Gate Fitters Dorchester

Dorchester Gate Fitters (DT1): From a small, simple, garden gate up to a remote control, electrically operated driveway gate, an experienced gate fitting service can give guidance and know-how in every aspect of your gate project in Dorchester.

Gate Fitters Dorchester Dorset

It may possibly be the case that your current gate is worn out and needs replacing, or you may have to have a fresh new gate put in to a recently built drive or pathway. A reliable Dorchester installation firm will be able to provide a full site survey of your location to ensure you are offered the best choice in your style and function of gate. Following a survey has been completed you'll be given a precise estimate for the fitting of the gate you have chosen, for you to compare with any other quotes.

Should you require an electric gate in Dorchester there are many installation companies that will supply either a complete mains electric installation or possibly even one that works by solar power, if your setting is suitable for this type of automation. Much like any electrical devices, in particular outside, safety is important. The electrical installing of your gate's workings ought to be carried out by a professional so that it is fitted to the recommended by-laws and standards of your area.

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Prior to installation of a powered gate in Dorchester, you need to ask the gate installer to check that your gate adheres to Machine Directive 2006/42/EC and that a full risk assessment has been performed in accordance with British Standards. To conform to these standards your powered gate should have no less than two installed safety features that could be; photocells/light-curtains, pressure edges or other safeguard that acts upon the forces which influence the workings of your gate. In the event your gate install fails to adhere to this minimum standard you may then be liable if an injury or accident is attributed to your gate.

There are some professional bodies that a reputable and professional gate installation technician in Dorchester could be a member of. Included in these are the Powered Gate Group and Gate Safe, both promote professionalism and reliability in the gate fitting industry by the proper maintenance of gates, training and correct and standardised installation procedures from their membership.

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Wooden Gates Dorchester: The most widespread material that is used in the construction of garden gates in Dorchester is timber. You can purchase wooden gates in a selection of different timbers the most common being pine, iroko, cedar, oak and redwood, gates made of hardwood are obviously more expensive than gates made of softwood, although hardwood gates will typically last considerably longer. Wooden gates, when treated correctly, should endure and give decent service for a minimum of 10 years, so it's worth paying a bit extra to obtain something that is really sturdy. (Tags: Wooden Gates Dorchester, Softwood Gates Dorchester, Timber Gates Dorchester, Hardwood Gates Dorchester)

Gate Types Dorchester: In addition to several materials being employed for making gates you'll also find a number of designs to confuse the issue. The type you decide on may be dependent on your existing setup and the type of fencing that you have in your garden. Just a handful of the available designs include: side entry gates, ledged and braced gates, arched gates, open slatted gates, five bar gates, closeboard gates and palisade gates. If you're not sure about which design is the most appropriate for your garden, you should get advice from your Dorchester gate fitter. (Tags: Palisade Gates Dorchester, Ledge and Brace Gates Dorchester, Closeboard Gates Dorchester, Arched Gates Dorchester)

Wrought Iron Gates Dorchester: A much loved kind of gate which can frequently be seen in Dorchester gardens are those crafted out of wrought iron. These are particularly common in front gardens, and used as the primary access from a public footpath. Wrought iron gates are extremely durable and will often come with a ten year warranty when first purchased, and if they are given a regular coat of exterior paint, ought to last much longer than that. Wrought iron gates come in an enormous array of designs and patterns, so you should have no difficulty obtaining one that suits your taste.

Ledged & Braced Gates: Amongst the most cost effective and popular types of gate for normal usage in the garden is the ledge & brace gate. Generally made out of redwood and clad with palisade, feathered, tongue and groove, or open pale boards, a ledge & brace gate will deliver effective service for many years. These gates should be tanalised (pressure treated) to protect against fungal decay but should still be given a dab of Fence Life (or something similar) every year or two for added protection. Ledge & brace gates ought to be hung with hook and band hinges for the best performance.

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A quick browse on Yahoo for "gate installation Dorchester Dorset" delivered these results: Pinewood Landscapes (Southern) Ltd DT1 2LG, Westree Co DT1 2NP, W.T Doe Tree Surgeon Ltd DT2 9PU. You could do a more comprehensive search for "gate installation Dorchester" on Google or Yahoo to come up with your own list of potential tradesmen.

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A few Dorchester areas serviced by Dorchester gate fitters: Brutus Close, Burraton Square, The Green, Stowcastle Street, Bramble Edge, Stafford Close, Stowey Street, The Square, The Common, The Spinney, Damers Road, Station Road, Boldacre, Syward Road, Down End, St Thomas Road, Druids Walk, Clarence Road, Shilling Plot, Binghams Road, Copyhold Lane, Cattistock Road, Bakers Paddock, Ashtree Court, Culliford Road North, St Georges Close, Conway Drive, Sandringham Court, Abbey Court, Butts Close.

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