Posts filed under: Gate automation

We often encounter misconceptions about automated gates. People sometimes think they’re not suitable for some kinds of driveway, that they can’t be used in high winds, or that they’re prone to break down. None of these things are true, and...
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When it comes to choosing gates, choosing swing or sliding gates is one of the key decisions you’ll have to make. You may have a preferred option, but it’s worthwhile looking at the pros and cons of both before going...
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Automatic gates were once seen as the preserve of the wealthy. That’s no longer the case, with increasing numbers of homeowners now taking advantage of more affordable prices. So why should you spend more money on automated gates rather than...
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So, you’re contemplating whether or not to add automatic gates to your driveway at home. But where do you start? Well, before you begin calling contractors and making arrangements, there are several things to consider. Once in place, driveway gates...
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When gates open, they need space to travel through to move into their new position.  Obviously, there can’t be obstacle in the path of moving gates or there’s going to be a collision. Each of a pair of swing gates...
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  Gate automation problems occur because the installation of automatic electric gates is a complex process. It requires a clear understanding of the future owners’ requirements for the use of the new electric gates. The qualified installer should then carry...
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Why is aluminium perfect for automatic gates? Well, aluminium gates are strong, beautiful and free from rot or rust. It is one of nature’s miracle materials but it is light and easy to cut and shape. It can be welded,...
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Automating a gate changes it from normally open to normally closed. In the UK, there is a culture, often amongst the more mature, suggesting that automatic gates indicate that you’re lazy. As a result, gates are often installed without motors....
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