We get asked a lot of different questions about the wide-ranging subject of electric gates. But there are some electric gate FAQ that we keep getting asked, so we’ve put this article together to answer those questions.

If automatic driveway gates get broken or go wrong, the electric gate repair costs can be high. But there are ways to reduce the chance of many issues occurring, ways to minimise wear and tear and even opportunities to spot potential problems before they become major issues.

Electric gate systems can work for years in all weather before causing problems. But they’re like any mechanical and electrical system so they’re prone to wear and other issues. Read more to understand what can go wrong with electric gates and how to avoid problems.

If your gates break down or are damaged how do you find the right gate engineer to help? Here’s a full list of what to look for, what to ask and how to pick the best installer for repairing your electric gates.

If you have electric driveway gates and you use a handheld remote transmitter to open them, it can be extremely frustrating if things stop working. But how do you find out what’s causing the problem? Here are a few things you can try before resorting to calling out a gate repairer.