My wife has posed and interesting project. We would like to contain our dogs on the patio to protect the yard/plants. The patio is 10' wide. She would like a sliding gate to allow access to the yard and to their outdoor pen to allow maximum access. This would be a low profile, approx 36" tall fence/gate. Any design suggestions/ideas would be appreciated.
Without a picture of the deck not sure how anyone can suggest changing it.
This is a trick question right.?
let's see... keep the dogs on the patio to keep them out of the yard. yet gate it so they can go into the yard.
I'm thinking a virtual gate made of promises and naptimes works here.
assuming there is a need for such things, your chain link fence contractors do sliding gates for truck parks all the time. they set bigger posts, set cup-grooved rollers on bearings in them, and put the welded gates in between.
what I would suggest is a larger dog run instead, which you can do yourself, so they get to dig and run and dump away from the plantings. generally dog runs are not anchored into concrete 4 feet deep, so if you have to move the thing, a couple of folks can lift it and move it along. if larger, maybe call in some friends, put some cold ones in a cooler and serve some BBQ when done.
sig: if this is a new economy, how come they still want my old-fashioned money?
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