Archive for the ‘Garage Doors Bradford’ Category

Police Issue Summer Theft Warning

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

Police across the country are reminding householders not to be duped into a false sense of security on the back of the warm weather we are having in the UK

Whilst the natural instinct is to leave windows and doors open to allow air into your home, opportunist thieves may take advantage of the situation and attempt to grab and steal valuable household items.

Police have encouraged the public to be extra vigilant with such things as leaving your door open, particularly if you leave your car keys within arm’s reach. The police are also reminding the public that even if you are outside or nearby, it is still important to keep sheds and garages shut and locked at all times, to avoid the risk of items being stolen. (more…)

New Sliding Sectional Door launched by Hormann

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

Leading garage door manufacturer, Hormann launched its new HST side sliding sectional door at the Homebuilding and Renovating Show at the NEC. Also launched at the exhibition was Hormann’s new range of entrance doors, some of which are matching.

One unique feature of the new side sliding door is that it will automatically open with a simple press of the door handle or the remote handset. The width of opening can also be pre-determined so that the door opens to the exact gap you require.

The quiet, smooth and very safe opening is delivered using two of Hormann’s unique rollers, which also add great stability to the opening system. The opening and closing cycle has an automatic safety cut out facility which ensures nothing or nobody is damaged whilst the door is moving (more…)

Hormann launch new entrance doors

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

Launched at this year’s Bau exhibition, Hormann have introduced three new entrance doors to the UK market. From March, 2013 customers will be able purchase the following new products:

- ThermoPro Plus (steel)
- ThermoSafe (alumininium)
- ThermoCarbon (aluminium)

ThermoPro Plus

As part of the ThermoPro group of entrance doors, the ThermoPro Plus will offer consumers even greater insulation benefits, whilst still maintaining the same levels of door security and ease of use. (more…)

Lubrication: Protect Your Garage Door This Winter

Monday, October 25th, 2010

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…)

Changing Garage Door Cables

Sunday, August 1st, 2010

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…)

Cars outside Garage Doors: A Brief Insight into Western Opulence

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

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!

Wooden Garage Doors: Worth It?

Saturday, July 10th, 2010

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?

Importance of Garage Door Maintenance

Saturday, July 3rd, 2010

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.

Alternative Garage Door Materials

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

Although wood and steel are the most popular materials from which people make garage doors, there are various other popular alternatives.


Curb Appeal of Garage Doors

Friday, May 7th, 2010

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.