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Residential and Commercial Gates Guide

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Custom gates that Security and privacy has become a prevalent thing on the minds of most people in today’s society. Residential and commercial consumers have invested in the purchasing of privacy and security gates to protect their homes and their businesses. There are several types of gates available for home owners and for business owners. There are sliding gates and swing gates that are utilized at an enormous rate by residential and commercial customers.

Residential Gates

Residential gates can be made out of steel or aluminium and many homeowners utilize gates to protect their home, their children and their pets. There are special gates made to slide open and close or to swing open depending on the spaces available on the property. A swing gate is a gate that is composed of hinged gates that swing open and close, it could have one or two panels and it is used in areas where there is enough space on the homeowners property to accommodate it. Then there is the slide gate which is a gate that slides open.

The homeowner can have automatic gates that open upon entering or gates that require a code to be entered to allow access. There is also a manual gate that has to be physically opened. The best type of gate for home owners is one that requires a security code, which provides the best security.

Commercial Gates

Commercial owners require more intense security for their businesses. They also have sliding or swing gates; they also have the rolling gates, automatic, single and double drive gates. In most cases security staff is also in place along with the security gates. Most businesses have lots of valuable products and equipment that is worth a lot of money and they need a serious security system that can secure their products and their employees.



Whether a commercial gate or a residential gate is needed it is and advantage to protect your property. It increases property value, it is convenient and it adds an aesthetic effect to any property. The best way to choose the proper gate for any property is to analyze your financial budget, determine the areas safety level, measure the size of the property, check on the planning permissions, and think about who and what you are trying to protect and these things will help you to determine what type of gate is best for whatever property you have.

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