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Types of Fence Gates by Elite Fence and Outdoor

Elite Fence and Outdoor, a top-rated fence company in Tampa, Florida, offers a variety of material and style options for fencing and gates to choose from that will seamlessly blend in with the rest of your fence. If you’re looking for an attractive yet durable option, aluminum fences may be the best choice. Vinyl fences are a low-maintenance choice and come in a variety of styles. 

If you want a practical yet affordable fence, chain link fences and gates may be the best fit for you. Wood fences are a strong, affordable, and versatile option. Visit the photo gallery on our website to see the various options we have to offer. Our gates can be manufactured in any of our styles and grades, and we even offer some specialty gates like v-track, slide, and cantilever gates. No matter which type of fence gate you choose, we have one that will work with your project. Here are some typical gate options you will need to consider for a new fence installation.

Photo of Aluminum Single Gate in Tampa Florida

Aluminum Single Entry Gate

Photo of a wood double gate in Tampa Florida by Elite Fence & Outdoor

Wood Double Gate

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Swing Gate

  • Single/Standard Gates: This single-door gate is usually the same height as the rest of the fence and has one swinging door. It can feature a number of design elements, from latticework to arched tops, and is available in different widths. This gate should be reinforced to keep it from sagging and warping, and the latch system should be strategically placed. 
  • Double Gates: While many people opt for a single standard gate, they often like to have an additional double gate to allow easy entry for larger items, such as lawn maintenance equipment or recreational vehicles. 
  • Pool Gates: Although gates and fences can be decorative or simply functional, they can also provide security to keep your family safe. When considering a gate for your pool area, keep in mind that many municipalities already have regulations in place, and the experts at Elite Fence and outdoor will ensure that your pool gate will meet those requirements.

Entry Points for Residential Properties

If you’re planning a Tampa Bay fencing project, consider the different entry points you might need for automobiles, lawn care, recreational vehicles, or leisure activities. For example, if you have many drivers frequently entering or exiting the driveway, you’ll want a double gate that can easily accommodate the needs of the drivers in your family. 

A double gate may also be helpful if you have large recreational vehicles like boats, trailers, or RVs that you would like to park on your property. Perhaps you want to be able to access walking or bike trails from your backyard – then a single gate may be your best bet.

If you have maintenance workers that will need to access your lawn with a wide lawnmower, you may want to consider a wide, single gate. It’s important that you think about your everyday needs and consider your requirements for the future as well. 

Think about Property Size and Fence Location 

Do you own a small plot of land? You may only need one standard walk-through gate. Is your backyard quite large? Consider installing two gates so that you can access your yard from various points on your property. 

Is your fence a physical barrier between you and your neighbor? Or does it run across the back of your property? You may not think you need an additional gate. However, if the kids throw a ball over the back of the fence, having that extra access point could make retrieving it much easier. 

Whether you are installing a traditional vinyl fence, an elegant aluminum fence, a classic wood fence or a practical chain link fence, a properly installed fence gate will allow you to access your space quickly and easily. 

Elite Fence is Here to Help You With Your Tampa, FL Residential Fence and Gate Needs

Gate designs differ almost as much as fence designs, and the fence experts at Elite Fence are knowledgeable in all elements of fence design and construction, including gates! Give one of the top-rated fence companies in Tampa, Florida a call at 813 817-0392 or use our online free instant pricing tool and let us help you plan your next fencing project!

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High Security Fencing

Maintaining a secure perimeter is your first line of defense against potential threats. A securely installed metal fence serves as a visual deterrent backed with heavy metal components that give a higher level of protection compared to traditional alternatives.

Limited Lifetime Warranty

Our metal fences come with a Limited Lifetime Warranty that protects against cracking, peeling, chipping, blistering and corrosion resulting in structural failure, without cause and workmanship and material defects through the manufacturer.

Beautiful Vinyl Fences

Vinyl fences are a bright, bold fence choice. Available in a variety of colors, vinyl fencing can be installed in a many configurations to help you enhance the beauty of your property. And, because vinyl isn’t as porous as wood, vinyl fences retain their color and finish much longer than wood fencing so you can enjoy your fence for years to come.

Easy to Clean

Vinyl fencing can be cleaned easily with a regular garden hose. If you get a little mildew from moisture or shady conditions, you can use a mild dish soap and then spray off the fence with a garden hose. Vinyl fences are very easy to clean, making them a great option for low-maintenance fencing.

Stronger Fencing

Compared to wood, vinyl fencing is much stronger. Vinyl fencing is flexible and durable, which helps vinyl out-perform wood fencing in windy conditions and with environmental exposure to UV rays and weather.

Premium Chain Link Mesh

Our chain link mesh offers a high level of security for residential, commercial, and industrial properties.

Manufactured with you in mind to provide you with security and beauty at the same time.

Top Quality Rails
We pride ourselves on going the extra mile to ensure your investment is built to last. Adding a top rail to your chain link fence project creates an extra level of durability and security.
Stronger Posts & Hardware

A benefit of choosing our team to install your chain link fence is that we use only the most durable posts and hardware.

Chain-link fences are known for being the last fences standing during hurricanes, tornados, and other severe weather events.

Seamless Design

Our metal fence panels are fabricated through a welding technique that combines laser and fusion technology to create a virtually invisible structural connection at every picket to rail intersection. 

Our team’s expertly crafted construction is unmatched in strength and durability.

Powder-Coated Strength

All of our aluminum fences are coated inside and out. Our metal framework is subjected to a multi-stage pre-treatment/wash, followed by a duplex cathodic electrocoat system consisting of an epoxy primer, which significantly increases corrosion protection, and an acrylic topcoat, which provides the protection necessary to withstand adverse weathering effects.

25 Year Limited Lifetime Warranty

The power of the outdoors has met its match. Composite is engineered to endure decades of foul weather and foot traffic…with the warranty coverage to prove it. 

With our 25-Year Limited Residential Warranty, you can rest assured that your backyard investment is well protected.

Decorative Details

Our team is committed to going the extra mile in every detail of your fence project.

Customize your fence project by asking about our add-ons we offer: decorative post caps, trim, and custom railings.

Versatile Infill Options

Want to create a super durable fence that’s as unique as you? With a FenceTrac system you can pair their patented, durable U-channels with the infill that best fits your style. FenceTrac is designed to be used with nearly any type of rigid infill, so you can create the exact look you want.

Durable Metal Frame

FenceTrac comes in with a durable textured matte black powder coat finish consisting of a multi-stage process of industrial, weather-resistant finish. The sturdy metal frame creates a stronger, longer-lasting fence. FenceTrac’s metal frame is also compatible for fencing sloped grades with precision. 

Stronger Trac Channels

FenceTrac U-channels are manufactured from 18-ga. roll-formed galvanized steel for superior strength and durability. This system is built to be long-lasting and customizable to match any yard.

Better Fence Pickets

We build with only the best fence pickets. These are not the typical fence pickets anyone can buy from the local big-box stores. We have partnered with suppliers to provide the highest quality wood fencing materials.

Modern, Sleek Design

FenceTrac’s revolutionary, innovative fence system features one of the most modern, sleek designs on the market. Not only are these fences long-lasting, but they are also highly customizable as well as fashionable.

Never Shrink, Warp, or Rot

PostMaster+ fences are designed for more than just presenting a seamless fence, it is an investment in peace of mind.

PostMaster+ is designed to not shrink, warp or rot like wood posts.

Withstands Up to 112 MpH Winds

Your PostMaster+ fence system can be configured to withstand up to 112 MpH winds.

Steel posts protect your investment from damaging wind while cedar offers protection from bugs, rot, and warping.

Hidden Posts

PostMaster+ is the only steel fence post on the market designed to be hidden from view.

Both sides of your fence will showcase beautiful cedar posts while the steel on the inside creates a durable, long-lasting fence.

Stronger Posts

We understand that your fence is only as strong as your posts. This is why we take great care to use the strongest posts, free of defect.

All high-quality posts are built to ensure that your fence stands strong for years to come.

Premium Rails

Much like our fence pickets, our company takes care to only build with rails with minor defects. Taking the time to use premium fence materials helps ensure your family can enjoy the security and privacy of your new fence for years to come.

Nice Finishing Caps

Our team prides themselves on putting in the little details that make your fence unique to you. Ask your representative about adding premium finishing caps to your Chain Link fence project.