OC Gates is a reliable, licensed and bonded gate installation and repair company. We are fully insured with all of the latest tools and equipment to best serve our clients. We offer the same day, on site service 24/7 and have a very fast response time. Our service areas are Orange County including such areas as Newport Beach, Newport Coast, Costa Mesa, Huntington Beach, Irvine and Laguna Niguel.
It is important to maintain and take good care of your gates. There are many things you can do to ensure that your gate will last for years to come. The most important one is to have your gates checked and serviced each year. It is recommended that residential gates are serviced once per year and commercial gates are serviced twice per year.
You can also check your control panel for debris and bugs on your own. You can check the track and make sure that no branches or debris are obstructing the track. This could cause the track to derail and need repaired.
When you do have an issue it is recommended that you call a gate repair specialist. Check the peripheral equipment and the battery in the gate opener. Press the buttons and check for the lights to see if it is the battery. Listen to notice if you hear the motor or now. Beyond those troubleshooting points call for a gate repair company.
Hiring a reputable gate installation company will be in your best interest. Ask your neighbors and friends for recommendations. Make certain that you ask for references for gate installation. Speak to at least a few customers that have had the company install their gate to a successful measure. Your best bet is to hire a company with very satisfied customers. This is worth the 10 minutes it will take you to make the calls needed to secure this information.
Selecting the proper gate for your property is also a key point to be considered. A sliding gate for instance can work very well for certain residential homes. It looks nice and is very popular in Orange County. Swinging gates are used in specific locations but there are things to be considered. For instance, since they swing out, there needs to be room for this and no obstruction for pedestrians and traffic.
Overhead gates do work well for some properties but not all. You can discuss the different gate types with a gate repair company and select the right one for your property and needs.
The look of your gate is a personal choice and it’s a good idea to look online but also take photos of gates you have admired. The aesthetic is an important element because a beautiful and impressive gate can change the curb appeal of your home. This is wonderful when you reside in your home and even better when you go to sell the property. It could increase the number of potential buyers because it is the first thing people will see. Take your time to choose the gate of your choice and make sure it fits with the style of your home and the neighborhood.
Having a gate or gates installed for your residence or business will increase your safety and the safety of your belongings not to mention the peace of mind you will receive. It will also increase the value of your home or business.
Another thing to consider is how long a company has been in business. The reason why this is recommended is because once your gate is installed and hopefully by a company with years of experience, repairs or questions might come up. It is in your best interest going forward that you use the same company for gate installation and gate repair if needed. The company who installs your gate will know everything about your gate and it’s features much better than a new company that did not do the installation. This is easy to achieve if you select a company that has been doing business in the Orange County area for many years and has a good reputation. It will just make your life easier in the long run.