At GateKraft, we know that the elements can be a cause for concern when it comes to gates looking weathered but the recent rain has welcomed slugs and snails to your garden, giving you more reason than you might think, if you have automated gates, for wanting to deter these creatures from visiting.
Slugs and snails can worm their way into the control panels for your automated gates and cause untold damage; we receive numerous calls every year at this time with customers having issues operating their gates, only to discover these pesky little creatures inside the control panel.
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Of course there is no foolproof way to keep them away but we have the following advice to limit there chances of reaching your control panel.
- If there is vegetation surrounding the box that houses the control panel, cut it back
- Surround the area around your control box with slug pellets
- Have your gates serviced regularly to ensure your gates are working as they should be and to avoid drastic action should these slimy little critters be going to work on your control board
If you are experiencing any issues with your electric gates get in touch with GateKraft, on 01494 611 111, even if we’ve not installed your gates, we are certain we can remedy any issues you may experience.