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With Christmas Day fast approaching, the race is on to get everything ready for the holiday season. Homeowners across the country will be putting the finishing touches on their homes ready to prepare to welcome visitors over the busy festive period. If you have aluminum driveway gates, do not forget to give them the festive treatment, too. 

Aluminum driveway gates create a smart and sophisticated appearance for your home while also boosting security and privacy. They are the first thing that visitors to your home see, so why not make a jolly impression and get the festive feeling flowing from the very second they approach your home?

Here are five easy ways to decorate your driveway gates.


If you are looking for a traditional décor for your home, why not adorn your driveway gates with two large, classic wreaths? You can buy them from a store or try crafting your own. Add ornaments, bells, ribbons, and anything else you want. With one attached to each side of the driveway gate, it is sure to make a real impact. 

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Give your driveway gates a bit of a festive glow by winding some outdoor lights around them. Nothing spreads the festive cheer for you and passers-by more than twinkling lights illuminating the night sky. For a bold and beautiful glow, opt for colored lights; if you want a softer feeling, choose soft gold or silver lights.

Tinsel or Garland

For a cheap and cheerful way to decorate your aluminum driveway gate, wind a length of colorful tinsel or garland through the bars of your gates. If you have puppy pickets, you can add tinsel to them to jazz up your gates in a matter of minutes.

Giant Ornaments

A row of giant, oversized ornaments can look really effective when attached to the top bars of your driveway gates – the bigger the better. You could even make your own by spray painting some cheap plastic balls and adding a bit of glitter or sparkle.

Character Ornaments

Do you have any spare snowmen or an unused Santa lying around? Kids in the neighborhood will love passing your house if you attach some of your character ornaments, cutouts, or blow-ups to your driveway gates. Just make sure they are attached securely.

If you do not have driveway gates to decorate, why not consider adding some aluminum driveway gates to your home in 2023? Aluminum is the ideal driveway gate material as it is strong yet lightweight and will make your home more difficult to enter. When teamed with other security devices such as alarms and cameras, this can help to improve your overall security, safety, and peace of mind. 

Aluminum does not rust as other metals do and will not require regular repair or treatment. In fact, aluminum is the most low-maintenance fencing option around. Experts say aluminum fencing products can last for 50 years or longer and can add as much as 5% to the value of your home, too. Help your home stand out from the neighbors’ homes at Christmas and all through the year with a stylish aluminum driveway gate.