Security Gates - Automatic Electric Driveway Security Gate
Tired of being burglarized? Thinking about installing security gates on your property? There are some basic security gates that are available to serve your particular purpose.
Security gates provide additional protection when a wood door or glass pane is the only thing between an unwanted guest and your valuable property. Analyze your most vulnerable entryways into your house or business, and find an assortment of security gates available for your situation.
Metal gates for doors are typically made out of steel, and relatively inexpensive. Two varieties are popular: a steel mesh gate and a folding steel gate. The steel mesh gate remains in the doorway, similar to a screen door, providing security and visibility.
The folding steel gate retracts to one side of the doorway, pivoting 180 degrees out of the way. Either type of gate can be installed to open from the left or right. Most include a steel locking bar to provide additional security.
In addition to doors, you may need to add single security gates to any exposed windows or patio doors at your home, as well as locations for commercial and industrial use. Wrought iron gates are common for providing security with style. Available in many sizes or can be custom built to fit unusually sized windows. Single security gates can be ordered to lock on either side, and also are available in the folding gate option.
To protect a front entranceway or alcove, a double security gate is an option. Gate door hinges are installed to the entrance walls and swing to open. Doors are locked to a steel bar drop pin that anchors to the cement or brick floor.
Driveway security gates are a popular addition to a secure fenced property. The technology has improved with driveway gate models. No longer do you have to get out of your car to open the gate. Models are available with a gate opener (similar to a garage door opener), and more expensive gates have a sensor-driven door gate operating device. Check with local building codes before considering any of these types of security gate options.