According to one popular building magazine, completing simple DIY tasks such as installing new garden gates should be carried out with precaution. This is because whilst the initial purchase price can often be far cheaper than hiring in a gate contractor to complete the works for you some people simply find themselves out of their comfort zone and unable to complete the installation.
This is especially prevalent with the younger generation who seem to lack the skills required. In addition if you also have to start purchasing tools the costs can begin to spiral turning what looked like a bargain into a more expensive home improvement.
As such here at Wrought Iron Gates Direct, we strongly urge you to consider the likely costs you might incur if you cannot complete your installation in the safe and proper manner. Remember, certain gates can be extremely heavy and as such will place a large strain on the fixing points and improper fitting will result in these points pulling loose over time leading to remedial work being required to put right.