Gate Fitters Dartford

Dartford Gate Installation & Maintenance

Dartford Gate Fitters (DA1): From a simple, small, single opening garden gate up to an automatic, electronic drive gate, an experienced gate fitting service will be able to give guidance and expertise in all aspects of your gate installation in Dartford.

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It may be the case that your current gate has been damaged and needs replacing, or you might want to have a new gate put in to a new driveway or pathway. A specialized Dartford gate installation company is able to supply a survey of the location to ensure you are offered the best choice in your gate's style and function. Following a site survey you should be given a detailed quotation for the installing of your gate for you to match up against any other quotes.

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If you need the fitting of a driveway gate and are planning to get a solar powered or electric installation, your local Dartford gate fitting company should be able to help with this also. Getting professionals in to carry out this kind of work is important due to the various health and safety aspects which need to be taken into account. Anybody installing this type of gate should be informed about the regulations for the Dartford area, and must be able to install your gate in a safe and appropriate manner.

You should consult with the installation technician prior to fitting any kind of electric gate, that your chosen gate is compliant with Machine Directive 2006/42/EC and also that a full risk assessment has been performed as laid out by British Standards. To comply with these standards your powered gate must have at a minimum 2 safety features installed that could be; electro-sensitive, light curtain devices or other safeguard that acts upon the forces which influence the operation of the gate. If an accident or injury is attributed to your gate because it fails to follow these minimum requirements then you're likely to be found liable.

Gate Fitting Dartford (DA1)

It would be good if you could hire a nearby Dartford gate installer who's linked with one of the professional organizations. Offering advice and guidance to industry professionals, gate owners and gate installers, the two principal bodies are the Powered Gate Group and Gate Safe. They put the spotlight on professionalism and responsibility in the gate industry by the proper maintaining of gates, correct and standardised installation techniques and adequate training.

Generally speaking, local Dartford fencing contractors will also offer a number of standard gate installation services, not least because they do work on gates all the time. Therefore, if you're having difficulties tracking down a gate installation specialist in Dartford, it could be worth contacting one or two local fencing companies to find out what they've got to offer. Your installation needs will naturally be based upon what style of gate you are in the market for. A handyman, a fencing contractor, or even a gardener will be able to do the project if all that you need is a basic timber gate.

Garden Gates Dartford (01322)

There are quite a lot of gate fitters promoting their services Dartford, and as a way to uncover a reliable one you may try any one of a number of strategies. This evaluating process is centered on eliminating cowboys and rogues, who will simply bodge the gate fitting. All you're basically looking for is someone who can do a first-rate gate fitting job, which is surely not too much to ask for, is it? The following are just some of the techniques which you could use.

Gate installation can be carried out in Dartford and also in: Hook Green, Belvedere, Greenhithe, Crayford, Hextable, Questor, Hawley, Wilmington, Erith, Welling, Stone, Leyton Cross, Bexleyheath, Swanscombe, Bexley, Darenth, North Cray, Sutton at Hone, together with these postcodes DA1 1RD, DA1 1JY, DA1 1QH, DA1 1RY, DA1 1PH, DA1 1BD, DA1 1BP, DA1 1PX, DA1 1JZ, DA1 1PP. Locally based Dartford gate specialists will most likely have the telephone dialling code 01322 and the postcode DA1.

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Ledge & Brace Gates

Perhaps the most commonplace style of gate that you'll see in the gardens of Dartford is the timber ledged and braced gate, and also this is an extremely economical gate to buy and install. A top notch ledged and braced gate will give good service for many years, and will typically be made from Swedish redwood clad with palisade, open pale, tongue and groove, or feather edge boards. To protect against fungal decay, ledged and braced gates will be made from tanalised timber, but they still have to be given a quick dab of Fence Life (or something similar) every year or so for extra protection. Ledge & brace gates ought to be fitted with hook and band hinges for optimal efficiency.

Electric Gates Dartford

Electric Gates Dartford Kent

Though not exclusively, electric gates are usually used on driveways. When the conditions and location are appropriate, such gates can be operated by solar technology, however in most instances they are powered by mains electricity. Electrically powered gates are a secure and effective alternative for many people in Dartford, and they can be made out of timber or metal. Automated gates can be worked by hydraulic rams or from below the ground, the workings can even be concealed inside the stile of the gate. There are rigorous safety regulations regarding automated gates and these should be adhered to whenever they are fitted, so expert installation is vital.

Wooden Gates Dartford

The most common material that's used in the manufacture of garden gates in Dartford is timber (either softwood or hardwood). Hardwood gates are obviously more costly than softwood gates but at the same time they normally endure for longer. Many different species of wood are used in gates, the most common being oak, redwood, cedar, iroko, idigbo and pine. Wood gates, when properly treated, should give decent service and endure for at least 10 years, therefore it is worth shelling out a little extra to obtain something that's really strong. (Tags: Softwood Gates Dartford, Timber Gates Dartford, Wooden Gates Dartford, Hardwood Gates Dartford)

Gate Fitting Tasks

Gate Fitting Tasks Dartford (01322)

Dartford gate fitters can normally help you with gate replacement Dartford, bow top gate installation in Dartford, gate refurbishment, palisade pointed top gate fitting, the installation of gate fittings, automatic gate installation, swirl top gate fitting, gate maintenance in Dartford, the fitting of gate latches, the fitting of garden gate locks, gate repairs in Dartford, driveway gates, open slotted gate installation Dartford, chevron gate installation, kissing gate fitting in Dartford, electric gate installation, framed overlap gate installation Dartford, side entry gate fitting in Dartford, the fitting of metal gates Dartford, hardwood driveway gates, domestic gate fitting, ledge and brace gate fitting in Dartford, remote controlled gate installation, security gate fitting, custom made gates, field gate fitting, wrought iron gate installation Dartford, palisade gate fitting, security gates, the fitting of wooden gates Dartford and other gate related tasks in Dartford, Kent.

Near Dartford

Also find: Leyton Cross gate fitters, Questor gate fitters, Greenhithe gate fitters, Erith gate fitters, Belvedere gate fitters, Hextable gate fitters, Crayford gate fitters, Stone gate fitters, North Cray gate fitters, Wilmington gate fitters, Hawley gate fitters, Swanscombe gate fitters, Hook Green gate fitters, Darenth gate fitters, Welling gate fitters, Sutton at Hone gate fitters, Bexleyheath gate fitters, Bexley gate fitters and more.

Information and Advice

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Around Dartford

Folks living in the following streets and areas have just recently enquired about gate fitters - Turner Court, Bridges Drive, Doldens Cottages, Chesterfield Drive, Tredegar Road, The Close, Church Hill, Shearwood Crescent, Brewers Field, Burr Bank Terrace, Drudgeon Way, Canada Farm Road, Cavell Crescent, Silver Birch Close, Spital Street, Ship Lane, Thames Road, Beult Road, St Vincents Road, Top Dartford Road, Bramble Avenue, South Hall Close, Bower Lane, Birchwood Drive, Claywood Lane, Shellbank Lane, Tufnail Road, Stock Lane, as well as these local Dartford postcodes: DA1 1RD, DA1 1JY, DA1 1QH, DA1 1RY, DA1 1PH, DA1 1BD, DA1 1BP, DA1 1PX, DA1 1JZ, DA1 1PP.

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