Whether you are in need of Driveway gate service or Gate Operator Service we can help. Worn & broken gate hinges are common issues as well as damaged gate frames and mounting posts, we have the knowledge and equipment to get you back up and running asap. When it comes to gate operators the most common problems are wring issues and gate functionality problems both generally stem from sub-par installations and inferior products.
Some issues can be resolved at relatively low cost however some issues require replacement of major components and/or major adjustments. We cannot stress how important it is to have the job done right the first time as it will save you money and headaches in the long run. Gate installations should include structural steel support posts and proper installation of posts in concrete set below the frost line (Typically 48" in Chicago Area).
When it comes to power and control wiring these should be run in separate ground contact rated conduit with sealed connections and approved junction boxes. All electrical connections should be made with water tight connectors, die-electric grease and/or solder joints that are sealed with heat shrink. Following these few tips alone will save thousands in future diagnosis and repair bills not to mention the inconvenience and security issues that come with breakdowns.
As most driveway gates are in close proximity to public and common areas safety is always a concern and maintaining the safest gate system has never been more important, UL has recently revised the safety standards for automated gates - UL325. Safety requirements vary for different types of gates but generally Slide type gates require the most safety devices as they typically have more pinch points and hazard areas by nature of design. You should have your gate serviced and inspected regularly to maintain a safe and reliable gate system. Call us today to schedule your gate inspection. Click to call Chicago or West Suburbs.