Sliding Gate Products from GateCrafters.com
Sliding driveway gate products offer an efficient entry to your residential or light commercial
property. Revolutionary in safety and design: Gate Crafters semi-custom sliding
gates are function and look different than all others in the industry. We use a
cantilever style which is easier for installation, safer and better for automation.
The cantilever gate never touches the ground; instead it rides on rollers that get
attached to the posts and runs through a channel welded to the gate.
The installation is simply mounting posts like you would with a swing gate, bolting
on your rollers at your desired height off the ground, and sliding the gate into
place. It's an ideal method for automation, our specialty, because there is little
friction. Gates that run on the ground frequently obstruct due to debris in the
path. Debris like leaves and sticks get blown in the way during storms, block our
competitors gates from rolling at the precise time you would want to not have to
get out of your car - during a storm - this is a major downside of standard gates
that our system provides a solution to. No wheels on the ground are safer too. Children
are at risk of fingers or toes (or pet's and their paws) getting squished by rolling
gates. As Gate Crafters semi-custom sliding gates have nothing rolling on the ground,
so there is a huge safety advantage.
It offers an innovative in design. Most objections to sliding gates are they look
too industrial. Gate Crafters semi-custom sliding gates are available with all the
curves and features of the much sought after
residential swing gates. They match up with the driveway and have a hidden
"tail" behind the scenes that extends it the length needed for sliding.
Sliding gates are great for properties with space restrictions. Swing gates require
room for a gate to swing into your property - many times up to 12 or 14 feet in.
Sliding gates run on the back side of a fence line which great for properties that
have width but not depth to the yard. You could literally open the gate, pull your
car just inside the property, and close the gate; something not possible with a
GateCrafters.com is excited to offer our semi-custom sliding gates. Made of quality
6061-T6 wrought aluminum alloy for a high yield strength, these wrought aluminum
sliding gates will withstand the elements for long lasting beauty.
As a semi-custom line, you can add your personal touch to the design process just
by following the guided steps below. Just select your preferred spears, top style
and other design elements to create the perfect semi-custom sliding gate for your
The Gate Crafters sliding gates are constructed with automation in mind so after
your sliding gate design is finished, browse our
single or dual slide openers
and finish off with helpful accessories to complete your semi-custom gate!