How do you attach a gate to a Colorbond fence?

How do you attach a gate to a Colorbond fence?

Installing the colorbond fence gate Allow the posts to sets, which usually takes about 48 hours. For the Butt hinges, once the posts are set, screw the butt hinges to gate. Place gate in required position and screw hinges to gate posts. When using L-Plate hinges, simply screw the bottom hinge firmly into place.

How much is a colorbond gate?

A Colorbond gate at a standard height of 1.8 metres will cost between $950 and $1,100 to install. With extra features such as hinges, latches or a lock the price could increase up to 30%.

How deep should colorbond fence posts be?

Starting from 1 end, lay down bottom rails along length. By doing this, you won’t need to measure for each post hole. Mark ground at each join, before digging each post hole to a minimum depth of 600mm.

How do you cut colorbond fence posts?

On COLORBOND® steel and ZINCALUME® steel this can be achieved using a straight edge and scoring with a tungsten tipped hand cutter available at most hardware stores, then bending and snapping the sheet. The top rail angles can be adjusted to create a smoother angle if desired.

How long are colorbond fence posts?


Width Length
Product 84mm 2400mm
Package 0.8mm 2400mm

How do you turn a metal fence into a gate?

How to Make a Gate Out of a Fence Panel

  1. Step 1: Measure the width of your gate. First, take the measurements of the gate opening.
  2. Step 2: Optional, Cut the fence according to the size.
  3. Step 3: Attach brackets to make the gate stronger.
  4. Step 4: Attach hinges to the gate and fence.
  5. Step 5: Attach a latch to finish up the gate.

How do you cut a Colorbond fence sheet?

The preferred method of cutting sheets is to use a nibbler or tin snips. Dimensions of the SHS and fence posts will vary according to the fence supplier.

How much a Metre is colorbond fencing?

Colorbond fencing can cost anywhere between $11.00 to $60.00 per metre, varying with size and style of panels. There are also costs involved for fixings, post caps and cement. As well as the installation cost, should you hire a professional, which ranges from $65 to $100 per metre.

How do you make a Colorbond fence on a slope?

How to Build a Colorbond Fence on a Slope

  1. Step-1: Arrange Fencing Posts.
  2. Step-2: The second type of Colorbond fence installation is a sloped finish.
  3. Step-3: Insist on high-definition fencing materials.
  4. Step-4: Make sure you understand precisely where your property boundary ends!

How do you erect a Colorbond fence on a slope?

How do you install a Colorbond gate?

Slide down the top hinge and tighten with a spanner, then attach the remaining fittings. To build the colorbond gate, use an existing fence post as gatepost, making sure the post is well concreted in. Mark in hinge positions, making sure there is a packer behind each hinge position. Measure the total width of top and bottom opening of the gate.

Why choose Colorbond steel gates?

Colorbond steel gates are secure, strong and beautiful additions to your home. They are made for Australian conditions and are easy to maintain. We provide steel gates in a wide range of colours for you to mix and match to your house and surroundings. Colorbond Steel Sheeted gates with colorbond surround or tubular type gates.

What are the benefits of a Colorbond® steel fence?

When installed correctly, it won’t have any vertical gaps, visible footholds or loose palings. You can also choose the fence or gate design you want and personalise it by adding lattice, slats and post caps. A COLORBOND® steel fence won’t rot, it won’t be eaten by termites and resists the progress of fire *.

How do you attach a gate to a post?

Place gate in required position and screw hinges to gate posts. When using L-Plate hinges, simply screw the bottom hinge firmly into place. Loosely screw the top hinge and allow the top hinge to slide up and over the gate bush.