Aluminum offers light weight, low maintenance, low cost and does not rust. Applied for aluminum driveway gates, this represents significant advantages. The lightness of aluminum has a positive impact in terms of duration of the other elements of the gate and in terms of ease of use, such as gates.
But the aluminum driveway gates does not have the strength and structural stability of the gates made of sheet steel, and are poor in thermal terms: heat flows easily through the aluminum, making too hot or cold garages.
Like steel doors, gates aluminum may have a core of polystyrene or other insulating material, to minimize the negative impact of heat aluminum. But while better thermal quality of the gate, this can make significantly more expensive gates.
The aluminum driveway gates are cheap, especially without isolation gates, but prices always end up very much depend on a diverse range of factors, including issues such as quality of the springs or the gate sealing materials.