The sliding gates consist, as a rule, of two or one sash and are used in trade, warehouse and factory premises as entry into the fenced territory. The valves can move either manually or automatically. The movement of the rollers along the rails with a simple lever mechanism provides one-way movement. This is a common gate scheme, which can be easily done by yourself.
In recent years, sliding gates have become popular for installation in a private area, since they have a lot of advantages. This is reliability, strength, attractive appearance, and most importantly - it is space saving. Due to the variety of types and materials of the gate, you can show your individuality.
The main advantage of sliding gates is that they do not require space inside or outside the room, and this saves space considerably. Among the features of the gate can be noted:
In addition to the extreme compactness of the pluses of such gates, it can be attributed that they do not have upper guides, which makes it convenient to travel even for large vehicles. The price of sliding gates is not high, and this is for everyone an undoubted advantage.
There are two types of sliding gates: rail and cantilever. The first type is not popular now, because it has many drawbacks and complexity in the installation. Console gates are much easier not only in terms of installation, but also in further maintenance.
In order to build a sliding gate with your own hands, you need to have a lot of consumables at hand, but the most important part is the fittings that are responsible for the movement. These are:
Stages of erecting sliding gates