Aluminum gates offer a unique combination of practicality and style. They are more durable and require less maintenance than wood, but still offer a wide array of styles and colors to choose from. Yet many homeowners hesitate to add an aluminum driveway gate due to the perceived work and cost to install–or because they feel it’s not necessary. Here are a few reasons signs that you might actually need one.
You Need to Protect Valuable Assets
If your property has valuable assets that you can not afford to be damaged or vandalized, you may need to consider investing in an aluminum fence with a driveway gate. Not only will a fence help secure your property’s entire perimeter from would-be burglars, but it will also make your home a less appealing target for robberies. Insurance may not cover the cost of all of your assets, and while an alarm system is nice, it won’t serve as physical deterrent to intruders.
Your Have Pets and/or Children
If you have pets or children, a driveway gate will protect them from strangers and from leaving your property without notice. It can be difficult to keep a watchful eye on your kids or dog all day, especially if you live near a street with any sort of traffic. Adding a driveway gate gives you another layer of protection and peace of mind when it comes to those beloved family members.
You’d Like to Add Value to Your Home
If you’re planning to sell your property, adding new features such as a driveway gate can go a long way towards bumping its value on the market. As long as they are properly installed, fences and gates can do a lot to boost your home’s worth. Visual appeal factors in here, as buyers are more willing to pay for a property with aluminum fencing than chain link or wood. And since an aluminum gate doesn’t need much maintenance, this upgrade won’t cost you too much in the long term.
Get in Touch with Hercules Fence of Virginia Beach Today!
Call Hercules Fence of Norfolk and Virginia Beach for your fencing needs. We have decades of experience in the fencing industry, and can offer you the best in ornamental steel, chain link, wooden fences and more. Our dedicated teams of fencing professionals are highly trained, skilled, and experienced in providing quality fence installations of any type. We’ll work with you to find a fence that bests suits your needs and budget.
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