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Gate Safety Week 2016

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Gate Safety Week was set up by the DHF (Door and Hardware Federation) Powered Gate Group to create awareness surrounding the installation and maintenance of powered gates, and this year runs from the 10th to the 16th October. The aim of Gate Safety Week is to draw attention to specific areas such as poor installation and/or maintenance.

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Ten Considerations to avoid problems with Automated Gates

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Installing Automated / Electric Gates is a complex process. It not only requires a thorough understanding of the customers requirements, but also a wealth of industry knowledge and strong knowledge and consideration for the safety of the system. The installers have to carry out impact testing on the gate systems, which is not something that can be done without specialist equipment.

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Timber Gates/Wooden Gates

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We work closely with a number of joiners and carpenters which enables us to offer our customers a completely bespoke wooden gate installation. There are a variety of hard woods available for use, and we will research the availability, sustainability and practicability for your installation before advising you on our best recommendations. Posts will always be made from either oak or steel depending on the application.

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The Door and Hardware Federation

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As members of the DHF Powered Gate Group, we are committed to supporting gate safety and aim to keep our customers aware of any legislation changes. The DHF have issued an article regarding domestic gates which can be found in full by clicking here, however, below you will find some basic information taken from this publication to assist with the most common questions/misconceptions relating to domestic gate safety.

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