Whether you’re installing new security fencing or just upgrading your current fencing, you’ll be faced with the decision of whether to install an automated gate or not. While it can be more affordable to opt for a manual gate, there are some things to consider before you make up your mind.
Below are 5 reasons why you should install an automatic gate:
The number one reason for automating your gate is SAFETY. With the soaring crime rate in South Africa, automated entry to your home is a must to keep you and your family safe.
Let’s be honest, it’s comfortable. Pressing a button versus getting out of your car to open the gate – it’s a no-brainer really.
- Curb appeal
Automated gates come in various styles and designs. It can complement your property by adding an element of luxury to its aesthetics.
- Increase value of your property
In addition to improving curb appeal, an automated gate can increase your property value. Buyers will be more willing to pay a higher price if they see the added convenience and security of an automated gate.
- Lower insurance premiums
Homeowners insurance isn’t something you can do without. It is calculated by taking various things into consideration such as the size of your home, the crime rate in your neighbourhood and the safety measures installed in your home. Which is why an automated gate will ensure lower insurance premiums.
As you can see, there are numerous advantages to automating your gate that is well worth the investment. Before you install a new gate, consider the benefits of automated gates instead of the conventional manually operated gates.
For more information or an obligation free quote, get in touch with the team at Techno Pave today.