Gates like garage door systems are sometimes prone to breaking down. If you have an electric gate and it’s having issues opening it might be time to give us a call. Sometimes it can need just a simple tune up and the gate will be working fine again. Common issues that go wrong with gates can be things like cables and wheels need changing out due to wear and tear. Cables can stretch or snap and wheels can and will wear down eventually with continued use. Track repairs are also common, if the track becomes even slightly damaged it can knock the gate off the tracks and it will be stuck. Track replacement is a quick fix and sometimes it might only need one part of the track fixed. Gate arm replacement is another job we concentrate on and carry out frequently. The gates can be heavy so that arm if not maintained over the years can easy snap or seize up. If you do have a regular maintenance program then you will find most of these issues can be avoided. Simple maintenance really does save you money later on down the line as parts are oiled and replaced before further damage is done.
We also change out and fix electric gate motors, depending on the size of your gate and the weight it will determine the correct motor you should have installed. We have been to jobs before where the motor is way underpowered for the gate so it’s struggling every single time to open. This can be annoying because not only is the gate opening at a slower pace it is also wearing down the motor quicker because it has to work harder than a more powerful motor. If you have had the gate fixed before by another gate repair company they should have made you aware of this if you have the slow opening problem.
If the gate has been knocked off the track or bent our team will have to possibly do some fabrication work to get it closing perfectly again. This happens a great deal where people not only damage their gates but cars in the process, it takes some work but with the correct tools it can be fixed so you won’t have to buy a new gate.
So as you can see we have encountered many different scenarios when it comes to fixing gates and we are very knowledgeable about gate repair. If you are having some sort of gate malfunction then just give us a phone call and we will be happy to put you in contact with a local gate repair technician who will arrange a time to come out and fix your gate.