The Dos and Don'ts Of DIY Garage Door Maintenance
A garage door opener usually consists of the opener itself inside the garage, a mounted control on the wall of the garage and a remote garage door opener that you either carry on you or install in your car. If you are experiencing trouble with opening or closing your garage door, any of these parts might be at fault. There might also be something wrong with the door itself. If your garage door doesn’t seem to open or close properly, there are a few things you can examine to determine what needs to be fixed for your garage door to function properly again. Read More»
If you’ve decided to fit automatic gates to your property, then you might not be sure whether to have gates that slide open or gates that swing open. Choosing the design you like best might work in some cases; however, in others you may have to make a decision based on other more practical factors. What do you need to consider before choosing between swinging or sliding gates?
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When you need a new garage door for your property, you may have more choices for materials than you may realize, including steel, aluminium, wood and fibreglass. While each has its own advantages, metal is still a favourite option for many homeowners, and a metal garage door may be a very affordable option. However, beyond your purchase cost, note a few pros and cons of metal garage doors so you know if this is the right choice for your home. Read More»
Your garage door doesn’t open and close as smoothly as it used to before, and you suspect that the problem could lie with the springs. As a DIY enthusiast, you decide to take up the challenge of replacing the springs yourself and save a few dollars in the process. After all, how hard can it be to remove extension and torsion springs and install new ones? Replacing garage door springs may seem like a relatively easy project, but it is one that is full of risks. Read More»
Garage doors are the largest moving piece in most households. As a homeowner, it is important to know which safety features to look out for when installing a garage door. These safety features help protect your family from unnecessary injury when operating the door. Here are some essential safety features that you can look out for.
1. Electric and Contact Sensors
There should be two electric sensors on either end of the garage door. Read More»