Tips & Ideas

Swing Gates vs Slide Gates

Whether you are buying pre-made or building your own, it is important to know the main differences between swing and slide gates. Swing Gate Hardware Residential swing gates use a married pair of “Post” (aka “Pin”), and “Frame” hinges placed near the top and bottom of...

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Which Wheel is Best for Your Gate?

Ever wonder what kind of wheel is the best one for your gate? You are not alone. Gates come in a variety of styles – single swing, double drive, slide, and cantilever – and consequently require different hardware to swing or slide them. For every style of gate, there...

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Give Your Wooden Fence a Face Lift

Time and weather will wear down just about anything – including your beautiful wooden fence. If your fence has begun to gray and lost its natural, youthful hue, it may be time to freshen it up with a quick face lift. The two best, and possibly only, ways we have found...

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Giving Back at Christmas

Have you ever heard of the Christmas-time charity called Santa’s Hidden Kids? A wonderful organization celebrating its 28th anniversary this year, Santa’s Hidden Kids found its start after John Free visited his mother-in-law in the hospital one Christmas Eve 28 years...

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Chain Link Gates

As discussed in my last post, Fence Specialists’ gate shop manufactures all of our own chain link gates. We produce four different styles: 1. Single Swing, 2. Double Drive, 3. Rolling, and 4. Cantilever. You can order your gates in any color and size you want - be it...

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Meet Our Gate Shop

Fence Specialists is a unique operation offering a variety of services both in retail and installation. Our gate shop is one very busy corner of our industry that specializes in welding, fabricating, and covering two types of gates. The shop can weld and fabricate...

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