Nowadays, automatic gates are being used where wide and heavy gates are needed. An automatic gate is used to control entry and access in a secured area. Also known as electric gates, they offer security to your building or property. They also add a touch of class, elegance, and value to your property. Automatic gates are commonly used in commercial settings, but they can also be used at residential properties.
What makes an automatic gate?
An automatic gate is made up of two components:
The Gate. It is the movable, physical object used to block the opening or the entrance. In commercial applications, the gate is usually made of ornamental iron or chain-link material. The choice of the material is usually matched with the fencing used in the property.
The Gate Operator. It is the electrically-powered mechanism that moves the gate in and out of the opening.
Why should you use an automatic gate for your property?
The gate is an important factor when planning for the security of your property. After all, it is the point of entry and exit in your property. Not only does a gate provide you security, it can also amp up your establishment’s physical appeal.
Here are the reasons why automatic gates are becoming a popular choice, for both homeowners and businessmen.
Automatic gates are more secure.
Automatic gates come with automatic locks and other features that improve security. They also provide more security to visitors, as automatic gates eliminate the need to get off the car to open the gate.
Automatic gates are more convenient.
Since you do not have to get out of the vehicle to open the gate, automatic gates offer a clear advantage during rains, storms, or late at night. The gates also close and lock automatically, making them foolproof even for forgetful people.
Automatic gates give you full control over entry in your property.
With an automatic gate, you control who can enter your property. This is important when you want to keep your property and your family safe from intrusive and unwelcome visitors.
Automatic gates keep your children and pets secure.
Having an automatic gate at your home gives you the peace of mind that your children and pets are safe within your property boundary. It helps keep children and pets away from traffic and strangers. It also helps keep dangerous animals out of your property, keeping your family secured and protected.
Automatic gates provide you more privacy.
Since it gives you control to the entry and access to your property, an automatic gate gives you privacy from intrusive and unwanted visitors, such as solicitors and salesmen. It saves you time by not having to refuse them at your doorstep.
Automatic gates give your clients peace of mind.
For business establishments with parking areas and car parks, an automatic gate can make your clients and visitors feel at ease when they park their vehicles at your property. They know that their prized possession is safe from burglars and intruders, so they can go about their business worry-free.
- Automatic gates add value to your property.
For residential homes, automatic gates can add to the kerb appeal of your home. Automatic gates are more attractive, and are generally viewed as classy and prestigious. Having them installed can make the price of your property higher, if ever you are selling it in the future.
Thinking of installing an automatic gate? Call Chainwire Fencing Specialist today.
Contact us for all your automatic gate needs. We work with industrial, commercial, and residential property owners in the areas of Hunter Valley and Newcastle. We offer end-to-end solutions from design, through engineering and fabrication, to installation. Chainwire Fencing Newcastle are a full service contractor and we take pride in the high quality of our work. Call us now for your fencing and gating solutions.