Automatic Driveway Gates

  • Been scouring the web to find information on automated gates only to be stymied by technical gate jargon that leaves you scratching your head?
  • Considering a Mighty Mule or USAutomatic DIY automatic gate opener kit, or an all-in-one gate and gate operator kit like Amazing Gates and want to know if any of these will work for you?

This one-of-a-kind compact guide is here to teach you everything you need to know about automated gates, in accessible and jargon-free language.

What Will I Find Between The Covers?

This guide is for consumers who want to understand the complexities of automatic driveway gate design and installation without wading through the technical mumbo jumbo.

Our hope is that you’ll take what you learn in these pages and use it to work in seamless partnership with a quality driveway gate installation company to install a system that will beautify and protect your home, and operate safely and smoothly for years to come.

Even though automated gates are a serious and heavily technical subject, we treat the topic with a lighter touch in this book so that you may enjoy some witticisms and entertainment while simultaneously morphing into an informed automatic gate consumer.

But are You Going to Answer My Questions?

  • This off-the-shelf automatic gate system looks good enough to me. It’ll do, right?
  • How much can I expect to pay for a gate system?
  • This price quote seems sky high! How do I know this gate guy isn’t trying to rip me off?
  • I’d like to save a few bucks. Do I need all of this extra stuff like the photo eyes, loops, and reverse edges listed on the gate estimate I received?
  • My gate is up and running. My job’s done here right?
  • Wait… Where ya goin? I have more questions!

Here Is Where You’ll Find All the Answers You’re Looking For

In these pages, you’ll find the perfect amount of easily digestible, no-nonsense information to help you:

  • Learn the components of a quality gate system
  • Determine which gate type is right for you
  • Find out if a DIY gate system is right for you
  • Discover how much you’ll pay for a gate system
  • Stay alive and safe—learn about detection accessories
  • Get tips on how to pick and work successfully with a gate system installer
  • Gain insights on keeping your driveway gate running smoothly