Protect Your Property with Beautiful Gates and Fences
Protect your propertywith a beautiful fence
...and add value to your home in the process. Wood, bamboo and wrought iron are ideal building materials for a new fence. But the crown jewel of any fence is the gate. It can be a combination of stone and iron or cedar and brass.
Here are 3 types of fences that will last a lifetime and keep your home safe:
Bamboo – If you want a tough and eco-friendly fence, bamboo is the way to go. Made of a renewable resource, bamboo is more durable than most wood. Professionally installed by Cali Bamboo, this style of fence is the perfect addition to a Southern California landscape. It uses a traditional gravity latch to open & close the gate. However, the gate can be customized with an electronic lock or combination lock if you so desire. For more information on bamboo fencing and gates, go to: http://www.calibamboo.com/bamboofencing.html
Wood - Cedar is a very popular option for wood fences. It weathers nicely and can be stained or painted to fit your landscape. These fences usually come in two varieties, a private design or semi-private. The private fence doesn’t have gaps in the construction, making it nice and secluded. Semi-private fences are designed to allow some visibility on the other side. They’re made of wood and iron and even have space for a window. The gate will open and close by using either a metal handle or latch and is supported by brass hinges. The gate typically has two openings - a main entrance at the driveway and then a smaller pedestrian opening. Some homeowners will install a deadbolt at the pedestrian gate for even better security.
Wrought Iron - Nearly maintenance-free, an iron fence is typical found in English gardens. The beauty of wrought iron against a backdrop of roses and flowers is a feast for the eyes. These fences can be customized to fit your home’s needs and landscaping. For a driveway gate, try installing prefabricated stone columns with reinforced concrete. The metal gate adds privacy and security to the entrance of the property.
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