All About Driveway Gates
Why are Driveway Gate Entries so important to have in a home?
Driveway gates play a very critical role in your home. For instance, they keep unwanted intruders, neighborhood kids, and animals out of your yard and home. Investing in a driveway gate is the best option for busy families with busy schedules as far as convenience, safety and security goes. Preventing children and pets from accessing areas you don’t want them hence preventing accidents, and keeping everyone safer.
Remember, security isn’t the only thing that driveway gates can provide. Several other significant benefits from a driveway gate include adding an elegant finished look to a property. Automatic driveway gates are easy to use, so you can come in and out, while providing that extra level of security. But how do you know the best type of driveway gate that is suitable for your home? What sets one type of gate apart from another? We’ll try to show you some of the best driveway gate entries you can install to your home, as well as the best ways to save time and money when it comes to driveway gates.
What are the benefits to having driveway gates?
A driveway gate is an excellent way to keep your front yard clean for homeowners. They help protect your home from stray objects entering your yard. For businesses, installing a driveway gate is an excellent way to control access to your business property at certain hours, and only to people with the proper security access levels. If you live in a highly desirable area where parking is limited like near a stadium, you might need a driveway gate to prevent sports fans or concert goers from trying to park in your areas. The most common driveway gates use a spring mechanism to open and close, but some are motorized and open and close automatically, thus making it very easy to operate them from the comfort of your car.
Tips for driveway gate installation
Envision how the gate will look fully open so no uneven ground or objects would obstruct it from operating correctly like trees. You will also have to think about the size of vehicles that may come through the gate, such as perhaps in the future if a large truck will be needed, any kind of construction machinery, or a shuttle service. Some counties also require a minimum 14 foot opening to allow emergency responders clearance, so it’s always good to double check these kinds of things when you’re interested in a driveway gate.
Since several different styles and types of driveway gates are available, there is nearly and endless way to customize your gate to suit your needs.
ELECTRIC GATES & Automatic gates
As the name suggests, electric gates are operated using electrical controls and motors, which means that they offer excellent convenience in use as well as security to your property. They are safe to use, and modern electric gates can open with just a click of a button, or even sense your car and react automatically. You may also get a discount on home insurance because of the added security you’re investing in your home, while also just flat out adding value to the home itself. These gates are made with the highest quality materials to ensure long-lasting durability and attractiveness. They are also a good choice for families with children or pets.
Benefits of installing electric gatesa
- Electric gates come in many styles to complement your property’s design.
- Automatic gate opening is convenient during a rainstorm or other bad weather conditions.
- Provide extra privacy to your family.
- They are weather resistant and long lasting.
- Easy maintenance and upkeeep.
- Firm installation with high quality materials ensures a solid gate with no wobbling or sagging.
- Metal gates won’t retain moisture or freeze in cold weather.
Is it worth installing an automatic gate?
As the name suggests, Automatic gate systems are a method of electronically detecting and reacting to objects or people. A sensor is placed at the top of the gate in an automatic gate system, and a control panel contains the software necessary to detect the sensor and react accordingly. The best thing about many automatic gates is that they are self-operating, so you don’t have to worry about someone opening your gate manually. All you have to do is set up the method with which the gate will open, and never have to worry about it again.
The benefits of installing an automatic gate are
* The gate can be controlled remotely from a distance.
* They are more secure and reliable since a person can only operate them with the appropriate devices or credentials.
* They are easily programmable such that they can open or close at any time of the day or night.
* The sensor connected to the control panel can be adjusted to allow people in as needed.
Are gated entries from Chamblee Fence Company reliable?
We’re known for high-quality gate and fence products, and have been since 1959. We offer a wide range of gate access systems so they can be catered to your specific needs. These products are designed to ensure that your property is safe and secure at all times, which is especially important when you have valuable assets inside your property. Whether you need an automatic sliding gate, or a manual swing gate, we can help with customizing and professionally installing your driveway gate.
We have you covered, from entry doors to patio gates to commercial gates. Our installations are easy to use, and are suitable for the many types of weather conditions and landscapes of Georgia. Each of these products is made with high-quality materials, which means that they will last for a long time and will function as intended. These product lines are available in multiple styles and sizes to ensure access to the product you need regardless of your unique needs.
In addition to gates, we also offer a variety of fences designed to help you feel more secure in your home or business. We also have gate accessories like side rails, brackets, hinges, and more to help you customize your driveway gate entry if needed. All these items ensure that your gated entrances are reliable.