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Automatic Gate Service in Melbourne

Posted by Ivan G on

Melbourne Gate Service Every machine or automation system requires some form of maintenance. By servicing your automatic gate, you are extending the life of your gate system and ensuring the best possible reliability. A gate service is available in all areas of Melbourne starting from $198 which includes the first hour of labour onsite. During this service, our qualified technicians will check all fittings for tightness, lubricate all moving parts and check and adjust all parameter settings as required. This is also a great time to add accessories such as extra remote controls, safety sensors, battery back & more, check...

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The best sliding gate motor for the Australian market - Our picks and why?

Posted by Ivan G on

Best Sliding Gate Motor People often ask us, What is the best sliding gate motor? Which one is it? It's difficult to answer however it is important to understand the user's application and then make a choice. Using reputable brands which have Australian backed support is a great factor in selecting the right sliding gate motor for your application. Gate automation companies hail from all parts of the world including Italy, Germany, South Africa, Asia & Australia with the Italian companies being the most prominent. As expected, we haven't had much success with the Asian brands. They seem to lack in...

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Key Automation Home Gate & Garden Light System

Posted by Steve G on

Nowadays we want everything integrated in our home... well it make sense doesn't it! There is no point having a separate remote control for the alarm system, gate or the garage door, so we install remote receivers to make it user friendly.  With complete home automation systems still way out of the every day Australians budget, it is important to consider the available options when you are renovating or building your new home.  A new innovative system from Key Automation integrates your homes LED garden lights to your automatic sliding or swing gate. The LED garden lights can turn on...

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Sliding Gates Vs Swing Gates

Posted by Ivan G on

Sliding Gate's Vs Swing Gate's One of the most common questions we are asked at Powered Gates Australia, is "What type of gate should I install at my home? Whilst Swing Gates were the traditional choice for many years, Sliding Gates have become increasingly popular in recent years.  Below, I will highlight the main advantages and disadvantages of Sliding and Swing gates. This guide should help you choose the right solution for your home, office or factory. SWING GATES:- Advantages Swing gates look elegant offer a more welcoming feeling when entering a property Suitable for residential applications only - Industrial Swing Gates...

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