There are many different fence and gate designs that you can place in your landscape plan. Which you choose depends on two main factors – the design of the surrounding area and the function the gate (and fence) is to perform. In many places, the type of fence and gate you can set up has already been established and there are covenants in place to protect the look of a neighborhood. In some areas, gaps and gates are not allowed. But in others, it comes down to individual choice.
There are also a lot of secondary factors to consider. Is the gate intended to keep children in or other people's animals out of the yard? Will the gate serve as an inviting entry to your property? Will the gate get heavy use, or will it be used only occasionally?
A gate to keep small children inside a fence needs to … Read More