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American Access Controls Inc. is a family owned business with over 40 years of experience that specializes in installation, repair and maintenance of access controls for residential communities, amenity centers and commercial applications in the Tampa Bay area. We are one of the very few companies in this area with an electrical license required by the State of Florida to service, maintain and install access control systems. Our technicians and installers are factory certified.

Our customers are our top priority and we strive everyday to take better care of our customers equipment than anyone else and at a fair price.

We are lucky to have a great team who have been with us for years to take care of our customers in a quick and courteous manner. Most service calls are completed within 8 business hours and we also offer 24/7 emergency service along with welding, maintenance agreements, phone entry support and opening devices for the access control systems.

With our commercial general contractor license we are able to pull the required permits to install any design of aluminum or hot dip galvanized steel swing and slide gates or barrier arm gates with electronic access control systems.

Planned Communities – Apartment Complexes – Club Houses – Condominiums – Commercial Buildings

American Access Controls, Inc. strives to provide customer-oriented service to all commercial and residential access control customers throughout the Tampa area.

State Licenses:

Electrical # EC13004553
GC # CGC1514782


Products & Services

Ornamental Gates
We have been fabricating beautiful, well-constructed ornamental gates for many years now and have included photos of just some of the many unique designs available. Partnered along with a superior gate, we also construct ornamental fence systems that can have endless design possibilities. The right combination of fence style, height, picket spacing, and material can provide a stunning boundary finish.

Access Control Systems and Gate Operators
American Access Controls, Inc. can design and install a user-friendly access control solution for commercial buildings or home communities using a swing gate operator, slide gate operator, and/or barrier area gate operator that can be integrated with other access control options to optimize your property’s controlled access. We provide standard or custom designed ornamental gates, fencing and pedestrian gates, fabricated from hot dip galvanized steel or aluminum.

Telephone Entry and Access Control Systems
American Access Controls, Inc. can provide flexible telephone entry access control systems. Telephone entry systems can store, recall, and dial the telephone numbers of your residents or tenants, who can respond to signals from their phones to unlock a door or activate an automatic gate operator. Flexible systems allow for entry with a special code for resident, personnel, post office, or emergency access. Software that is compatible with Windows is available to allow remote programming. An access control system can be designed to integrate telephone entry systems with gate operators, card readers, radio frequency transmitters, keypads, bar code scanners and transponders.



Technical Support Service
Provides service on all types of access control and gate operator equipment 24/7. In some cases troubleshooting is performed over the phone, thereby eliminating the need for an onsite call. We also offer database management and preventative maintenance agreements to ensure the continued success of your access control system.

We will assist you with designing custom gates. We provide experienced engineering of access control systems to meet your sites needs. We have an experienced staff that designs custom gates and custom access control systems. We will also take the time to talk to you about any advantages or disadvantages of the various technologies we provide.

Our in-house construction department provides turnkey system installations. Our experienced construction department does more than just custom build your gates, we offer such services as road work, electrical upgrades, concrete work, permitting and much more.

Supply Order
We are able to provide you with transmitters, access cards, barcode labels and RFID Transponders that work with your system.



Lift Master, Inc. is one of the largest manufacturers of automatic gate operators, telephone entry and access control systems. LiftMaster is constantly seeking high quality, innovative products for the access control and gate operator industry.

Elite Series – by LiftMaster
The safety, quality, and performance of Elite Series products has resulted in new standards in the access control industry. In addition, LiftMaster provides outstanding warranties on their Elite Series products.

Mega Arm & Mega Tower Barrier Gates – by LiftMaster
LiftMaster provides a full line of Mega Arm barrier parking gates with battery back up and breakaway arm.

DoorKing manufactures and distributes telephone entry systems, telephone intercom systems, card access systems, digital access systems, electromagnetic locks, high security RF access controls, automatic vehicle ID systems, vehicular gate operators, parking control products, and a variety of accessories to complete your access control requirements.

Barcode Automation, Inc.
Barcode Automation is the leading manufacturer of barcode readers and decals for vehicle access control and automatic vehicle identification. Our equipment works better, lasts longer, and costs less than other vehicle identification readers, and we have many satisfied customers to prove it. All of our products have been specifically designed for vehicle access control and automatic vehicle identification.

TransCore’s systems provided hands-free automated access for gated communities, businesses, campuses, hospitals, parking facilities, transit and other types of access control applications. The SmartPass system combines RFID tags (mounted on the inside of a vehicle’s windshield) with readers to automatically identify and control access which increases security and enhances convenience.

Linear Entry Systems
Linear is a leader in the development, manufacture, and world-wide distribution of electronic and electro-mechanical components and systems, serving a wide variety of markets with more than 1,500 products.




Tech Support

American Access Controls is a service-oriented organization that has been serving Florida since 1999. Our goal is to provide service within 8 business hours. All our Service Technicians are:

  • Factory-trained to provide our customers with the best service available
  • Attend on-going training programs to keep up to date on the lastest products and technology
  • They are radio dispatched to ensure that our customers are provided with the fastest service available
  • Customer engineer’s vehicle maintain an inventory of standard parts so that our customers have the least amount of down time as possible

Service requests can be called in, faxed or emailed to

American Access Controls provides standard service Monday thru Friday 8 am. to 5 pm. 24/7 service is available at emergency rates.

Telephone Support
During regular business hours, our knowlegeable staff is available to assist customers over the phone. If an issue is not able to be resolved, a service technician can be dispatched to the location to assist on-site.

Telephone Entry System Data Entry
American Access Controls will service a community’s telephone entry needs from our office. The customer simlply faxes or emails the information that needs to be added, deleted, or changed. The request is completed within 8 business hours of receiving the fax or email. Our email address for programming is

Maintenance Agreements

We offer two types of maintainance agreements:

Customer Service Agreement
American Access Controls (AAC) provides the highest level of On-site support in the industry to get your equipment back in operation.

  • No charge for parts and labor due to equipment malfunctions or normal wear and tear
  • Preferred treatment over non-agreement clients
  • Six business hour response time. Monday thru Friday 8 am to 5 pm
  • Maintenance inspections twice a year to include necessary adjustments, field cleaning and lubrication
  • Inspection report faxed to your office
  • Factory trained technicians to service your equipment and systems
  • Down time held to minimum
  • 20% Discount on 24/7 Emergency Service after business hours of Monday – Friday 8 am to 5 pm
  • 20% Discount on database maintenance
  • 20% Discount on any additional training needs

Preventative Maintenance Inspection Agreement

  • Maintenance Inspections four times a year, once every quarter, to include necessary adjustments, field cleaning and lubrication
  • Inspection report faxed to your office
  • Factory trained technicians to service your equipment and systems
  • 10% Discount on all parts and labor
  • 10% Discount on 24/7 Emergency Service after business hours of Monday – Friday 8 am to 5 pm
  • 10% Discount on database maintenance
  • 10% Discount on any additional training needs


Mission Statement

American Access Controls, Inc. is an access control and electronic gate system integrator dedicated to solving our customers¹ access control problems with reliable and cost effective service. We achieve this by maintaining customer service as the most important priority and regarding our customers and employees as our most valuable assets.

Who Is A Customer?

A Customer is the most Important Person ever
In the office – in person – by mail or by phone

A Customer is not dependent on us
We are dependent on them

A Customer is not an interruption of our work
They are the purpose of it

We are not doing a favor by serving them
They are doing us a favor by giving us the opportunity to do so

A Customer is not someone to argue or match wits with
Nobody ever won an argument with a Customer

A Customer is a person who brings us their wants
It is our job to handle them profitably to him and to ourselves



Service/Installation Technician Position Available:

Experience required for servicing, installing and maintaining swing gate operators, barrier gate operators, slide gate operators, ohone entry and access control systems.
Strong trouble shooting skills in the electro/mechanical field.
Good customer service skills.
Able to dig out footers for concrete pads.
Able to lift up to 60 lbs. Some heavy lifting involved.
Requires working outdoors.
Experience with hand tools.
Able to work on ladders and not afraid of heights.
Basic computer knowledge.
Welding experience helpful.
Work includes overtime when necessary.
Rotation of 24/7 weekly on call for emergency service calls.
Offer health insurance, dental insurance, uniforms and service vehicle with tools.
Must have clean driving record.
Drug free workplace.
Prefer individual to live in Tampa Bay area.
Salary based upon experience. We believe in paying our employees a living wage.
Vacation Pay.
Personal and Holiday Pay.
90 Days Probationary Period
References required.

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