Everyone loves convenience these days. You come home at night after a long day at the office, you press buttons so that your gate and garage door opens and then closes behind you again. Noone gives these motors a second thought – until such time as you press that button you’ve come to rely upon… Continue Reading How on earth did it last that long.
Your driveway gate is there to provide you with security, but what if it decides to turn on you? Although this may seem like a scene from a horror movie, there have been a growing number of cases where homeowners and their family members or even beloved pets have been seriously injured or killed by… Continue Reading When Driveway Gates Attack
Your gate motor provides you with convenience as well as a feeling of security. In recent years, the cost of these motors has risen substantially and this has subsequently resulted in more of these motors being stolen than ever before. Installing your gate motor When a technician starts installing your new gate motor, there are… Continue Reading Gate Motor Theft
You may think that your gate motor is protected if a theft-resistant bracket has been installed on the motor. Although your theft-resistant bracket is a good start, it will only help prevent it from being stolen. As a result, you might be wondering what else will be needed to give your motor the protection it… Continue Reading Protecting your Gate Motor
Have you ever purchased a product or had something installed on your property, only to find that a few months later, you have not been able to find any form of assistance, support or even spare parts for it? Market Manipulation There is usually no problem with getting service from local suppliers, unless they have… Continue Reading Reasons to Purchase Locally Manufactured Products
If you have been phoning around for quotes to have a gate or garage door motor installed, you may find some installers who will be willing to give pricing over the phone for the cost of the motor and installation – only to find that after installation starts, they hand you a list of additional… Continue Reading Why an Installer Must Inspect your Property before Quoting
It does not matter if you are a new homeowner or if you’ve had your property for years, your home will require regular maintenance. While homeowners will be able to perform some of these tasks themselves, others will need to be performed by qualified professionals. Below is a basic checklist of items to inspect: Driveway… Continue Reading Maintenance Tips
You will notice that installers are quoting you on different makes and models of motors, which will tempt you to opt for the cheapest motor that you are quoted on. “What is wrong with the cheapest motor?” you ask. The main problem is that the motors have different strength and performance ratings. Cheaper motor are… Continue Reading Why Cheaper is Not Always Better