Gate Fitters Exeter

Exeter Gate Fitters (EX1): From a simple, small, wooden garden gate up to an automatic, electric drive gate, an expert gate fitting service will offer guidance and know-how in all areas of your gate installation in Exeter.

Gate Fitters Exeter Devon

Perhaps it is that your existing gate has been damaged and you need a replacement, or you might need to have a fresh new gate put in to a recently built drive or path. A specialist Exeter gate fitting firm is able to give a survey of the area to make sure you are offered the best selection in your style and function of gate. After your site survey has been completed you'll be presented with a detailed quote for the installing of the gate you have chosen, which you can compare with other quotations that you have got.

If you require a driveway gate fitted and you are planning to get an electric or solar powered installation, your local Exeter gate fitters will be able to provide this service too. Bringing professionals in to do this kind of work is crucial due to several health and safety factors which have to be taken into consideration. Anybody fitting gates like this should be aware of the legislation for the Exeter area, and should be capable of installing your gate correctly and safely.

Gate Fitting Exeter Devon

You must check with the installer before fitting any sort of automatic electric gate, that your gate is compliant with Machine Directive 2006/42/EC and that a risk assessment has been performed as dictated by the British Standards Institute (BSI). Your new electric gate needs to have at a minimum 2 safety features installed to concur with this legislation. That may include; pressure edges, light curtain devices or some other protection that acts upon the forces which influence the operation of your gate. There is a good chance that you may become accountable if an accident or injury is attributable to your gate system, if your electric gate fails to abide by these minimum requirements.

Gate fitters in Exeter might be affiliated with any of a few professional associations, and if your chosen gate fitter is a member of one of those that would definitely be advantageous. Examples are Gate Safe and the Powered Gate Group, both of which promote professionalism and trust in the gate fitting industry by way of the proper maintenance of gates, correct and standardised installation practices and adequate training from their members.

Garden Gates Exeter

There are lots of gate fitters offering their services the Exeter area, and so as to track down a decent one you can consider one of a variety of techniques. This screening procedure is aimed at eliminating rogue traders and cowboys, who'll simply bodge the job and leave you in the lurch. All you are actually looking to get is somebody who can do a first-rate gate fitting job, which is surely not too much to ask for, is it? The next paragraph discusses just some of the methods which usually yield good results.

A good strategy is asking friends or family if there's a gate fitter that they might recommend, perhaps somebody that has worked on their home. Most homeowners in Exeter used to look through the local newspaper classifieds to track down tradespeople like gate fitters and fencers, these days they are much more likely to use online classifieds in a similar manner. A technique which you should use with vigilance, is looking for gate fitters by means of web based directories such as Free Index, Local Life, Yell, Touch Local, Mister What, 118 118, Yelp, Cyclex and Thomson Local. Some of these have free listings but provide no guarantee as to the calibre of advertisers. Studying reviews and testimonials from former clients is invariably beneficial when on the lookout for a gate fitter or any other craftsman in Exeter for that matter, and getting free quotes is an extra bonus of using what are normally referred to as trade review websites, namely My Hammer, Rated People, My Builder, Checkatrade, TrustaTrader or Local Heroes. Instagram, Facebook and other top social media networks have in recent years grown to be favoured ways of promoting local services, so you may manage to track down a gate fitter near you by using one of those.

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Wrought Iron Gates Exeter

Wrought Iron Gates Exeter Devon

A popular type of gate which can frequently be spotted in Exeter gardens are those made from wrought iron. Such gates particularly common in front gardens, as the principal access from a public highway. Wrought iron gates are especially durable and will usually be available with a 10 year guarantee, and when properly looked after, will last considerably longer than this. Wrought iron gates are available in an enormous range of designs and patterns, so you should have no problem uncovering one which meets your requirements.

Ledge & Brace Gates

Amongst the most affordable and popular kinds of gate for normal usage in the garden is the ledge & brace gate. Usually constructed from Swedish redwood and a cladding of palisade, open pale, tongue and groove, or feather edge boards, the ledge & brace gate will provide excellent service for several years. These gates are normally pressure treated to protect against fungal decay but ought still to be given a dab of Fence Life (or similar) every couple of years for extra protection. Ledged & braced gates really should be hung with hook and band hinges for the best performance.

Exeter gate fitters can usually help with kissing gate installation, bespoke gates in Exeter, the installation of garden gate fittings in Exeter, commercial gate installation, the fitting of gate hinges, the fitting of gate latches, palisade gate installation, bow top gate fitting, chevron gate installation, swirl top gate fitting in Exeter, sliding gates in Exeter, driveway gate fitting, cedar gate fitting, palisade pointed top gate installation, automatic gate fitting in Exeter, field gate fitting in Exeter, remote controlled gate fitting, arched and braced gate fitting in Exeter, the maintenance of gates, gate repairs, open slotted gate installation in Exeter, gate replacement, gate post installation, cheap gate fitting, arched top gate installation, farm gate fitting in Exeter and other gate related tasks in Exeter, Devon.

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Places near Exeter include: Alphington, Pocombe Bridge, Nadderwater, Birchy Barton, Stoke Hill, Poltimore, Cowley, Ide, Exminster, Whitestone, Longdown, Heavitree, Whipton, Wonford, Marsh Barton, St Thomas, Exwick

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