A handyman in a plaid blue shirt and blue overalls installing a metal gate.
A handyman in a plaid blue shirt and blue overalls installing a metal gate.

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Recent Gate Installation reviews in Cairns

Dennis was on time and completed the job without any dramas. Thank you mate!

Broken Metal Hinge on Gate needs re-welding


Thank you Caleb for an amazing job

Installing a retractable child gate


A great craftsman. Very skilled with timber and passionate about his work. He exceeded expectations with the timber gate/frame he built for us. Very happy with job done.

Timber Gate build and install


Very friendly. Did a great job. Would highly recommend. Thanks again Dennis

Hang mirror, replace hinges of wooden gate


Very efficient. Went above and beyond..thanks Stu

Fix my front gate and screw a few fence slats on i


Jamie went above and beyond to finish the work he started for me. His workmanship it top and he has a keen eye for detail. Would highly recommend Jamie

Moving 6 meters of exiting timber fence and gate 2 meters to the left.


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What does a gate installation service include?

You can get help with anything to do with gates, from gate selection and installation to repair and maintenance. Most gate installers are experienced with a range of fencing types, and can choose a gate to match your existing fence, or help install a fence alongside your gate.

Here are some of the most common types of gates and what you can expect with each service:

Automatic gates 

Need automatic gates or electric gates installed or repaired? These are a popular option for driveways, with everything securely locked away and you don’t even have to get out of your car to open or close it. Your technician will have experience with automatic gate openers, including how to set up access so that your gate can open smoothly via a buzzer, remote, keypad, or intercom. They’ll measure the area and recommend the best gate type to fit, with the most suitable opening methods (swinging or sliding). Your gate installer can order in your gate materials, before installing everything onsite and showing you how to operate your new gate.

Swinging gates 

Swinging gates are the most popular gate type because they’re simple to operate, with your gate suspended on a hinge, and held in place with a latch. Your gate installer will help recommend a gate style that will fit with your existing fence and other features, whether you need timber gates, aluminium gates, or even glass. They’ll order in the materials and assemble your gate onsite, ensuring its level and properly secured at the hinges. Finally, they’ll attach a latch at the correct height for easy opening and closing - with the option to padlock your gate for added security.

Sliding gates

Sliding gates are ideal for homes with limited space on either side of the gate, or for larger gates along driveways, where a swinging gate isn’t practical. Your gate installer will begin by measuring the area and recommending some suitable sliding gates to fit. They’ll order in the materials and begin by installing your footings and metal tracks for the gate to roll on. Next, they’ll put in place posts for your gate. Then they’ll insert wheels into the bottom of your gate and slide it onto the track and lock it into place. Sliding gates do need regular maintenance to ensure they’re clean and well lubricated, and you may need to book sliding gate repair if your gate stops working smoothly or gets damaged.

Pool gates

If you have a pool, you’ll need at least one or two gates for safe access to your pool area. Your pool gate installer will help you select a gate that matches your pool fence, whether glass or aluminium. They’ll install your gate between fence posts, ensuring it meets the regulations for your local area. Common regulations include self-closing and self-latching, latches at a minimum height, and only outwards-opening. If your pool gate doesn’t open or close properly, you’ll need to book pool gate repairs as soon as possible to ensure your pool is safe and compliant.

Recent Gate Installation tasks in Cairns

Investigate ice bath chiller electrical issue.


Cairns City QLD, Australia

30th Apr 2024

Hi there, A client of ours has an ice bath chiller that has some an electrical issue whereby the units circuit breaker keeps tripping. Need a technician to have a look at it as we can't get our technicians there asap. Please be mindful you will be working for our company PlusLife Health and try be kind and helpful.

Kyle was prompt and precise with investigation of a faulty part. Awesome to work with. Thanks Kyle.

Wooden fence & gate required


Mount Peter QLD, Australia

27th Mar 2024

Wooden fence & gate. Close off area to side of house for safety reasons

Good communication. Great character. Appreciated.

Install 2 outdoor sidegates and surrounds


Trinity Beach QLD, Australia

19th Mar 2024

An experienced installer required for 2 side property gates & surrounds ( aluminium gates 960 w. Surround on one side= approx 1.1 m & other side =.2 m. Decowood aluminium slats to be cut & fixed) Expertise & labour required as nearly all materials provided. Time frame & price negotiable

Repair and fix fence gates


Redlynch QLD, Australia

27th Jan 2024

Wind heavily blown my side gate. I need to fix the gates . Looking for a handyman to fix the two gates - Due date: Before Wednesday, 31 January 2024

Max did a fantastic job to fix my fence gate.

Down pipe drain blockage. Need investigated and unblocked


Kewarra Beach QLD, Australia

26th Jan 2024

Down pipe drain blocked Need plumber to get camera in drain pipe, find and unblock drain pipe - Due date: Flexible

Timber Gate build and install


Bayview Heights QLD, Australia

4th Jan 2024

Require a timber gate to be built for a section under our Veranda. The gate purpose is to cover up the section under our Veranda and also enable access to the section under the Veranda if/when needed. - Due date: Before Thursday, 11 January 2024

A great craftsman. Very skilled with timber and passionate about his work. He exceeded expectations with the timber gate/frame he built for us. Very happy with job done.

Automatic solar power gate motor to be installed to existing gates


Peeramon QLD, Australia

5th Dec 2023

I have an electric gate motor that I need someone to install on an existing set of double swing steel gates. - Due date: Before Monday, 25 December 2023

Dog gate to be built


Bayview Heights QLD, Australia

26th Nov 2023

920mmx1200 Dog Gate made/installed on landing of stairs - Due date: Before Sunday, 3 December 2023

Timber Fencing 33 meters, 2 meters high with a small gate.


Smithfield QLD, Australia

7th Nov 2023

Timber fencing supply and installation or just installation. Message to organise a site inspection and quote please. - Due date: Before Thursday, 30 November 2023

Fix broken gate


Kewarra Beach QLD, Australia

17th Oct 2023

I’m after someone to fix a colour bond gate that has come off the hinges - Due date: Flexible

Replace gate latch


Freshwater QLD, Australia

19th Sep 2023

Just need a broken gate latch replaced. I have a new latch but you’ll need to bring tools. - Due date: Flexible

Weld aluminium gate. Aluminium supplied


Kewarra Beach QLD 4879, Australia

24th Aug 2023

Weld aluminium gate. Aluminium supplied - Due date: Flexible

Put a gate in


Bayview Heights QLD, Australia

12th Aug 2023

Our stairs fell down but I just want a gate made and put in here for the time being so my kids can go outside and make it fit the theme of the house. - Due date: Flexible

Fence/gate replacement front of house short entry


Caravonica QLD 4878, Australia

30th May 2023

Old timber removed. New, level with front of house narrow side. Different material. Colorbond? - Due date: Flexible

Side gates installation


Caravonica QLD 4878, Australia

10th May 2023

Side gates for side walk - Due date: Flexible

Convert a fence into a gate


Parramatta Park QLD, Australia

2nd May 2023

Hello! I’d like to convert a fence into a gate. Ideally I’d want the fence cut into half (approx) and hinges added. Thanks - Due date: Flexible

Repair Pool gate hinge


Freshwater QLD, Australia

27th Apr 2023

Glass pool fence and gate - hinges have lost contact with inner springs - may just need a fiddle or replacement - Due date: Before Friday, 28 April 2023

Sliding gate


Redlynch QLD 4870, Australia

17th Apr 2023

Timber sliding gate(electric)1.8 m height 4 metre wide - Due date: Flexible

Moving 6 meters of exiting timber fence and gate 2 meters to the left.


Clifton Beach QLD 4879, Australia

21st Feb 2023

I need 6 meters of existing horizontal slat fence (1800 high) with gate moved up 2 meters to allow direct excess from front yard to backyard. - Due date: Flexible

Jamie went above and beyond to finish the work he started for me. His workmanship it top and he has a keen eye for detail. Would highly recommend Jamie

Gate latch installed


Yorkeys Knob QLD, Australia

28th Jan 2023

Need a new gate latch installed. Gate wall is concrete and fence has some metal so you may need to supply Dyna bolts. New latch will be supplied. - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 31 January 2023