Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How much does a gate cost?

A. It depends on the size of the gate, whether its timber, aluminium or steel , whether we need to supply posts, what lock and fittings you choose, whether an intercom is required, if it’s going to be automated and what finish is required.

Q. How long will a gate last?

A. With proper maintenance, a Cedar gate will last 20-30 years. This means painting or oiling your gate to ensure it stands up to the elements and the changing of the seasons.

Q. What is the maintenance on a timber gate?

A. A gate with timber decking oil needs to be re-oiled every year, a painted gate needs to be re painted every 6 years.

Q. Why does a driveway gate need a steel frame?

A. For additional strength and our automation systems need to be connected to a steel frame.

Q. What automation systems do you use ?

A. We use Centsys Automation Systems

Q. Do we offer ‘supply only’ gates?

A. Yes, we do. We work with architects, builders, landscape designers and landscape gardeners who often ask us to manufacture gates for their projects.

Q. Do you have readymade gates on display?

A. All our gates are custom made to measure. Please give us a call or email through some photos or images of the style of gate you require.

Q. Do you offer a warranty on your gates?

a)Workmanship

b) or Structural

A. Our gates are made with quality materials, to quality standards and then installed with care, but unfortunately, they are an outdoor product exposed to sometimes extreme weather so we cannot offer a guarantee. IF there is a problem with our workmanship, and it is deemed a fault with the fabrication process, we will endeavour to correct the problem.