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Fence and gate installation
September 13, 2021

Fence and gate installation

A well-designed fence functions to improve a property on many levels. From Los Gatos to Carmel, Central California Ornamental Iron is the company to know for professional gate and fence installation . Our experienced team will install an ornamental iron, steel or high-grade aluminum system tailored specifically to your need, then maintain its look and performance…

Banister installation kit
August 14, 2021

Banister installation kit

A professional babyproofer gave us the inside scoop on how to turn Cardinal Gates’ No-Holes Banister Clamps into a versatile kit that lets you install practically any baby safety gate onto stairway banisters. We sold this kit for years but since we quit selling gates due to shipping costs, we’re no longer stocking the kits — so we’ll show you how to make them…

Electric sliding gate installation
May 16, 2021

Electric sliding gate installation

Electric sliding gates are amongst the modern line of products that make your home more secure and your life more convenient. Sliding gates are powered by electric motors that move the gates on a track. An automatic gate of this sort cannot function without properly installed tracks, as it would jam up consistently adding to the maintenance charges. To learn…

Fence installation instructions
April 16, 2021

Fence installation instructions

Before you dig your holes and layout your fence consult our do it yourself Fencing information page. This page is full with helpful information for tackling your own fence installation and planning. This guide covers layout, preparation and some interesting fence installation tricks. Fence Installation guide: Check Your Local Building Codes before installing…

Gate Valve installation
March 17, 2021

Gate Valve installation

The valves weigh in at over 100 tons and stand 40 feet tall. Texas, the second largest state in the USA both in area and population faces enormous demand for drinking water. Within Texas lies America s largest inland metropolitan area, Dallas – Fort Worth Metroplex (DFW) province which is the economic and cultural hub of North & Central Texas. [Native…

Install baby gate
February 15, 2021

Install baby gate

We’ve got news for you: cuddly babies turn into turbo explorers fidning their way to the most dangerous places in the house. This moth-to-light phenomenon will happen, and when it does you’ll be so, so happy you installed a baby gate. Do you need a baby gate? Unless you live in a one-story home, and you’ve babyproof-ed the heck out of every room, you’ll probably…

Electric gates installation
January 16, 2021

Electric gates installation

Tholl Fence Company provides access-controlled gate systems for your home or business. We know all about gate systems. Applications include residential, commercial, industrial, government, prison, and multi-family. All gate systems have different power access and are subjected to different wind and weather conditions. Some gates open many times a day while others…

mighty mule 350 installation manual
November 17, 2020

mighty mule 350 installation manual

The FM350 Automatic Gate Opener is designed for swing gates weighing up to 550 lbs. or up to 16ft. long. This is an ideal gate opener for chain link, vinyl and tube gates in light wind environments. The 1-pc. design includes the control board and operator arm all in one unit, and it is very easy to install. This unit is solar compatible, which makes it ideal…

install chain link fence gate
October 18, 2020

install chain link fence gate

Before Starting Find out if you are required to obtain building and zoning permits. Will your fence meet neighborhood deed restrictions. Establish property lines. Have your underground utilities located. (Blue staked) If you are having your fence installed by someone, are they covered by Workman’s Compensations Insurance? Useful tools for installing chain link…

Wood gate installation
October 1, 2020

Wood gate installation

Once the fence is installed, it s important that you let it dry out. There are certain moistures and finishes that the manufacturer applies to the fence, and if you try to stain and preserve the wood ahead of time, the product you apply probably won t be absorbed by the wood. Remember: Painting needs to be done every few years. Another way to get the fence to…

Install chain link fence
September 1, 2020

Install chain link fence

Assembling the Posts and Rails • Dig postholes three times wider than the post diameter: 6 to 8 inches for end and corner posts, 4 to 6 inches for line posts and 1/3 of the length of the pole plus 4 inches for gravel. • Fill all the holes with 4 inches of gravel and tamp. • Add 6 inches of concrete to the corner, gate and end postholes only. • Put posts in the…

Vinyl fence gate installation
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…

Chain link gate installation instructions
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…

Self closing gate spring installation
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…

How to install a driveway gate?
May 24, 2017

How to install a driveway gate?

Driveway gates give a distinctive to look to your home and can add extra security. You can choose swinging or sliding driveway gates, depending on your preference and your landscaping. By far the easiest way to install these gates is to buy a gate kit, either with posts included or along with a separate post kit. That way you ll be sure to have the correct size…

install gate
August 4, 2017

install gate

To Install the MeaningCloud plugin in GATE, you just have to follow these steps: Open the GATE Developer. Click on File > Manage CREOLE Plugins to open the CREOLE Plugin Manager. Go to the Configuration tab: Fill the User Plugin Directory: with a local directory where you have write permissions. Click on the + symbol from Plugin Repositories: and add the…

How to install summer infant gate?
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…

cost of electric gates installed
April 3, 2017

cost of electric gates installed

Material Pros Cons Cost Chain link Low cost Visually unappealing Weaker $150-$500 Can be made to look like wood or other materials Low maintenance Prone to warping Low cost $400-$750 Wood Visually appealing Various wood types Prone to rot High maintenance $400-$4, Aluminum Lightweight Rust resistant Variable qualities $800-$2, 250 Iron Durability Ornamentation…

install gate latch
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…

Baby gate installation
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…

installing gate posts
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…

Sliding gate opener installation
September 2, 2017

Sliding gate opener installation

This page contains important tips while shopping for your gate/gate opener. Many installation methods recommended here were pioneered by Troy’s Fence and more importantly have endured the test of time. Troy’s Fence reworks many systems installed by competitors. Most problems are not initially apparent until a few months later when it s too late. Now the contractor…

How to install gate latch?
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…

Aluminum fence gate installation
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…

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