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Stop the Spread of Germs at Your Gate

During this difficult time, seemingly everything is changing to reduce the spread of germs and keep the general population protected and healthy. While many of the current restrictions will at some point be loosened, it is projected that many of the habits we’ve adopted will become the new norm. It is now more obvious to… Continue Reading

Long Range RFID Readers

Allow ease of entrance for your residents or employees with American Access Company’s long range RFID readers. To help you to easily provide communities and businesses with a hands-free entry control solution, we’ve integrated RFID capabilities into our products. What is RFID? Long range RFID readers are detectors mounted near your automated gate or access… Continue Reading

Keeping Devices Connected to Your Wi-Fi From Miles Away

Here at American Access Company, we strive to stay up-to-date on advancing technologies. We have previously introduced to you our Wi-Fi extender that connects your intercom system to your Wi-Fi without the worry of a disruptive connection. Now, we’d like to introduce you to a product that will extend your reach even further: Wi-Fi bridges.… Continue Reading

Hide Your Swing Gate Operator from Sight

A decorative swing gate can add undeniable appeal to your property, and an automatic decorative gate adds increased convenience and efficiency. However, sometimes when you are automating the gate with a gate operator, the operator is visible on and next to the gate. Depending on how much these pieces interrupt the design of your gate,… Continue Reading

American Access Company is AFA Certified!

American Access Company went back to school! Over the week of November 3rd, American Access Company’s leadership team attended the AFA’s Operator Installation School. This is a prestigious program that covers all the important aspects of gate operator installation, including: UL 325 standard for gate operators ASTM F2200 safe gate design standard Gate Operator Basics… Continue Reading

American Fence Company Wins Installation of the Month

American Fence Company has many specialties, the design, fabrication and installation of gates. We have been in the business of repairing, maintaining and installing automatic gate and gate openers for over 50 years. We maintain and install thousands of automatic gate systems and gate operators a every year, of various different brands, types model years… Continue Reading

Extend Your Wi-Fi Signal To Reach Your Automatic Gate

How to Get your Gate to Connect to your Wi-Fi We are in an age of technology revolution, which has brought us many brand-new devices that significantly improve our lives. We now can communicate with almost anyone in the world instantly, monitor our health and phone activity from our watch, and immerse ourselves in a… Continue Reading

Setting Up the Wiring For an Automated Gate

When deciding to install a new fence installed double drive swing gate, cantilever, or slide gate on your property, you may think “Oh I can just get out of my car and open the gates”. However, it’s probably a good idea to leave the option of automating your gate once you tire of manually operating… Continue Reading

LED Gate Lights Help Avoid Accidents & Damage

Unlit gates often hit people, and people often hit unlit gates. Ornamental gates, especially black gates, are difficult to see at night, and drivers aren’t always great at gauging when the gate is fully open American Access Company offers LED automated gate light kits to illuminate your gate and signal to drivers when it is… Continue Reading

Why Won’t My Gate Open?: Emergency How-To Guide

Nothing is more frustrating than pulling up to your gate and it will not open. You are stranded. You cannot get in and out. Your family, employees, service providers are all at a complete standstill. Below is your quick How-To Guide to walk you through the steps to get your gate open. This is not… Continue Reading