Properly Install an Automatic Swing Gate

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An automatic swing gate is a great add on to your home. Installing a swing gate is not a very complicated task. It is possible to have a perfectly installed swing gate or an automatic swing gate if you follow some predefined guidelines. Go through the following steps and you will be able to install your automatic swing gate just perfectly all by yourself.

Step 1 - Select the Driveway Gates

Purchase a gate that covers the measured opening of your driveway. It is up to you whether you want to go for a timber gate or a metal gate. You will get a gate kit along with the gate.

Step 2 - Fix the Swing Gate

To attach a swing gate properly you have to fix a pair of hinges on the gatepost on one side and the corresponding gate of that side. On the other gatepost and the other gate, a latch will have to be fixed. Check whether the swing gate is working properly, that is swinging manually without automation.

Step 3 - Automate the Gate

The last step is to automate the gate. The necessary power of the motor will depend on the size and weight of the gate. Bolt the gate operators with the gate.

Step 4 - Make Sure System Works Properly

Your automatic swing gate is ready to operate.