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This helpful FAQ section offers a lot of helpful answers to some common questions related to both commercial and residential gates. Call us if you have something else you want to ask.
Do I really need to get a surge protector for my gate opener?
Surge protectors are inexpensive devices designed to protect electric machines (gate opener in this case) from damages that can result from lightning strikes and power outages. These devices can provide you with some peace of mind by ensuring that your gate opener won't malfunction after an unexpected power surge and that its circuitry won't burn out either.
How do I deal with mold and rust?
Wrought iron gates may develop corrosion over the years, due to the fact that they are constantly exposed to weather conditions. Wooden gates, on the other hand, can rot. Routine maintenance is the best way to detect signs of both of these scenarios at an early stage. You must then scrub your gate clean, wash it well, let it dry and then repaint it. Applying the appropriate mold repellent spray can also help.
How long will my opener last?
The answer to this question depends on the quality of the opener model that you get. However, as a general answer, it is safe to suggest that a decent gate opener can be expected to serve you for a period of 10 years if not more, if you make sure it goes through a routine maintenance service at least once a year. This is a rough estimation, of course, and is liable to change depending on average daily usage and weather conditions in your area.
What are the perks of having an automatic electronic gate?
The advantage of your gate being automatic is quite obvious. You do not have to repeatedly get in and out of your vehicle in order to open and close the gate. The gate can be operated with the simple press of a button on any remote controlled device associated with it.
How do I choose the right gate automation system?
Getting the right automation system (otherwise known as an Opener) is key when trying to ensure that your gate serves you for as long as it possibly can. The best way to go about it is to consider the width of the passage involved and the weight of your gate. This will help you determine the horsepower output you'll require. You should also consult a professional about various types of security and convenience features modern openers have to offer.