Posts Tagged ‘garage door’

Redrow receive planning approval at Leeds site

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Despite public opposition, Redrow eventually received planning approval to build 96 new homes at it’s eight acre site off Netherfield Road in Guiseley, Leeds. Honouring the mother of the Bronte Sisters, Maria Branwell, the development will be called Branwell Park and will feature Redrow’s award winning Heritage collection.

Garages Doors can reduce the risk of car crime

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Despite reported crime in Yorkshire dropping by 1% from 2011, new figures by the office of National Statistics have revealed that thefts across Yorkshire increased by 10%. More specifically, crime levels in West Yorkshire dropped by 1%.
Commenting on the statistics, Grahame Maxwell, North Yorkshire Police’s Chief Constable said the decrease was “a credit to our officers, staff and partner agencies”. He added, “I have nothing but the highest praise for the collective drive and sheer will to improve the quality of life and safety in the neighbourhoods we police.”

Vertico Garage Doors

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

If headroom is an issue for your garage door, it is worth considering a modern solution to this practically ancient problem. Vertico garage doors, for example, help you make the most of the size of your garage by folding up into slats, which slide to the side of the door, instead of to the top. The amount of headroom required for these garage doors to open is therefore minimal, allowing even the smallest garages to benefit from the added security and convenience of an automatic garage door. (more…)

Advantages of Automatic Garage Doors

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

When considering the advantages of automatic garage doors, it is sometimes tricky to see past the automation and notice the other benefits. After all, not having to get in and out of the car to open the garage door manually – especially at this time of year – is quite the temptation. (more…)

Furious Woman Drives Car Through Garage Door

Saturday, October 30th, 2010

Just a quiet Friday night in Oxford – nothing out of the ordinary to report. Somewhere over on Towantic Hill Road, an argument kicks off between a man and a woman, resulting in the woman storming off and driving away in her car. Silence returns to the peaceful neighbourhood, where the up-coming Halloween celebrations are about the scariest thing for miles around. (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…)

Keep Your Garage Door LOCKED This Christmas!

Sunday, October 10th, 2010

I don’t want to fear-monger, but Christmas time always sees a radical leap in the number of thefts and home break-ins. The simple fact is that households tend to have more items of value on obvious display during the festive season and burglars know this is the case. Yet not all break-ins involve broken windows and damaged doors; a huge number of burglaries occur because people simply don’t think to lock their garage doors! (more…)

Torsion Springs

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Torsion springs allow your garage door to open and close with relative ease, by providing a resistance. Naturally, this resistance can’t last forever and there are four different torsion spin cycle lengths you can choose from: 25,000, 50,000, 75,000 and 100,000 cycles, where one cycle is the opening and closing of the garage door. (more…)

Samsung Phone Can Open Garage Doors!

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

Nowadays, mobile phones can do just about anything. We can use them to take photos, record videos, browse the internet, send e-mails, play games, wake us up, check our bank balance, tune a guitar, find our way home, remind us to feed to the cat, check train times, ensure a car hasn’t been stolen, calculate currency conversions, bid on online auctions – even monitor our heart rates . And now, thanks to Samsung and their new Cetus SGH-i917, we can use our mobile phones to open our garage door. (more…)

Cool Garage Doors

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

It may sound like something of an oxymoron, but believe us – we’ve found some cool garage doors. We’re used to beautiful, sturdy and eco-friendly garage doors, but these really are something special!