By Veronika Mølbæk |November 14, 2022 | Gate tips

Gate safety: Stop your gate from falling this autumn

Autumn is well and truly upon us and with the changing colours comes stronger winds, more rain, and the occasional storm. In addition to incentivising indoor days, ‘sweater weather’ can lead to disasters when it comes to gates. Almost every year, there are stories of gates falling in bad weather. Whether this is caused by […]

By Veronika Mølbæk |April 05, 2022 | FAQs

Gate keeps: How big can the gap between my gate and gate post be?

The gap between your gate and the gate post is important for a number of reasons. The most obvious one is security. If the gap is too big, an outsider could be able to get their arm or tools through the gate and open it from the outside. You therefore don’t want this gap to […]

By Veronika Mølbæk |March 23, 2022 | Other gate hardware

What is a gate keep and why do I need one?

What are gate keeps/strike plates? Our lock kits will usually consist of the locking mechanism and a receiving part which goes on the post. This receiving part is either a strike plate or a gate keep.   A strike plate is how we describe a metal plate installed on the post, designed to guide the […]