Why Install Electric Gates?

Here at Harrogate Automation Ltd, we offer our customers everything they need for their automation systems, including installation, repair, and maintenance. We are experts in supplying automated gates and security devices, including audio intercom systems, keypads, safety edges, etc. We’re going to look at various reasons for installing electric gates at residential properties and once you read these, your reasons for considering automated gates may increase. Depending on your reasons for installing electric gates, your design may also be adapted to your requirements. Read on to find out more about the five main reasons for installing electric gates.


Increased Safety and Security of your Premises


The main reason for installing electric gates is that you have complete control over who has access to your premises. This results in an enhanced security system, ensuring you and any family members are safe and sound at all times. Using audio communications and control systems, you can identify any callers to the house before they come to your door. Whether you want to deter nuisance callers, or are wary of suspicious visitors, through the use of access control devices, only authorised users can make it through unless you allow entry. It can also deter opportunist crimes as a closed gate is often a deterrent to potential burglars.


More Protection for your House


As electric gates benefit from automatic closing control, you can rest assured that the gate will be firmly closed and locked as soon as you enter, offering more protection for your house. It can also protect the property through traffic calming in built up areas, and protect plants in your gardens from wildlife such as rabbits, foxes, deer and other unwanted visitors. Covert protection and surveillance can also be added if this is an important feature for you.


A Long-term Investment


When you install electric gates, you are making a long-term investment that can increase the value and appeal of your property. It has been shown that automated gate systems can add up to 5% to the value of your home, and it can even speed up a sale. It is also more appealing as insurers will often offer a discount due to the increase safety and security of having reliable security gates.


Additional Privacy for your Home


Having close board or solid gates can also give a sense of increased privacy. Your home should be your sanctuary, and through automated systems, we may even be able to achieve noise reduction near busy schools or main roads. A gate is also able to stop parking abuse, dumped vehicles, and turning on your property’s driveway.


Additional Reasons


The are many more reasons why people may opt for electric gates. This includes the convenience factor, as you are able to open the gates directly. from the comfort of your own car or home. The access control systems can also be controlled from anywhere using your telephone. Furthermore, an electric gate system can improve the look and give a sense of status to your property.


Contact Us


To find out more information about why you should install electric gates at your property, feel free to get in touch with us via our contact form, or via email at info@harrogate-automation.co.uk. You can also call us directly on 01423 560053. One of our team will be pleased to assist you and discuss your requirements and any queries you may have about our products and services.