Call Us: 0117 978 6095
Call Us: 0117 978 6095

johaho

About Joe Hayhow

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Joe Hayhow has created 85 blog entries.

Planning Permission for Domestic Properties: Know the regulations

Before having any additions made to your home, including a fence or automated gate, it’s vital to check whether you need planning permission to proceed. Failing to do so could result in significant penalties against you. This guide will offer advice as to when you will need to apply for [...]

By | 2018-04-09T06:00:32+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Planning Permission for Domestic Properties: Know the regulations

Is access control a viable domestic security solution?

Access control systems are a primary security feature that controls who is able to access a room, building, or location. With a system in place, you can decide exactly who is authorised to enter your premises and prevent any unwanted visitors from finding their way inside. You might think that [...]

By | 2018-04-09T05:55:23+00:00 November 6th, 2017|CCTV, Intercoms|Comments Off on Is access control a viable domestic security solution?

5 Ways to pep up your properties curb appeal

If you’re looking to sell or rent, are in the process of renovating, or think your home is in need of a style refresh, don’t ignore the impact of your properties curb appeal. Investing in your interior design may create a beautiful living space, but if your exterior style doesn’t [...]

By | 2018-04-14T04:03:57+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 Ways to pep up your properties curb appeal

Security gates for your business: What are the benefits, and what are your options?

Your business is your livelihood; therefore, it should be protected in every way possible to ensure the safety of your staff and the security of your property. With a security gate in place, your company premises has an effective first line of defence. But what are the benefits of such [...]

By | 2018-04-09T05:46:53+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Security gates for your business: What are the benefits, and what are your options?

Saving space: 3 top tips for choosing gates in small schools

If you work in a village or a small town, the chances are there isn’t a large school building near you. When there aren’t many students, there’s no need for a large premises – and the cost savings on offer when building maintenance costs are low can quickly add up. [...]

By | 2018-04-09T05:37:39+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Saving space: 3 top tips for choosing gates in small schools

Why you should install electric gates on your car park

Installing electric gates on your business’s car park can have many benefits, from increased security and privacy to opportunities for extra space outside the office (should you need it). If your business already pays for the car parking space you offer your employees, you should seriously consider installing electric gates [...]

By | 2018-04-14T04:12:41+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why you should install electric gates on your car park

How schools can improve security

Throughout the UK, schools are faced with several challenges when it comes to ensuring the school is as safe as possible. Whether the threats come from outside the school or within, there are plenty of ways schools can improve their security and in turn add to the trust levels between [...]

By | 2018-04-14T04:07:34+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How schools can improve security

What are the guidelines when installing school gates?

Every school has a legal and moral responsibility to keep its students, staff and visitors safe from harm. One of the important ways that they can do this is to ensure that school gates meet specifications and are suitable for purpose. As this can represent a considerable investment, we look [...]

By | 2018-04-19T08:55:56+00:00 April 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What are the guidelines when installing school gates?

Child and pet security matters

The saying goes “you can never be too careful” and that certainly applies when it comes to child and pet safety. Electric gates and other automatic barriers are a superb crime prevention measure, keeping “undesirables” outside. However, they are also valuable for keeping children and pets safely inside your garden! [...]

By | 2018-04-19T08:54:56+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Child and pet security matters

Should you automate your existing gates or replace them?

Do you want to improve your property by adding an electronic gate? You may assume that you have to completely replace your existing manual gate in order to do so. However, this isn’t necessarily the case. Here at Elex Gates and Barriers, we can automate existing gates. If you have [...]

By | 2018-04-19T08:54:15+00:00 March 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Should you automate your existing gates or replace them?