. However, many factors go into deciding which one to choose for your driveway. Below are a few of the things that should be taken into consideration: Home style Not sure which style gate you should choose? Look to your home for…
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Which fence style might be perfect for your property?

Installing a fence, whether of a reasonably short length, or around a substantial property, means a choice of some superb options. These include: Ranch Tee and Post: steel poles and wire are a terrific choice for corralling any livestock Redwood Privacy: delivers security matched to the stunning appearance of high-quality cedar Split Rail: is a…
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Automated gate features that are ideal for long driveways

Installing an automated gate at the edge of your long driveway is an excellent way of providing your home with extra security and protection. It also allows your children and pets to play along the driveway without the risk of intruders. However, to increase the functionality of your automated gateway in your long driveway, have…
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Popular custom wrought iron gate elements

A driveway gate does more than help a home or business owner protect their property. It also serves as a first impression. As a result, many people customize their wrought iron gates with certain scenarios in mind. A property owner might select custom elements that make their gate look militaristic and intimidating to scare away…
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How to protect your business with automated gate systems

Managers around the world are utilizing automated gate systems for safe and functioning work spaces. Here is why: Easier visitor management Most automated gate designs require authorized access, so you can issue verified parties with key cards, and keep intruders out. The gates make it easier for the security team to monitor traffic. Long-distance operating…
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Gate designs to keep wildlife out

If you live somewhere that wildlife is prone to roam, you want to make sure to keep them off your property. Fences help with that, but if you have an open driveway, they still may be able to get in. If you have a driveway gate and still have a wildlife problem, you might want…
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3 things you should know before installing an automated gate system

Instead of always having to open your gate physically whenever you get home, you can install an automated gate system. This technology allows you to open the gate remotely as you approach home. However, before you install this system, there are 3 things that you should know: Good driveway gates aren’t cheap You should come…
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Safer steps for visitors? Install a handrail!

You might not feel the need for this for yourself, as you bound up the steps and through the door into your home with the glorious athleticism of youth. However, you might not be entirely typical of those who visit your home on a regular basis! Do you have regular, and cherished, visits from parents…
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Why you should upgrade to an automated driveway gate

It’s essential to have a driveway gate for security purposes alone but opening it manually can be such a pain. Every time you need to leave or enter your property you’re constantly having to get in and out of the car to open and shut the gate. It’s a massive inconvenience, especially if you’re in…
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Keep your pet safe with an automated gate

If you are a pet owner, you have probably spent quite a few mornings staggering out of bed and reluctantly leashing your pet for that required early morning walk. If the weather is bad, it can be a nightmare. There is one way you can delay heading out for that walk until you have had…
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Top 4 Different Types of Fences to Consider for Your Yard

Have you decided to add a fence to your backyard or around your pool? Do you want added privacy, or would you rather save a little money in the process? There are many types of fences to choose from. A good place to start when choosing a fence is the aesthetic you’re trying to achieve…
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Your Ultimate Guide to Driveway Gate Installation

Driveway gates are an important safety feature for your home. Gates and fences help to deter criminals by making it more difficult for them to get into your home. They also provide added resale value when it comes time to sell your home in San Luis Obispo, Pismo Beach, Big Sur and the surrounding areas.…
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