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Wooden Side Gate Safety

If a home garden’s security has an Achilles’ heel, it is very likely the side gate. Left unlocked, a side gate can easily be used by a burglar to access a home without passers-by or neighbours noticing – especially given that many side gates are concealed by foliage or shadow. Even when kept locked, side […]

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The Impact That Temperature Can Have On Wooden Gates

A gate isn’t just an entryway; it can act as an enchanting visual flourish in your home’s outdoor space, as a way to provide extra security, or as a way to offer more privacy to your outdoor areas. This applies whether the gate is installed as an entrance to your garden or driveway or instead […]

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Why You Should Invest In Iroko Hardwood Gates

Here at Village Products, we offer a range of durable hardwood and softwood gates as well as some fantastic, bespoke gate ironmongery and wood treatment options. Our hardwood garden gates, hardwood side gates and hardwood driveway gates come in a selection of different timbers and in today’s blog, we’re going to be focusing on Iroko wood and why it makes a great wooden […]

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Village products COVID-19 Update

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have had to temporarily reduce staff numbers in our workshop. Therefore, there may be some delays in the manufacture and delivery of your gate. Our current delivery times are as follows:   Single gates: up to 8 weeks from order. Double gates: up to 8 weeks from order.   […]

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How to Termite-Proof Your Wooden Gate

There are lots of reasons to choose wooden gates over metal gates, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t problems you can run into. Whenever you are dealing with outdoor wooden furniture and structures, you have to consider the potential for termite infestations. Fortunately, there are things that you can do to reduce the risk […]

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Which Treatment is Right for Your Wooden Gate?

If you don’t look after your wooden gates, even the sturdiest units aren’t going to last as long as they should. On the other hand, if you look after your wood properly, then your wooden gates can last for years. Why Should You Treat Your Wooden Gate? There are two reasons that homeowners should consider […]

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Your Guide to Buying Gates Online

At Village Gates, we specialise in wooden gates. From garden gates and side gates to driveway gates, we offer a wide range of gates that are carefully handcrafted by our fine woodworkers and individually tailored to your specifications. Our wooden gates are made using the best materials available and are fully customisable. You can choose what […]

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Choosing the Right Timber for Your Hardwood Gate

If you’re looking to invest in a new gate for your garden or home, hardwood gates tick all the boxes. For starters, they look amazing. With their sleek design and striking appearance, hardwood gates add a touch of luxury, elegance and sophistication to your outer premises. Having a hardwood gate in your garden or on […]

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Why Wooden Gates Are Better Than Metal Gates

When investing in a new gate for your home, the material of the gate is a big factor to consider. Whether you’re looking to install a garden gate, a driveway gate or a side gate, the two most popular options to choose from are wood and metal. Both materials have their pros and cons. These […]

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Choosing the Right Gate for Your Garden

The right garden gate is not only aesthetically pleasing, but also offers a high degree of security and privacy for your home. When it comes to choosing the right gate for your garden, it can be a challenge thinking about all the things you need to consider. We’ve got a few handy tips to help […]

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