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How Do You Add Character To The Outside Of A House

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How Do You Add Character To The Outside Of A House

You may go about several cities or towns and find that older homes tend to have the character and charm that many modern minimalist homes nowadays lack. Many newly built homes tend to have a similar, cookie-cutter look on both their interior and exterior, making most neighbourhoods in local areas look incredibly dull. We want to offer some advice on how best you can personalise your home or property to ensure it has all the charm and character of...

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How Can I Make My House Look More Expensive Outside

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How Can I Make My House Look More Expensive Outside

Fortunately for many homeowners, there are a fantastic array of ways to redesign the outside of your home to give it an authentic high-end appearance without breaking the bank! Here's how: You may be surprised to hear that a fresh coat of paint and a layer of stain can be what transforms the overall appearance of your front door and house façade. Changing the colours of the walls...

Posted by:Admin on:2022-07-21 09:29:14 Read More

Top Ways To Improve Curb Appeal To Your Home

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Top Ways To Improve Curb Appeal To Your Home

Suppose the exterior of your home requires a little more curb appeal and interest. In this case, you can do a few extra things to improve the aesthetic value of your home and get guests, bypassers, and potential home buyers enticed by the view. We all know impressions count, so giving the front garden of your modern home a bit more love can't hurt. Significantly, your home's exterior walls and floors match the interior in visual quality,...

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UK Electric Gates Cost Guide

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UK Electric Gates Cost Guide

Do you want to find out more about the cost of electric gate installation? This electric gates cost guide explains the factors that effect UK gate fitting prices. Electric driveways are fantastic for providing your home with both privacy and security. If these gates are combined with video technologies, you can ensure that you only allow people to your home's front door when you know who they are and have been allowed through...

Posted by:Admin on:2022-05-16 11:46:57 Read More

Commercial Gate Access Controls

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Commercial Gate Access Controls

Reliable intercom systems and complete access control equipment are essential components of all automatic gate products, whether for your business or home.  We have a broad stock with great variety in various intercom solutions and access control methods, leaving you no shortage of selections. We provide proximity readers, buttons, keypads, phone modules, video intercoms, loop detectors, wireless GSM, flat two open systems, and increased security...

Posted by:Admin on:2022-04-21 10:38:41 Read More

What Determines the Cost of An Automatic Gate

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What Determines the Cost of An Automatic Gate

Are you considering a new gate? We look at what determines the cost of an automatic gate. Find out more about the factors that effect the price of a new gate installation. For those interested in buying automatic electric gates for their commercial property or home, it's essential to research and garner enough price information as possible.  We understand that it's vital to obtain the gate and access control systems that...

Posted by:Admin on:2022-04-19 12:23:48 Read More

Do I Need Planning Permission To Install Gates

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Do I Need Planning Permission To Install Gates

Do I need planning permission to install gates? If you are considering a new gate installation, you may be concerned about planning requirements. This article looks at planning permission for gateposts and planning permission requirements in in conservation areas. Whether you need planning permission for a new gate installation is a question that is commonly asked. The issue is that there isn't a straightforward answer. There are many...

Posted by:Admin on:2022-04-12 13:52:58 Read More

How Wide Should My Driveway Gate Be

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How Wide Should My Driveway Gate Be

One of the questions asked when installing a new gate is: how wide should my driveway gate be? We look at the factors to consider when installing a new gate onto your driveway. If you've decided that your home or commercial property would benefit from a driveway gate, you'll have to determine the best width and overall size. Automatic driveway gates are fantastic for increasing the value of your property and curb appeal, security...

Posted by:Admin on:2022-04-12 12:19:51 Read More

Installing Swing Gates To Your Home

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Installing Swing Gates To Your Home

Are you considering installing swing gates to your home? We look at the installation requirements of swing gates and the prices involved. Swing gates are fantastic for providing households and properties with efficient entrance points that require your home or driveway to have enough clearance to swing open without obstructing public passageways and footpaths.  Most swing gates open inwards for this reason; however, few with...

Posted by:Admin on:2022-03-15 12:53:00 Read More

What Is The Electric Gate Installation Cost

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What Is The Electric Gate Installation Cost

Have you considered installing electric automated gates on your property? This article looks into the  electric gate installation cost for your home or business. Most driveway gates tend to cost a few hundred pounds; however, when you add together all the elements and contributing factors, you may find that the price rises. These are all of the costs and estimated electric gate prices of installation for wooden and metal gates (wrought...

Posted by:Admin on:2022-03-07 15:08:20 Read More

Why Install Domestic Electric Gates

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Why Install Domestic Electric Gates

Why should I install domestic electric gates? Find out more about the benefits of electric gate installations to your home and family.  Homeowners strive for safety when in the comfort of their home or private property. A sure-fire way to achieve that feeling of safety is to have professional installers install automated or electric gates with access control systems on your premises. Whether you aim to keep away dangerous inhabitants,...

Posted by:Admin on:2022-03-01 13:37:29 Read More

What Are The Types Of Security Entrances

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What Are The Types Of Security Entrances

If you own a commercial or residential property, you may consider the range of security options available. This article looks at: What Are The Types Of Security Entrances. Sliding gates are of an excellent standard, strength, usage and tend to have a long-lasting performance. They are a more traditional form of gate designs for a wide range of residential and commercial grade settings and help ensure your facility property and...

Posted by:Admin on:2022-02-28 16:07:11 Read More

Adding Value To Your Home With Electric Gates

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Adding Value To Your Home With Electric Gates

Find out more about adding value to your home with electric gate installation. Adding an automated gate can add value to your home. After you've weighed up all of the pros and cons, it's definitely considered one the wisest investments you can make. An automated electric gate may not always be the first that comes to mind when we think of "home improvement projects", but after you've weighed up all of the pros and cons, it's...

Posted by:Admin on:2022-02-11 09:54:00 Read More

What Gate Materials Should I Choose

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What Gate Materials Should I Choose

Except for the 5-bar' ranch kind' gates, wood gates tend to be solid, hence partially/totally blocking one's view of your property.  The drawback is that all-natural warping, growth, and framework turning could occur. When it comes to a new gate, one service is to construct a metal structure that is then clad with timber. Hardwood is the most expensive however can be best in the long term. Completely sheeted gates do...

Posted by:Admin on:2021-12-20 11:54:00 Read More

How Does An Electric Gate Increase Property Value

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How Does An Electric Gate Increase Property Value

Have you wondered: How Does An Electric Gate Increase Property Value? Find out if installing an electric gate on your property will help add value to your home. An electric automated gate may not always be the first that comes to mind when we think of “home improvement projects”, but after you've weighed up all of the pros and cons, it's definitely considered one the wisest investments you can make when it comes...

Posted by:Admin on:2021-11-08 09:00:00 Read More

Do Industrial Gates Improve Security

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Do Industrial Gates Improve Security

Do industrial gates improve security? We offer large automated sliding gates and palisade swing gates throughout Newcastle. Find out how industrial gates can benefit your business. Industrial and commercial premises will always benefit from security gates and barriers paired with bollards. Without them, the premises are welcoming to any potential thieves due to the valuable stock and machinery inside.  The barriers are also...

Posted by:Paul Marren on:2021-10-11 10:00:00 Read More

Which Automatic Operators To Use

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Which Automatic Operators To Use

Which automatic operators should I use for an automated gate? We look at the available types of automatic drivers, and which manufacturers are considered as the best for your home or business. A large number of installation businesses have their devices supplied by leading manufacturers, and these manufacturers are world leaders in electro-hydraulic and electro-mechanical innovation.  Secure Automation are automation gate installers for...

Posted by:Admin on:2021-09-09 13:00:00 Read More

Choosing Automatic Commercial Gates

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Choosing Automatic Commercial Gates

Are you looking for tips and advice about Choosing automatic commercial gates? If you are a business owner in the Newcastle area you may be considering purchasing a gate to protect your business. Keeping your business secure is a constant concern for many business owners. Find out how a bespoke security gate can improve security for your property. Are you a business owner in the Newcastle area and are considering purchasing...

Posted by:Admin on:2021-08-12 13:31:00 Read More

Are Electric Gates Worth It

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Are Electric Gates Worth It

Have you ever wondered if automated electrical gates on your domestic or commercial property are worth it? If you're curious to know, we can provide some helpful information regarding the benefits of automated gates to help you decide. Suppose you do not want our complete service package.  We can still provide you with a survey and quote for manual gates. We can design your gates with future automation in mind. We can even...

Posted by:Admin on:2021-08-06 09:00:00 Read More

Types Of Domestic Wooden Gates

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Types Of Domestic Wooden Gates

Secure Automation offers bespoke design and manufacturing services for domestic, commercial or agricultural uses throughout Newcastle and Tyne & Wear.  We offer a range of bespoke designs to choose from, and all of our gates are custom made to fit your property or garden and suit your specific requirements. Our bespoke wooden gates are available as manual or automatic operating for your convenience. All of our security...

Posted by:Paul Marren on:2021-06-18 09:00:00 Read More

Cost To Install Automatic Sliding Gates

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Cost To Install Automatic Sliding Gates

Are you thinking of installing sliding gates onto your property. One of the first questions people ask is: What does it cost to install automatic Sliding Gates? Sliding gates are appropriate for both residential and business installations. They are incredibly popular for commercial property. They are really safe and secure, extremely reputable, and need little maintenance. The operators can move a variety of gates considering up to 3500Kg. ...

Posted by:Admin on:2021-06-08 12:00:00 Read More

Can Electric Gates Make Your Home Safer

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Can Electric Gates Make Your Home Safer

How can electric gates make your home safer? Find out more about improving the security of your home with gates and automation.   When looking at improving security at your home or business, the first place to look is at your gates and fences.  These are your first line of defence. So it is important that these set the tone for the rest of your home or business defence. Electric gates can help massively with securing your home and...

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Which Electric Gate Is Right For Me

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Which Electric Gate Is Right For Me

Installing an electric automated gate onto your property will offer a range of benefits. Before you buy your automatic gate, you will need to understand the types of gate available. Read our guide to which type of electric gate is right for my property? Installing an electric automated gate onto your property will offer a range of benefits. Here are some of the benefits that each type of gate have to offer. Hardwood Gates are an attractive...

Posted by:Admin on:2021-06-08 12:00:00 Read More

Automated Gate Safety

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Automated Gate Safety

If you are considering an electric gate installation, you may be wondering what are automated gate safety requirements? If the gate is not safe, the engineer is obliged to separate the automatic procedure of the gate. After which, they must inform the individual in charge of the gate that it is potentially unsafe. They will suggest precisely what safety requirements or alterations have to be made to bring the gate up to standards.  The...

Posted by:Admin on:2021-05-18 16:00:00 Read More

Electric Sliding Gates For Driveways

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Electric Sliding Gates For Driveways

Are you thinking about Electric Sliding Gates For Driveways? Find out more about the benefits of adding an automated driveway gate to your property. When you need to choose a gate for your property, one of the critical considerations, you need to make it whether you want sliding gates or swing gates. There are positives and negatives to choosing both styles of the gate. However, in this post, we will be focussing on sliding gates.  Here you...

Posted by:Admin on:2021-03-17 15:59:10 Read More

The Benefits Of Security Gates For Your Business

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The Benefits Of Security Gates For Your Business

In this article, we look at the Benefits of security gates, bollards and barriers for commercial properties. The Benefits of manual and automated security gates, bollards, posts and barriers for commercial premises is the added protection for you, your staff and your assets and the space around your perimeter. Find out how your business could benefit from installing security gates, barriers and bollards and intercom systems...

Posted by:Admin on:2020-05-20 11:00:00 Read More

History Of Driveway Gates

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History Of Driveway Gates

When we think of electric driveway gates, the first image that comes to mind is perhaps a stately manor home, surrounded by pristine landscaped gardens in the rolling countryside. It is, without a doubt, a timeless look, regardless of the architecture style. Traditional driveway gates are often made from wrought iron, with ornate embellishments crafted by expert blacksmiths. Wrought iron gates have been in use since the 13th Century, becoming widely...

Posted by:Admin on:2019-06-26 10:58:28 Read More

Gates For Commercial Properties

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Gates For Commercial Properties

For commercial premises which regularly receive public visitors, an electric gate is not a luxury, but an essential security measure. Depending on the type of premises you are choosing for and the level of security required, Secure Automation are the experts you can count on to provide a one-stop, tailored security solution. A sliding gate is a fantastic option for those with space constraints or a short driveway to provide...

Posted by:Admin on:2019-06-26 10:50:16 Read More

Electric Gates FAQ

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Electric Gates FAQ

Electric driveway gates are becoming more common amongst residential properties up and down the country, but there are still some misconceptions regarding installing and owning electric gates. Secure Automation has compiled a brief list of the most commonly asked questions about electric gates and their answer below. If you don't see your question below, or if you would like discuss an answer in more detail, please simply contact us via 0191 511 82 40...

Posted by:Admin on:2019-06-26 10:38:51 Read More

Traffic Control Barriers

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Traffic Control Barriers

A traffic control barrier could be an alternative if your commercial or industrial entry. Some entrances are unsuitable for either swing or sliding gates.  It is also more appropriate where there will be such a high frequency of incoming/outgoing traffic.  Slower-opening gates would cause a line of vehicles - e.g. big parking area or public parking lot. A barrier will not deter pedestrians and bicyclists unless a 'skirt' is included. Here...

Posted by:Admin on:2017-08-07 12:38:00 Read More

How Do I Maintain My Automated Gates

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How Do I Maintain My Automated Gates

Are you looking for more information about how to maintain your automated gates?  You may not want to replace your existing gates, perhaps because you are fond of them or do not want to bear the cost of new gates. We will, therefore, need to inspect them to establish whether they can be automated in their current state or be modified to do so.  Meanwhile, here are the most obvious indications that your gates might require repair...

Posted by:Admin on:2017-07-06 12:16:00 Read More

Automate Existing Gates

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Automate Existing Gates

Can I Automate Existing Gates? If you have wondered: Can I automate existing gates?then this article should help you understand how you can benefit from adding automation to your driveway or garden gates. There are many benefits to automation, for example: Increased safety and security for you and your family or for your business. You have a lot of privacy, and you don't need to worry about anyone trespassing...

Posted by:Admin on:2017-06-21 12:07:00 Read More

Your Guide To Gate Automation

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Your Guide To Gate Automation

We have put together this "Guide To Gate Automation" to help you understand the considerations of buying automated gates. We hope that the information below will answer any questions that you have about automated gates. Our engineers are all skilled experts that can handle virtually every problem that you might come across. We strive to promote long-lasting customer commitment. We supply as much help and advice as you require. This guide...

Posted by:Admin on:2017-06-09 12:00:00 Read More

Should I Install A Wrought Iron Gate

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Should I Install A Wrought Iron Gate

Secure Automation provides a complete service for wrought iron gate manufacture and installation throughout Newcastle and Tyne & Wear. We can design, fabricate and install custom made wrought iron gates for domestic or commercial properties throughout the North East. We have a wide range of styles available for you to choose from and can create your perfect bespoke gate based on any designs or drawings that you provide. We oversee the...

Posted by:Paul Marren on:2016-11-21 16:20:29 Read More

Security Barriers

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Security Barriers

Secure Automation provide a range of security barriers to allow you to have complete control over who has access to your premises. Our automated security barriers can easily be integrated with a range of access control and revenue collection systems. Our helpful team of security barrier engineers can provide help and advice about which security barrier offers your property the level of security that you require. Security barriers offer the following...

Posted by:Paul Marren on:2016-11-21 16:20:29 Read More

Types Of Security Gates

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Types Of Security Gates

Are you wondering which type of security gate is best for you? Find out more about the types of security gates available. We discuss the common applications of several security gate types and explain the differences between them. Secure Automation provide space-efficient bi-folding speed gates that are trackless and allow plenty of high-traffic vehicles of various sizes to pass through while ensuring you maintain security at all times. They...

Posted by:Paul Marren on:2016-11-21 16:20:29 Read More

Protecting Your Home With Domestic Security Gates

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Protecting Your Home With Domestic Security Gates

Putting a gate on your home is a great way to protect your family from unwanted visitors to your property. It can help  provide a place where your family can relax and enjoy themselves. You will be able to feel free of  threats from intruders or opportunistic criminals. It gives you a place of peace and calm and safety for your family. If you are choosing a gate purely on security reasons then a wooden gate is perhaps the...

Posted by:Admin on:2016-11-17 16:31:00 Read More

Types Of Bollards

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Types Of Bollards

Security bollards offer various benefits. They help to protect your premises and keep pedestrians safe. They can also help to regulate traffic. Let's take a look at the different types of bollards available. You can then decide on the best variety of bollards to meet your requirements. They are also known as street furniture when located on roads, pavements and pedestrian areas. Security bollards are not merely a modern type of security...

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