A SECURITY gate has left Brits baffled by its very odd design. The gate appears to be giving out very mixed messages to potential burglars.
The tall security gate on what looks to be a new build property at first glance certainly looks like it would be sturdy enough to keep any potential intruders out.
But as some security-minded Brits have pointed out, the design of the gate also looks like it could give them a leg up.
The gate is attached to a frame that is secured to brick walls on either side, with an intercom panel sitting within the frame.
But the design of the gate itself looks like it could offer any potential intruders an easy way of gaining access to the property.
A picture of the gate was shared by 'Design Fails' on Twitter, with the caption "security gate that doubles as a ladder" and many users were quick to agree.
The post has been shared over 5,000 times with some witty observations, one user commented: "The material used IRONY"
And another said: "When you invest in tech and forget the basics"
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Whilst another called the gate a "Joy to any thief"
Some users commented that they thought the gate could be "electrified".
Whilst someone suggested it could be a "set up" suggesting any potential intruder could be "met by the growls of angry dogs".
Design flaws and property repairs can end up leaving some homeowners having to shell out thousands of pounds just to make their new house liveable.
One couple who purchased a newbuild dream home had a catologue of problems after spending £450k on their new property.
The new homeowners found a staggering 250 faults that needed fixing in their newbuild home in Northamptonshire, with everything from wonky radiators to chipped windows.
A family from South Wales who spent £306k on their four-bedroom detached property found more than 100 faults including leaking pikes and damaged window seals.
The dad-of-three was so frustrated he paid for a private firm to inspect the property.
If you are thinking of selling your home, you might want to take into consideration some of the things you could be doing that are losing you money on your house price.
A property expert has revealed a list of seven mistakes including fake grass, loud interiors and dark paint.
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