Wooden Gates Gerrards Cross

Check out these stunning automated wooden gates installed by GateKraft. Wooden gates add a certain style to your home and it has to be said in this case our customer was delighted with the end result. Check out these gates in action.

Automated Wooden Gates Gerrards Cross

Wooden gates offer security and privacy and add a rustic charm to the entrance of your home. Working with wood ensures your gates are unique, with the ability to use different woods and finishes. Choosing wood is also a great choice for the environment.

Wooden gates can need more frequent upkeep than metal gates, however making use of high quality materials as we do and offering advice on necessary maintenance, we can help you prolong the life of your wooden gates.

For information about installing wooden gates in and around Gerrards Cross get in touch with GateKraft on 01494 611 111.

5 Frequently Asked Questions about Automated Gates

automated gate installation gerrards crossAutomated Gates: FAQs

Here at GateKraft there are questions we are regularly asked from those looking to install automated gates. We thought we would take this opportunity to address popular questions in our blog, in the hope that the answers will help you make decisions regarding having automated gates installed.

Electric Gates Gerrards Cross

  1. Is it necessary for a professional to install automated gates?

If you are looking for peace of mind that your electric gates have been installed safely, with appropriate risk assessments conducted then it is vital to employ a highly trained professional to install your electric gates who understands all the complexities of the installation process.

  1. Are electric gates reliable?

Automated gates are extremely reliable if they have been installed by a qualified professional and a servicing schedule is adhered to and gates remain well maintained. Find our servicing guidelines here.

  1. Do I need planning permission to install automated gates?

It’s often best to check with your local council whether planning permission is required as this can vary from area to area. If you are replacing a gate like for like it is usually unnecessary to obtain planning permission, however if you are planning to install a new structure within 2 metres of a road or pathway then a planning application should be initiated. The desired height of the gate will also be a factor in whether or not permission is required.

  1. How does an automated gate work?

Electric gates are powered by motors that are controlled by devices such as intercom, key pad, key fob, remote control etc.

  1. Can a gate be stopped from working in an emergency situation?

Automated gates installed professionally have safety devices fitted to stop gates closing on a person or vehicle in its path. Obstructions in the path of the gate send signals from the transmitter to the receiver, which activates a safety procedure.

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If you are considering installing electric gates and have further questions get in touch with GateKraft on 01494 611 111.

Hello & Welcome to the GateKraft Blog

automated gates gerrards crossThe GateKraft team decided it was time to introduce ourselves, using our blog to keep you in touch with our latest news, views offers and updates.

Based in High Wycombe, we produce quality electric gates and railings, utilising traditional skills with modern metalwork techniques to create works of art for our customers.

We have over 25 years of experience providing a professional gate crafting service. We produce quality metal and wooden electric gates and railings across Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire.

Our services are designed to keep your house secure and your family safe, available in a variety of shapes and sizes. We understand that one size doesn’t fit all and that’s why we allow you as much freedom and input throughout the design process. However, if you are looking for inspiration check out our gallery of designs that we’ve completed for customers over the years.

If you are contemplating installing electric gates, metal railings or require servicing for your existing gates, keep us in mind. Popular areas we’ve worked in include Gerrards Cross, Beaconsfield and Stoke Poges but we cover Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire and beyond.

Interested in our services? Give us a call on 01494 611 111 or drop us an email at info@gatekraft.co.uk.