10 Reasons to install a residential access gate
Criminals often choose easy targets. Installing a residential gate and access system gives a homeowner an additional layer of protection. Thieves will have a much harder time driving off with your car if you have installed a gate and access system.
These days there are a number of ways to access your gate. Most people are familiar with a remote and a keypad, but LiftMaster gate operators offer the myQ® app for your smartphone. This requires an additional Internet Gateway unit on the gate operator, this allows you to open or close the gate with a tap of your phone from anywhere. You can also receive real-time notifications to your phone see when love ones come and go.
3. Discourages Unwanted Guest
With a driveway gate you can control who has access to your property. Aside from criminals, there are all types of people who want to access your property; solicitors, people who use your driveway as a turnaround, unauthorized workers and neighborhood animals, all these could be unwanted guest.
4. A Barrier for your Pets and Children
If you live on a busy street having a residential driveway gate can reduce the chance of a tragic situation.
5. Increased Curb Appeal
A beautifully designed gate will make a spectacular statement. You should work with an experienced company that has an in-house design team and skilled craftsman that can make your vision a reality.
6. Increase your Property Value
Discerning buyers will certainly appreciate the value of a residential access gate. A residential gate and access system elevates your property, setting your house apart from other homes in the neighborhood.
7. A Break on your Insurance
You should check with your insurance provider to see if adding an additional level of protection can help you get a reduction on your insurance rates.
8. Control Access to your Property
You can be sure who is coming onto your property even if it is an invited guest, a residential home service company or a parcel delivery company.
9. Add Panache
A custom designed access gate allows you to express your own personal style and can be made to fit the architectural style of your home. Gates are available in a wide array of color options. You can also add unique artwork or logos to make your entrance stand out. Gates should be designed to complement your home’s architectural style; Contemporary, Traditional, Mediterranean, Colonial, Country French…etc…
10. Gate Safety
Gates today come with safety sensors that stop the gate from closing on obstructions. When detecting an obstruction the gate automatically reverses.
EDL / Gate Masters is a third generation, family run company. We have been in business since 1964 serving South Florida. EDL / Gate Masters works in-house with its skilled design team, talented craftsman and expert welders to build your residential gate. What really makes us stand out from the competition is our thorough understanding of the electronics involved and our professional installation team. With proper installation and regular gate maintenance, you should expect years of trouble free service. We work with homeowners, contractors, builders and architects. In South Florida give EDL / Gate Masters a call at (954) 972-9300.