Driveway Gate Motors

Motorized driveway gates make it a lot more convenient to enter or leave a secured property. There are several types of driveway gate motors, because different types of gates require operators that can handle it’s weight and action. They can be screw-driven, belt-driven, chain-driven, or hydraulic, depending on whether you’ve got a single or double swing gate, or a sliding gate. Some properties require some special engineering due to the terrain, such as a drive that runs uphill with a swing gate installed.

Most residential installations of automatic driveway gates use electric gate motors, though really heavy gates, and those over 16 feet wide call for hydraulic gate operators to handle the increased load. It’s never a good idea to push the limits of a gate operator, like anything mechanical, it causes too much wear on the motor and assisting parts, and increases the possibilities of failure and repair. Your driveway entry will be much more reliable with the proper gate motor from a quality brand with a reputation for reliability and a long operating life.

While we sell, install, and service all makes and models of automated gate openers, but as with anything else, some are better choices than others. Saving money at installation time can cost you a lot more down the road, not to mention presenting you with decreased security, and increased frustration or delays in getting on with your day. We highly recommend the top four brands for smooth, quiet operation, and long-lasting reliability. That’s the secret to saving money on your electric driveway gates.

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED GATE MOTORS

  • Battery Backup & Solar Capable
  • MyQ Connectivity
  • Reliable Performance
  • Safety & Security

Eagle Gate Operators

Elite Gate Access Control

  • Automatic Closing Timer
  • Battery Backup
  • Safety & Security
  • Solar & Wireless Capable

FAAC Gate Motors

All-O-Matic Gate Openers

  • Battery Backup
  • Manual Release Key
  • Reliable Performance
  • Sleek Design

HySecurity Gate Operators

Ramset Gate Operators

  • Automatic gate openers
  • Anti-Tailgating Sensor
  • Battery Backup Capable
  • Quiet, Reliable Performance

DoorKing Gate Motors

LIFTMASTER SWING GATE OPERATORS IN ACTION

This Newbury Park driveway has bi-parting swing gates installed on uphill hinges. A task that LiftMaster swing gate operators easily handles, effortlessly moving heavy iron up an incline.

Are Your Gate and Operator Well-Matched?

Does the motor move your driveway gates fluidly without making a lot of noise? If not, you don’t have the right equipment. It could be the operator’s motor isn’t up to the task, or the gate was originally installed on the wrong kind of hinges. Both situations put way too much strain on the motor, it’s a breakdown in the making.

Get the right gate operator for the job. That’s the secret to reliable access control.

Which Gate Motor is Best for You?

That depends on your particular gate and driveway situation.

Dial: (855) 272-3667

To get the right answer, schedule an appointment for an on-site assessment.

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  • 5 star ratingIncredible company! I had problems with my gate, and Kevin was incredibly responsive in getting out despite the fact that I was calling with a last minute request. He was knowledgeable, very friendly and explained... read more

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    5 star ratingI needed to get my gate opener repaired so searched and after talking to a couple of people I found Archway. I looked at the Yelp reviews and they seemed to be real reviews. I... read more

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  • 5 star ratingRick was amazing, Archway is as good as it gets.  Highly recommend them.

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    5 star ratingIncredible company! I had problems with my gate, and Kevin was incredibly responsive in getting out despite the fact that I was calling with a last minute request. He was knowledgeable, very friendly and explained... read more

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  • 5 star ratingEmailed Archway Garage Doors and Gates late at night and first thing in the moning got a call that a technician will be coming to check on it in a couple of hours. Rick came... read more

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    5 star ratingGreat company!  Rick was marvelous.  He got my garage door working over the phone.  Am their customer forever and have already highy recomended them to my neighbors.

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  • 5 star ratingLots of great things to say about Rick and this garage business.

    In the beginning I called to get a price quote, my intention was to buy a garage door opener for my one car...
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    5 star ratingI called them on Wednesday, the day before Thanksgiving. James came out promptly and identified my problem. My unit was old and dead. Within 1 1/2 hrs, we had a new, quiet unit. I was... read more

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