Sunday, September 20, 2015

Why Not Use Chain Link Fencing?

Chain link fencing is a common material whose value is often underestimated, except by those who have actually used it. Chain link fencing has quite a variety of uses both industrially and residentially.
Contains your pets: If you are wondering how to keep your pets enclosed without, shutting them out of nature then chain link fencing is exactly what you are looking for. You can use the chain link fence to separate play areas for the larger pets and small pets.
Security: Chain link fences are a great security barrier. You can make the fence height as high as you need it and have the added option of securing it further using electricity. The visual access also makes it easy to identify and stop intruders.
Safety: Chain link fences give you full visuals of whatever is happening on the other side of the fence. You can watch the kids playing without having to be inside the play area.
Both temporary and permanent use: You can use chain link fences for temporary enclosures and permanently without affecting much of the natural environment. The design of the chain link fence gives it this unique quality that almost no other fencing material can match.

Chain link fences are made of galvanized steel with is very sturdy. The design of the chain link also makes it easy for this fence to withstand forceful winds and hurricanes. The steel posts are also stable because they are cemented into the ground.  Once you coat the galvanized steel, it can with stand years of service without failure.

Easy repair and maintenance
In case a part of your chain link fence is damaged from wear and tear or vandalism, you can simply cut it out and replace it with a new strip of fencing. The new steel blends in well with the old fence so you do not need to take down the entire fence. You barely need to do any upkeep on the fence. If you want colors, all you have to do is paint it and repaint it in case the paint starts to chip or fall off with time.

Chain link fencing does not have to be that image of plain and gray steel fences that you often see in construction sites. Today, chain link faces come in a variety of colors and styles. The wire also comes in a variety of thicknesses to give a more unique look. You can also use vegetation such as vines to enhance the appearance of the chain link fence around your home.

Affordable and easy to install
Chain link fences are the most affordable fencing material available in the market today. The chain link fence is very easy to install and you can even turn it into a DIY project. It takes a professional just a matter of minutes or hours to install the fence. The low cost of installation makes it much cheaper than other fencing materials such as wood. Steel is also recyclable making it affordable.

Posted By: Georgia Fence Supply

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Electronic Driveway Gates Make Your Entrance Unique

Your home should be as unique as you are.  One way that this can be accomplished is by installing an electronic driveway gate.  Not only do driveway gates offer an unbeatable first impression they offer security, privacy and convenience to homeowners.  Whether you choose an aluminum, wrought iron or wooden entry gate it is an ideal way to finish off your driveway.  You can really give your home the wow factor with the installation of an entry gate.

Using a driveway gate along with a perimeter fence enhances the landscape, promotes security and offers privacy that nothing else can.  Installing flowers and trees enhance the landscape but don't promote security or privacy.  A home alarm or video system promotes security but does nothing to enhance the landscape.  Shrubs and bushes can offer some privacy but do very little for security.  Only perimeter fencing and driveway gates offer your home the luxury of all three.

Perimeter fencing is also beneficial in keeping children and pets within a safe boundary.  This is especially important when you live in a neighborhood or on a busy street with lots of traffic.  The fence is a great barrier marking property boundaries while working to improve the aesthetics of your home.

When you choose a driveway gate for your home you can be confident that the gate you choose is known for its strength and endurance.  This is especially true when you choose aluminum and wrought iron driveway gates.  With the power coating that is applied to both wrought iron and aluminum the gates remain beautiful without much maintenance at all.  They are designed to withstand a variety of climates and can be paired with gate operators intended to do the same.  They also offer a variety of designs, styles and colors to match or compliment fencing and your home's exterior.  

Consider if a swing or slide gate is best for your driveway location.    A swing gate is the most visually appealing.  It however requires a large opening radius depending on the length of the gate.  A sliding gate eliminates that issue and eliminates that issue if space is limited.  The gate opener you choose is dependent upon nothing other than personal preference.  

Both gate options can be paired with several openers.  You can choose from wired or wireless options.  You can choose a battery operated opener, one run on solar power only or on powered by a combination of batteries and solar power.  There are keypad operators with intercoms and keypads, keycard options, remote controls or even using the telephone.  Each option has features that work better for your lifestyle.  

Choosing an electronic entry gate to finish your driveway is a no brainer.  The only real decisions you need to make is what material you will use, what operator you desire and which entry control system will be the most convenient for your needs.
Author: Leeanne Kunnert

Posted by Georgia Fence Supply