Any modern and comfortable home requires special protective measures, for the building itself and for the space around it. Greater attention must be paid to the gates and fences because these elements are important for the safety, security and privacy of you and your family.
Metal fences are probably the best option when it comes to security. They are very safe, on the one hand because it is quite difficult to be cut or damaged, and on the other because there are different models of fence panels, opaque enough to prevent prying eyes from seeing what happens on your property.
Unlike wood, which degrades over time because of the exposure to moisture and weather, metal fences remain solid and durable, even decades after installation, which makes them a very safe option that ensures your peace of mind.
As for the gate, it would be good to consider an automation system. Gate automation is available for both swing and sliding gates.
Check your gate and fence all round the boundary and make sure they are completely secure and able to prevent intruders from accessing your property. Make the necessary repairs promptly, as soon as you notice broken or weak areas.