Do Driveway Gates Add Value To A Property?

A perfect finishing touch to any beautiful new driveway installation is a set of driveway gates, a feature that brings with it all sorts of associated benefits, everything from enhancing the overall look and feel of your home to making it inherently more secure.

It’s also certainly worth noting that gates will help to increase the value of your house and give it a serious boost in terms of curb appeal, which can also make it easier to sell when the time comes.

Your driveway and your gates serve as the very first impression that prospective buyers will see on the approach to the property. If the exterior of the home is unkempt and offputting, it’s possible that people will lose interest before they even set foot in the house, or they could use the condition of the outside as a bargaining chip to submit a lower offer than you’d like.

Because there’s so much choice on the market these days, you’ll easily be able to find a set of gates that ties in well with your driveway and the rest of your home’s style choices, giving people a clear indication of what lies behind the front door.

Aesthetics and value aside, you’re also sure to appreciate the fact that you boost your home security significantly when you install driveway gates. Thanks to smart technology, you can use innovative access control systems like video intercoms and keypads, or even use your smartphone to let people in and out – all without having to get off the sofa! 

And, of course, there’s nothing more annoying than having to get out of your car to open the gate, but this isn’t a worry anymore thanks to all the tech we have at our fingertips.

It can be useful to consider the gates at the driveway design stage, so you can incorporate their inclusion into your plans, making it all a lot more seamless and less disruptive overall. Want to find out more about driveways and their benefits? Get in touch with the LW Landscapes team today.