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How much is a wooden gate?

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This depends on a number of factors; height, width, design, swing, sliding, single, double, painted, clear finished, raw, installed, supply only. Are posts required, or are we replacing existing gates? Do you want automation, an intercom system, locks, latches, ringpulls, letterbox and accessories? Many different factors determine the price of your gate/s, call us on…

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Sliding gate vs swing gate?

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Can’t decide whether to have a sliding or swing driveway gate installed? Sliding gates work really well if you are short on driveway space. The automated gate simply slides along your fenceline allowing easy vehicle access. We set our tracks into a concrete foundation to ensure its durability and functionality will last for many many...
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Why should I buy a wooden gate?

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At Gatecraft, we use Western Red Cedar as it is a softwood which is versatile, durable, beautiful and easy to use and maintain. It won’t warp, swell, bend or cup in hot or cold weather like hard woods. Maintenance is not an issue – with a light sand, gates can be stained or varnished again...
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Where do you source your wood from?

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We use Western Red Cedar for it’s longevity and durability. Western Red Cedar grows on the western edge of the coastal mountains from Northern California to Southern Alaska. Our timber is sourced from sustainable forests and are audited by a third party inspection agency to ensure compliance with the certification standards.  

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Are your gates durable?

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We chose Western Red Cedar as it is a softwood and is naturally “at home” in the outdoors! Hardwoods, like jarrah don’t like being in the ‘outdoors’ and buckles and warps over time and in different seasons. Western Red Cedar is also rich in decay resistant extractives. Western Red Cedar also have flame spread and…

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Wooden gates Adelaide South Australia

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If you’re looking for timber, wooden, slat, cedar, mini orb, corrugated iron, privacy or security gates and you live in Adelaide or anywhere in South Australia, you’ve come to the right place! We are a family owned South Australian business. We’ve been manufacturing here in SA for over 25 years. Western Red Cedar gates are...
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