Many people prefer the look of wooden gates over their metal counterparts. The natural look and rugged strength of wood helps create a unique and personal set of driveway gates.
The natural look of wooden gates make them a beautiful addition to your home and hardwood gates are strong and durable. Close-boarded wooden gates also provide more privacy than metal gates.
Many types of wood can be used depending on your preferences and budget. Wooden driveway gates are commonly fashioned from hardwoods such as teak, iroko and oak, although they can also be made from softwoods such as scandinavian redwood or cedar.
A well maintained wooden gate will provide you with many years of trouble free service, the highest quality material should always be selected to ensure lasting strength and beauty.
Often wooden gates are closed boarded providing you with complete privacy. These closed boarded wooden gates tend to be heavy and may be difficult to open regularly, in these circumstances it may be worth considering installing electric gates, all of our installers will be able to advise you on your requirements.
Wooden gates will need more maintenance than metal gates to ensure they last a lifetime. Treating the gates regularly will protect them from the elements. Wooden gates may also be prone to warping due to the nature of the material. Our installers will be able to recommend the best options available and many specialise in wooden gate manufacture, providing you with the best product available.