Fence and gates is an important feature of residential and commercial properties for many different reasons. Safety is a great concern
for homeowners and business owners and fencing and gate systems can help keep the property safe immensely by acting as a barrier between the public and the private property. Fences and gates are great for homeowners who have children as they will keep the children contained in the homes yards.

Privacy is also every homeowners wish and by implementing a fence it will create privacy and prying eyes and souls will not be able to view to enter inside the property. Gates and fences will also help keep out unwanted visitors when homeowners are not home.


Fence and gate materials come in a wide variety of designs, sizes and style to suit ones needs. The style of gating and fencing you choose will deeply reflect the style and design of your home. A fence and gate material should also be chosen to reflect wants and needs out of the fence installation. For example; if a privacy fence is required then tough sturdy materials will need to be used and size requirements will be relatively larger than normal, this type of fencing may require county or state permits. Fencing and gates can also be ornamental and used just for looks. This will help increase the property value and add a stylish feature to the home.

Types of Fence and Gate MaterialsEdit

There is a vast range of fence and gate materials available nowadays suited for residential and commercial applications. Materials come in ornamental and practical styles and they offer an extensive range of sizes and shapes. Here is a list of some of the most popular fence and gate materials:

  • Pressured Timber
  • Wood
  • Cedar
  • Iron, Cast Iron and Wrought Iron
  • Aluminum
  • Vinyl

All timber fence and gate materials are pressure treated to become resistant to termite invasion, insects, rotting and splintering. They are put through a simple process which helps make them long lasting and a very popular choice among home and business owners. Cedar is a type of wood which is naturally resistant to common wood pests, as it produces natural oils to help it become resistant also to weather conditions. Iron, cast iron and wrought iron have a very heritage and antique style which offer a very unique appearance. They are very durable and versatile. They are also weather resistant and they are coated in zinc to be rust proof as with aluminum.

Fence and Gate SystemsEdit

If you have chosen to install a fence and gate material onto your property then you should consider purchasing complete systems which offers all the necessary components needed to install a fence and gate. The systems offer, fence posts, gate posts, the required amount of fence railings and complete gate locks. The systems can be customized to suit the requirements of your project. Fence and gate materials which are available in complete systems can be easily installed by do-it-yourself as they will come with instruction kits. Professional advice is available from fence and gate specialist stores across the country.

Gate and Fencing MaintenanceEdit

Gating and Fencing RenovationEdit