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Ensuring Gate Safety

joefisher - 25th January 2021

If you are looking to install a new set of electronic gates on your property, one of the first points of consideration will certainly be its safety. This key question to ask yourself will not only include the level of safety that gates will bring to your property, but it should also cover their installation, too. Electronic gates are a fantastic way to improve the safety of your home. This is because, thanks to their size and sturdiness, they are a highly effective method of deterring potential intruders. The use of electronics to open and close the gates also make it…

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Do electric gates add value to a property?

adtrak.admin - 5th November 2020

Electric gates are proving to be a consistently popular upgrade option for larger properties. After all, what better way to make an impressive entrance than with a sleek, modern and state-of-the-art electric gate? One of the key factors influencing the decision of how to invest money into your property is the matter of adding value. There are many ways that this can be achieved – from extensions to changing the carpets – and it represents a great, sensible way to invest your money. Adding value essentially means that, should you sell your property later down the line, there is a higher likelihood…

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5 Benefits of Automated Gates

Total Quality Security - 23rd March 2020

From elegant wrought iron to rustic composite boards, gates make an attractive addition to any home or business. Not only this, but they also enhance the security and privacy of a premises – especially if they are automated. In this article, we cover the advantages of automatic gates for your property and why you should consider the ease of electric gates above manual alternatives.     Adds value to your property When the time comes to sell up, an automatic gate will add to the kerb appeal of your property and impress potential buyers. The added security, convenience and privacy that…

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Swing Gates vs Sliding Gates: Which one should I choose?

Total Quality Security - 9th January 2020

Homes and businesses across the world benefit from the enhanced security that gates bring. Not only do they deter intruders and effectively control access in and out of your premises, you can choose a material and style to create a truly bespoke addition to your grounds.  Once you have a design in mind, it’s time to choose between swing and sliding gates. But, what are the benefits of each? And which is best suited to your premises? In this article, we explore both options to help you make a decision.    What are sliding gates  Running on a track or trackless…

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The Advantages of Bespoke Driveway Gates

Total Quality Security - 29th November 2019

Are you putting the finishing touches onto your home? If so, your house will not be complete without a custom-made driveway gate, as it will fulfil a variety of requirements you may have, such as privacy, security and kerb appeal.    Made-to-measure Bespoke gates can be made in a variety of sizes and shapes, which is useful for unique driveways. No matter whether your driveway is particularly wide, or awkwardly small, a bespoke gate is designed to fit the space perfectly. This also means there won’t be any gaps between the gate and the fence, which increases security and aesthetic appeal….

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Composite Board Vs. Iron Gates: What’s the Difference?

Total Quality Security - 30th September 2019

Keeping your premises safe and secure is simple when you know how. A high-quality gate provides a vital level of security to your premises that brings peace of mind and total control over the comings and goings of your site.  This may leave you wondering: is composite board or iron better for a gate? In this article, we’ll outline the key differences between these two materials, and guide you through the pros and cons of both.     What are composite board gates?  Composite boards are created from a mixture of wood fibres, binding agents and plastics – giving them the…

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Philip McDonald Completes dhf Refresher Course

Total Quality Security - 15th July 2019

We’re proud to announce that our team director, Philip McDonald, has completed the automated gate safety refresher course in May and is now approved to inspect and assess the safety of automated gates and barriers for a further two years, and in line with the most up-to-date legislation. The certificate shows Philip’s commitment to continued learning, making sure he stays on the forefront of current regulations.  What is the dhf diploma?  Dhf are a trade body who are dedicated to representing the interests, and raising the standards, of companies who trade in industrial doors, gates, shutters, metal doorsets, and other hardware….

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How To Protect The Security Of Your Home

Total Quality Security - 29th May 2019

For many people, protecting your home from unwanted intruders is a major source of stress, as burglaries reports have been increasing over the past few years. It’s important that any entrances to your property are secure, as they are your first line of defence against theft. Security gates for your home are a worthwhile investment, as they may well prevent your home from having thousands of pounds worth of items stolen. In this article we will examine the best ways to protect the security of your home, as these tips could prevent you becoming a victim of crime.   Alarm system…

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Welcome Article

Total Quality Security - 5th March 2019

The team here at Total Quality Security would like to welcome you to our brand new blog page. This will feature regular posts updating readers on the latest news and advice from our company, as well as the wider industry. Check back here regularly to have a read through the latest posts we’ve been sharing – in the meantime, have a browse through our website to find out more about our services!

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