Need help with your gate?
Gate Repair Burbank
GATE REPAIR
BURBANK
818-812-3169 SAME DAY SERVICE 818-812-3169
The Main Threats to Your Electric Gate

PROBLEMS WITH YOUR GATE?
We offer same-day repairs!

Schedule your appointment online now!

The Main Threats to Your Electric Gate

Threats to Your Electric Gate | Gate Repair Burbank, CA

If you want your automatic gate to last for as long as it can, then you need to make sure that it undergoes regular maintenance. It's up to you, as the owner, to be aware of the main threats to the structure and operation of your system, and to ensure any issue that arises gets resolved as quickly as possible. Problems with these types of systems tend to have a knock-on effect that casuses other parts to wear out quicker or start to malfunction when issues are neglected. Unfortunately, there are various different factors that can cause some trouble for your gate and troubleshooting them isn't always intuitive.

Problems Caused by the Weather

Rain and snow are undoubtedly the main culprits when it comes to weather damage. Moisture can easily creep into the control box or into the gate opener keypad and cause damage to the sensitive electrical components. Given this, both features have to be properly sealed. If you notice any casing cracks or chips, you must provide the necessary repairs immediately, to prevent the situation from worsening. Moisture can also damage different metal parts, from swing hinges to sliding chains. This type of damage is quite easy to recognize with the sudden increase of squeaking noise and the visiual evidence of rust specks.

Damage Caused by Debris

Debris can cause quite a lot of trouble and can interfere with the gate's operation. Things like leaves, twigs, and pebbles can create a blockage in the track and prevent the wheels of your sliding gate from moving. Strings, nylon strips and parts of paper shopping bags can also gradually become a problem, and it's important to ensure that the area around your driveway is clean and clutter free.

The Pest Problem

Small animals like ants, spiders, slugs and lizards will try to find their way into the control box to get warm. There, they may damage the electrical components, like the wiring and the circuit boards, which in turn can affect the system's performance. The safety loop sensors are at greater risk as they usually produce heat while being quite delicate. Smudges on the lenses can cause them to fail to work when needed, so checking their condition and alignment on a regular basis is vital. The best way to protect these and other components from damage is to seal all holes of the control box and inspect it for cracks and chips regularly.

Protect Your Electric Gate

You should do everything you can to ensure your system stays in great shape in order to get the most out of it. If you encounter a problem with any of the mechanical or electrical components, give Gate Repair Burbank a call to have our experts quickly fix it.

HOW CAN WE HELP YOU?

Have any questions? We can help! Please leave your contact information below and we will get in touch as soon as possible.

SATISFACTION GUARANTEED

Our professional team is where you should look for the finest quality repairs at budget prices. We offer dependable, same-day service and guaranteed customer satisfaction!

SCHEDULE YOUR SERVICE ONLINE Or
1
2
3
Select the service you'd like to schedule:

*Prices may vary. $45 service call.

Select Date and time
Aug 24, 2019
8:00AM - 10:00AM
10:00AM - 12:00PM
12:00PM - 14:00PM
14:00PM - 16:00PM
16:00PM - 18:00PM

Please fill in your details below:

Required field

The appointment was set successfully!

Thank you for choosing Gate Repair Burbank! One of our experts will be in touch soon. Feel free to browse our website for FAQ, tips and more useful information in the meantime!