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Could I Install And Automate My Own Gates?

Could I Install And Automate My Own Gates?

Steve Jones 22/02/2018 0
Automatic electric gates are becoming more and more popular every day. They are a status symbol, they add some security to your home and they help protect children and pets by preventing them runnin...
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How Does Gate Automation Work?

How Does Gate Automation Work?

Steve Jones 18/01/2018 0
 Gate automation is made up of a group of individual components that combine to make a new piece of machinery.  Typically, this includes motors to move gates, safety devices to stop moving gat...
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Gate Automation Guide

Gate Automation Guide

Steve Jones 08/01/2018 0
 Gate Automation Adding gates to your home gives a degree of prestige and style. When closed they are highly visible from outside and inside the property. They can be made from a variety of ma...
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Winter Gate Automation Maintenance

Winter Gate Automation Maintenance

Steve Jones 12/12/2017 0
 Gate motors work hard to open and close large, often heavy gates at the push of a button. But during Winter months they often have to work a bit harder still. An understanding of the specific iss...
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What Are Some Of Our Most Popular Gate Automation Motors?

What Are Some Of Our Most Popular Gate Automation Motors?

Steve Jones 02/11/2017 0
 Every day, we provide a wide range of gate automation and access control kits, motors, spare parts and accessories to the UK’s installers. We sell swing gate kits, sliding gate kits, underground ...
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How Secure Are Electric Gates?

How Secure Are Electric Gates?

Steve Jones 16/10/2017 0
 Can Electric Gates Be Forced Open? Electric gates give you the ability to close your gates without much effort. If you don’t have gates, there’s nothing to close. With manual gates, you have ...
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How much do electric gates cost?

How much do electric gates cost?

Steve Jones 03/10/2017 0
 When you’re costing up electric gates for your home there are four elements to consider. How much the gates cost How much the gate automation costs The cost of installation of the gates a...
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Do Electric Gates Need Planning Permission?

Do Electric Gates Need Planning Permission?

Steve Jones 26/09/2017 0
 Gates, the pillars or posts they are hung on, walls or fences are just part of your garden and driveway so they don’t need planning permission, right? Sometimes that’s true, but for the times when ...
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How Reliable Are Electric Gates?

How Reliable Are Electric Gates?

Steve Jones 21/09/2017 0
 There’s a wide variety of electric gate system manufacturers and each has their own range of swing gate motors and sliding gate motors. Some are more expensive than others, so is a cheaper electr...
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How To Open Electric Gates In A Power Cut

How To Open Electric Gates In A Power Cut

Steve Jones 15/09/2017 0
Electric gates are powered by electricity, right? So, what happens to them when there’s a power cut or the workmen dig up the road and cut off your electricity? How do you open and close gates that ...
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Aluminium Cantilever Gate From Swing Gates

Aluminium Cantilever Gate From Swing Gates

Steve Jones 30/08/2017 0
 Stargate Aluminium gates are not only the best solution to replace wooden gates but they also provide a wide range of configuration options.Everyone knows that wooden gates suffer from weatheri...
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Should Automatic Gates Open Outward or Inward?

Should Automatic Gates Open Outward or Inward?

Steve Jones 16/08/2017 0
 Automatic swing gates open either outward away from the property or inward towards the property. But how is this chosen? What factors govern which way gate automation is installed on gates?Here...
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What Is Gate Automation For?

What Is Gate Automation For?

Steve Jones 17/07/2017 0
 What exactly is gate automation for? Is it security, safety, convenience or just appearance? Any gate automation installation provides a level of security for a property. The gates can be lef...
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Why Safety Edges Shouldn’t Be The First Choice For Safe Gates

Why Safety Edges Shouldn’t Be The First Choice For Safe Gates

Steve Jones 29/06/2017 0
 Safety edges are often touted as the best solution for gate safety. After all, what could be better than stopping and reversing a gate when it comes into contact with an obstacle? But what if...
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Choosing The Right Gate Kit

Choosing The Right Gate Kit

Steve Jones 02/06/2017 1
 If you know nothing about gate automation and the types of gate available to you, your consultation with a qualified gate installer will give you lots of valuable information. But to help you cho...
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