Guide to Pick the Right Combination for the Sliding Gate

On February 3, 2016 by Himanshu Shah

There different types of gates used in homes. The sliding gate looks great and especially in patio, it gives the undeterred view and makes the room larger.

The sliding gate in wood and steel is great. The gates are used in homes for the convenience of the homeowners. There are different types of sliding doors available in the market. The slides are mainly used to allow light and warmth of the nature outside and also provide the notion of a vast expanse and uninterrupted view of the outside. That is why it is used in the patio. The slides can have the following options. The gate can slide to the right. The gate can slide to the left. The gate can slide up. The gate can slide down, though that is seldom used in homes. The gate can slide to the center that is left one moving right and the right one moving left and two forming a double wall in the middle.

The Loyal Combination

Automatic Sliding Gate
The gates normally come in aluminum and glass combination or in wood and glass combinations when used inside the home. The aluminum and wood are always a preferred condition, because it needs no maintenance and always better than steel and glass gates that are highly susceptible to rusting and demand regular maintenance. If you prefer steel over aluminum then get ready to shell out more than what you saved in painting the doors. The wood looks great, and a good wooden gate can change the look of your living room space. But, you need to use quality wood in the frame holding the gates to make it look great.

The Royal Combination

Royal Combination in Sliding Doors
The sliding gate in teak, mahogany, and walnut can be royal combinations. It will give your space a different look, full of aristocrat flavor. But aristocracy comes with a price and the combination will cost you a fortune. But wood frames need maintenance and polishing a strip of wood is a labor intensive and naturally, a costly affair, unless you have the knack and skill to do it. There are now gates available especially in the tropical zone that comes in double panels. One panel is glass, and the other is with nets.

Breeze and Vectors

Automatic Sliding Gate

The beauty of these double panels is its utility. If you pool the glass panels, you will only get the view and the sun rays, but, not the breeze. If you keep the glass slides open and close the slides with nets, you will get a view and cool breeze, but it will keep the vectors out. It will free you from using nasty and smelly poisons to resist malaria disease. If you have enough space, then you have the option to make the gates disappear in the hollow of the walls. If you are looking for a premium apartment, then you can get gates operated by remote controls. The gates opening and closing at your gestures are also available with motion sensors but, it is cheaper to operate it manually. And just think of the insecurity and the commotion if your privy automatic gate refuses to budge beyond the half way mark.

The Main Gate

The Main Gate
The sliding gate at patio, at the entrance, at the driveway and also at the main door is available. The mains are naturally, heavy duty and when used to protect the property are made of iron and steels. There was once a trend of using wood planks, in the sliding doors but there are a few problems while using it in the outdoor. The slides rails get jammed in the accumulated dust and needs regular cleaning to keep the movement free. There is heavy steel framed glass paneled doors are available for the main entrance. If you need a great sliding gate inside your home; use the aluminum frame and don’t use any slides that go up it is not safe.

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