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Old 07-08-2013   #1
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Default Different types of automatic gates and Its advanteges

There are different types of automatic gates to meet all of your needs. In this article we are going to go
over the different types of automatic gates. Automatic gates usually operate in three different ways. They can either slide, lift or even swing open.They are more commonly made out of certain materials. They
are made out of aluminum, steel or wood. The more affordable gates are made out of aluminum. Besides
aluminum wood would be next. Hardwood gates can get pretty expensive. Another expensive gate would be steel. They are amazing gates but they are also very expensive.When you are short on space than a gate that lifts would probably be the best option. You are more likely to see this type at a business. When you do get this type installed in your home. They typically open by raising up and then raising out. Using this type will only take up some space from the driveway.The next type of gate that you could get is the slide gate. This is the best type to get f you are un-level area. They are great for this type of area because they
can work at an angel. If the ground is un-level than using this type can save you money because you don't have to pay to have the area leveled out. You might prefer this type because it opens twice as quickly as the lift.If the area of your property is for the most part level and you are on a tight budget than the swing gate might be the best for you. Only if the ground is level than this is the type that you could install yourself. This type is also great because they have one of the simplest mechanics.
Whatever gate you choose to go with an important thing to keep in mind is that the opener should be the appropriate one for the gate that you choose. The opener has to be able to with stand the weight of the gate. If you choose to go with a an opener because it is is cheaper and it can not withstand the weight of the gate then the gate will cause damage to your property.When deciding to install an automatic gate before you install the gate you should decide how you want to be able to open it. There are many options in which you can choose from. For example you can get a gate with a sensor so that you can have the gate open as you are pulling up.
An automatic gate can provide numerous advantages. They are practical and convenient, easy to use and very efficient. Securing the parameters with sturdy automatic gates has become extremely common, as more and more people opt for this convenient solution. Basically, everywhere you look you see automatic gates, whether it's somebody's home, a fancy mall or an office building. Perimeter access control is affordable to all budgetsSo why opt for an automatic gate? Because it is easy to install, easy to use, affordable, convenient and will significantly increase the security level. With automatedsystems, only authorized persons have access, otherwise the sturdy fencing gate will not move and inch. With an automatic gate opener, however, you can open the gates as soon as you enter the driveway, straight from your car, just push the button and the gates will open and close obediently. Still, some types of automatic gates, especially older models, can be very dangerous. Without sensing devices or reversing mechanisms, such gates can turn into real death traps if they get defected, so be careful what you choose. Gates should have at least two safety mechanisms to prevent entrapment, one internal and one external. Such safety mechanisms are designed to reverse the opening/closing process if the gate encounters an obstruction, so the risks of someone becoming entrapped in the gate are reduced. You can find a wide variety of
automatic gate types in home centers or hardware stores, but you may get a better deal online. Choose the type of gate you prefer, but pay extra attention to safety measures.
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