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Automated Gate Controls on the Market

Choosing a gate for your home or commercial property is a great way to protect your assets and family. Of course, the gate itself is only part of the equation. You’ll also need to choose a control solution that makes sense for your needs. Get to know them so you can choose the best for your home or business.

How to Choose a Gate Control

Everything from card readers to keypads to remote solutions is available for gate control. With so many options out there, it can be tough to decide which format is best for your needs. Reviewing the chief features and benefits of each major type of system is a great way to determine what you’d like to buy.

Keypad entry systems offer

•    easy access whether you’re in your vehicle or on foot,
•    the ability to program different entry codes for different purposes,
•    simple, straightforward operation, and
•    wireless control and configuration options on some models.

Card-reader entry systems offer

•    a high level of security,
•    an ideal entry solution for small businesses and homes with several household employees,
•    integration with other security solutions and
•    simple, foolproof operation.

Remote entry systems offer

•    the ability to open your gate from anywhere in your home or business,
•    enhanced security,
•    integration with other security solutions and
•    gate monitoring from your smartphone on some models.

A contractor who specializes in garage doors and gates can help you find a compatible control no matter the type of gate you use. If you’re looking for a new way to open your gate, contact us at Overhead Door Company of Portland for more info.