Category: Gates

How to Install Timber Side Entrance Gates

If you need some advice on installing timber side entrance gates, don’t panic! We are here to help. Size The most common size for side entrance gates is 900mm/915mm. They may be constructed up to 1200mm wide. Gates may be constructed at any height, the most common heights being 900, 1200, 1500 and 1800mm high. Unless specified…

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21 Feb 18

Farm Gates: Working Wonders

Farm gates are appreciated for all the functions they perform. Farmers often work alone, so many farm gates are designed for easy operation by one person. And, gates come in a variety of widths and number of rails, with various attachments, to accommodate distinct needs and uses, depending on how they are employed. Who are Farm…

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21 Feb 18

Need a new field gate?

Here at AVS Fencing Supplies we stock a variety of field gates, suitable for different purposes. For livestock, metal field gates are the most popular, as they are less likely to be damaged by animals. Some horses will chew timber and cattle will lean and scratch on gates, causing damage. If you would still prefer…

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21 Feb 18

Wrought Iron Fencing – Strong & Stylish

Tough as ever, wrought iron fencing has a great history. This is especially true in England, where Westminster Abbey still has gates made of wrought iron from the thirteenth century. Using wrought iron for fencing might inspire admiration from neighbours, but it is a strong, effective and stylish addition to walls, fencing lines and other property containments….

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21 Feb 18

What Ironmongery Do I Need For Field Gates?

Hinges Pre-Packed Galvanised Adjustable field gate hinge sets are installed by clamping the top band around the gate with the band running along the top rail of the gate. The band is then bolted through the gate to secure it in place. The bottom adjustable gate fitting is then bolted through the gate near the bottom,…

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21 Feb 18

Installation Tips For Timber Field Gates

Traditional field gates are about 1.2m (4ft) high and still normally supplied in imperial sizes. They are available as standard items in width increments of 305mm (1ft), starting at 910mm (3ft) wide up to 3.66m (12ft) wide. It is, therefore, best before setting out a driveway or building brick entrance pillars to calculate the overall width…

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21 Feb 16