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Finished gates ship in under two weeks, DIY kits in a week, or get plans instantly. No matter your choice, you need a design first. It's easy! After a few questions, you'll have a design and pricing in under a minute!
Fully Assembled with all Hardware. Finished or unfinished. Fully cushioned and shipped by our carpenters directly to you via UPS Ground . Prices start at $150 In Stock. .
As a kit with all pre-cut wood. Finished (in 31 choices) or unfinished. Includes all wood and hardware. Ready for contractors and DIY-ers for FAST construction. You'll need a drill, screwdriver, and a 18G brad nailer for assembly. View. Starts at $97.
Plans for the do it yourselfer. You receive the plans, with measurements for cutting, and complete assembly instructions. You'll need a miter saw, and the tools above. Wood available in the plank and molding section of your big box hardware store. Prices for all plans are under $10.
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Deck Gates:. Deck gates must hinge to a 4x4 post. You must be about to mount the base of a strap hinge to the post. You can NOT use butt hinges (two plates that touch when the gate is closed). Strap hinges prevent gate sag, and distribute the load across the handrail.
Doorframes. Wood door frames are great, as long as there is no door present. The frame must have 1 1/2" of flat space available where the gate will hang.
Wall Mount. You can also attach wood planks (we provide) to your drywall or paneling, and hinge to the plank (and latch to the one on the other side). But, there MUST be a stud behind the drywall, to which the wall plank(s) are anchored.
Posts. You can install gates between posts (to which you can hinge). So, there must be flat areas on the posts for hinges, and those hinges have to line up vertically.
Requirements. Gates must be mounted at a right angle to the wall or doorframe or post. They can not hang 'on a diagonal'. You can NOT hinge directly to drywall. Gates are too heavy for compression mount. You can not 'turn a corner' with a two panel gates. Two panel gates must hang in a straight line.
Our latches are intended to defeat little hands but are not rated as child proof. They use a thumb clasp for locking. You can augment with a doorstop, to prevent a gate opening over stairs. You can also add a surface bolt or hasp for extra safety. View our latch video.
Products ship UPS GROUND. Stained gates/kits ship within 14 days after payment. Unfinished gates and kits ship within 10 days. If you revise your design within 36 hours after ordering (which any customer can do), your delivery time may extend a day. Plans are downloaded by you after payment. We do not ship AIR. We can not ship to PO Boxes. In most cases, a signature will be required for delivery addresses NOT matching the billing address, or if we are shipping to an area with extreme weather (so you're there to bring it inside).