What to Do to Remedy Common Garage Door Issues


Garage doors serve two primary purposes — to allow homeowners access to the garage and to keep intruders and harsh weather elements out. Over time, however, garage doors can stop working properly due to general wear and tear arising out of normal operation as well as exposure to weather extremes.  Identifying common garage door problems and knowing how to fix each problem can save you the hassle of having to call in a garage door technician every time you're faced with a garage door issue.

6 December 2017

5 Tips for Choosing a Patio Door


Maybe you're looking to install patio door in your newly built home or are you just planning to upgrade your old door? The type of door significantly impacts the appearance of the outdoor living space whether it opens to patios, gardens or balconies. Your choice should depend on your home's design, convenience and personal style. Here are a few tips to help you pick the right patio door. 1.    Design

27 November 2017

5 Ways to Enhance Kerb Appeal


Whether you are putting your house on sale or staying put, the outer appearance of the house speaks volumes. A potential buyer, for instance, wouldn't take long before deciding if they will purchase your property or not, and all this has to do with the kerb appeal of your house. The following points will give you ideas on how to improve the appearance of your home from across the street.

17 November 2017

Tips for Troubleshooting a Noisy Garage Door


Having a well-functioning garage door is critical to ensuring the safety of garage users as well as keeping cars and/or other expensive equipment stored in garages secure. Over time, however, garage doors may start making noise while operating. There may be a number of different reasons behind the problem, but some tend to be more common than others. Here are some of the most probable reasons for your noisy garage door:

13 November 2017

How to Choose the Right Garage Door Style for Your Home


The style of your home's garage door is very important, as it should complement the exterior of the home and enhance its overall kerb appeal. This means that the shape, colour, material and other such features of the door will need to be carefully considered. To ensure you choose a garage door that is stylish and attractive as well as functional, note a few tips to keep in mind before you start shopping.

24 October 2017

Questions You Might Have About Residential Gates


Residential gates can keep out unwanted visitors, including wildlife and stray animals, something to consider if you have a large garden or small family farm. A gate can also improve the appearance of your property, make a residential home in a standard suburb look stately and a bit elegant. Whatever your needs for a gate at the end of your driveway, note a few questions you might have about this piece and how it operates, so you can decide the best option for your home.

24 October 2017

Caring for Your Wooden Garage Door


Wooden garage doors can help to create a rustic feel in your yard. However, wooden garage doors can be affected by problems which do not affect modern metal garage doors. Below is a guide to these problems and the steps you can take to remedy them. Cracks and Fading The Australian summers can be extremely hot. The long hours of sunshine are great for your tan, but they are not so good for your wooden garage door.

16 October 2017

2 Occasions When it is Wise to Install a New Garage Door


The door on your garage is a part of your home which is easy to overlook. Many people will move into a new property without taking a second look at the door on their garage. This may be fine in the short term. However, there are a couple of occasions when you should seriously consider installing in a new garage door. Below is a guide to 2 of those occasions.

12 October 2017

Solutions to Common Garage Door Problems


Gone are the days when you had to leave the car and raise the garage door manually. Today, with just a touch of a button or remote control, a garage door opener will lift your garage door and close it after you. Unfortunately, sometimes you will come home to find that your garage door is not opening. What could be the cause of this? Here are five reasons why automatic roller door openers stop working and how to solve them.

11 October 2017

Three reasons to keep your garage door in good condition


Many homeowners pay very little attention to the condition of their garage doors. However, there are several important reasons why you should have this item regularly serviced, and repaired by a garage door repairs specialist when necessary. Read on to find out what these reasons are. To reduce the risk of a burglary If your garage door is damaged in some way or has deteriorated as a result of a lack of regular maintenance, it could be very easy for a burglar to break it open and gain access to all of the valuable goods you store inside your garage.

6 October 2017