Top Residential Gate Installation Tips11/19/2013 Back To Blog
There is no doubt that choosing the right material for new gate installation is extremely significant but don't forget that we live in new technological ages and the new means, which can offer better control of operation and full security are equally important and, thus, so your decisions about the new driveway gate opener. Careful selection of the right opener will determine the speed of operation and your security. Hence, it's important to consider your options and personal requirements.
1. You must choose a swing gate operator with sufficient motor power to move the gate you have chosen. Your choice should depend on the weight of the panel or other possible changes in the near future.
2. It's always best to have an alternative system of operation either with backup batteries or with solar panels. Thus, you can still enjoy the automatic operation of the gate in times of severe problems with wires or power failure.
3. Make sure the electric wires are well protected underground or they would wear down soon by the weather conditions.
Make the right decisions before installing gates
The good planning of where to install the new gate, the choice of the material or its size are all important decisions, which will affect your future life and everyday movements. It's important to choose the best spot of the property to install the new steel gate, so that you can be sure you will have a clear view when you enter or exit and there is enough space to choose any type of gate you want. When you select the material, think about the future gate repair services. You need something strong and resistant that won't need constant maintenance. If you are considering iron panels, make sure they are galvanized to avoid erosion. It's convenient to build a pedestrian door as well as to facilitate the movements of your family and visitors and ensure that the new opener would have safety sensors, too. Intercom installation is also a good idea for your security in combination with a keypad or last technology clicker.