All posts by: Steve Jones

Many people who are considering whether to have automated gates often have questions about their safety. Exactly how safe are they? Are there any potential risks, and what kind of safety measures do they have to implement to mitigate those...
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There are many tips and tricks you can use to add value to a property. For example, installing high-quality driveway gates should increase the asking price if you decide to sell your home in the future. In fact, custom-made driveway...
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Driveway gates are an attractive addition to your property while also making it more secure. But what happens when you cannot find the size that you need? Fortunately, there are manufacturers that will make your driveway gates to order. Below,...
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So, you’re contemplating whether or not to add automatic gates to your driveway at home. But where do you start? Well, before you begin calling contractors and making arrangements, there are several things to consider. Once in place, driveway gates...
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When it comes to installing automated gates for your driveway, there are several decisions to make. One is whether you are going to opt for a single or double gate configuration. Finding the appropriate solution is about more than the...
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Traditionally, wood has been the material of choice for gates and boundary fences. It remains hugely popular in the UK, is pleasing to the eye and incredibly versatile. However, it’s not ideal for every purpose. If you’re considering whether to...
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A total of more than 422,000 burglaries in England and Wales was recorded in 2018-19. And, while it is impossible to eliminate the possibility of your property being burgled, there are steps you can take to deter criminals from targeting where...
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Our delivery dates are changing. And for that reason it’s important to place an order now to avoid a delay. Stargates’ aluminium gate factory closes during the second half of August. With that in mind, any bespoke made-to-measure solutions need...
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Electric gates are an excellent means of ensuring a very high level of security at your property, but this will only be a benefit if you install them correctly. Should you, therefore, install your own electric gates, or have this...
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When gates open, they need space to travel through to move into their new position.  Obviously, there can’t be obstacle in the path of moving gates or there’s going to be a collision. Each of a pair of swing gates...
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