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Planning Permission for Electric Gates

Planning Permission for Electric Gates

Adding electric gates to your commercial or residential property can offer many benefits to property owners this year. However, one of the top concerns for individuals today is whether they need planning permission to begin this project. Today we’re going to discuss...

What You Need to Consider When Choosing an Electric Gate Kit

What You Need to Consider When Choosing an Electric Gate Kit

If you’ve decided it’s time to upgrade your manual gates to automatic electric gates, there are a few things you’ll want to consider. When opting for an electric gate kit, the current size and setup of your gates plays a huge part in whether you’ll be able to easily...

Can You Make Normal Gates Electric?

Can You Make Normal Gates Electric?

There are plenty of reasons to change your existing manual gates to electric gates, including convenience and security. Electric gates can increase your home’s value and offer greater privacy. The good news for anyone looking to add electric gates to their home is...

Swing vs Sliding: Which is the Right Electric Gate for your Driveway?

Swing vs Sliding: Which is the Right Electric Gate for your Driveway?

Paying attention to the type of electric gates you install in your home is essential for your home security. Electric gates are a functional solution that can add more security to your home and improve the overall aesthetic of your home entrance. The most popular...

Electric Gate not working – Let us help!

Electric Gate not working – Let us help!

Electric gates are renowned for offering homeowners and commercial properties great security and a high level of convenience.  What's more, electric gates rarely stop working for no apparent reason, which means luckily, a professional automatic gate repair team can...

Electric gate materials, iron, and wood gates

Electric gate materials, iron, and wood gates

You've made the best decision to get electric gates installed on your property, but now you're facing a small dilemma as to what material you should opt for, for your gates.  Today you will find a wide selection of styles, types, colours of electric gates which can...

Electric Gate Maintenance Tips

Electric Gate Maintenance Tips

Automatic gates. Those wonderful, aesthetically pleasing, superb security systems that can offer it all. With professional electric gate companies able to install various styles and types of gates and intercom systems, electric gates have fast become a popular choice....

Can electric gates really be hacked?

Can electric gates really be hacked?

Not to scare people or to put you off choosing electric gates as an option to increase security around your property, but we have to be honest, yes, automatic gates can be hacked.  However, and we stress this part, that's not to say they will be; it's just that it is...

Do I need a professional to maintain my electric gates?

Do I need a professional to maintain my electric gates?

Yes.  Yes, you most definitely need a professional to install and maintain your electric gates – and no, we’re not just saying this because our Adfab team is some of the best electric gate installers in Yorkshire.  Electric gates at the front of your property help set...

Issues in electric gates caused by weather

Issues in electric gates caused by weather

Typical everyday weather conditions, fortunately, won't affect electric gates from working and operating smoothly.  However, harsh weather conditions and, in particular, extreme rainfall that causes flooding can!  Problems can begin if control boxes become soaked with...

Electric gates and power cuts

Electric gates and power cuts

Electric gates are designed to offer you security and convenience.  The chance to sit back when it's raining in the comfort of your vehicle, knowing that your gates will automatically open to let you in and out of the property.  Electric gates offer security, quality,...

Home Safety Starts at the Gate!

Home Safety Starts at the Gate!

When we think of home safety and security, we often immediately think of alarm systems and some form of CCTV as the primary means to keep our property safe. With advances in technology, doorbell cameras have also become increasingly popular as another mechanism that...