Access control can be intimidating, but American Fence Company of Iowa prides themselves on making it as easy as possible for you. They understand that quicker and easier you can gain access to your property, the better. With over 100 years of combined experience in gate operators and access control, American Fence Company of Iowa can create any system you want. American Fence Company is also a dealer for most access control companies in the market.
American Fence Company of Iowa is fully capable of automating your swing gate. They have experience installing hundreds of gates in their many years of operation, ranging from 8 feet to 70 feet wide. They are prepared to tackle the job, no matter the size of your gate. Swing and slide gate operators are alike in many ways, the main difference between the two is their different opening mechanic.
Chain drive or rail drive systems in cantilever gate operators allow you to sit in the comfort of your vehicle as they move your sliding gate open and closed. Access control has evolved quite a bit and offers several options now, so you can put in a system that tailors to your needs. For example, if you would like a quick and efficient exit, you can install a free exit loop that when driven over, opens the gate automatically. On your gate location, you can also install a closed-circuit camera to easily view whoever is trying to enter your property.
Another common gate operator type is the vertical pivot gate. These gates are especially common in areas where there is limited room for a swing gate or cantilever gate to be stored. This style of gate can be equipped with all of the mechanisms available on the styles of gates.
If you’re looking to take the edge off your power bill or lessen your impact on the environment, there are many solar options are also available for the gate operation items mentioned above. These options are a reasonable and economical alternative to running an electrical line to your gate. Before committing to any solar gate access control options, there are a few things you need to consider. The most important of which are what amount of sunlight reaches the area and how often the gate will be in use.
American Fence Company of Iowa would love to hear from you if you would like a free quote or have any questions. Please call them at (515) 265-6100 or contact submit an online request today.