Autumn and winter are not good seasons for your garage door. Cold air, rain and snow all contribute to to processes of rusting and decay which can render you garage door both unsightly and unsafe. Conducting a few routine maintenance checks and cleaning rituals can, however, save you a great deal of time and money in the long run. Today I’ll explain the importance of lubrication. (more…)
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It is easy to forget just how dangerous garage doors can be; despite the ease with which they open and close, garage doors are heavy objects that can cause significant damage to people and property. For this reason, we highly advise not using your garage door until certain signs of wear and tear have been repaired. (more…)
The invention of the garage can be credited to Henry Ford, who smashed through the wall of his shed in 1896, because he couldn’t get his newly invented Quadracycle out through the doors. For over a hundred years since, garages have been used for storing and protecting cars across the world. Or at least, this is what I used to think before somebody pointed out that very few people actually use their garage for storing their car!
Few things improve the curb appeal of a house like a stunning set of wooden garage doors. However, is this really a sensible option for somebody looking to replace their garage door?
Garage doors are important features of a house; they protect your car or, more likely, all the stuff you store away in your garage because you can’t bear to part with it or can’t fit it in the house. Whatever it is you keep in your garage, the fact that you bother keeping it in there implies you probably don’t want it stolen.
Although wood and steel are the most popular materials from which people make garage doors, there are various other popular alternatives.
If you’re reading this blog, you may well have heard of curb appeal. Essentially, this is the impression a house makes on a potential buyer ‘from the curb’ – or as they pass by the property. Good curb appeal motives potential buyers to investigate a property further; bad curl appeal puts people off a house before they’ve even stepped through the front door. In short, curb appeal is the combined impact of various elements of the exterior a house, which either attracts or puts off a prospective buyer.