People have been using gates for many years now to protect their home from unwanted visitors, gates also add another layer of privacy when in your home. A necessity for celebs, more and more people are now adding gates to their home, but with so many to chose from it can be hard to decide which gate is right for your home. Below is a list of all the most popular styles you’ll find in homes around the world.
Back in the day, double or single panel swing gates were opened and closed by hand. But now thanks to technology, it can be operated automatically today. This type of electric gate can be made from wrought iron, aluminum, or wood.
If you live in a busy area, with lots of vehicles passing by as well as residents, sliding gate is great since you can open and close it quickly without taking up much space. Sliding gates is similar with swing gates in almost every aspect except that it slides instead of swings.
Remote Or Automatic Detection
Electric gates like this can be opened or closed by pushing the button in the remote as the driver drives up to the gate. But there are automatic gate openers which automatically opens the entrance by simply detecting the presence of the car or person.
The good thing about these battery-powered electric gates is that the car doesn’t have to be within the vicinity of power grid and power lines to be operated.
If you like to stay environment-friendly, solar powered gates is a good idea. Its solar panels only need to absorb enough sunlight energy to convert it into electrical energy and store it in a battery which the gates will use to open and close.
When you do however decide to add a gate to your home, ensure that you use a reputable local company such as Essex Auto Gates who are fully trained in electric gates in Essex, I also recommend going local due to the fact that any problems that may arise can be quickly dealt with due to being local to you.
We hope you found this article helpful in choosing your next gate installation!