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Tips for Maintaining Aluminium Gates (2024 Guide)

Tips for Maintaining Aluminium Gates (2024 Guide) Aluminium gates are undeniably brilliant when it comes to durability, elegance, and practicality. Their qualities make them a great choice for residential and commercial properties alike, with unmatched resistance to corrosion and longevity even in harsh weather conditions. As a result, aluminium gates require little maintenance, sparing you the hassle of frequent upkeep

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Aluminium Gates vs Steel Gates: Which Is Better?

Aluminium Gate vs Steel Gates: Which Is Better? When selecting the perfect gate for your property, the choice between aluminium gates and steel gates can be tough. Both offer unique advantages and drawbacks, catering to different needs and preferences. Let’s delve into the comparison to help you make an informed choice. Benefits of Aluminium Gates Aluminium gates are a highly

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What are the Best Driveway Gates when Space is Limited?

Maximising Space: The Best Aluminium Driveway Gates for Limited Space When space is at a premium, traditional swing or sliding gates may not always be feasible options. However, with advancements in gate design, there are innovative solutions available, especially for those looking for aluminium gates. At TFS Gates, we understand the importance of providing solutions that not only meet functional

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The Role of Aluminium Gates in Modern Architectural Design

The Role of Aluminium Gates in Modern Architectural Design Over the years we have seen a significant evolution in the materials used in modern architectural design, especially when it comes to the humble gate. Once upon a time gates were merely functional, crafted from wood or iron, and serving as simple entry points. Fast forward to today, and we find

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Why Aluminium Gates are Better than Composite Gates: A Guide for Homeowners

Why Aluminium Gates are Better than Composite Gates: A Guide for Homeowners If you are thinking of installing a new gate for your driveway, you might be wondering what type of material to choose. There are many options available, but two of the most common ones are aluminium gates and composite gates. Both of these materials have their advantages and

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Aluminium Gate Installation – Brighton – 2023

Ruby Telescopic Gate Installation – Case Study The Problem, Solution and Process In early 2023, we worked with The Cheltenham Brand to complete a job in the beautiful seaside location of Lancing, near Brighton. The client wanted an automated aluminium gate, but the restricted space behind the walls and pillars at the front of the property limited their options. We

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Top 5 Most Popular Aluminium Gate Designs in 2024

Trending Aluminium Gate Designs A new gate is all about personal choice. Like a new outfit, an aluminum gate should look right, feel right, and have a touch of your own personality. After all, it’s what creates the first impression when arriving at your home. With so many choices available, both off-the-shelf and bespoke designs, it can sometimes be difficult

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Are Automated Gates Safe?

Ensuring Safe Access: Don’t Compromise on Safety for Cost Automated gates have gained popularity in recent years due to their convenience, enhanced security, and aesthetic appeal. However, with increased popularity comes more people attempting self-installation, without the relevant experience, knowledge, and safety awareness. This can result in the installation of gates that not only pose a hazard but also endanger

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Top 10 benefits of an Aluminium Gate

Why You Should Choose Aluminium Gates Aluminium gates are a versatile and durable option that can withstand the elements and add a touch of style to any home or business. They are also a cost-effective way to improve security, making them a wise investment for homeowners and businesses alike. In this blog post, we will discuss the top 10 advantages

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Do I need Planning Permission for my New Aluminum Gates?

Understanding Planning Permission for New Aluminium Gates in the UK: What You Need to Know Adding a new aluminium gate to your property can enhance its aesthetics, security, and functionality. However, before embarking on the installation process, it’s crucial to determine whether you need planning permission in the UK. While certain developments and alternations require approval, others fall under “permitted

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Aluminium Gate Powder Coating: Individually Coated Extrusions vs Fully Coated

Individually coated extrusions vs fully coated There are two main differences when it comes to the powder coating finish of an aluminium gate. Some will be coated whole with others having each individual extrusion powder coated. The main difference between individually powder coated extrusions for aluminium gates and fully coated gates is the way the coating is applied. Individually powder

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How much does an automated aluminium gate cost?

So you want to know how much an automated aluminium gate costs? Finding out the cost of an aluminium gate installation with automation isn’t as easy as you might think. Search aluminium gates and you’ll find costings for production line gates in set sizes, but trying to find the cost of a full installation from an internet search is quite

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What type of aluminium gate do I need for my driveway?

What type of gate do I need? What type of aluminium gate do i need? A  question that is often misinterpreted as the design, colour or size of gate someone is looking for, is actually a much more important question to find the answer to. Each day we have people looking for new gates, they give us a call or

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Aluminium Gates in Cheshire

Discover The Perfect Aluminium Gates For Your Driveway: Why TFS Should Be Your Go-To Supplier Based in the heart of Cheshire, TFS have built a business by focusing on the things that matter to our partners and customers, high quality product, service and support.  But why should you use TFS for your gates? is service and support enough? How do

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Is an aluminium gate a good investment?

Is an aluminium gate a good investment? The definition of an investment is the action or process of investing money for profit. So is an aluminium gate a good investment, is it an investment at all? There are a number of reasons that someone decides they want a new aluminium gate. It can be to increase security, upgrade existing gates,

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