Efficient repair and maintenance services for residential gates
We have the right answers for your questions on gate repairs and door maintenance.
My budget is limited. Should I still get the best gate I can buy?
Gates help ensure security, so it’s generally a good idea to opt for the best. However, making sure to lock up properly, not forget your keys, not leave windows open, etc. and can go a long way in ensuring safety without drilling a hole in your pocket as well.
How long does it take to install a gate opener?
At least 4 hours is usually the allotted time for a full gate opener installation. This includes the time it takes to attach the brackets but burying or neat positioning the low voltage wires can take some extra time. It's imperative that this type of project is only carried out by professionals.
Where can I get spare parts for my gate?
Spare parts for gates and gate openers are easily sourced from the local hardware store and online as well. However, our specialists strongly recommend that only genuine parts should be purchased as second class parts can easily break even with minimal usage.
Why is a telephone entry system better than the other types?
A telephone entry system alerts every phone in the line it is connected to and you don't have to run and answer it. A keypad is not helpful because visitors will need a code to enter and then you have to reset the code to maintain security.
How many pressure edges does an automatic gate need?
Ideally, most automatic gates would need 6 to 8 pressure edges, otherwise known as safety edges, but it completely depends on the site itself. It's important to place these pressure edges in the right position so they function well and provide contribute to the safety of you and your car.
Is a pedestrian gate advisable?
It is a sound decision to have a pedestrian gate in addition to your main entry system. This will ensure a more convenient monitoring of the people coming in and out of your premises. With a pedestrian gate, you'll be able to allow those who use public transportation or those who choose to park outside of your premises to enter and leave much quicker, which will help to prevent long entry lines and a traffic jam outside your property.
What are the factors to consider when choosing a new automatic gate?
According to our experts when making a choice on what new gate to install in your driveway, consider your preferences and requirements. You should consider how much space you have in your driveway, the material you want the new gate to be made of and the type of mechanism, meaning, how it will move. DIfferent properties and people will have different preferences, so it's important to consult with professionals (like us) to ensure you're making an informed decision and that you don't neglect to consider any factor.