Types of Gates

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There are several types of gates that can be used for residential and commercial properties, including manual gates, automatic gates, and access control systems. Each type of gate has its own set of advantages and the choice of gate will depend on factors such as the property’s security needs, budget, and personal preference. 

When selecting a gate for your property, consider aspects such as the level of protection required, your budget, and your aesthetic preferences. It is also critical to collaborate with a professional installer to verify that the gate is correctly installed and satisfies all safety and local regulation criterias.

Automated Double Gate Operator with keypad access

Automated gates are powered by electricity and can be controlled by a remote control, keypad, or other access control systems. They are more secure than manual gates and can be made of various materials such as aluminum, steel, and wrought iron. Swing gates, sliding gates, and folding gates are all examples of automatic gates.

Black Aluminum Double Swing Driveway Gate

Swing gates are gates that open and close like doors, or lift up and down. Depending on the width of the driveway or entrance, they might be single or double gates. Swing gates are a popular option for residential homes since they are simple to install and come in a number of materials.

driveway gate intercom keypad

Access control systems are used to restrict who can enter & exit a property, and can be implemented with variety of home and business entrances. Keypads, card readers, remotes, intercoms, and other gadgets are examples. To strengthen security, access control systems can be utilized with both manual and automatic gates.

Black Aluminum sliding Driveway Gate

Sliding gates operate by sliding open and closed along a track. They are an excellent choice for homes with limited driveway space or uneven terrain. Steel and aluminum are two common materials used to make sliding gates.


Black Aluminum Double Swing Driveway Gate

These gates open and close in two halves. They are an excellent choice for driveways with larger entrances or where there is not enough horizontal space. Steel and aluminum are two common materials used to make double gates.

Chain-link manual gate

These gates are operated manually without the need of electricity or a remote control. They are less expensive than automatic gates in general, but they are less secure because they are easier to tamper with. Manual gates are offered in a variety of materials such as wood, metal, and vinyl.