There are a multitude of reasons that homeowners and business owners alike would consider having an automatic entry gate installed.  Electric gates are something that need to be installed with a detailed plan as many details involved are lifestyle orientated.  Many clients begin researching automatic gates and fencing for security reasons.  Only later do they discover the added benefits that an electronic access entry gate brings to the property.  Below are some reasons to think about adding an automated gate to your landscape.

When more than one child is playing in the yard at a time it is often easy to lose track of them. Many times when the kids are out in the yard one will want to be on the swings in the back and one in the front with the garden.  Here in lies the issue of having eyes in more than one place at a time.  Installing a fence and gate system surrounding your property would give structured boundaries for the children.  A closed gate would make it near impossible for the child to leave the yard area.  This is also true in relation to pets.

Security is one of the main reasons people begin to look into electronic gates.  Think about all the random people who come up and knock on your door in a day.  Wouldn’t it be nice to not have unwanted visitors?  Also, a gate would eliminate the random people stopping just to check out your property.  People exploring your property would be a thing of the past.  It will also deter thieves as a gate and fence system provides quiet the obstacle in getting anything worth value out of the home undetected.

Gate and fence systems also keep unwanted animals out of the yard and pets inside.  Deer and rabbits are big culprits in ruining the hard work and effort that goes into landscaping and gardens.  Keep your yard safe from unwanted intrusions by adding fencing as well as the automatic gate entry.  Fencing comes in a variety of material from decorative aluminum fencing to wooden picket fencing.

Fence and gate access are one of the upgrade you can make in your yard that you can actually recoup when you sell your home.  An automatic gate adds value to the property as well as appeal to the buyers. Consider how nice it would be to sell your home for more and quicker.

Privacy is something that is often desired amongst homeowners.  Privacy fencing can be purchased and installed along with a closed gate.  This maintains privacy and helps reduce noise.  This is especially important in high traffic areas with a lot of noise pollution and in over populated subdivisions.  If you live in a community with “community rules” you will want to check with the home owners association before purchasing and installing privacy fencing as some communities foster an open air feel.

A fence is a super nice luxury to have installed and the benefits are unique to each household and business.  Before committing to a style check out all of the options in gate mechanics and access control systems.  Not only do you have to consider the material, style and aesthetics but also how it will function and what mechanisms will be the most convenient for your household.