Having a gate that opens and closes automatically will increase your property security and privacy. An automatic gate will also prevent unwanted critters from entering. For example, the neighbor’s dog won’t be able to get into your property! These are just a few of the benefits of having an automatic electric gate installed on your property. Let’s take a look at a few more:

Increased security

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Having an automated gate is an extremely convenient way to protect your home or business. These gates can be set up in a variety of ways to fit your exact needs. For example, you can choose a style that matches the look of your home, or choose a design that matches the look of the landscape.

Automated gates are also helpful in keeping cars and people out of your property. Most automatic gates are equipped with a vehicle detection loop that will alert you if there’s a car approaching the gate. This way, the gate will stop before it hits a car. You can also adjust the settings on your automated gate to allow more people to pass through.

Reduced risk of burglary

Automated gates are a great way to reduce the risk of burglary at your property. Many burglars will simply bypass the gate and move on to easier targets. A gate can also deter opportunistic thieves. A study by the Alarm Industry Research and Educational Foundation found that homes without a visible home security system were 2.7 to 3.5 times more likely to be targeted by burglars. Unfortunately, many homeowners do not install a home security system, despite the benefits. These people also install gates purely for aesthetic purposes and not for security.

A well-made automated gate is highly secure and will not be easily opened by a burglar. This can help make your home safer for you and your family. An automated gate will also deter opportunistic burglars from breaking in. Bypassing an automatic gate requires cutting the power or creating an electrical shortage. This can happen when there is a power outage or when the gate is not properly secured.

Increased privacy

An automated gate can protect you and your family by keeping unwanted individuals from accessing your property. Children, dogs, and even strangers are prevented from entering your property when the gate is closed. It is also a great way to protect your pets. Having a gate that closes automatically can also keep your children safe from neighbors and traffic.

Most automatic gates feature vehicle detection loops, which allow them to stop before they make contact with a car. Most gates also allow you to adjust the loop settings to accommodate your personal preferences. If you have frequent guests who want to enter or exit your property, you can change the settings to allow more people to pass through.

For more information on gate automation or gate motors, contact DM Security Systems today for a free quote!