What Type of Automated Gate Is for You – Based Off Your Needs
When choosing the best automated gate for your property, there are multiple options to choose from. But which is the ideal fit for your needs? Let’s dive into a few popular types and discuss their benefits, so you can make an informed decision based on your specific needs.
Single Swing Gates
A single swing gate is the classic, elegant choice. As the name suggests, a single swing gate has one panel that swings open and closed. It’s best suited for properties with ample space in front and behind the gate. If you’re looking for simplicity and have a relatively straightforward entry point, this might be your pick.
Double Swing Gates
Think of these as the grand entrances of the automated gate world. With two panels that swing open from the center, they’re perfect for wider driveways or entrances that need to make a statement. They do require a bit more space than single swing gates, but the dramatic effect can be well worth it.
V-Track Sliding Gates
If space is a concern, especially in urban areas or tight driveways, the V-track might be your best bet. These gates slide back and forth on a track, taking up minimal space. They’re smooth, efficient, and great for both residential and commercial properties.
No need for a track on the ground? The cantilever gate might be for you. They use a counterbalance system to slide back and forth, making them ideal for driveways with uneven terrain or where snow accumulation might obstruct a ground track.
Box Frame Gates
Combining the mechanics of the cantilever system with the aesthetics of a framed gate, the box frame is sturdy and stylish. It’s built with a box-like frame that provides added support and a unique look.
Overhead I-Beam Gates
Typically found in commercial settings, these gates slide overhead, like a garage door. They’re space-saving, effective, and perfect for areas where ground space is at a premium.
Now that we’ve touched on the basics, let’s wrap things up.
Need Help Finding the Best Automated Gate for Your Property? We’re Here to Help!
Choosing the right gate for your property is more than just aesthetics; it’s about functionality, security, and ensuring it fits seamlessly into your space. Whether you desire the grandeur of a double swing gate or the practicality of a V-track, there’s a perfect automated gate out there for you.
And here’s some good news: all the gate automation products you need can be found at American Wholesale Fenceworks – Apollo Beach. We offer single swing, double swing, V-track, cantilever, box frame, and overhead I-Beam gates, along with a complete line of access control products. Our gates are custom built to fit your project’s exact dimensions—each fully welded with heavy-duty aluminum or steel for ultimate strength and durability.
But it doesn’t stop there. If you have a unique vision for a custom-designed wood or ornamental estate gate, we’re here to bring it to life. In essence, if you can draw it, we can build it! Call us today at (813) 556-9399 to get started.