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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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Who Makes Automatic Gates Unsafe?

Who Makes Automatic Gates Unsafe?

Steve Jones 15/05/2017 0
 We all know that things like smoking a pack of cigarettes a day for thirty years, and driving at 80mph in a built-up area are dangerous, but many people still ignore the dangers.Gate automation...
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Who Can Install Electric Gates?

Who Can Install Electric Gates?

Steve Jones 06/04/2017 0
 Who Can Install Electric gates? The world of electric gate automation and installation is not regulated. Anyone can legally install electric gates. But when they are not installed correctly, ...
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Looking After Automatic Gates Affected By Weather

Looking After Automatic Gates Affected By Weather

Steve Jones 20/03/2017 0
 For owners of automatic gates, regular servicing should be part of their maintenance schedule to keep gates working as effectively as possible.All owners can give their gates a regular check to...
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Automatic Electric Gates and Public Places

Automatic Electric Gates and Public Places

Steve Jones 24/02/2017 0
The installation of electric gates that are as safe as possible is dependent on many factors. Key considerations include how the gates will be used and by whom.The owners of electric gates install...
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How To Use Your Mobile Phone As An Intercom

How To Use Your Mobile Phone As An Intercom

Steve Jones 08/02/2017 1
 Communication technology has ensured the importance of the Mobile phone and tablet in our lives today. There doesn’t seem to be much they can’t do and there’s an app for everything.So why not u...
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What Makes An Automated Gate Safe?

What Makes An Automated Gate Safe?

Steve Jones 20/01/2017 0
 Badly designed and installed electric swing gates and sliding gates have caused significant injuries and even death. As the UK's gate automation industry is unregulated, it is important to unders...
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What Gate Automation System Do You Need?

What Gate Automation System Do You Need?

Steve Jones 05/12/2016 0
 A gate is a just a gate, right? Well, there are differences between a five-bar gate and an industrial security gate. And swing gates operate very differently from sliding gates. And sliding gates...
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What Gate Design Is Right For My Home?

What Gate Design Is Right For My Home?

Steve Jones 22/11/2016 1
 Gates come in a huge range of designs, colours and infill patterns.They can be made from wood, iron or steel, aluminium, or even PVC if your budget is very low.But what combination of design ...
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Protecting Gates From The Elements

Protecting Gates From The Elements

Steve Jones 18/11/2016 0
 Many people will say that they chose automated gates to increase safety and security for their home and family. But there’s no doubt that adding new gates for your home is also a great way to enh...
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Do Fast Gate Motors Make A Difference?

Do Fast Gate Motors Make A Difference?

admin 11/11/2016 0
 As technological advances allow manufacturers to add improvements to their gate motors, homeowners reap the benefits. But is it worth the additional purchase cost?So, which of these features is...
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Sliding Or Swing Gate Automation?

Sliding Or Swing Gate Automation?

Steve Jones 26/10/2016 0
 Gates come in many designs but for driveway gates there are two common configurations. These are either sliding or swing gates.  So which do you choose? What are the advantages and disadvanta...
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