In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some basics on why many people choose double gates for their fence setups, plus some placement options for such arrangements. Double gates offer great security and convenience for many fence setups, and especially so if they’re placed optimally.
At Utah Fence Warehouse, we’re happy to offer a wide range of fence products and services to clients around Layton and other parts of Utah, including fence gates of any kind. Today’s part two of our series will look at some other placement options for these double gate types, plus the what to be thinking about for each.
As a Blend With Surrounding Fence
For many fence setups, double gates are installed to blend with the surrounding fence. This offers an extra sense of security, since it can be hard to tell where a single gate ends and the other one begins from a distance.
With this kind of placement, you’ll want to make sure that your chosen gates match the style and color of your overall fence design. Also be sure to measure out the width of your setup so that it matches both sides of the fence.
At the End Of A Driveway
Installing double gates at the end of a driveway can be a great way to add some extra security and convenience to your home or business. This kind of placement offers easy access for vehicles, while still providing an additional layer of security by making it more difficult for any potential intruders to enter.
If you’re planning on placing your double gates at the end of a driveway, be sure to install them away from the street so that the open gate won’t obstruct any traffic. You’ll also want to make sure there’s plenty of space around the gate so that your vehicles can move in and out without any trouble.
Separating Two Areas
Double gates can be an ideal way to provide a secure barrier between two different areas. For instance, if you have a pool or other recreational area on one side of your property, then installing double gates at the entrance can provide extra security for the area.
These kind of placements are especially beneficial if you have an outdoor security system that can monitor both sides of your property. You’ll want to make sure that the gates open away from the area you’re trying to secure, as well as making sure it’s easy for authorized persons to enter and exit.
No matter what kind of placement you choose for your double gates, it’s important to take the time to plan out your setup before installation and make sure everything is done correctly. By doing this, you can ensure that your double gates will provide you with long-term security and convenience.
Utah Fence Warehouse offers installation services and products for all types of fences in the Layton area. We’re happy to help you with your double gate setup, so be sure to contact us if you have any questions or need help getting started.