13 07, 2021

Reasons to buy a Charltons wooden gate

2021-07-22T16:17:53+01:00July 13th, 2021|5 Bar Gates, Charltons News, Courtyard Gates, Driveway Gate, Garden Gates, Made in Britain, Pedestrian gates, Side gate, Wooden gates|

Reasons to buy a Charltons wooden gate; Quality, Appearance, Function, Security, Versatility and Sustainability! What better way to make the first impression of your property memorable than a beautifully crafted wooden gate. A gate is often the first thing visitors see. Its appearance can define expectation of what lies ahead [...]

21 06, 2021

Automated gates

2021-06-21T16:59:53+01:00June 21st, 2021|Automated Gates, Courtyard Gates, Made in Britain, Wood|

Automated gates have many advantages. They improve home security against intruders, provide all-weather ease of operation while offering a level of prestige that manual gates cannot. However, with the increased demand for automated gates, comes the dangers of not using them correctly or not having them maintained regularly. Therefore it [...]

28 05, 2021

Protecting your gate from the sun

2021-05-28T13:29:52+01:00May 28th, 2021|Charltons News, Gate Care, Gate Treatment, Gates & Hot Weather|

  Protecting your gate from the sun is as important as the wet wintery weather. Having spent your hard-earned money on a gate for your property it is important to keep your gate healthy and looking good. You are going to want to make sure that the investment is protected [...]

26 04, 2021

How Iroko weathers over time

2021-04-26T15:43:59+01:00April 26th, 2021|Charltons News, Gate Care, Gate Treatment|

Iroko weathers over time like any timber. It is a hardwood is  rich in natural oils with a ‘Very Durable’ classification. Therefore, it is relatively stable, hard wearing and resistant to decay. Iroko is the timber that we use on our Hardwood Courtyard & Driveway gates plus some 5 Bar [...]

14 04, 2021

Sustainable timber lifecycle

2021-04-14T14:53:24+01:00April 14th, 2021|Charltons News|

Sustainable timber lifecycle at Charltons is underpinned by PEFC controlled and certified timber softwood. During production all by products are collected and reused. Nothing goes to waste. Sustainable timber has the lowest energy used in its processing, production and transport, from tree to end user than any of any mainstream [...]

25 01, 2021

Quality made garden gates

2021-01-25T12:46:50+00:00January 25th, 2021|Garden Gates, Made in Britain, Pedestrian gates, Side gate|

If you want quality made garden gates that lasts, then buy a Charltons garden gate! There are many cheap imported gates that look to be good value out on the market however, there is often poor timber quality, poor machining and poor workmanship. With more than 15 quality timber gates [...]

23 10, 2020

Wood durability; Heartwood & Sapwood

2020-10-23T13:00:58+01:00October 23rd, 2020|Charltons News|

Often, when reading information about timber products the word "durability" is mentioned. What does this actually mean? What is wood durability? Mature trees all contain Heartwood which is an inner core and this is surrounded by an outer layer known as Sapwood.  Sapwood is new wood. It is like a [...]

9 10, 2020

Celebrating Grown in Britain Week

2020-10-09T13:57:39+01:00October 9th, 2020|Charltons News, Grown in Britain, landscaping products, Made in Britain, Rustic Sleepers, Sustainable Timber|

Charltons are once again celebrating Grown in Britain Week by planting 30 trees in SW England via the Carbon Footprint Scheme. Click here to see our Certificate. Only the Grown in Britain logo guarantees that timber has been grown legally in the UK in accordance with the UK Government Timber [...]

7 10, 2020

Keeping your Home Safe!

2020-10-07T11:28:21+01:00October 7th, 2020|Automated Gates, Charltons News, Courtyard Gates, Driveway Gate, Electric gates, Garden Gates, Security, Side gate|

Charltons are an official supporter of National Home Security Month - Keeping our homes safe! National Home Security Month begins with a focus on door security! With 5% of burglaries taking place due to an unlocked door! No one likes to think about the potential of forced entry and theft [...]

18 07, 2020

Privacy, Security & Kerb appeal

2020-08-20T11:02:32+01:00July 18th, 2020|Courtyard Gates, Driveway Gate, Electric gates, Made in Britain|

Whether you live in a traditional country house or an ultra-contemporary building, adding a wooden gate is a guaranteed way to add privacy & security, kerb appeal and value to any property. Not only do they add extra levels of privacy & security, making it harder for any unwelcome guests [...]

15 07, 2020

Landscaping with Rustic Sleepers

2020-07-17T08:58:56+01:00July 15th, 2020|Charltons News, Grown in Britain, Made in Britain, Rustic Sleepers, Sleepers, Sustainability, Sustainable Timber|

Landscaping with Rustic Sleepers is a must for any garden! Manufactured using more , the Rustic sleepers are also pressure treated. They are easy to use, versatile and make a great addition to any garden. Manufactured using more durable sustainble redwood timber they are Certified as being Grown in Britain [...]

10 02, 2020

Gate Safety and Automated Gates

2020-02-11T16:54:32+00:00February 10th, 2020|Automated Gates, Courtyard Gates, Driveway Gate, Electric gates, Gate safety, Security|

Charltons recommends that a qualified installer fits automated gates and supports Gate Safety Awareness. For more information click the links below http://www.dhfonline.org.uk/about.htm http://gate-safe.org/ An automatic gate is ideal for high levels of convenience as well as security. The majority of Charltons Courtyard Gates and some 5 Bar gates can be [...]

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