Extend the Life of Your Gates

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Extend the Life of Your Gates

Posted By MyGuy || 10-Mar-2011

There are many things to consider when you are thinking about making an investment of a new gate. You should research to find the type of gate that suits your purpose. Do you want do you want to keep children and pets inside, intruders outside or is it just for decoration? There are a variety of gate sizes and materials to choose from.

Depending on the type of material you are using it is important to learn how to maintain the gate to extend its life expectancy.

Wood gates are beautiful but will require:

  1. regular painting
  2. staining to protect it from the elements
  3. the added weight of paint and varnish can make the gate heavy and loosen the wood fittings over the years

Iron gates are very durable, and are available:

  1. in many ornate finishes
  2. can be expensive

Why not call the ToFixIt local experts today, to learn all of the pros, cons and options available to choose from within your budget?

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