Understanding the Basics of Gate Swing Direction Choosing the direction in which a gate should swing is essential for its functionality, aesthetics, and safety. Commonly, gates swing inwards, meaning the gate opens towards the property. However, factors like slope, available space, purpose, and gate design can influence this decision. The Logic of Inward Swinging … Continue reading Which Direction Should a Gate Swing? Insights from Auckland’s Timber Gate Construction
The cost of a gate in Auckland can depend on a variety of factors, including the type of gate, material used, size, design complexity, gate installation requirements, and whether it is manual or automatic. Here’s a breakdown of some of the options you might consider and their typical costs as of 2023: … Continue reading How much does a gate cost in Auckland?
Having a well-constructed, locked gate can indeed act as a deterrent for burglars. It adds an extra layer of security, making access to your property more challenging and time-consuming, which can dissuade potential intruders. However, the effectiveness of gates as a security measure can depend on several factors, such as the type and height … Continue reading Do Gates Deter Burglars? A Quick Impact Analysis
In Auckland, the need for planning permission for a side gate will depend on several factors, including the height, location, and specific district plan regulations. As of 2023, Quality Fencing Auckland can provide these general guidelines: General Height and Location Restrictions: Under the Auckland Unitary Plan, fencing or gates up to 2 metres … Continue reading Do I need planning permission for a side gate?
Installing a gate in front of your house is a common practice in Auckland for reasons of security, privacy, and curb appeal. However, whether you can do this, and what kind of gate you can install, depends on several factors. These include your property’s zoning, the local council’s regulations, and, in some cases, rules set … Continue reading Can you put a gate in front of your house in Auckland?