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Installing electric gates
September 18, 2019

Installing electric gates

Adding an automatic gate opener to your home or business property will add value, convenience, security and more. High Return on Investment Installing an electric opener on your home’s driveway gate will increase its aesthetics and curb appeal. With many design options available, you’re sure to find a gate that will complement the landscaping an architecture…

Electric gate opener installation
August 9, 2019

Electric gate opener installation

Having to get out of the car and open a gate manually, when all you want to do is come or go, can be a hassle. So, those who already have a gated driveway are most likely familiar with the benefits of having an automatic gate opener. If you are looking to install a driveway gate, or if your old gate opener is past its prime, there are some options available that…

how to install mighty mule gate opener
August 1, 2019

how to install mighty mule gate opener

Mighty Mule MM560 Single Automatic Gate Opener is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 18. Rated 5 out of 5 by Molli from Love it First one lasted 7 years. Had to replace arm. EASY Rated 1 out of 5 by Dvan from None I have bought 3 of the Mighty Mule 500 in the last 4 years and now I will never ever buy another Mighty Mule again. I am going to pay the extra money and get the…

How to install wood fence gate?
July 13, 2019

How to install wood fence gate?

Video Playback Not Supported How to Build a Wooden Fence This is the sixth of a seven-part series on building a wood picket fence: There are several ways to reinforce a fence gate to keep it from sagging. A section of preassembled fencing can be used as a gate as long as extra reinforcement is used. Here’s how to go about it: Cut the panel to the correct size…

Security gate installation
June 3, 2019

Security gate installation

A more expensive but more convenient option is an automatic gate that opens via remote control, keypad or voice sensor. Automatic gates allow for people to come and go and the homeowner not be required to physically open and close the gate upon arrivals and departures. Gate Construction and Materials The material you use for your security gate will affect the…

How to install chain link gate?
May 2, 2019

How to install chain link gate?

Chain Link Fence Installation Manual [ 1 ] [ 2 ] [ ] [ 4 ] [ 5 ] [ 6 ] [ 7 ] [ 8 ] [ 9 ] Setting Posts: Depending on the geographical location, fence height, and fencing materials used, post hole size may vary. In general for residential chain link fences, dig holes 6 in diameter by 30 deep (or below frost line in your area). Another rule of thumb is to dig…

Baby gate installation kit
April 12, 2019

Baby gate installation kit

The beauty of today’s homes is the diversity of designs and materials used for stairways, room openings and doorways. Because of this, the installation of child safety gates can be difficult since a “one size fits all” gate design does not exist. KidCo has assembled the materials and fasteners necessary to properly install any child safety gate to wood banisters…

how to install baby gate
January 22, 2019

how to install baby gate

Measure the area. Pressure fit gates can be installed easily without any special tools, but they do require rigid, sturdy, flat surfaces on both sides for secure attachment. They are a great choice for doorways and door frames. You’ll need the correct dimensions to make sure your gate will fit properly, though, so first measure the area where you want to install…

install gate latch
January 5, 2019

install gate latch

Can I Use Regular Door Hardware for My Wooden Gate? In our humble opinion, NO! Don t do it! Door hardware is fundamentally different than gate hardware. We recommend that you never use regular door hardware with an outdoor wooden gate. Door hardware comes with an internal latch and strike plate, just like your front door. In order for these doorknobs or leversets…

Munchkin protect gate installation
November 26, 2018

Munchkin protect gate installation

Now this was an easy buy for me. My husband and I live in a townhouse. 3 floors unprotected with a nearly 2 year old running around and getting into everything, just about all the TIME! With the eventual potty training through the night, 2nd step to day potty training (at least for me) I wanted to make sure that if my 2 year old was to get out of bed in the middle…

Electric sliding gate installation
September 27, 2018

Electric sliding gate installation

Electric sliding gates are amongst the modern line of products that make your home more secure and your life more convenient. Sliding gates are powered by electric motors that move the gates on a track. An automatic gate of this sort cannot function without properly installed tracks, as it would jam up consistently adding to the maintenance charges. To learn…

gate post installation
September 7, 2018

gate post installation

1) When selecting the exact spot for your gate, opt for a place that allows for your vehicle to leave the roadway while waiting for the gate to open. Also, be sure to envision your gate fully open and look for any objects that might obstruct its path, including uneven ground or driveway slope. 2) Measure the distance between your posts before setting them at…

Installing a gate in a wood fence
August 18, 2018

Installing a gate in a wood fence

Gate posts need to be stronger than the rest of the fence posts. The gate is usually the last part of a fence to go up, and proper installation depends on strong, straight gate posts; many gate malfunctions occur because the posts holding them start to sag. The gate usually isn t difficult to construct, and its design is usually the same as the rest of the fence…

driveway gate installation cost
July 29, 2018

driveway gate installation cost

Installing a driveway gate at your home not only adds a welcoming or elegant entrance, but it can also add security as well. There are many different types of driveway gates on the market and one can be found that will suit just about any home or driveway. Depending upon the type of driveway you install, you can also add a bit of value to your home if you decide…

Swing gate opener installation
July 9, 2018

Swing gate opener installation

When deciding on which size gate to buy, be sure it opens wide enough to accommodate not only delivery vans, but also ambulances, fire trucks and other emergency vehicles. D. Opening Action: There are two ways that driveway gates operate: either by swinging or sliding. A vast majority of residential driveway gates swing open because they require less space beside…

Installing fence gate
June 9, 2018

Installing fence gate

How-To Videos Video Playback Not Supported By: Danny Lipford Wooden fence gates tend to sag over time due to exposure to the elements. There are several ways to repair and reinforce a gate that’s sagging, but the easiest is by installing an Anti-Sag Gate Kit available at home centers and hardware stores. To install an Anti-Sag Gate Kit: Attach Corner Brackets:…

Fence installation instructions
April 30, 2018

Fence installation instructions

Before you dig your holes and layout your fence consult our do it yourself Fencing information page. This page is full with helpful information for tackling your own fence installation and planning. This guide covers layout, preparation and some interesting fence installation tricks. Fence Installation guide: Check Your Local Building Codes before installing…

Baby gate installation
March 1, 2018

Baby gate installation

With an active baby on the loose, a gate or two can make your life a little easier and your child a lot safer by keeping him away from potential dangers, such as stairs or a bustling kitchen. You can also use a gate to keep a pet away from a child and vice versa. Child safety gates are intended for children between 6 months and 24 months. All the gates we tested…

installing gate posts
January 20, 2018

installing gate posts

More expensive than the tanalised softwood gate posts but if your budget can afford these then they are well worth it and if you are fitting hardwood gates then we would really recommend these as if you use the Softwood posts you may well find yourself needing to replace rotten softwood posts whilst you Hardwood gates are in excellent condition. Its always worth…

wrought iron gate installation
December 31, 2017

wrought iron gate installation

Wrought iron fencing requires significantly less maintenance than the majority of other fencing options. It is extremely weatherproof and stands up well, regardless of the season. In addition, wrought iron fencing normally only needs to be checked twice each year for sections that may require some slight refinishing. Unlike wood fencing, there is no requirement…

Fence and gate installation
November 21, 2017

Fence and gate installation

A well-designed fence functions to improve a property on many levels. From Los Gatos to Carmel, Central California Ornamental Iron is the company to know for professional gate and fence installation . Our experienced team will install an ornamental iron, steel or high-grade aluminum system tailored specifically to your need, then maintain its look and performance…

Sliding gate opener installation
September 2, 2017

Sliding gate opener installation

This page contains important tips while shopping for your gate/gate opener. Many installation methods recommended here were pioneered by Troy’s Fence and more importantly have endured the test of time. Troy’s Fence reworks many systems installed by competitors. Most problems are not initially apparent until a few months later when it s too late. Now the contractor…

Kidco gate installation
June 14, 2017

Kidco gate installation

If you must absolutely mount a gate on a stair/banister, then consider this product. The pictures don t give what is included with this product (see photos). You get TWO square clamps and 1 set of adapters in case you need to attach the top/bottom to a rounded vertical support. If you have a rounded vertical support at the top AND bottom, you may be stuck buying…

Electric fence gate installation
November 19, 2016

Electric fence gate installation

INSTALLATION GUIDE TABLE OF CONTENTS Important safety hints I. How to install your fence charger II. Operating instructions for solar installation . How electric fencing works IV. Trouble shooting guide V. Radio & television interference VI. Lightning & surge protection VII. Helpful fence building hints IMPORTANT SAFETY HINTS! 1. To reduce risk…

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