Adding gate bumpers

After installing the gates this morning, one of the things that we saw as a potential issue is how the gates are, when fully open. Here's what I mean. When the gates are opened outwards, there is nothing to stop them until they hit the gate posts, as you can see in this picture. Before, … Continue reading Adding gate bumpers

Gate posts: progress – first coat of paint done

Yesterday, we went into the city for the last of our Costco shopping. In the process, I swung by a Canadian Tire and picked up the cleaner my brother recommended to get rid of all the lubricant used to get the old hing pins off. Gotta love all those warnings. EXTREME DANGERVERY FLAMMABLE, POISON, IRRITANT … Continue reading Gate posts: progress – first coat of paint done

Gate Repair: removing damaged hinges and adding new

I'm absolutely thrilled that my brother and his wife are over for the weekend! Their RV trailer fits in the inner yard, so they even brought their own "house" with them. My brother, being how he is, was soon working on the damaged gate. More specifically, the gate posts. He'd actually been working on it … Continue reading Gate Repair: removing damaged hinges and adding new