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Aluminum Driveway Gates | How to buy genuine iNTEGRITY

Ordering a Driveway Gate is fun and not difficult (especially when you activate our one-of-a-kind iDesign Gate Studio™). Nevertheless, you may have questions about terminology. Feel free to call us at anytime for quick answers. For the most commonly asked questions, look for “what’s this?” or “learn more!” and click for more info. Our FAQ and glossary can also be a big help. Enjoy!

Driveway Gates
Aluminum Gates | Buyer’s Guide
1  Choose Your Style

All Integrity™ gates ordered correspond to the 18 styles of fencing we offer. Feel free to peruse our list of styles, but if you really want pick the exact gate you want, right down to the optional details – and actually see it – use our design studio and read below for more information! There is nothing like it anywhere!

Activate iDesign™ Gate Studio >> what’s this?

2  Select Desired Configuration

Gates can be ordered in 4 different configurations. Horizon™ Straight (without an arch) or in the following arched designs: Regal Wave™, Stonecliff Sunrise™ or StoneCliff Sunset™. The depictions at left are only a representation – no matter what style of gate you select, it can be made in one of the 4 configurations shown at left. Note also that gates can be made single-leaf or double-leaf. what’s this?

3  Select Desired Grade of Material

Gates can be ordered in any grade of material we sell. In general, the wider your gate, the heavier the recommended grade. Driveway Gates are most often ordered in the heaviest and strongest grade, the Ultimate™ grade. learn more!

4  Decide on Desired Functional Options

Driveway gates are most often ordered with additional options as part of the “package.” There are several options to choose from. learn more!

5  Consider Accent Options

Driveway gates are most often ordered with additional accent options as part of the “package.” There are several options to choose from. learn more!

6  Specify Posts or No Posts

You may already have posts or perhaps a pillar structure to attach your gate to (this is referred to as a “direct mount”). Most of our customers, however, need to buy posts with their new gate. learn more!

7  Specify Gate Height

The height of a gate is always the height at the hinge point.
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8  Specify Gate Width

The width of a gate is always the width of the opening, either between the posts you will buy or the distance between your existing posts or between pillar structures when you are direct-mounting. learn more!

9  Pick Your Color

There are 9 gorgeous color options and your choice will not impact the price of the gate.

10  How to get a Quote on your Driveway Gate

  • We have a very easy-to-follow gate quote form that takes about 3 minutes to complete. This form has built-in answers for the most commonly asked questions.
  • When you use our cool iDesign Studio™ you will be able to click “get quote” when you have your gate looking the way you want it. Then, the gate quote form will have all of your selections automatically designated. All there will be left to do is enter your desired size!
  • Call us directly at 800-762-8876 for helpful information and subsequent quote.

Satisfy Your Landscape Design Needs with Residential Aluminum Fencing

You may find a variety of fencing materials available within the market now-a-days, but nothing can replace the quality and benefits of aluminum fencing. If you are searching for a perimeter, boundary wall solution for your commercial or residential property consider durable aluminum fencing. The benefits associated with this material are unlimited.

Here are few reasons why you should choose residential aluminum fencing to enhance your landscape appearance:

  • They are versatile:

The biggest benefit of using aluminum fencing is that they can be used with all kind of landscape designs. Whether it is a sloped land or flat surface; aluminum fencing will easily cover the whole area without leaving any ugly space in between. Also, it is much easier to create custom designs of these fences to meet design aspects of homeowners. You can easily find these fences with a variety of racking, texture, caps, hardware, height, color and style options.

  • They are affordable:

When compared to other popular fencing solutions such as steel and iron etc. aluminum fences appear most budget-friendly deal for residential properties. These fences are cheaper to manufacture, and they demand least efforts for maintenances after installation. So, you can ensure savings for the long run. Other great news is that these fences come with a long warranty, so you can ensure peace of mind with every purchase.

  • They are environment-friendly:

The fact is that not all fencing materials can be inspired by green movement, but the aluminum fencing can be easily created from recycled materials. It means, by installing aluminum fencing, you will take a step forward to save environment without even compromising for quality and strength of the material.

  • They look beautiful:

You will be happy to hear that Residential Aluminum Fences are generally available in a variety of styles and colors; you can easily choose a unique design to pair up with your home décor. These fences can work like an eye-catching addition to your backyard. These fences add elegance to space without even causing any burden on your pocket. These fences are finished with power coating, so they are capable enough to retain their beauty for the long run without even suffering any damage from harsh weather conditions. The color and texture of these fences will stay attractive for years. You can easily select out of wide collection such as Clay, Silver, Chocolate, Sandy Shore, Gloss Beige, Satin Black and Speckled Walnut.

  • They improve safety:

Aluminum fencing is not just known for their beautiful aesthetics, rather at the same time, they also provide complete safety to the premises. These fences work like strong barriers for the kids playing in the backyard and will keep them protected all the time from animals or other accidents. Aluminum fencing stays secure on the ground while maintaining a safe zone on your property. However, it is essential to choose right professionals for installation to avail long-term benefits.

Learn more about iFence USA and their vast line of custom aluminum fencing options with various grades of aluminum fence to choose from including: Commercial Grade Aluminum Fencing, Residential Grade Aluminum Fencing, Pool Grade Aluminum Fencing, and Industrial Aluminum Fencing at http://ifenceusa.com/residential.php.  To contact one of our aluminum fence experts call toll free 800.762.2907 or via email at info@ifenceusa.com.

Why Black Aluminum Fencing Is Popular Amongst Homeowners

Putting up a fence on any property, commercial or residential, comes with many benefits. For example, a good quality and beautifully crafted fence in the front yard adds character to the landscape and enhances curb appeal. For practical reasons such as safety, deterring trespassers from entering a property, keeping the children or pets from wondering off or for any other purpose, the right type of fence should speak volumes about the owner of the property as does the color of the fence.

Black Is So Versatile

In terms of quality, durability, longevity, and design, black aluminum metal fencing checks off all the boxes. A beautifully installed and crafted black metal fence, double swing gate, farm gate, driveway gate, estate gate or security gate is one of the highest selling black metal fencing style so far not only because they are built for strength and to hold up against all the elements of summer and winter, but black is a color that blends in well with the surrounding environment.

There are also a wide variety of black metal fence panels that are not only powder coated easy maintenance and durability, but they also come in a wide range of ratings, styles, colors, and elevations that will match a structure’s design and landscape and provide safety, security, boundary demarcation.

Long Lasting Quality

In addition to adding much needed curb appeal to any property, the most appealing attraction about black metal fencing is that unlike other iron fences, black aluminum fences hardly ever get rusty and take years to age – an aspect that will give you unlimited peace of mind and security.

A maintenance-free alternative to wrought iron or other fencing options, black aluminum fences are also designed with easy installation in mind, which makes aluminum fences the ideal choice that can be used for a wide selection of residential purposes. For example, residential aluminum fence combines the lightweight materials of the residential grade fencing, but with the sturdy appearance of a heavier fence in order to render a fence strong enough for most uses and will beautify and add class to any property.

Great Sense Of Security

Commercial grade black metal fencing that is often used in high traffic areas or spaces requiring additional security such as schools, industrial complexes, factories, public recreation facilities, or hospitals are heavier and also durable fencing product just as the residential fences because they utilize the heaviest gauge extrusions for high visibility and substantial protection. Therefore, when you are looking for an added attractive security, this is a great choice for you and the best alternative on the market today to enhance your property without breaking the bank.

Normally, other types of fences will disappear in the background, and they often are problematic to fit on a different landscape layout. This is not the case with black metal fences that not only make a beautiful backdrop, but they can be easily used on a hillside or slope.

Learn more about iFence USA and their vast line of custom aluminum fencing options with various grades of aluminum fence to choose from including: Commercial Grade Aluminum Fencing, Residential Grade Aluminum Fencing, Pool Grade Aluminum Fencing, and Industrial Aluminum Fencing at http://ifenceusa.com/residential.php.  To contact one of our aluminum fence experts call toll free 800.762.2907 or via email at info@ifenceusa.com.

 

Aluminum Fences | The iNTEGRITY Answers Department

The more familiar you become with aluminum fencing, the more you’ll realize it’s the most attractive, versatile and cost-effective fencing available. Here we present the most often asked questions about this amazing product. Informative and easy to understand, our Answers Department will make a believer out of you! For innovative and yet unanswered inquiries, don’t hesitate to contact us by phone, fax or email!

1. Are Integrity™ aluminum fences safe for pool enclosures?
All fences in our Resort Collection™ are specifically designed to comply with the most widely accepted requirements for pool safety, known as the B.O.C.A. code. Fences in our other collections may not comply based on height and other factors. For more information, refer to our Pool Safety link or contact us directly. Local codes may vary, so you should confirm compliance with your local governing authorities even when selecting from our Resort Collection™ of pool safe fences. For other planning considerations, visit our Pool Project Advice link.
2. Will Integrity™ aluminum fences contain my dog?
Standard space between vertical pickets in our residential and pool grades is just under 4” so many small dogs can slip through. If your purpose is to create a barrier for small dogs, consider our Extreme™ vertical picket spacing, which offers any of our styles with a smaller gap between the vertical pickets. Also, you can order any style with ”puppy pickets”. Puppy pickets offer our ”Extreme™” spacing, but only on the lowest part of the fence. For larger or more aggressive dogs, you may want to consider upgrading to a commercial grade such as our Premier Collection™.
3. Is it difficult to install Integrity™ aluminum fencing?
Aluminum fencing is perhaps the most installer-friendly fencing available! Though durable, aluminum posts are not as large as say, 4×4 or even 5×5 monster posts often used for wood or vinyl fencing, so digging the holes is easier. The pre-assembled and gentle-on-the-back panels enable the project to move along efficiently. With only a short list of tools needed, you’ll be amazed at the pace of your work! Take a look at our Installation Advice link and see for yourself! Also remember that our installation consultants are always only a phone call away for all of our customers, even on weekends!
4. Do Integrity™ aluminum fence panels require assembly?
No. All Integrity™ fence panels come to you factory-assembled and ready to install! And, unlike many manufacturers, all finials and most other accessories come factory-installed as well! When you think Integrity™, you’re thinking (and installing!) right out of the box!
5. Can Integrity™ aluminum fences be installed on a hill or severe grade slope?
Yes, with some exceptions (which are noted in style specifications). Standard Integrity™ fence panels can ”rack” or adjust to conform to a grade slope, but there are limits, as noted in the specifications of each style. For moderate grade slopes, Xtra-Rack™ panels can be ordered. See style specifications for the limits of Xtra-Rack™ panels. For more severe grade slopes, we offer a Max-Rack™ feature on many styles, but we recommend you consult with one of our sales associates for the limits of our Max-Rack™ rackable panels.
6. Can Integrity™ aluminum fences be installed in a rounded or curved configuration?
Yes. As the fence panels are being installed they can be shifted directionally up to 30 degrees with ease. While the panels themselves are not rounded or bent, the cumulative effect of this slight adjustment at each post creates a rounded effect, giving your fence curve appeal! For tighter curves, order narrower panels or just cut standard panels in half and use additional line posts.
7. What about very sharp angles?
Sharp angles are not a problem when you purchase our smart adjustable mounting brackets. These brackets are available in each grade of Integrity™ fencing and are specifically designed to connect to the horizontal rail of the fence panel, making it possible to negotiate sharp angles more easily than by trying to force the horizontal rails into the punched holes of posts under such conditions. Adjustable mounting brackets can be attached to structures such as pillars, or simply attached to blank posts. In most cases, they can also be positioned to cover punched rail-receiving holes when attached to line, end, or corner posts.
8. How do I attach Integrity™ aluminum fences to structures such as pillars or buildings?
There are two ways to do this. The first is to attach the fence panel to an end post installed butted up to the structure itself. Often, when conditions do not allow below-surface installation of the post, it is secured to the structure while resting on the grade or buried slightly below grade. The alternate commonly used method is to forego the use of posts and attach the fence panel directly to the structure using rail mounting brackets. These brackets are sized to house the end of the horizontal rails of the fence panel and are available in three designs: Stationary for straight-on attachments, horizontally adjustable for attachments that enable a side-to-side swivel, and vertically adjustable for attachments that enable an up-and-down swivel.
9. Can Integrity™ aluminum fences be installed on a hard surface such as concrete?
Yes. There are two types of flange that are available for this purpose. The most durable post-to-surface attachment we offer is welded flanges for posts. Factory-welded, then powder coated, these welded flanges are ideal for mounting a post to hard surfaces such as concrete. They are sized appropriately for each type of post’s base and then welded to the base. For best results, use welded flanges when the surface grade is level or near-level. An alternative is our two-piece wedge flanges for posts. Though not as strong, they can be more versatile because they enable you to cut each post on location, which can be useful in keeping the top of the fence level when the grade below fluctuates. For a durable and versatile installation without the use of flanges at all, you may want to consider coring a hole into the concrete surface and installing your posts by re-cementing. Properly executed, this can be a very effective installation approach, but we strongly recommend you contract a professional concrete cutting company to do the coring.
10. Should I install my Integrity™ fence directly onto the concrete around my pool?
In our opinion, no. While we do appreciate the desire to put an end to grass-trimming around the base of a fence, we recommend accomplishing this goal through alternate means, such as landscaping rocks or wood chips. Integrity™ aluminum fences can be installed ”hugging” the concrete, with the posts butted up against the concrete, for a clean, attractive look. Using flanges or coring the concrete is certainly possible, but this type of installation too close to the concrete’s edge can be potentially damaging to the strength of the concrete, causing unsightly cracking. While installing further away from the concrete’s edge may prevent this type of damage, consider that you are then eating into your usable space while still paying for the unusable space! In our view, mounting to a concrete surface should only be done only when there is no other option. Take our recommendation and save yourself the unnecessary expense. For other planning considerations, visit our Pool Project Advice link.
11. Can Integrity™ aluminum fences be ”stepped” to negotiate a grade slope?
Yes. The best way to ”step” (rather than ”rack”) fencing on a grade slope is to use blank posts and rail mounting brackets. With this method, the panels on each side of the post can be staggered or ”stepped”, meaning they are attached at different points on the post causing one panel to be positioned lower than the other. Unlike rackable panels which cause the fence to follow the grade slope, ”stepping” without the use of retaining walls creates triangular gaps between the grade and the bottom of the fence next to the posts because the fence panels remain level and deviate from, rather than follow, the grade slope. These gaps are merely an aesthetic consideration unless a swimming pool is being enclosed, in which case the gaps of the stepping method are not likely to comply with pool safety codes because of the possibility that a small child could slip under the fence.
12. Are Integrity™ gates welded?
Yes. All Integrity™ aluminum gates are welded for maximum durability. After being welded, they are then powder coated. Don’t ever settle for gates that are spot welded and painted over. Sadly, this unbecoming and inferior method is used by some manufacturers.
13. How do Integrity™ fence panels attach to posts?
Integrity™ fence panels are designed with horizontal rails that slide into holes that are punched into the posts. These holes are a specific size and shape that accept the insertion of the horizontal rail of a particular grade of fence panel. This fence panel is then affixed with a screw fastener to the post. All posts that have these holes are called punched posts. There are several types of punched posts available, each with a specific use. Line posts are used to attach two panels to one post on opposite sides of the post. Corner posts are used to attach two panels to one post on adjacent sides of the post, and end posts are used to attach one panel to one post on one side of the post. Three-way posts are used occasionally to attach three panels to one post on three sides of the post. Four-way posts are rarely used but are available as a custom order post.
14. What is a blank post?
A blank post is simply a post that has no holes punched into it to receive the horizontal rail of a fence panel. When panels need to be attached to blank posts, this is accomplished using rail mounting brackets. Blank posts are often used as a gate post when a gate is installed butted up to a structure. In this case, since the gate post next to the structure will not have a fence panel attached to it, it is better to use a blank post rather than a punched post. Any size post in any wall thickness we sell can be ordered as a blank post.
15. How do gate posts differ from other types of posts?
There are typically two types of posts used to install gates, punched end posts, or blank posts. Either type can be used as a latch post or a hinge post. What determines which type is used is whether or not a fence panel will be attached to the post adjacent to the gate. Since these posts can be used in situations not involving a gate, they are technically not gate-specific. When one refers to a gate post, it is still necessary to indicate which type of post is needed. With Integrity Aluminum Products™, a gate post, regardless of its type, always comes standard with the maximum wall thickness of .125” for all 2” or 3” square posts. Don’t ever settle for less!
16. Can Integrity™ aluminum fences be used as railing or be installed on decks?
We do not sell or recommend aluminum fences for this type of application. Integrity Aluminum™ fences are not strength tested for safe use as railing when your application requires railing by code. For this use, we carry hand railing. However, aluminum fencing is often used when railing is not a code requirement, such as when a porch or deck is only inches off grade. Check with your local governing authority before using aluminum fencing on a raised deck or patio as Integrity Aluminum Products does not assume liability for improper, unintended, or illegal use of its products.
17. Can Integrity™ aluminum fences be customized?
Yes. Non-conforming conditions are common to fencing, so we offer real solutions, rather than panels and gates in the usual pre-determined heights and widths. Wider or narrower panels and gates, longer posts, special welding, altered rail positions, and much more is possible and cost effective. Whatever your requirements may be, let our skilled professionals determine feasibility and prepare a special quote for you! For more information, visit our Custom Fences link.
18. Can I order an Integrity™ aluminum gate in a custom width?
Yes. Any custom width between the minimum and maximum sizes available is possible. Prices are calculated in per-foot increments. For instance, a gate ordered wider than a standard size increment will be rounded up in price to the next size increment. The width of a gate is always defined as the width of the opening for the gate, not the actual size of the frame of the gate. Our gates are constructed with the necessary space reductions to accommodate included hinge and latch hardware. Width of opening and any modifications to included hardware must be declared at time of a gate order. Incidentally, custom gate heights are also possible. Custom heights are most often ordered when gates are purchased independent of fencing.
19. Do Integrity™ aluminum fences require maintenance?
No. Integrity™ Aluminum powder coated fences do not require maintenance. They will stay beautiful for years.
20. Can electronic gate operators be used with Integrity™ gates?
Yes, but this applies only to Ultimate™ commercial grade gates, which includes all Integrity™ Driveway Gates. Please designate that you will be installing electronic gate operators when you order a gate.
21. What is powder coating?
Powder coating is a completely dry finishing process that produces a high quality, long lasting finish twice the thickness and hardness of typical acrylic or baked enamel finishes. It is far more durable, fade resistant and scratch resistant than other coatings. For more interesting information, please visit our Powder Coating link.
22. What colors are available?
Standard Integrity™ Aluminum colors are black, bronze, white, green, sandstone and beige. Most colors are available in gloss or matte finish. There is no upcharge for any of the standard colors. Custom colors are possible with certain limitations and are subject to an upcharge. Contact us for a free quote on any custom color.
23. What is the difference between “flush bottom” and “classic bottom”?
These terms refer to the position of the bottom horizontal rail of a fence panel. The vertical pickets of fence panels with a ”flush bottom” do not protrude below the bottom horizontal rail. The vertical pickets of fence panels with a ”classic bottom” protrude below the bottom horizontal rail by approximately 4” (or more, depending on the style or grade). All Integrity™ Aluminum fences are constructed with classic bottoms except for Resort Collection™ pool fences, which are all flush bottom. All fence styles are constructed as indicated in their particular specifications. Any changes are considered to be custom and must be declared at the time of order. Please keep in mind Resort Collection™ pool fences are designed to meet the widely recognized B.O.C.A. pool safety code, so modifying the bottom rail position these styles is not recommended.
24. Can I order Integrity™ fence products à la carte?
Yes. Fence panels can be ordered without gates and vice versa. Posts or post caps can be ordered independently, etc. etc. Visit our link for a complete list of our Options & Accessories. The only recommended exceptions to à la carte ordering are factory installed accessories (such as circles). In theory, all of the parts of a fence could be ordered à la carte for later assembly, but this would not be the most cost-effective way to order! Keep in mind that some features cannot be added to previously assembled panels.
25. How long does it take to get my Integrity™ fence?
Most of our products generally ship approximately two to three weeks after purchase is made and payment has been received. However, some orders can take a little longer. This may be because of the size of the order or other factors including but not limited to peak season demand, holidays, special crating, or less often painted colors. Rest assured that we make every effort to expedite all orders. Often, it is possible to expedite small supplemental (add-on) orders such as an extra post, so long as they can be shipped Fedex or USPS ground rather than by common carrier freight. For emergency situations talk to an iFence™ sales associate directly for additional priority possibilities. Our Shipping Terms link offers more information.
26. Should I obtain a property survey?
Obtaining a recent survey of your property lines is a good idea if you are following your perimeter with a fence. However, if a survey is not within your budget, city records of your property or the papers that accompany your mortgage loan may contain your plat map. Keep in mind that there are disclaimers on most plat maps that the measurements referenced may be ”approximate”.
27. Can Integrity™ fence panels be cut into a narrower width?
Yes. The horizontal SmartRail™ of a fence panel can be cut at any point to create a narrower-width panel. This is a good thing, because a fence line does not usually measure to the exact inch the total linear feet of panel material on hand. Typically, a panel needs to be cut or trimmed on site. Often, such trimming is planned ahead. For instance, a piece of a trimmed panel can be used as a filler when a gate is going to be installed inches away from the wall of a house, requiring a narrow piece of panel to fill the gap. When cutting fence panels, the horizontal SmartRail™ needs to be re-notched to fit into the punched holes of a post. A power hacksaw can make this easy! With product versatility like this, ”scrap” material is minimized. Better yet, unforeseen layout changes are usually manageable without putting the installation project on hold.
28. Can Integrity™ gates be cut to be narrower or shorter?
No. Gates are welded together, then powder coated, so they cannot be cut after they are made.
29. Do Integrity™ fence panels and/or gates include posts?
No. Panels, gates and posts are sold separately.

What Is Aluminum Fencing?

As the name implies, aluminum fencing can be defined as a fence which is constructed from aluminum. These fences are the perfect addition to any property. Do you intend to add security, enhance aesthetic appeal or just wish your pet could roam the backyard without fear of running away? A wonderful option is to install aluminum fencing.

Maintenance Free

Aluminum fences are not only stylishly and easily installed while also increase the value of your property. Unlike other fencing materials, aluminum does not corrode nor tarnish. There is no need worrying about preservative treatments, cleaning, termite protection or other forms of maintenance that are peculiar to other fences.

Aluminum serves as raw materials for fence panels and it becomes tougher and stronger when it is fixed with other metals.  There are varieties of aluminum fences. They come in various shapes, sizes, heights and styles.

Although, aluminum is silvery white in color, the application of a powder coating via an electrostatic process enables aluminum fences to come in various colors. Bronze, white and black colors are the most popular colors for aluminum fences. Areas of application of aluminum fences are office parks, apartment complexes, etc. An interesting feature of aluminum fences is that they are easily installed.

Fences can be purchased from a wholesaler. You can install it yourself by following the step by step installation instructions and save money in the process.

Benefits of Aluminum Fencing

When you seek fencing for your home, business or property, aluminum fences are among the best alternatives to consider.

Benefits of aluminum fencing over other materials like steels, vinyl and wood.

  • Aluminum fences are durable

Among impressive aspects of aluminum is its durability. Even with little maintenance, aluminum fences can last for many years.

The reason for this is because unlike iron and steel, aluminum does not readily react with its environment.

It has a high immunity against rust, hence, a perfect choice for rain-prone and humid regions.

Besides, aluminum possesses corrosion resistance properties, making it applicable in different environments for a long period of time.

  • Aluminum is a strong lightweight material

Aluminum is the lightest material available for making fences. Being lightweight brings other useful benefits. Its light weight enables it to be used for erecting light fences and reduce installation costs.

In addition, the light weight of aluminum ensures that the fence does not exert excessive pressure on the joints and posts. This will not only make them durable, but will lessen its maintenance costs.

  • Aluminum fencing is cost –effective

Aluminum is economical and cheaper when compared to wrought iron or steel. You can get a better fence which is made of aluminum, even at the same budget. Besides its low initial cost, the lifetime cost of aluminum is also low.

  • Aluminum is easily repaired

Although aluminum is durable, some maintenance is required for its fences. Accidents and unpleasant weather conditions can warrant repairs of the fence.

Notwithstanding, you need not worry about this as aluminum fences can be easily repaired in most cases.

In fact, all that needs done in severe cases is a simple replacement of the damaged part or section. As the entire fence is not repaired, it lowers the overall costs.

  • Easy maintenance

As stated earlier, aluminum does not rust nor corrode, making you spend very little money and effort on their maintenance.  It is worthy to note that aluminum will never be damaged by dirt, insects or moisture. The only effort required of you is to occasionally clean its accumulated grime or dust.

  • You can customize aluminum

Many people will expect their aluminum fence to come in the conventional silvery-white color, as this is what they often know it to be. However, you are not restricted only to this form. Aluminum is customizable with diverse options. Hence, you will be able to find out what suits your desirable needs.

You will also be amazed to discover that aluminum fences can be painted over. This gives you the freedom for creativity.

Aluminum can even be molded into assorted sizes and shapes. Hence, you are able to install stylish and unique fences.

  • Aluminum is versatile

Aluminum can be used in various places due to its unique characteristics. You can use aluminum to make a pool fence or as a fence to grace your patio. All these and many others can be effectively done by aluminum.

  • Aluminum is eco-friendly

One of the best eco-friendly materials for fence is aluminum because it is durable and non-reactive. Your aluminum fence can be recycled later on, thereby reducing the impact on the environment.

Need More Info?

Are you planning to buy aluminum fences? You can search online for reputable companies that offer wholesale aluminum fencing for sale.

Learn more about iFence USA and their vast line of custom aluminum fencing options with various grades of aluminum fence to choose from including: Commercial Grade Aluminum Fencing, Residential Grade Aluminum Fencing, Pool Grade Aluminum Fencing, and Industrial Aluminum Fencing at www.ifenceusa.com.  To contact one of our aluminum fence experts call toll free 800.762.2907 or via email at info@ifenceusa.com.

Aluminum Fencing For Pet Containment and More

There are so types of options for fencing for your pet containment. Aluminum fencing is certainly one of the most popular options and offers a range of benefits. Here’s a look at why you should choose aluminum options and considerations you’ll need to make.

Aluminum Is Strong and Durable

Out of all the metals out there, aluminum is one of the strongest and most durable options. It fairs well in all weather and will sustain multiple hits whether from bad storms or your pet trying to escape. Unlike wooden fences, the metal won’t absorb the water causing it to break down and rot. However, unlike many other types of metals, it’s not as likely to rust.

At the same time, aluminum gates and fences are affordable. The metal is so popular and low maintenance that the manufacturers are able to keep the costs down. Considering you won’t need to replace it as often as some other materials, it’s one of the most cost effective options for pet containment.

Easier to Contain Pets of All Sizes

Aluminum fencing is good for big and small pets. However, you will need to make sure you get the right type of fencing. As large dogs can jump higher, they will require larger fences. The problem is some aluminum options will have a horizontal bar to prevent the metal from bending and warping. The dogs are able to climb onto this bar and hop the fence. It is possible to put the fencing the opposite way around, so the bar is on the outside of the fence.

One benefit with aluminum is that you don’t need gaps within pickets. It’s possible to get what are known as puppy pickets. The gaps are wide enough to see through the fence but small enough to prevent your pup from escaping. The only thing you need to watch out for is digging to get under!

Include a Spring Gate

Aluminum gates offer the same benefits as the fences, but also offer the opportunity for adding a spring closure. Should someone forget to close the gate, the spring will help to force it shut. There’s less need to worry about your pet rushing through the gap at the first sign of freedom.

Maintenance of the spring will be required. The spring is likely to be affected by the weather more than the fence and gate. This can prevent the spring working effectively.

 

Personalizing Your Aluminum Fence

Aluminum is easily adapted and manipulate. It will take a coat of paint relatively easily, meaning you can personalize your fence if you would like. Some home owners go all-out when it comes to personalization, creating a beautifully painted garden on the inside of the fence. Your pet may feel like the garden is much bigger than initially thought and be less inclined to attempt to jump the fence.

Personalization also means it’s easier to hide the aluminum fencing. The fencing blends with the rest of the garden, helping with the resale value of your home later.

Aluminum gates and fences are popular for many pet owners. They offer durable and strong fences for containing your pet at home. Now you just have to decide if it is the perfect option for your particular pet and garden.

Learn more about iFence USA and their vast line of custom aluminum fencing options with various grades of aluminum fence to choose from including: Commercial Grade Aluminum Fencing, Residential Grade Aluminum Fencing, Pool Grade Aluminum Fencing, and Industrial Aluminum Fencing at http://ifenceusa.com/residential.php.  To contact one of our aluminum fence experts call toll free 800.762.2907 or via email at info@ifenceusa.com.

Why Buy An Aluminum Fence?

If there is one standard type of fence available in everywhere, it has to be the aluminum fence. Have you ever wondered what actually makes it great and why buying it is a solid bang for the buck?

Aluminum fences have all the features you need in fencing while providing the utmost protection of your home and yard. They add immediate value to your landscape and are less costly then vinyl and wrought iron. Aluminum also has a better overall appearance and can suit any landscape, whether it’s residential, commercial or industrial.

Homeowners are also considering aluminum as the best way to enclose their swimming pools, protect their pets, children and secure property.

Styles of Aluminum Fencing Include:

  • Aluminum Picket Fences: This style is made to look like wooden fences with pickets however it has the durability of aluminum.
  • Aluminum Metal Pool Fencing and Gates: This helps to prevent accidental pool drowning and ensuring peace of mind when children are playing unsupervised in the backyard.
  • Industrial Aluminum Fence: Commercial and industrial grade aluminum fences are great for shopping malls, restaurants, and other areas in need of a strong and secure aluminum

Benefits of Aluminum in Fencing

Buying aluminum is a great decision for all climates and seasons. The material is relatively strong, resistant and doesn’t rust like iron or enlarges like wood; it is a great solution for protection from a variety of climates.

Purchasing an aluminum fence lets you save while spending and investing in something that has a long lifespan and doesn’t need any maintenance required. For most people, buying an aluminum fence is a one-time job which ends the moment it is set.

Final Word on Fences Made From Aluminum

This makes aluminum the perfect material for fences. At this point, you probably understand why that is the case. If you are a do-it-yourself homeowner, you probably know that it is also easy to install and cheaper than steel and most wood. So, what are you waiting for?

Get your wholesale aluminum fence today!

Learn more about iFence USA and their vast line of custom aluminum fencing options with various grades of aluminum fence to choose from including: Commercial Grade Aluminum Fencing, Residential Grade Aluminum Fencing, Pool Grade Aluminum Fencing, and Industrial Aluminum Fencing at http://ifenceusa.com/residential.php.  To contact one of our aluminum fence experts call toll free 800.762.2907 or via email at info@ifenceusa.com.

Why Should Homeowners Choose Aluminum Driveway Gates?

Aluminum Driveway Gates

Aluminum gates mainly add the touch of class that homeowners are searching for to add a touch of class to their homes.  Gates are exquisite, convenient, and available in a number of styles and colors to add to the beauty of your home.  Regardless of whether you are adding a gate to your homes driveway, main entrance, garden, or pool entrance there are a number of options to choose from in exterior property gates constructed out of aluminum.

Aluminum Popularity

Aluminum driveway gates have been popular among homeowners for a while now for a number of reasons.  Aluminum is utilized in driveway gates because of its durability and lightweight construction.  There are also a number of color and design options to choose from that compliment any home’s exterior.  Homeowners looking to install an aluminum driveway gate can choose a strong, durable aluminum gate as there are many to choose from to enhance any plan, design, or style.

Why Aluminum?

  • Cost: Aluminum is less expensive than steel metal. Homeowners can choose an attractive and decorative gate that is less costly than steel or any other type of metal used in fencing.  Within a reasonable budget, homeowners can choose an aluminum driveway gate.  They are cost effective and cater the needs of homeowners with a limited budget.
  • Weight: Aluminum driveway gates are very lightweight which allows them to open easier in comparison to iron or steel driveway fences. This might be less important of a point when looking to install an automatic gate however there may come a time when homeowners need to open the gate without the use of electric power.  Aluminum also causes minimal wear and tear on rollers and hinges when used in automatic driveway gates.  Due to the lightweight nature of the material the control system used to operate the fence will surely last longer than if installing a heavier driveway gate.
  • Maintenance: There is little to no maintenance when it comes to an aluminum fence or gate. Aluminum is powder coated with a material that works to stop corrosion, rust, and decay.  Unlike wrought iron metal, aluminum does not require scrubbing, sanding and treatment using rust inhibitors and rust proof paint to keep the gate looking as good as new.  Aluminum gates save time, money, and effort when it comes to maintenance.
  • Long Lasting: Aluminum driveway gates are light weight, strong and flexible. They are not destroyed by corrosion.
  • Design: Homeowners like the alluring nature that aluminum driveways have. They truly enhance the landscape beauty and appearance of the home.  Without spending too much, homeowners can get a number of different styles, designs, colors, sizes, and plans.

Learn more about iFence USA and their vast line of custom aluminum fencing options with various grades of aluminum fence to choose from including: Commercial Grade Aluminum Fencing, Residential Grade Aluminum Fencing, Pool Grade Aluminum Fencing, and Industrial Aluminum Fencing at http://ifenceusa.com/gates.php.  To contact one of our aluminum fence experts call toll free 800.762.2907 or via email at info@ifenceusa.com.

How Aluminum Fencing Can Be A Great Addition To Your Home

Aluminum fencing has been around for awhile but yet has never had the kind of appeal it currently has.  For as long as individuals have had property and swimming pools to secure residential and commercial fencing has been around.  Aluminum fencing is a decent approach to keep children and pets in the yard and out of a swimming pool while keeping unwanted visitors out.

Fences have many advantages however some fencing materials can be considerable upkeep and maintenance.  Aluminum fencing shatters this truth as it is practically maintenance free to keep looking as good as the day it was first installed.  Aluminum fencing has advantages over many other fencing materials.

Purchasing Low Cost Wholesale Aluminum Fence Panels

Purchasing wholesale aluminum fence panels is one way to decrease the expenses associated with installing aluminum fencing.  Wholesale aluminum fences come in a variety of styles and colors unlike wooden fencing.  Another major advantage of aluminum verse wood, vinyl, chain link and other types of fence is that is does not rust, hence, homeowners will not have to bother or worry about painting the fence at any point in the future.  The powder coated aluminum fencing does not lose its color, rust, or require maintenance even in the harshest of weather elements. Aluminum fence is so durable that reputable online wholesale fencing manufacturers are willing to stand by their product by offering a lifetime guarantee against wear and tear.

Aluminum Fence Panel Installation

The installation of aluminum fence panels is fairly direct and simple for even the most novice of do it yourselfers.  Fencing that is available in panels is much easier to install than those types that come in individual pieces and have to be pieced together. Aluminum is lightweight which also helps to simplify the installation process.  Most come with pre-punched holes that help homeowners install the fence as easily as they would put together a puzzle.

Residential aluminum fencing is also a perfect addition when looking to add to the security of your home.  It is incredibly durable in every type of weather and climate conditions.  It is lightweight, strong, and maintenance free.  Selecting aluminum fencing allows you to save money in the areas of installation and maintenance.  The initial investment may be a bit more than other types of fencing however the overall benefits and beauty of the fence and landscape once it is installed is well worth the extra cost.

Learn more about iFence USA and their vast line of custom aluminum fencing options with various grades of aluminum fence to choose from including: Commercial Grade Aluminum Fencing, Residential Grade Aluminum Fencing, Pool Grade Aluminum Fencing, and Industrial Aluminum Fencing at http://ifenceusa.com/residential.php.  To contact one of our aluminum fence experts call toll free 800.762.2907 or via email at info@ifenceusa.com.

Aluminum Driveway Gates | How to buy genuine iNTEGRITY

Ordering a Driveway Gate is fun and not difficult (especially when you activate our one-of-a-kind iDesign Gate Studio™). Nevertheless, you may have questions about terminology. Feel free to call us at anytime for quick answers. For the most commonly asked questions, look for “what’s this?” or “learn more!” and click for more info. Our FAQ and glossary can also be a big help. Enjoy!

1  Choose Your Style

All Integrity™ gates ordered correspond to the 18 styles of fencing we offer. Feel free to peruse our list of styles, but if you really want pick the exact gate you want, right down to the optional details – and actually see it – use our design studio and read below for more information! There is nothing like it anywhere!
2  Select Desired Configuration

Gates can be ordered in 4 different configurations. Horizon™ Straight (without an arch) or in the following arched designs: Regal Wave™, Stonecliff Sunrise™ or StoneCliff Sunset™. The depictions at left are only a representation – no matter what style of gate you select, it can be made in one of the 4 configurations shown at left. Note also that gates can be made single-leaf or double-leaf.
3  Select Desired Grade of Material

Gates can be ordered in any grade of material we sell. In general, the wider your gate, the heavier the recommended grade. Driveway Gates are most often ordered in the heaviest and strongest grade, the Ultimate™ grade.
4  Decide on Desired Functional Options

Driveway gates are most often ordered with additional options as part of the “package.” There are several options to choose from.
5  Consider Accent Options

Driveway gates are most often ordered with additional accent options as part of the “package.” There are several options to choose from
6  Specify Posts or No Posts

You may already have posts or perhaps a pillar structure to attach your gate to (this is referred to as a “direct mount”). Most of our customers, however, need to buy posts with their new gate.
7  Specify Gate Height

The height of a gate is always the height at the hinge point.
8  Specify Gate Width

The width of a gate is always the width of the opening, either between the posts you will buy or the distance between your existing posts or between pillar structures when you are direct-mounting.
9  Pick Your Color

There are 9 gorgeous color options and your choice will not impact the price of the gate.
10  How to get a Quote on your Driveway Gate

  • We have a very easy-to-follow gate quote form that takes about 3 minutes to complete. This form has built-in answers for the most commonly asked questions.
  • When you use our cool iDesign Studio™ you will be able to click “get quote” when you have your gate looking the way you want it. Then, the gate quote form will have all of your selections automatically designated. All there will be left to do is enter your desired size!
  • Call us directly at 800-762-8876 for helpful information and subsequent quote.

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