It can be difficult to care for metal gates and fencing, especially when it’s been installed on a commercial scale. However, it’s highly important that any rust, damage or weathering is picked up on as soon as possible. Once you’ve noticed it, it’s time to take action, and RTC Fencing are on hand to help.
Identify any problems
Any issues with your metal gates or fencing should be identified as soon as possible. This may allow for problems to be easily fixed as opposed to buying brand new gates and fence panels, thus saving money in the long run. Things to look out for include:
How to fix the problem
Clean your fences and gates regularly
In order to prevent damage and weathering to your metal fence or gate, then it’s important to maintain them. Cleaning them will ensure dirt and excess water is removed, keeping the fence looking and functioning just as it should. Particular attention should be paid to metal gates, as there are more nooks and crannies for unwanted water and dirt to settle and cause problems.
Grease the gate’s hinges
It’s important that gate hinges are well lubricated to ensure they don’t squeak or wear unnecessarily when they’re continually opened and closed on a regular basis. It’s also a fairly simple process to follow and it won’t be too costly either.
How to grease hinges on a gate:
Replace broken or damaged areas
When it comes to gates and fence panels, it’s imperative that they’re replaced when broken or damaged. This ensures the security of your premises by eliminating gaps in your perimeter. It reduces the risk of people trespassing on your land and subsequently committing further crimes, such as vandalism or theft. Having a strong, sturdy fence that is in great condition can maintain the professional image of your establishment or organisation, so if your fence or metal gate is beyond repair, then you should have it replaced immediately.
Here at RTC Fencing, we’re dedicated to ensuring that our customers’ premises are kept safe and secure at all times. The high-quality metal fences and gates we provide are strong and sturdy, meaning they cannot be easily damaged. You’ll be able to choose security fencing which is right for you, whether you’d prefer mesh, or palisade fencing, you’ll be able to count on us to deliver. We’re even able to add metal gates to your perimeter, ensuring your premises is secured even further. For more information about the additional products we sell, including sports ground fencing, rural fencing and railings, get in touch with a member of our friendly, knowledgeable team today – we operate throughout Leicester, Nottingham, Melton Mowbray, Derby and the surrounding areas.