Why You Should Consider Custom Gates for Your Property

When you install a new fence, the gate you choose is the final touch, or signature. While it is difficult to add style or flair to a stretch of fence or wood panel, a gate can be designed to include a variety of materials and designs to create a one-of-a-kind finishing touch.

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Here are some reasons to install custom gates on your property:

Express Yourself

The materials and elements you choose to create your gate will say a lot about you. It is your chance to put your own personal mark on the project. Make it your own with a special flourish or design that sets it apart and accents other aspects of the home.

Use Your Choice of Materials

When customizing your gate, you can choose wood or metal for its construction. Much of the planning will depend on how much you have budgeted for the project. Customizing a gate so that it is made from the same types of materials as the home will improve curb appeal and raise the value of the home.

One-of-a-kind Design

Your gate can be extraordinarily simple, or it can be one-of-a-kind with an intricate design or ornate metal work. Simple designs will catch the eye of potential buyers if the property is to be put up for sale. The style of the gate should match the exterior of the home as well as any other elements. If you have the money, you can hire craftsmen with special skills to add decorative touches to a finished gate.

Increased Security

When customizing your gate, you can choose to increase both security and privacy by choosing a full gate. Wrought iron gates are excellent choices if you are just trying to keep intruders out. Most metal designs have openings that allow people to see through them.

Enhanced Curb Appeal

Installing a custom gate is one way to enhance your property’s curbside appeal. Whether you want a tall iron gate or a gate with beautiful designs, you can customize the gate according to your preferences and budget. 

Preventing Thefts

Customizing your gate with the right height, shape, width, and lock mechanism can help keep intruders out of your property, thus helping prevent theft and vandalism. 

Less Maintenance

Using a gate with hardcore finishing, such as aluminum inserts or stainless steel bearing, requires less maintenance and lasts longer.

Helps Adhere to Safety Regulations

Choosing a reputable fencing contractor to customize your gate helps you comply with safety and security regulations relevant to your premises. 

Lower Insurance Costs

Customizing your gate with an automated security feature will help lower your insurance premiums as it provides extra security. It also notifies you from strangers entering your property and keeps pets within your premises, thus reducing thefts and liability claims.

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Ron Frazelle

Ron Frazelle is the Project Manager of La Habra Fence Company, a leading provider and installer of ornamental iron fencing in Southern California for over 65 years. Ron is committed to providing the best customer service, high quality products and quick project completion at the best overall value for his clients. La Habra Fence Company is known for creating a loyal and returning clientele that looks forward to doing business with them.