Block walls are popular for many purposes. Garages, sheds, retaining walls, fences and even home foundations can be made from this sturdy and reliable building material, but have you ever considered its uses when it comes to RV gates?
Protecting your RV is easy and stylish with a block wall gate for your motor home. Many people find themselves stuck parking their RV on the street if they do not have a proper space designated for housing their motor home. This leaves the vehicle subject not only to intrusion from thieves and unwanted visitors but also to potential trouble from the city if there are ordinances against leaving a vehicle parked on a public street for a certain amount of time.
If you are interested in installing RV gates, Mesa, Arizona is home to Mesa Block Wall Pros; experts in the art of RV gate installation and repair. While you should find many answers to common RV gate-related questions in this article, they would be happy to assist you with any ideas or remaining questions you may have about your motor home gate project.
Here are some RV gate ideas to get you started.
RV Fence Gate Designs
RV fence gate designs come in many different styles because, while RV gates are a functional tool that serves an important role in protecting your motor home, you also want to consider the attraction of such a large install. These structures are the perfect opportunity to add your own flair to your home or expand on your established aesthetic.
Custom motor home gate designs can do just that, as well as increase curb appeal to your property. From the many options available to you, you might choose a wood or iron embellishment to personalize your RV access gate. To see some examples, check out some of the jobs completed under example works that customers like you loved.
Rolling RV Gate
If you are interested in a gate that takes up a minimal amount of space, you may be interested in a rolling RV gate. This style is great for those who don’t have a ton of extra room for swinging RV gates but do have an extensive block wall fence for the gate to run along next to. If you have a shallow but wide driveway, this is the style for you.
Swinging RV Gate
Perhaps you are most interested in the style that opens wideout to either side instead of one flat piece that rolls completely to one side. This option works best in homes and commercial properties that have deeper driveways and shorter fences. This way, the gates have room to open out or in, depending on the way they are installed. No matter your existing setup, experienced masonry experts can find a design that works with your spatial needs. Do not feel limited by what you have.
There are a few reasons you may need a repair on an RV access gate. Some of those include:
A gate that is making screeching noises when opening or closing, indicating a need for repair. This is fixed after a quick assessment by your contracting team.
Your sensors are not working properly. In this instance, sensors are either not responding to or detecting movement or manual inputs. This can be repaired through an adjustment to the placement of the sensor or through their programming.
You may even be able to see the structure through a gap in the gate. This problem can easily be fixed by the experts, but they can also help you to replace and upgrade your old system if you are ready for a new one.
When in the field assisting homeowners with their residential gates, Mesa, AZ installation experts, Mesa Block Wall Pros, encounter a few questions that come up repeatedly. Here are a few FAQs about RV gate installation cost and sizing.
How wide should an RV gate be?
When determining the desired width of your RV gate, you want to take into account the width of the RV and enough wiggle room to comfortably enter and exit through the gate. Standard RVs are around 96 inches wide, while newer models are coming out at around 102. Gates for RV access are then being made anywhere between 10 and 16 feet wide.
How much does it cost to put in an RV gate?
Many people come up with the question, “How much does an RV gate cost?” Block wall contractors are happy to inform them that the RV gate cost can be customized to your budget. Depending on the style you choose and the embellishments you wish to add in terms of design, an RV gate can cost anywhere from as low as $1,000 and up to $9,000. When it comes to home improvements, this is a relatively affordable one.
If you are ready to install your own RV gate, call Mesa Block Wall Pros, or fill out the form for a free quote on your project.