Aluminum entry gates and fences welcome visitors that are invited into your home and garden.  It leaves those that weren’t invited on the outside looking in.  Gates are pivotal at intersections where there are driveways or paths that intersect the fenced area.  Electronic gates ease entry within these spaces with the use of gate operators and entry control systems. There are so many different options available in fences and electronic entry gates that the sky is truly the limit for homeowners.  Aluminum gates and fencing are the most maintenance free option for homeowners however wood often serves as an inexpensive alternative.

When adding a gate to your driveway you are looking to add either a swing or sliding gate operating system.  The option you choose for your driveway will depend on the landscape.  Most often sliding electronic entry gates are the best way to go as they do not require additional flat space in front of or behind the gate to open.

Adding a gate to sidewalk entries and side yards you are most likely not looking to add a gate operator.  You are looking at a gate that can be accessed to enter and exit the property while containing small pets, animals and children when it is shut and locked.  Most pedestrian gates operate in a swing fashion and are designed to open into a space.  This adds to the inviting sense landscaping should give to guests.

When looking into options into electronic gate entry and different access controls consider all the options involved.  There are a number of different options when considering the installation of a new electronic entry aluminum driveway fence.  Look at the variety of colors and styles that gate posts and automation systems are sold in.  Your landscape and gate needs are totally different than those of even your closest neighbor.  For your gate and fence needs you will want an electronic gate contractor to come out and offer you a quote that involves several different options pertaining to the different gate and fencing options available today.

When it comes to gate operators that will open and close your gate you are looking at a few options ranging from solar powered, electrical or a combination of both working together.   Solar panels save money on operating expenses however many homeowners prefer to hardwire the gate operator systems as this is the most reliable options in electronic driveway gates.

When purchasing and installing electronic gates and fences there are a variety of materials to consider including wood, vinyl, wrought iron and aluminum.  Each offers advantages and disadvantages that are unique to the material.  Installing an electronic gate is best left to fencing professionals as it requires an abundance of landscape manipulation as well as electric wires run.  Fence professionals have training in all areas surrounding the installation, upkeep and maintenance needed when it comes to electronic gates as well as fencing.

The greatest advantage to a driveway gate and fence system surrounding your home is the privacy that it gives you with the freedom and safety being enclosed offers.

SAC Fence Michigan offers a variety of electronic entry gates, access control entry systems and fence options for homeowners to choose from.  You will find a variety of fencing options online at