Custom Aluminium Gates
Are aluminium gates any good?
Aluminium is a great option for automated gates. Not as strong as steel, but its corrosion-resistant qualities will ensure it preserves its strength for a very long time. It gives you strength and durability, and the lightness of the material means that the gates are much easier to operate than steel or wood.
Which is better: steel or aluminium gates?
In a residential setting, aluminium gates is your best option as it is inexpensive, lightweight, and easy to install. It is corrosion resistant, and it looks appealing which is what you want for a home. For commercial and industrial gates, steel gates or fencing could be the better option due to its strength and durability.
How long do aluminium gates last?
Aluminium gates are incredibly durable and require little maintenance. They can easily last for decades. This quality makes them an increasingly popular choice in both residential and commercial settings.
How do you clean an aluminium gate?
Aluminium gates merely require rinsing with a garden hose (do not use a pressure washer) to remove dirt and debris. Clean the gate with a wet,soft sponge using a non-abrasive aluminium gate cleaner. Rinse again with a hose.
Can I paint an aluminium gate?
Yes but you need to know what you are doing. The first task is ensuring the surface of the gate is clear of any dirt or moisture. Give the fence a good cleaning as suggested above and allow time to dry. Then you will need to apply a primer that is intended for fences and driveway gates. Once the primer is dry, you can paint the fence. Make sure to get a paint that is intended for use on an aluminium surface so that there are no problems with the paint adhering to it.
Are aluminium gates any good in windy areas?
Our aluminium gates are very strong and with the correct design it will work well in windy areas. You would probably need a small, open-slatted design. Our team will guide you through the best designs for windy locations – please get in touch.