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Why you need handrails

Picture this: you’ve just done your grocery shopping and are trying to walk up to your stairs to your front door. Since your bags are blocking your view, you trip over and fall, hurting yourself. But, if you had handrails, you would hold on to them for balance, preventing trips and falls. Handrails are an…
Ornate iron fencing San Luis Obispo

Tips for protecting your wrought iron fence

Wrought iron is highly durable and will last for many years. Even so, there are a few things you can do to protect your fence and increase its longevity. Cover your iron fence with a protective wax or clear seal coating. This will help repel water and prevent rust. It will also make it much…
Fences for retail properties

Stepping Up Safely

Enjoying long, hot summer days in Colorado is a pleasurable experience. But the time will come again when bad weather hits – be it torrential rain, driving snow or ice. That’s why now is a good time to undertake some accident prevention work, preparing your property or premises for what’s to come. Adding a rail…
Automated driveway access gates

How automated gates improve home security

Automated gate systems are the perfect way to secure your home and safeguard you and your loved ones. This is because you control whether to open them or not. Hence, you can monitor who comes through your electric gate and who doesn’t. Additionally, automated gate systems protect your children when they play in your yard,…
Automated iron work gates

Steel vs. wrought iron fencing: which is better?

Can’t choose between steel and wrought iron fencing? Here is a guide that can help you decide. Steel fences are very popular because they’re highly durable and long-lasting. They are great at creating a protective barrier on your property line and can be installed on sloped or uneven land. But steel fences are quite expensive.…
Automated driveway gates with solar power San Luis Obispo

The 2 biggest mistakes people make with automated gates

The convenience of opening a gate with the push of a button makes your life easier. However, many homeowners rush into automatic gate installation, making costly mistakes that require repair. Here are two common mistakes people make with their automated gate systems. Choosing the wrong motor – don’t go for just any motor as some…
Ornate iron gate systems San Luis Obispo

Property entry and exit points beyond the driveway that need gates

Although we’re often called upon to install a custom driveway gate on a residential or commercial property, we like to remind our clients that our expertise extends far beyond one entry/exit point. People naturally gravitate toward organizing different outdoor areas into zones with fences. The following areas often look better and provide greater safety and…
Automated driveway access gates

Tips to help you when your automatic gate breaks down

As a homeowner with an automated gate system in place, it’s reasonable to expect breakdowns with your gateway, especially after power shortages. However, this should not be a problem since failure is an easy fixture done by either a professional or a homeowner. Here are a few tips on how to fix a gate breakdown.…
Security gates in San Luis Obispo

Advantages of solar-powered automatic gates

Automated gate systems are more advantageous than manual gates, majorly because they are efficient as you don’t have to get out of your car to open/close your gate. An automatic gate is either powered by solar or electrical energy. Below are the benefits of having a solar-powered gate. They have a low operational cost since…
Security gates in San Luis Obispo

Reasons why you need a driveway gate

There are a few compelling reasons why you should consider having a driveway gate installed. One common reason people get a driveway gate is so that they can keep others out of their driveway. Those who value privacy the most often don’t need another reason. However, others get one because it makes their homes more…
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