ALUMINUM GATE INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

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ALUMINUM GATE INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

SUGGESTED TOOLS:

  • Cordless Drill
  • Tape Measure
  • Safety Glasses
  • Miter Saw w/ Non-Ferrous Blade
  • Pencil
  • #2 Sq. Driver Bit
  • 1/8” Drill Bit

STEP ONE: Remove all items from package.

Kit Includes:
One (1) – Picket Panel
Two (2) – Snap Covers
Two (2) – Gate End Posts w/ Welded Rods
Sixteen (16) – 3/4” Self Tapping TEK Screws
Two (2) – Self-Closing Hinges
One (1) – Locking Latch Kit w/ Key
Four (4) – Gate Support Brackets
Sixteen (16) – Color Matched TEK Screws

STEP TWO: Measure gate opening between posts.

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STEP THREE: Picket Gate Panel (without Gate End Posts) must be exactly 4.5” less than gate opening. Deduct 4.5” from opening measurement and cut both panel ends, leaving equal picket spacing.

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STEP FOUR: Insert Gate End Posts into panel upper and lower horizontal channels.

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STEP FIVE: Drill 16 – 1/8” holes as per diagram and install

3/4” TEK screws to secure gate ends to panel.

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STEP SIX: Measure between Gate End Posts, deduct 1/16”, cut top/bottom snap covers. Once cut, position snap covers over top/bottom horizontal channels and press in place.

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STEP SEVEN: To install Support Bracket, rst attach Support Bracket to Post using 2x #8 x 3/4” TEK screws as shown, then press Support Bracket against Horizontal Rail, drill 2x 1/8” pilot holes and secure using remaining 2x #8 x 3/4” TEK screws. Repeat for remaining brackets.

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STEP EIGHT: Install gate hinges per instructions provided in hinge package.

STEP NINE: Install gate latch as per instructions provided in latch package.

SIMPLE PLANNING AND INSTALL

PLAN YOUR PROJECT

SELECT YOUR KITS

INSTALL YOUR RAILING

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