Metal Gate & Fensing: What product is better?

movin-onJanuary 9, 2009

We are in new construction and would like to have a metal gate and fence installed around our carport. We have heard several stories on which is better and now my DH and I are totally confused and frankly, we just don't know!

We live in South Texas - heat and humidity are a factor, we want no maintenance.

The gate will be 14 ft wide and about 4-5' tall. Which is the better type of gate to install?

Here are our questions:

1. Do we use steel, aluminum or wrought iron

2. Which metals must be power coated?

3. Our finish must be black -- what finish will not blister and peel?

4. We are on a budget but if money were no object what is the best product to use?

Thanks QWeb - I appreciate your help

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Please see our website at:

We offer all types of gates and automation and can ship anywhere in the U.S. including Hawaii and Alaska. We also offer full service installation in the southern California areas. All our gates are powdercoated in customers choice of color.

Here is a link that might be useful: Rising Star Automatic Gate Systems

    Bookmark   January 23, 2009 at 1:17PM
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