Ironcraft Steel Fabrications - Steel Fabrications, Glasgow,Scotland
Ironcraft Steel Fabrications - Steel Fabrications, Glasgow,Scotland
Ironcraft-Electric Gates, Edinburgh, Scotland
Ironcraft-Electric Gates, Edinburgh, Scotland
Ironcraft-Electric Gates, Edinburgh, Scotland
Ironcraft-Electric Gates, Edinburgh, Scotland

Electric Gates Paisley

Ironcraft Steel Fabrications design, install and service electric gates to meet the individual needs of our clients acoss the Paisley area.

Electric gates at your Paisley home - a professional installation or do-it-yourself?

There are many types of home improvements that we make to our properties, some of which we pay a professional company to complete and others, that we try to complete ourselves. There are times when this do-it-yourself approach is great; with the right skill set and tools, and plenty of time, many of these improvements can be made quickly and much cheaper BUT, there can be drawbacks with this approach, especially when looking at certain types of home improvements.

Installing electric gates at your Paisley property is one of those jobs that in all honesty, should always be left to a professional company to design and install, as well as maintain. There are many reasons why...

  • Safety

The biggest influencing factor when it comes to electric gates is safety. This is because more and more people are becoming aware of their responsibilities for the safe working of electric gates at their Paisley property, even if they did not install them but ‘inherited’ them when they bought the property.

These changes came about some years ago and were as a result of several accidents in which people have been hurt after becoming trapped or crushed by electric gates. Thankfully, in most instances the people, although hurt, survived; there were some very tragic cases of children being trapped and pressured by gates, and dying from their injuries.

Although this can seem an extreme case, the truth is that electric gates need to operate in a safe way ALL the time; this responsibility starts from the moment the gates are installed. They must also be maintained to a high standard.

  • Gaining access, if necessary

Electric gates at a Paisley property are a great idea for peace of mind and safety but again, it is important to bear in mind that there may be instances where emergency services may need to gain access. Professionally designed and installed gates will take in to consideration all these aspects and discussion of how people can gain access, is one to have with the company of your choice.

  • Smooth working

Electric gates are great when they function without a hitch and like all things with moving parts, they need to be serviced and maintained on a regular basis so that the working of the gates is kept as smooth, and malfunction free as possible.

Electric gates for Paisley homes and businesses can bring so many benefits but don't forget, even do-it-yourself kits instantly place responsibility on your for those gates to work in a safe way, as well as taking in to consideration 'buffer zones'; this is the space that the gate cannot reach, giving an adult or child a safe place to avoid the gate if it does not stop.

Why not call us today, and find out more about designing electric gates for your Paisley home or business?

Please contact us to discuss your electric gates requirements in the Paisley, Renfrewshire area.

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