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Security Iron Works Service: Double Gates

Whether your driveway wanders through front-yard landscaping, or beelines straight for your home, a gate can add an unparalleled “wow” factor that impresses guests and secures your yard.

Our iron double gates are especially impressive – offering the grand entrance you’ve always dreamed of for your home.

Double gates fabricated locally right here in New Orleans and installed by our highly trained contractors add an additional level of security and prowess to your property.

Our professional welders and fabricators can craft a wide range of styles to suit your tastes and design preferences, including arched top, flat top, and arched with finials (where posts extend past the top rail of the gate). If you have an iron-wrought fence, we can advise on the best style to match.

Keep reading to learn more about how a double gate can improve your home’s value.

What is a double automatic gate?

Gates New Orleans - Crescent Iron WorksAutomatic gates can only be opened with a unique gate opener (like a garage opener), keypad pin, or intercom system. Electric gates discourage trespassers and prevent solicitors from entering your property. If you’re concerned about the safety of your property, installing an electric driveway gate is a good security measure for your peace of mind.

A double gate is essentially two iron-wrought gates installed at the end of your driveway like double French doors.

Your double gate can be installed two ways:

  • If you already have a fence, a double gate adds a layer of security to your home by restricting entry to people you trust.
  • Otherwise, we can install a double gate between stone, metal, or wood pillars for an elegant entrance feature.

Our double gates can swing toward your home when you pull up, or they can slide to the side along a fence when you approach. If you’re pulling from a busy street into your driveway, this gives you more space to pull out of traffic while you open the gate.

With Crescent City Iron Works, you have the ability to choose from a variety of style options available for your iron-wrought gate. Or, if you have something custom in mind, we can create your gate using an array of different shapes and designs, with ornamental posts or finials for a more intricate and elegant finish.

Why install a double gate

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Double gates are impressive and bold, making your entryway stand out in a positive and striking way. However, double-gates might not always be the best option depending on your space and layout.

We’ll gladly answer any questions you have and help you understand which gate style (if any) will best fit your home and how we can work with your existing décor, design and layout to find or fabricate the perfect fit to bring your vision into reality.

 

Here are a few reasons our double-gate clients love our double-gated options:

  • If you’re going to create a grand entrance to your home, why not install something that will stand out and leave a lasting impression?
  • All our automatic driveway gates for New Orleans homes can be installed with passes (like garage door openers), keypads, and intercoms. If your friends come to visit, you just need to give them the key code or ask them to “buzz in” (and the mailman can do the same).
  • These iron gates are available in many designs and materials, and the size of a double gate can show off even a subtle style in a dramatic way
  • There’s not much maintenance required for our double gates; New Orleans residents only need to oil them about once a year
  • We also offer electric gate repair. You won’t have to worry about hiring a second contractor, who may be unfamiliar with your specific gate to repair it. Just call us again and we’ll come out and see what’s wrong.
  • Gates also increase security and home value by signaling to trespassers that your home is off-limits.

Our highly-rated professionals can select a double gate style with you that matches your current architecture and protects your home.

If you think you may be interested in installing a double gate, set up an appointment to meet with one of our professional contractors about your new electric gate.

Local service you can trust

We’ve built our business in New Orleans because we love this city. We take our responsibility while servicing the community seriously and work hard to provide high-quality products that beautify the city and enhance residents’ lives.

Here are a few things you can count on when you work with us:

  • Low-pressure decisions: We understand installing a gate is a major decision. We’ll provide you with the information you need, but we won’t rush your decisions or pressure you to install something you don’t want.
  • High-quality materials: Cheap gates don’t last. That’s why we use durable, quality materials that will hold up to harsh weather, age well, and remain sturdy for years to come. We even offer a 3-year structural frame warranty and 1-year paint warranty to prove it.
  • Top-rated service: We aren’t satisfied unless you are – and our 30 years of experience speaks for itself. Our project is your project, and we’ll work with you until the gate at the end of your driveway matches the gate you envisioned.

Other Services we Provide

Your new grand entrance may inspire you to upgrade other areas of your home, too. For the ambitious home renovator, we offer a variety of iron working services outside of double gates, including:

  • Exterior iron-wrought railings for your porch, to match your gate in style
  • Plantation-style fences to compliment your gate and provide increased security for your home
  • Patio enclosures to allow you to enjoy the outdoors even in the rain or hot sun
  • Security windows to prevent break-ins
  • And others; call us to learn more about everything we offer!

Driving Directions

Crescent City Iron Works is 14 minutes away from Upper Pontalba Building and is 15 minutes away from Beauregard-Keyes House

Directions from Upper Pontalba Building— Head northeast on N Peters St toward Ursulines Ave. Continue on Elysian Fields Ave. Take I-10 W, US-90 W/S Claiborne Ave and Louisiana Ave to Magazine St. Turn right onto Magazine St.

Directions from Beauregard-Keyes House — Head northeast on Chartres St toward Governor Nicholls St. Turn right at the 1st cross street onto Governor Nicholls St and then turn right at the 1st cross street onto Decatur St. Continue onto Magazine St and make a slight right to stay on Magazine St.

About New Orleans

New Orleans is a colorful city full of old buildings, new art, and good food. If you’ve just moved to the city, we know you’ll love making it your home.

Here are a few places we highly recommend if you’re new to the city and want to look around:

  • The NOLA Museum of Art Sculpture Garden: One of the sometimes-overlooked destinations in our city, this intriguing collection of modern sculpture takes you on an artistic journey around the world. If you’re already visiting the NOLA Museum of Art, be sure you don’t miss this unique exhibit!
  • Frenchmen Street: Many tourists have been to Bourbon Street; Frenchmen Street is the locals’ version of Bourbon Street. It has the same cultural vibe, but without the crowds. Stop by the Spotted Cat jazz club for some great music, or shop at the many locally-owned antique and art shops for your next treasure.
  • Audubon Aquarium of the Americas: The Audubon Society runs this outstanding aquarium, which features fish and other aquatic animals from the Gulf of Mexico. Learn about our unique marine wildlife, or see sea turtles and other animals that are currently in rehabilitation before returning to the ocean.

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Crescent City Iron Works
3436 Magazine St., Suite #120-B
New Orleans, LA 70115

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