Safeguarding Against Power Cuts When You Have a Garage Door Motor

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Garage door motors have a lot of strengths over traditional, manual garage doors. They're far more convenient, they offer great security and they can even have additional features like lighting built in. However, they do also have one weakness—they require power to work. If you live in an area where power cuts are common and your garage has no access from the inside, you may feel put off getting a garage door motor.

31 August 2019

Advantages Of Roller Doors For Your Garage

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If you're looking to update your garage door, you'll have encountered various operating mechanisms. One popular option is a roller door. Here are several advantages of this style. Space Maximiser Because of their opening mechanism, roller doors make the most of available space. They roll up vertically into a bundle above the garage opening. This allows you to park up close before operating. You don't need to allow space in front so the door can tilt outwards.

22 August 2019

3 Easy Ways to Fix a Noisy Garage Door

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Do you use your garage as a home office or as a lounge where you can enjoy the weekend with friends and family? If you do, then you need the environment to be as quiet as possible at all times. Although the opening and closing action of a garage door produces some noise, the disturbance must be acceptable. However, if the garage door wakes up the neighbours, then there is a problem.

22 August 2019

How Roller Shutters Enhance Your Home

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If you're looking for a way to enhance your home, both functionally and aesthetically, you could install roller shutters. Read on to discover several ways they can help. Offers Security A window might allow daylight inside, but it also provides an access point for burglars who could attempt to jemmy the frame. Roller shutters provide the ideal solution. Typically made of steel or aluminium, they fit snugly against the outer side of the windows.

20 August 2019

Benefits Of Installing Residential Roller Shutters

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While your focus might be on internal window dressings, installing external roller shutter on your home adds value, both in terms of function and aesthetics. Read on to find out several benefits. Provides Security Windows are vulnerable entry points that burglars can target, either attempting to jemmy out the frame or break the glass. To help prevent this, install roller shutters. Typically using sturdy metal or plastics, they fit tightly against the window, making life difficult for would-be intruders.

20 August 2019

How Choosing The Right Garage Door Can Make Your Home More Eco-Friendly

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In a world where the environmental costs of human activity are becoming more apparent every year, more and more people are looking into ways to make their homes more environmentally friendly and energy-efficient. However, while basic measures such as installing roof insulation and low-flow toilets are effective, there are many more ways to make your home greener that many homeowners never consider. A surprisingly effective way to green up your home is by installing an eco-friendly garage door.

15 August 2019

Is It Time To Buy A New Garage Door Opener?

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The advent of garage door openers has brought about nifty devices for the easy accessing of this structure. But just like all other electronic gadgets, the opener is bound to experience some issues done the road that will warrant the need for replacement. However, how can you tell if the problem truly lies with the opener? This piece highlights three scenarios that demonstrate it being time for the purchase of a new garage door opener.

14 August 2019

Types Of Garage Doors

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When it's time to upgrade your garage door, you'll have a range of opening mechanisms to choose from. Which is best depends on the space around the entryway and the style of your home. Here are several garage door possibilities. Roller Doors An advantage of a roller door is its opening mechanism; the corrugated curtain rolls up into a compact bundle over the garage opening. Because it doesn't swing outward, you can park close to the door before opening.

12 August 2019

Helping You Choose Garage Door Material

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If you are looking into constructing a garage, you need to find suitable garage door material to suit your lifestyle and budget. You have several options, which can be vinyl, aluminium, steel, wood or fibreglass. Wooden Garage Doors Wooden garage doors look great, and you can find many designs in the market to suit your home's aesthetics. You may, however, find that wooden garage doors are expensive because they are made out of quality wood.

9 August 2019