As a homestead property owner, one of the most valuable areas of your property is the fencing. The fencing is what helps protect your equipment, supplies and livestock from theft and damage. One of the ways that homesteaders upgrade their fencing, making it more durable, is to go with a steel fencing option. You don't have to stop there. You can add more upgrades using a steel fabrication contractor. Here are some of the ideas you can use to upgrade your steel fencing and what to consider about each one.
Sliding Rail Security Gates
One of the leading upgrades many homesteaders consider is having a sliding gate built for security purposes. These security gates generally connect to a keypad or card slide pad of some kind. Once the keypad or slide pad is used, the security system will clear the code used and the gate will open. With a sliding gate, you do not need to worry about clearance on either side of the entry. The slide rail can be created by a steel fabrication contractor to fit your current fencing. This rail will allow the gate to be placed in the rail slot and connected so it will move automatically according to the security gate parameters you have in place.
Designer Entry Gates
You may have the fencing you want throughout the homestead property. What you may not have is the curb appeal on the entry fence. Some homesteaders prefer to have an upgraded look to their entry gate instead of using the typical industrial look that is seen throughout the property. One option is to have a steel fabrication contractor create a designer entry gate for you. This entry gate can be created from the same steel used throughout the fencing. Designs can be etched into the steel or can be cut out from the steel to create a unique design to enhance your homestead's curb appeal while offering durability and security.
You may have areas of your homestead that need to be sectioned off for a short period of time. For example, you may need to section off livestock to new areas while larger pens are built. One of the ways you can meet those needs is to have a steel fabrication contractor build mobile panelling for you. The mobile panelling will allow you to create a fenced-off area temporarily and reuse the panelling later for other projects. These panels are durable and can be created with grounding posts to keep them in place.
If any of these upgrades sound appealing to you, contact your local steel fabrication and fencing contractor. They can help you with these options as well as offer alternatives that may work for your specific homestead. The contractors can also help with questions regarding pricing, deadlines, and additional changes to the order if you require them.