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Should you Add an Aluminum Gate to Your Railing System?

Aluminum Railings, Deck Railings | September 17, 2021

If you are looking at installing a quality railing system on your deck, you have likely considered the possibility of adding an aluminum gate. These units provide exceptional durability and are available in a variety of options to fit the design of many different railing systems. Though gates are optional features, they are highly recommended for decks connected to stairs, ramps, or pathways. As leading providers of quality aluminum railing products, the team at Vista Railing Systems understands the importance of choosing the right products for your needs. That is why our team has provided some information to help you determine if you should add an aluminum gate to your railing system.

Learn about the benefits of aluminum railing gates.

Why you Should Add a Gate to Your Deck

Our aluminum gates are designed to provide lasting durability and stylish appeal. Every aluminum gate includes a latch, catch, hinges, and all necessary hardware to make installation simple and easy. With options for nearly every type of aluminum railing system, it has never been easier to add an aluminum gate to your deck. Our gates provide the following benefits:

Enhanced Security and Safety

If you have young children or small pets, a sturdy aluminum gate can be the perfect way to keep them away from stairs and other potential hazards. Gates can also help prevent accidental falls or trips in slippery weather as they provide another area to grab on to if needed. In addition to the safety of those within the confines of your deck, an aluminum gate can help keep certain animals out of your space, further enhancing safety and security.

Increased Appeal

Aluminum picket railing systems are aesthetically pleasing, but the gap they leave at the top of stairs or pathways can be unsightly to some homeowners. An aluminum gate can add a finishing touch to a picket railing system, joining two sections together to create a unified appearance. With a variety of options available, you can choose the perfect aluminum gate for your railing system, allowing you to create a beautiful enclosed space that can open as needed.

To learn more about our selection of aluminum gates and aluminum railing solutions, get in touch with the team at Vista Railing Systems. We can be reached by email (sales@vistarailings), by phone (1-800-667-8247), or by text and will be happy to answer any questions you may have.