5 Important Maintenance Tips for Your Garage Door


Garage doors are often unappreciated until they are broken and you are unable to leave for work or park your car in the evening after work. A garage door is easily the largest and most commonly moving part of your home, which means that it is very susceptible to wear and tear. While purchasing the right garage door will save you from repair and replacement for a long time, a little maintenance goes a long way in ensuring their functionality.

22 May 2019

Why Add Smartphone Controls to Your Automatic Gates?


If you want to boost your home's security by installing automatic gates, then you'll have looked at different systems. During your research, you may have come across gates that can be controlled via a smartphone app. This kind of feature adds a few benefits to your gate's system. What are they? Get Rid of the Remote  If your automatic gates are opened by a remote controller, then you have to have the control with you when you want to enter or exit your driveway.

17 December 2018

What Every Homeowner Needs to Know About Garage Door Repair and Maintenance


Maintaining your home's garage door and its opener should keep them in good repair over the years, with less need for professional servicing and less risk of the door outright failing to operate. Very often, there are simple things a homeowner can do to maintain a garage door or even fix minor problems they may be having with the door, so note a few tips to keep in mind and that you can apply to your home's garage door.

16 April 2018

3 Ways To Safeguard Your Garage Doors From Unnecessary Repairs


Many people spend excessive amounts of money undertaking garage door repairs. However, some of these problems could have been prevented if the users had taken proper precautions. Below are several ways you can ensure that your roller garage doors are safeguarded from unnecessary repairs. Follow the Manual When roller garage doors are installed, the technicians will give you a manual on how to ensure the door remains in proper working condition.

6 December 2017

Answering Some Commonly Asked Questions About Residential Garage Door Repair


It's never good to try to repair a garage door on your own, as even a lightweight vinyl door can be very dangerous if it should drop out of its tracks, and the springs that hold a garage door are also dangerous if they should snap or break. Trying to force a broken garage door to open can break a chain or bend a track out of place, leading to even more expensive repair bills.

27 November 2017

The Advantages of Swing Gates Versus Sliding Gates


If you want to install a gate on your property, you'll need to choose between those that swing outward and those that slide along a track to one side or the other. While both of these styles may have certain advantages, note a few reasons why you might consider swing gates versus a sliding gate for your home: Appearance Swing gates have a very traditional look and feel, and may create a stately atmosphere and appearance for your property.

27 November 2017

Ghosts in the Garage? What to Do When Your Garage Door Takes on a Life of Its Own


Household items that suddenly and disconcertingly move of their own accord can be a pretty common sight . . . if you're watching a horror movie. But what about when it happens in your home, namely your garage? If your automatic garage door opens and closes by itself, there is usually a fairly straightforward explanation (and solution), so you don't need to start worrying about ghosts. So what are some of the reasons why your automatic garage door can seemingly take on a life of its own?

14 November 2017

Roller Garage Doors: Maintaining and Extending the Lifespan of Your Feature


Proper maintenance of residential roller garage doors is crucial for the longevity and optimal performance of the feature. In simple terms, the right upkeep practices will ensure that the garage door moves smoothly and consistently. Also, these tasks will help in preserving the appeal of the door and increasing the service life of internal components. If you are uncertain about the right maintenance processes for your roller garage doors, consider this brief outline of the best guidelines.

6 November 2017

Beauty, Privacy and Edibility: 3 Easy Plant Ideas for Your Patio


While it's not so difficult to add beauty to your patio, it can sometimes be an expensive exercise. If you're upgrading your patio furniture or refinishing the surface of the area, it's not going to be all that cheap. There is an inexpensive and easy way to add beauty to the space, and it's as straightforward as choosing some great looking plants to add colour to your patio. In addition to looking beautiful, some of them are rather practical too.

24 October 2017

Answering Your Questions About Residential Garage Doors


A home's garage door should always be in good repair so that it's easy to operate and doesn't get stuck while opening or closing. While a garage door is primarily meant to secure items inside, it should also enhance the home's overall curb appeal, or at least not detract from it. Note a few questions you might have about residential garage doors so you can ensure you have the right type for your home and are maintaining it as needed.

23 October 2017