Automatic gates have brought undisputed comfort, since they have made it possible to open the accesses on which they are installed without getting out of the vehicle and without any effort.
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The gate is normally the first visible access from the outside of a property. That’s why, mostly, we focus on its appearance, sometimes to the detriment of security and practicality. However, like any door, even gates need an adequate protection, which takes into account the characteristics of the gate and can thus maximise its security. The locks, even in this case, are not interchangeable and adapt to a gate depending on its mode of opening. Let’s see the variants in detail: Continue reading →
In the previous blog, in which we talked about the most common methods of access to garages and locks fitted as standard, we mentioned the existence of electric locks for better protection of goods stored in automated garages. Viro electric locks, of which there are several models, represent the ideal solution as they are suitable both for automatic up-and-over and sectional doors. Continue reading →
Choosing an automated door to protect your garage can be dictated by a desire for convenience. However, it should be emphasised that convenience is not always synonymous with security and that the presence of the motor in the automated door does not guarantee the security of our goods. And here, sometimes, especially in this age of fast technological development, fascinated by the promise of increasingly advanced products, we forget the main purpose of doors: not to open more easily, but to make us feel secure and to defend our goods, inside our properties. Continue reading →
In the previous blog we tried to answer a question we have been asked many times, about electric locks and their use. However this week, as promised, we will show you other qualities of the Viro electric locks, which are not only resistant, but also functional and versatile.
In today’s blog we would like to respond to the numerous requests from individuals, condominium administrators, but also companies, who write to us asking which is the most suitable electric lock for an installation on very heavy doors or iron gates.
There are often complaints that maintenance or replacement must be performed more than necessary following frequent breakdowns of common electric locks (those fitted with latch and ejector, which we usually see applied to pedestrian walkways), because they are “tired” by the frequent openings / closures.
The increasingly hectic and stressful rhythms of everyday life sometimes lead to slight distractions or oversights which may adversely affect our personal or household security.How many times do you leave home and forget to set up the alarm? Or leave a window, the car or the garage door open?
In the last blog we talked a lot about motorised garage doors and the measures to be taken to make them more secure. We also saw how to increase the security of automated up-and-over and folding doors, replacing the standard locks with electric locks, designed specifically to better protect the garage door.
In this blog we present another useful solution for the control of unwanted access: the Viro MAC.
This blog is dedicated to those who have installed a motorised up-and-over or folding door on their garage, or have plans to do so. As we have seen previously, even though the presence of a motor makes your garage door much easier to open and close, this does not necessarily mean that it is also more secure. It is in fact important to remember that the motorisation is not designed to replace the presence of a good quality lock. Continue reading →