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You can refer to our experts’ answers for frequently asked questions on gate repairs.
Which is more expensive, a swing or sliding gate?
Usually a single swinging gate will cost less than a rolling wheel sliding gate but the concrete work can make an even bigger difference.
What causes gate damage?
Our specialists recommend checking and maintaining gates at least a couple of times a year. Gates are constantly exposed to sun, rain, snow and other elements of nature that can damage parts. Furthermore, mishandling and accidents can affect the functioning of the gate easily.
Which types of gate openers do people prefer?
Many still prefer the common push-button type with the remote inside the vehicle, as it is both convenient and secure. There are also those who prefer typing in a code to allow the vehicle in the premises. Some are more hi-tech, having sensors installed by the gate, which trigger the mechanism.
Getting Your Money’s worth
When buying a gate opener, the advice of experts from Gate Repair Sherman Oaks is, get one with a good automatic force sensing. This enables the opener to monitor and adjust the force applied to open and close the gate. It also has an automatic safety function that enables it to automatically stop if there is obstruction while it is closing and opening.
Operating Even With Power Outage
An automated gate comes with a gate opener. According to experts from Gate Repair Sherman Oaks, even if there is power outage your opener can still operate about 10 times more. You can still make use of your gate opener because of the restored battery charge its batteries have. When the power supply is restored there is automatic re-energizing of the batteries.