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Refix gate to post

£50

Great work! Came over to fix the issue in the short term and straight back the next day to complete the job - would recommend

Plumber needed to investigate/fix leak

£80

Noureldin was very helpful and did a great job fixing the problem and explaining what he had done!

Investigate and fix toilet leak

£120

Josh was polite, professional and punctual. He communicated well and came up with alternative ideas to solve a problem we faced when building our coat rack. There were a couple of issues with precision of measurement which we had to account for afterwards but otherwise Josh did a great job.

Stair and coat rail and baby gates to be fitted

£175

Truly exceptional. A shining star! Nassar repaired my front gate and my falling-down fence. No-fuss, a true professional.

REPAIR gate adjusting and fence post rotten

£140

Excellent services provided

Investigate and Fix Bathroom leak

£50

What's the average cost of a gate installation expert

£55 - £143

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£100

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£143

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Need to organise a gate installation? Hire a gate installer near you with the tools, equipment, and experience to get the job done right. A professional job will save you time and ensure you get the best possible result that works smoothly and looks great. Your installation expert can help with every step from advice on the best type of gate for your home and budget, through to installation and even repairing broken gates.

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Top Gate Installation related questions

A professional gate installer will ensure your gate is in perfect working order and has been installed correctly so that your home, pets, and family are secure. In the case of swimming pool gates, an experienced professional will ensure your gate complies with local pool safety laws.

Common gate installation locations include pool areas, front driveways, carports, back fences, vegetable gardens, and pet enclosures.

Your professional gate installer will help recommend the best gate for your situation and budget. While automatic gates tend to be more costly, they’re a popular option for front gates or driveways because you don’t have to get out of your car to open and close the gate.

Usually, your gate installation professional will bring their own tools and equipment and work with your existing parts, or help you order in parts for your gate.

Depending on the gate type (manual or automatic) and size, you can expect your gate installation to take anywhere from 1-5 hours.

On average, gate installation costs between £47 - £130, when you hire a contractor through Airtasker. The cost of your gate installation task will depend on whether it’s a full installation or repair, the type of material, the size of the gate, and where it’s being installed.

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 these types of gates, 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

Investigate leak in ceiling below shower

£10

South Norwood, Greater London, SE25

18th Feb 2024

There’s a leak in my bedroom ceiling (plus browning) which is below a quadrant style shower and I suspect it’s due to the waste pipe below the shower which may be broken or not sealed properly somehow. There’s laminate flooring in the shower which is easy to take off. I’d like to discuss with a plumber / carpenter at the property

Part of my metal gate is damaged and needs repair or replacement

£200

Upper Tooting, Greater London

17th Feb 2024

My large wrought iron hat was damage by tree fellers and needs fixing also the pivot on which it turns may be damaged

Helping to fit a toddler stair gate/ awkward position on stairs

£125

Brixton, Greater London, SW9

16th Feb 2024

We need someone to come and build a stairgate/or use a pre bought wooden stair gate…and fit it… it will need to be firmly attached to a wall and then bannister. They would probs my need to come to view the positioning etc first.

Help mounting one screw fix baby gate. Small job

£25

Ladywell, Greater London, SE13

16th Feb 2024

Safetots Top of The Stairs Screw Fitted Stair Gate, White Wooden, 63.5cm - 105.5cm. Needs attaching to wall and bannister. https://amzn.eu/d/inDsT3u

Install a a gate or fence

£100

Walkden, Greater Manchester

15th Feb 2024

I need a gate or fence installed for my house

Install metal gate

£50

Castelnau, Greater London

15th Feb 2024

Install metal gate outside

Decorator/ Painter (wall, metal gate, two wooden doors)

£150

Crouch End, Greater London, N8

15th Feb 2024

- 3 small wall areas to prepare, make good and repaint in white - one windows metal gate to be prepared and painted in white, - one cabinet’s wooden door to be painted in white, - front door to be prepared and painted in white Needs to be done this Thursday, Friday or Saturday. If you can’t paint, please don’t send your quote.

Investigate loss of internet provided by an ethernet cable

£250

Shootersway, Hertfordshire

14th Feb 2024

investigate loss of internet access via an internet cable connected to BT Hub

Gate to my babies cot needs fixing

£20

Whinfield, Durham

13th Feb 2024

The gate to the cot gets stuck as one of the metal rods that it is on has bent slightly

New garden gate made/fitted

£150

Holloway, Greater London

11th Feb 2024

We need our small garden gate replaced, with a new one fitted/made and fitted. Including a new latch, the posts, materials and painting white. The first picture is the one we have, the white gate is our neighbour’s - for an idea of what we need. Thanks! - Due date: Flexible

Need experienced plumber to investigate leak

£180

Barking, Greater London

7th Feb 2024

Need an experienced plumber to investigate leak. May need to open up some plasterboard boxing to check pipes.

Small gate welding job Sw15

£200

Putney Vale, Greater London

6th Feb 2024

Gate is missing 2 metal rods. Diameter 10.7 cm Length around 180cm. We need someone to supply those 2 rods and weld them in position. Repair basic lock system (i can send pictures)

Installation of Exterior Puppy Gate

£50

Summit, Greater Manchester

5th Feb 2024

I have two 12 week old puppies and I need to install a purpose made puppy gate at the end of my decking to prevent access to the garden. The opening is approx 143cm wide - the gate will extend to 145cm. You will need to supply & fix a wooden post on either side of the opening to enable the gate to be screwed in. - Due date: Before Friday, 9 February 2024

Jamie was really great, he arrived on time and brought everything needed to do the job. He installed the gate expertly and also fitted new outside lights for the decking - excellent job!! Thoroughly recommend Jamie to anyone, he was very courteous and polite and got straight on with the task. Fantastic !!

Investigate noise on an unvented hot water cylinder

£90

New Cross Gate, Greater London

4th Feb 2024

Investigate noise and overflowing pipe leaking on an unvented hot water cylinder - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 7 February 2024

Anthony Is very profesional. He came few hours earlier than expected but it the end it worked out well

New lock for back gate (outdoor) needed plus installation

£35

Stoke Newington, Greater London, N16

4th Feb 2024

I need a new lock for my back gate and for someone to remove old one and fit new one. - Due date: Flexible

Installation - Sliding gate with automation + Pedestrian gate

£500

South Ruislip, Greater London

3rd Feb 2024

I would like to get a 5m long sliding gate installed with electric automation, also a pedestrian gate and a side gate needs to be installed, parts and materials will be provided, looking for an expert with their own tools, preferably with experience of prior installations as such. Example pictures of the gates attached. - Due date: Before Saturday, 30 March 2024

Reinstall a lock, install a gate latch & 3 shelves

£40

Kensal Town, Greater London

30th Jan 2024

Reinstall a door lock to make deeper indentation for tighter closing (no gap) Install a latch on wooden porch door Install 3 floating corner shelves - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 2 February 2024

An expert! Thank you

Gates put up and doors

£125

New Beckenham, Greater London

1st Jan 2024

I need 3x baby gates put up, they need a drill to be put up and also 5 doors of my already built shelf put up - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 2 January 2024

Really lovely ! Worked with my crazy kids and didn’t complain

Baby gate put up, a piece of ply board drilled into an outside wall.

£50

Peckham, Greater London, SE15

11th Sep 2023

I need a baby gate fixed to the wall, it needs to be drilled in, and I need a piece of ply board drilled into an outside wall. - Due date: Flexible

Melvin was lovely, did exactly what I needed. Would definitely hire him again.

Help fix gate lock, nail stuck

£35

Stoke Newington, Greater London, N16

21st Aug 2023

The lock for the gate has a nail broken, which stuck inside, please help me to take it out and put it back to fix it, - Due date: Flexible

He is a very helpful and kind man, also ensured the lock is working before he goes.