Vinyl fence gate installation
Install / July 3, 2020

Vinyl fence gate installation

The sight of a vinyl fence gate is becoming common. For those who are adventurous enough to build their own gate, here are 6 steps to get the job done. Before you begin, consult with your county to determine your property lines and the location of any underground utilities. You may also need to obtain a building permit. Step 1: Plot the Yard Measure your yard and…

Chain link gate installation instructions
Install / June 3, 2020

Chain link gate installation instructions

Chain Link Swing Gates Objective: By mastering this lesson, you will be able to successfully measure for and install chain link gates. Equipment: Socket set, hammer, come-a-longs, level and pliers. Key Questions: How do I measure for gates? When will I need a sloped gate? How do I measure for a sloped gate? How do I install a single swing gate? How do I install a…

Gates repair
Repair / June 3, 2020

Gates repair

Los Angeles, CA 90066 (818) 984-7412 I called today and Ben arrived by 4:30, as promised. I had a broken spring. Ben was completely honest and professional. He told me my garage door was in good shape. We thought I d only need to replace two springs, but it did end up being four - which was fine. The garage door then needed a bit of adjustment so the door would lift…

install gate latch
Install / January 5, 2019

install gate latch

Can I Use Regular Door Hardware for My Wooden Gate? In our humble opinion, NO! Don t do it! Door hardware is fundamentally different than gate hardware. We recommend that you never use regular door hardware with an outdoor wooden gate. Door hardware comes with an internal latch and strike plate, just like your front door. In order for these doorknobs or leversets…

How to install gate latch?
Install / May 12, 2017

How to install gate latch?

The Magna Latch type of gate latch is brilliant. By placing the knob at least 54 off the ground, and requiring an upward pull on the knob to open the gate, you ve easily removed persons of less than 3 tall from danger. Magna Latch fence latches are code compliant, and they self close and self latch your pool fence gate. It does this by means of patented enclosed…

installing gate posts
Install / January 20, 2018

installing gate posts

More expensive than the tanalised softwood gate posts but if your budget can afford these then they are well worth it and if you are fitting hardwood gates then we would really recommend these as if you use the Softwood posts you may well find yourself needing to replace rotten softwood posts whilst you Hardwood gates are in excellent condition. Its always worth getting…

How to install summer infant gate?
Install / July 2, 2017

How to install summer infant gate?

*I work with Summer’s Infant. My sister was a blog contributor on this post. All her opinions are her own and not swayed by outside sources.* Finally! A gate that is steady, secure, fits most stair openings, and looks beautiful. Added bonus for a product that takes less than 30 minutes to install, and doesn’t cause major havoc in a relationship! I had the chance to…

Baby gate installation
Install / March 1, 2018

Baby gate installation

With an active baby on the loose, a gate or two can make your life a little easier and your child a lot safer by keeping him away from potential dangers, such as stairs or a bustling kitchen. You can also use a gate to keep a pet away from a child and vice versa. Child safety gates are intended for children between 6 months and 24 months. All the gates we tested (see…

backyard fence repair
Repair / December 16, 2018

backyard fence repair

Soil can shift because of snow and rain which can cause the fence posts to shift and sag. This causes the entire fence to be compromised and require repair. That?s why it is best to install fence posts at least three feet underground to ensure they aren?t as affected by shifting soil. If your fence posts aren?t installed this deep, you can run a string across the…

Gate City auto repair
Repair / October 21, 2019

Gate City auto repair

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - When burglars in east Kansas City decided to break into an auto repair shop, they didn t go halfway. It looked like a scene from The Fast and the Furious. One mechanic says his tow truck was stolen late last week, as crooks smashed through a fence to steal it. Shihab Hameed, owner of WV Auto LLC, says this was a stupid crime. He repairs cars at…

Metal fence repair
Repair / June 20, 2017

Metal fence repair

There is much more involved in replacing a railing than simply unscrewing the ends from the posts. For example, the screws are often hidden and hard to get at without damaging the post or the screws may be rusted and refuse to come out. Some types of fencing require loosening a post to remove and replace a rail. Before a rail can be replaced without damaging the posts…

Self closing gate spring installation
Install / May 12, 2017

Self closing gate spring installation

A self-closing gate allows you to pass through without worrying whether it is going to close or not. This is especially helpful when your hands are full. A self-closing gate also helps keep small children or pets confined to the yard. Swimming pool owners must install gate springs on pool enclosures to meet municipal building codes. It takes only a few minutes to…

Aluminum fence gate installation
Install / July 14, 2017

Aluminum fence gate installation

Are you ready to start your first aluminum fence installation project? Installing your own aluminum fence seems like such a great idea…. saving money on the installation, exercise in doing the project, doing it your way and the sense of accomplishment when the job is done… and it is, ALL of these things… but, if not planned properly, it could cause some un-necessary…

Wood fence repair
Repair / April 15, 2017

Wood fence repair

As Good As New, LLC is the premier fence contractor in Austin, DFW and Houston. We offer the following service: Wood fence repair and installation Wood (Fences & Decks) cleaning & staining Iron fence painting, repair and installation Chain link repair & installation We provide the lowest prices, the best products, and back it with the best…

Vinyl fence installation
Install / July 5, 2017

Vinyl fence installation

Vinyl fencing comes in three basic styles of preassembled panels. Gates are available to match each type of fence. Post-and-rail fencing is also available in vinyl, although the installation of that type of fence is different. Privacy This style provides the most solid barrier. It s commonly used around swimming pools and between property lines. It may also be used…

doors repairs
Repair / December 28, 2016

doors repairs

Although you may not think of them often, doors serve as a critical component of your home’s functionality and aesthetic. If you aren’t happy with their look—or if they are broken in some way—it is crucial that you contact one of the professional handymen from our team. Our interior and exterior door installation services can improve the curb appeal and value of your…

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