With so many brands of electric gate opener on the market, it can be hard to pinpoint which brand is going to be best suited to your gates without first exploring its uses and requirements.
There are several factors to consider and it is worth bearing in mind that each manufacturer has it's own specialities. These range from differing mechanical and hydraulic drive methods to enhanced electronic features. All of which could be a factor in determining which kit you need.
The very first thing to note is choosing the brand of electric gate opener is far less important than you might
A large percentage of times that an electric gate opener breaks down unexpectedly, it is an issue being detected by your safety equipment. This shouldn't concern you, this is exactly why safety devices are implemented in the first place, they are just performing their function as they were designed to do! Issues are quick & easy to identify which means a fast fix is usually possible.
Below are the 3 top things that you can check yourself to get your gate moving again, without the need to consult an engineer.
The first port of call should always be to check that
In terms of frequently asked questions about automatic gate openers, this one ranks quite highly!
All automatic gate kits we sell come with 2 remote controls as standard which is usually enough for a 2 car family home. But what if your family is bigger, or you have grounds staff or regular visitors that you wish to have simple access without having to exit their vehicle? Or....what if you lose one of your remotes?!
This is not a problem! Despite the process differing between manufacturers, they are all pretty straight forward to do.
BFT generally use a cloning system where the remote controls