Aluminum, iron or wooden gate? Which one to use? Yes, there are many options and each has its own characteristics. It is important to know which door model best suits the façade of your home.
Choosing the ideal door is important from an aesthetic as well as a functional point of view. Always remember that the gate also has the function to ensure the safety of the house.
In this article you will get to know better the characteristics, advantages and disadvantages of an aluminum gate. And of course, check inspiring designs of houses with aluminum gates. Come on?
Advantages of aluminum gate
Aluminum is known for its lightness and this feature is very important when it comes to goals, because when it comes to automation, the engine does not have to be very powerful.
Another advantage of the aluminum gate is its low maintenance. The material does not rust (rust) unlike iron and steel, making maintenance much easier and more economical.
The cleaning of the aluminum door is also much easier to do because dirt does not penetrate.
The price of an aluminum gate is another advantage of the material. It’s usually cheaper, costing an average of $ 900 per meter.
Disadvantages of aluminum gate
Aluminum gates do not have the same structural stability or strength as steel or iron gates.
Another disadvantage of the material is its poor thermal comfort. Aluminum carries too much heat and makes closed garages overly hot. Therefore, it is not recommended to use aluminum gates in garages built into the residence.
Aluminum is also not a malleable material, which is another disadvantage for the material. This characteristic, typical of aluminum, prevents constructions and more complex shapes. These aluminum gates have common formats and hardly differ from each other, consisting mainly of lines, either vertical or horizontal.
Discover 60 project photos with aluminum gate
How about trying out some of the aluminum projected house projects now? There are 60 images selected to help you better understand and be inspired by the material’s capabilities:
1 – Black aluminum gate for garage.
Aluminum does not allow many types of colors, most of which are white, black, gray or bronze. The paint should be made with compressor and with special color.
2 – Aluminum gate mimicking wood.
The matt color of the door made it very similar to the wood. The distance between the parts is similar to the wooden slats used in gates.
3 – Black aluminum revolving door for garage.
4 – Sliding gate in white aluminum.
In this house aluminum takes on two functions: it is gate and wall at the same time, due to its extension. The white color, very common, corresponds to the architecture of the house.
5 – Aluminum gate articulated.
In this house, the aluminum gate protects the sliding glass door and provides more security for the residents.
6 – Sliding aluminum gate to the garage.
The design of this gate follows the same pattern of the house, including the color.
7 – Social gate made of white aluminum.
With non-standard dimensions, this aluminum social door leaves the facade of the house more elegant, especially through the detail of the metal handle.
8 – Gate and wall made of gray aluminum.
For those who do not want to hide the house behind a wall, you can opt for something similar to this picture project. Here wall and gate become a thing.
9 – Door and aluminum frames guarantee the visual identity of the house.
10 – Aluminum sliding gate.
A single aluminum sheet makes up this sliding aluminum gate. The panels follow the contour of the house and form the wall that protects the residence.
11 – Gate made of cast aluminum.
The aluminum cast gate in gold tone matches the brick facade of the building. It is important to remember that the gate is an integral part of the house, so it must be in harmony with the other elements
12 – Big and impressive.
This gate is made of aluminum, but could easily be handed over as a wooden gate, like his nobility.
13 – Gray and simple.
This model is very common there. It is beautiful, functional and brings privacy while revealing some points of the interior of the house. For those in doubt as to which model to choose, this could be a good option.
14 – Black small aluminum gate.
15 – Aluminum sheet separates the inside of the house.
The single and large aluminum plate separates the interior from the outside of the house. However, it is important to remember that aluminum carries a lot of heat and can overheat environments
16 – Gray aluminum garage door.
A good idea is to combine the gate with the frames or with the completion of the railings, just like in this picture. An alternative to get away from the aluminum ally
17 – Nice and very different.
This aluminum gate model has cast strips that can give light to the house. In this case, the grids are also aluminum and follow the same gate
18 – For modern facades, use black aluminum doors.
19 – Aluminum sheets bound in copper-tone.
The connected aluminum panels form the garage door of this house. For the social goal, the choice was to use aluminum in its natural color.
20 – Swinging door made of white aluminum.
The modern house has a closed aluminum door in white. The tilting opening optimizes the wall distance.
21 – Gate and aluminum grille.
The façade of this house received a dark gray aluminum gate, both for the garage and the social entrance. The aluminum grilles leave the house open and protected.
22 – White aluminum gate to the garage.
The garage door allows full view of the house while the social gate is completely fenced. At the moment, in terms of security, it is best to leave the house visible and avoid the bandits’ actions.
23 – Aluminum gate with differentiated design.
Despite the few design options that aluminum makes possible, it is still possible to put different models out of the picture.
24 – White aluminum in the garbage collector.
From aluminum, the material for the façade of this house, from the gate to the trash can, which is selected. The white color of the gate underlines the style of the house.
25 – Metal grid and aluminum gate.
To ensure the protection of the residents, is the white metal screen. Already used for the gate aluminum.
26 – Aluminum gate with differentiated design.
The tear in the middle of this white aluminum gate made him look quite different than usual. The white metal shade allows you to see the inside of the residence
27 – Gray aluminum gate in accordion format.
28 – White aluminum gate with cast structure.
29 – Dark gray gate in combination with the rest of the facade of the house.
30 – Simple aluminum gate for a monumental house.
Despite the simple style of this gate, the house was still terrific. A proof that often less is more.
31 – Mark the handle.
The usual white aluminum gate was highlighted by the copper-colored handle. Small details that make the difference in the composition of a house.
32 – Opening the gate makes the house safer.
33 – Aluminum gate in a not very common color.
The reddish tone of this door is not very common in materials like aluminum. But it is indisputable that the color appreciated the facade of the estate
34 – All white on this facade.
35 – Wall and gate in the same shade of gray.
36 – sliding gate to the garage.
The lightness of the aluminum makes the door opening much easier and faster, even with the automatic models.
37 – White under, black top.
38 – White of the house allows the use of any colors to the gate.
White houses are jokers that everyone knows. The ability to combine any color with white is an advantage, especially if other elements do not have large color variations, as is the case with aluminum.
39 – Vertical and horizontal.
Without much to do to distinguish the aluminum gates, it’s about using creativity within the confines of the material. In this case, the gate was made with aluminum tubes horizontally and vertically to create a different design
40 – It looks like wood, but it is not.
This aluminum gate is very similar to the wood, both in color and in the drawings on its panels. A gate worthy of admiration
41 – Black aluminum gate with white details in color.
42 – Aluminum-Wickeltor for the garage.
If you have limited space to open the gate, you can be inspired by this model of roller shutters. It occupies no space on the walls and optimizes the location for other purposes.
43 – Perforated aluminum plate for the garage door.
44 – After the same style.
Both at the gate and at the bodyguard the style is the same. A great way to integrate the whole look of the house
45 – Black sliding aluminum gate.
46 – Automatic gates provide comfort and safety for the occupants of the house.
47 – A house to be seen.
In this project, the proposal is to have the house in sight. The wall and the social gate are made of glass. The garage door is already made of white cast aluminum.
48 – Brown aluminum gate with diagonal opening.
49 – Wooden house with brown aluminum gate.
50 – Low aluminum gate.
To follow the same style (and height) of the wall, the choice was to use a sliding aluminum gate.
51 – Off white facade with white aluminum gate.
52 – White house, white gate.
53 – Panel in the middle of the black aluminum gate.
54 – Small and small: Blue aluminum door does not go unnoticed.
55 – White appreciates the aluminum and makes the goal more noble.
56 – Brown gate in the color (and in the drawing) of the facade of the house.
57 – Gray aluminum at the entrance of the house.
58 – What do you think of doors and red aluminum windows?
59 – The deconstructed brick wall became more sophisticated with the white aluminum gate.
60 – Stone wall and white aluminum gate: proof that the aluminum can be combined with other materials.