When you think of a home makeover, what are the first things you think of? Quite often, we neglect the impact of reinventing the outsides of our properties. After all, this is the first thing that other people will see – including possible future buyers. A simple, functional and cost-effective way to improve your property’s external appearance is by installing aluminium slat gates in your Sydney home. In this article, we’ll look at some of the benefits of taking this route.
1) It Gives Off A Great First Impression
How your gate looks and works will most certainly contribute to how visitors (both invited and uninvited) view your home. An aluminium slat gate can make your home look more inviting or sellable and even deter potential robbers should they come across your property.
2) It’s Easy On The Eye
An aluminium slat gate is what you get when a classic wooden picket fence graduates into a sleeker, stronger and more beautiful gate. It offers the attractive appearance of wood, but with the durability and flexibility of aluminium. It comes in a variety of colours, sizes and designs, too.
3) It’s Better For Your Safety & Security
While they’re not as heavy as steel gates, aluminium slat gates are designed to withstand any weather conditions and on the odd chance that they should get damaged, repairing them is an affordable exercise. You can incorporate electronic security system features to work with your gate to secure your property adequately, for both pedestrian or vehicle entry.
4) Keep Your Personal Space Private
No Peeping Tom shall prosper unless their name is Clarke Kent and they have x-ray vision. Aluminium slat gates are great for ensuring privacy for your Sydney home.
5) Easy To Clean & Maintain
The process of keeping your gate in great condition is uncomplicated and inexpensive. It might look like wood, but it won’t warp, rot or chip. All you need is a clean, damp cloth to wipe the gate when it gets dirty, and you’ll be good to go. Keep it clear of rubble and obstruction and apply whatever lubricant that is necessary to keep the hinges or rails working smoothly.