Why is Preventative Maintenance Important?

Preventative Maintenance Service For Automatic Gates

One of the most important choices you can make for your business or gated community is that extra layer of protection, such as an overhead or automatic gate. Not only does an automated gate add aesthetics and monetary value to a property, it can help residents in a gated community feel secure, as well as employees, clients, and vendors when it comes to a place of business. As a gate or other piece of equipment is an investment, as such you want to protect it and keeping it looking its best throughout the years. When it comes to automatic gate preventative maintenance service, Automated Gate Services, Inc. knows what it takes to keep your gated entry and access control equipment functioning for years to come.

One of the most important checklist items is to keep the gate clean. During a preventative maintenance service our certified technicians regularly check for debris around the gate and operator. Depending on the type of gate you have, leaves, sticks, and brush will need to be removed on a regular basis. In addition to cleaning up debris from your gate opening, it is equally important that we clean out the inside of your gate operator. Dirt, leaves, rodents and insects can find their way inside disturbing key functions of your electronic components.

It’s also wise to have a professional check on the electrical components of the automated gate regularly. During our scheduled preventative maintenance service whether monthly, bi-monthly, quarterly, semi-annual or annual, our technicians test many important aspects of your automated gate to ensure safety devices are functioning, reversing loops are detecting and that emergency access key switches are operating.

Finally, another “must” is to always keep the gate lubricated. As your gate swings open and closed many times throughout the day or week, you want to make sure the moving parts are lubricated to keep it in top working order. Not all lubricants are the same and recommended for use on automated gate components. A great benefit to having a regularly scheduled preventative maintenance service with Automated Gate Services, is that you will minimize costly and unnecessary service repairs due to lack of routine maintenance and care.

To learn more about preventative maintenance service for gates, or to hear about the many service plan options we have to offer, call Automated Gate Services, Inc. today at (888)428-3711. You’ll be glad you did.