What are the advantages of installing an iron gate outside your house? Picking the best residential gate may seem like walk in the park, but in reality things are not so simple. Some perfectly fine and aesthetically pleasing gates made of everything from chain link to wood are readily available, not to mention cheaper than iron. So the question becomes very simple: what does an iron gate offer that makes it worth the expense?
Security and Maintenance
The combination of wrought iron constructed with quality with the application of powder coating instantly lends your home solid protection against unwanted guests while diminishing the labour and expense associated with maintaining that security. Trying to get the same peace of mind with gates constructed of lesser material is your key to decreasing protection and increasing the need for repairs or upgrade. Quality materials translates into solid security.
A Touch of Class
Ever stopped to admire the artistry of a common chain link gate? Think back to those rare times when you actually caught yourself admiring the aesthetic quality of a gate. That work of art was almost certainly made of iron. Even iron gates that don’t have a huge monogrammed initial as adornment (like the gate in the opening scene of Citizen Kane) still exudes a touch of class.
Iron gates also exude a sense of integrity. If fact, iron gates exude at least two sense of integrity. First is the integrity of the material which is more capable of withstanding the ravages of wind, rain, snow, heat and anything else Mother Nature has to throw at them. Then there is the integrity of character that comes with pushing open an ornamental entryway into your yard, secluded garden, backyard pool area, walkway or any other area of the property you are keen to show off to visitors.