It’s time to get rid of the old wooden gates at the end of the driveway. What will you choose to replace them? One option to consider is metal driveway gates. Here are a few of the reasons why this is a solution that you want to consider carefully.
One benefit has to do with durability. Metal that’s properly coated will hold up well in all sorts of weather conditions. Unlike wood, you won’t have to worry about warping or decay. Those gates will last for decades with a minimum of maintenance and upkeep.
Style is another benefit that you get by choosing to use metal for the gates. It’s easy to find gates that are simple in design or you can go with something that’s more ornate. Take cues from the landscaping and the style of your home. The result will be an element that helps to enhance the curb appeal of the property.
Security is another factor to consider. There’s no doubt that metal driveway gates will be more difficult to breach than gates made using other materials. Even if you don’t choose to install a gate opener, it’s easy enough to outfit manual gates with motion-detection cameras or silent alarms so you know if someone is entering the property.
Remember that along with the range of prefabricated gates, there’s always the option of working with Mulholland Brand to create a custom design. Talk with a professional about the choices and look at some samples. It won’t take long to come up with a plan that ensures you are happy with the look and the function of those new gates gracing the end of the driveway.
egniteBIZ is Mulholland Brand’s marketing and content team, who are integrated with Mulholland engineers as gate & fence experts and industry educators.