Four Factors to Keep in Mind as You Search for the Right Driveway Gate for Your Home
According to one study by a realty company, having a driveway gate installed at your home could increase the value by as much as $50,000. Not only do they add security, but they also add curb appeal and a touch of mystery. At Dynamic Garage Door, we know it can be intimidating to buy a driveway gate when you do not know what you are looking for. That is why we have provided these four straightforward factors to keep in mind as you look for a gate. You can also call us at 855-343-3667 to get tips and advice.
- Style Matters The first thing to do is to understand the different gate styles available. You want to find something that you think is beautiful, that offers security, and that goes with the style and design of your home. Some of the most common gate styles that you can start to familiarize yourself with include modern, antique, classic ornate, farmhouse, classic streamline, ornamental, and ultra-modern. You can contact us if you would like to know more about these options, or review our gallery to see pictures of our gates.
- Know Your Material Options Finding the right material is one of the most important steps involved in buying a driveway gate. Which material you choose will have an impact on how secure your gate is, how much maintenance it needs, and the cost of both purchase and installation. The most common materials are: Wood Steel Aluminum Iron Glass Composite Note that at Dynamic Garage Door, we create custom gates and can use just about any type of appropriate material you would like.
- Consider All the Style Options There are a number of style options and it is up to you to decide which will work best for your home. Some of the most common include: Sliding gates. This is a great option if you do not have enough room for a swinging gate to open or if you need added security. Swing gates. With a hinged opening, swing gates are generally a more affordable option than a sliding gate. Four-fold gates. When you want as much room as possible – but you do not want to compromise security – then a four-fold gate is a good choice. They are generally used for controlling which vehicles have access to a parking garage but can be used for homes too. The panels fold entirely clear of the opening, which means drivers can see them during the entire operation. This can reduce damage to vehicles and the gate.
- You Need the Best Contractor Even if you choose the perfect gate for your needs, if you do not have the right manufacturer and installer, you can expect to have suboptimal results. The good news is that you have already found the right contractor: Dynamic Garage Door. You can contact us at 855-343-3667.