Made to measure driveway gates; a classic choice.
Wooden made to measure driveway gates can bring a timeless, classic charm to your property. They are an effective barrier to the entrance of your driveway. They are a relatively cost-effective long term solution for protecting your home, whilst improving the aesthetics. The natural characteristics of the wood make wooden driveway gates perfect for the traditional home and can even be “painted” with pigmented UV oils to compliment the look and feel of a modern home.
Benefits of wooden made to measure driveway Gates
There is no such thing as one size fits all. This why all of our Courtyard & Driveway gate are made to order. Most people opt for a 50/50 gate split however, in some cases, it may not be practically possible to have a standard set of driveway gates. When space is the consideration you might, for example, choose a gate with a 30-70 split opening.
Made to measure driveway gates are crafted to fit your specific measurements and requirements. This ensures that the gate fits perfectly, looks aesthetically pleasing, and functions properly.
Wood’s durability is questioned by some however, modern treatments and maintenance techniques have made wooden gates remarkably sturdy. With proper care and gate installation, wooden driveway gates can withstand a range of weather conditions, including rain and sun exposure. Maintained correctly wooden driveway gates are a worthwhile investment that will last for many years to come.
Wooden made to measure driveway gates are relatively easy to maintain. Charltons recommend modern UV oils (click here for more information). The application of oil can considerably reduce any movement in the timber and maintain the natural colour of your gate. Apply annually or when water droplets no longer bead on the surface.
Want a coloured gate? Easy. There are ranges of pigments modern UV oils that are opaque and give a “painted finish”. Osmo have over 120 colours to choose from in their Country Shades Range. Two or three coats of this will give a painted look finish to your gate. As with clear oil this is easy to maintain.
Investing in wooden driveway gates not only enhances the visual appeal of your property but also increases its market value. Potential buyers are often drawn to homes with aesthetically pleasing, well maintained entrances. Wooden gates can be a selling point that sets your property apart in a competitive housing market.
As members of Made in Britain, all of our quality wooden gates are manufactured in Somerset. The joinery grade timber for gates is from PEFC sustainable and responsible sources.
Need advice on a driveway gate? Call our knowledgeable Sales Specialist on 01373 812521