Learn About The Basics of Gate Operators. This is by no means intended to be a complete synopsis of all gate openers but this is a broad overview of opener types and some of the peripheral accessories our industry deals with. In this article, you will learn about the types of Gate Operators, Safety Protocols and Devices, Control Devices, and History.
Much like garage door openers, automatic gate openers have become a necessity. They can provide ease of access to your property, as well as provide security. There are several different types of gate openers that work well based on differing applications. In addition to there being different types of gate openers, there is also different ways that gate openers may be hung or mounted on hinges, columns, or posts.
Houston is no stranger to heavy rains and flooding. In this industry is not uncommon at all for people to forget about their gate opener as long as its still working but doing a couple of preventative things after huge rains will go a long way to extending the life of that gate opener. Nothing living likes the flooding! That includes ants, lizards, etc....They will and do regularly find refuge in the gate opener housing.