An automatic iron gate is a great investment for your home, offering increased security, convenience, and a very stylish fixture to your home’s exterior. However, there are choices when it comes to buying an automated iron gate for your home, pre-made or custom-made.

Each has their advantages and disadvantages depending on your requirements so be sure to consider the following four things when deciding between a pre-made or custom-made automated iron gate for your home:

1. Cost

One of the main considerations to make between a pre-made and custom-made automated iron gate for your home is the price. As you might imagine, a pre-made design is generally much cheaper than a custom-made design, being mass produced that results in a lower cost to manufacture.
As a result, pre-made automatic iron gates are always going to be cheaper than a custom-made gate, so be sure to consider your budget for the gate when deciding between the two options.

2. Time

How urgently do you need the gate by? Some people have strict deadlines they want to stick to, which is understanding when considering the added security and convenience the gate provides the home with.

So, those that want to have their automated gate installed as soon as possible should probably decide on a pre-made product. These are typically ready for installation when purchased, while a custom-made gate could take several weeks to finish and install, so bear this in mind when choosing between each gate.

3. Style

Perhaps the biggest advantage of a custom-made automated iron gate is the fact you decide on the design.

This is a huge draw for many people, as automated gates are one of the main features outside your property, so if you want a specific design that fits within your current aesthetics, then a custom-made gate is always a better option.

You can get virtually any style you want from a custom-made design, with the iron capable of being wrought into countless designs to meet your tastes. Remember, an automated gate adds value to a property, so the more stylish the design the more value it is likely to add.

4. Versatility

A custom-made automated gate is always going to be a more versatile option as it can be designed to accommodate the precise needs of your property. Whether it’s the size, style, or color, a custom-made gate is always going to guarantee the best fit possible.

For top-notch automatic gates for your home or business, Superior Gate Services is the trusted local choice.  To get ideas and to see some recent examples of our work, take a look at our gallery page. When you are looking for a new gate or any related equipment, we welcome you to either contact us through our website or call us at (855) 747-4283 and one of our friendly representatives will be glad to answer any questions you have, or arrange a free consultation with no obligation.

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