Automatic Gate Installation
Automatic gates are a great way to keep your property secure and eliminate the hassle of opening and closing gates manually. Installing automatic gates involves several components, including the gate, an electric operator system, remote control devices, and safety sensors.
The gate is available in various styles and materials, such as aluminum or ornamental iron. The electric operator system should be selected based on the size and weight of the gate and will require professional installation to ensure it is correctly installed.
Remote control devices can open and close the gate from a distance without leaving your vehicle. Safety sensors should also be installed as they help prevent accidents by detecting any obstruction in the pathway of the closing gate.
Fencing Slidell is St. Tammany Parishes leading automatic gate installer. Our experienced technicians can help you choose the right automated gate system for your property and provide a professional installation to ensure it is safe and secure. Contact us today to get started!
Automatic Gate Types
An ideal solution for narrow driveways or other areas where swing gates aren’t practical.
These can be single or double-swing designs and are available in various materials, including vinyl, wood, aluminum, and ornamental iron.
These are ideal for commercial properties needing access control but not installing a full-sized gate.
Move smoothly along a track and do not require any posts or other supporting structures.
FAQ about Automatic Gates
What are automatic gates?
Automatic gates are entrance points for a property, business, or controlled area that open and close with technology and provide security and access control.
How do automatic gates work?
Automatic gates use sensors to detect when someone approaches the gate. When this happens, the gate will automatically open if it has been programmed to do so. It can also be set up with radio transmitters so people can open the gate from their car or other remote locations.
What materials are used in automatic gates?
The most common material used in automatic gate construction is the steel for its strength and durability. Other materials, such as aluminum and wood, may also be used depending on the application. The type of material chosen should depend on the environment where it will be installed and local building codes.
What types of controls are available for automatic gates?
Various control options are available depending on your specific needs. These include keypads, card readers, remote controllers, intercom systems, and biometric readers. Each type has its own benefits and drawbacks, so it is important to research each option before deciding.
How Much do automatic gates cost to install?
The cost of automating your gate depends on the materials, size, and selection of advanced features. Typically installation fees run from a few hundred dollars to several thousand; however, this estimation may vary depending on if there’s an existing entranceway eligible for automation or if custom fabrication will be necessary.
Benefits and Features of Automatic Gates
Automatic gates offer several benefits and features; to learn more, check out our article on The Benefits of installing an Automatic Gate.
- Increased Security
- Enhanced Curb Appeal
- Safety Features
- Low Maintenance
- Hands-free Operation
- Battery Back-up
Automatic gate Installations
Don’t delay any longer – secure your home and property today with an automatic gate installation! With a professionally installed gate, you can enjoy the security of knowing that your property is protected 24/7. Plus, you’ll be able to use a keypad or remote control to open and close your gates anytime! Call Fencing Slidell today for a free consultation, and let’s get started on securing your home with an automatic gate installation.