Garage Doors

Garage Doors – Thinking About your Options

Posted on February 28, 2018 at 8:54 pm

New garage doors – can there really be that much to think about? They’re just doors, that are used to lead into a garage, right? Wrong. There is so much more to a garage door, and plenty you have to think about before you invest in a new door. This is especially important because that new door isn’t going to be cheap. You will need to make sure you are happy with your decision because you want the new door you spend your money on to last your for years into the future. (more…)

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Top 4 Benefits of Insulated Garage Doors

Posted on August 16, 2016 at 2:02 pm

Investing in a high-quality garage door will do more than boosting the curb appeal of your home. When properly executed, insulated garage doors can make your entire home greener and provide you additional liveable space.

How Does The Insulation Work?
Typically, polyurethane or polystyrene will be used as an insulating material for the garage doors. Polyurethane is an injected foam material which bonds to a garage door itself, while polystyrene is a block of insulation.
Polyurethane is often considered a more rigid and stronger insulation material, adding more strength to your door. Also, it delivers twice the thermal insulation properties (R-value) than the polystyrene, but will be slightly more costly as a result. The greater in R-value an insulating material is, usually the less expensive it’ll be to continue heating your garage.
The construction of door is equally as significant as the insulation itself. Any door with loose seals and joints which allow air flow into your garage won’t offer an efficiently insulated room. It is essential to ensure that weather stripping off your door is intact, and the old joints are updated to allow minimal airflow. (more…)

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Benefits of Repairing Garage Door by Yourself

Posted on May 13, 2016 at 9:50 am

Your home garage door in the UK might fail to function effectively at one time or the other. Just like your house door, the door of your garage is one of the busiest parts in your home because it is opened and closed on daily basis. This means that some of its parts including the springs, hedges and others have high chances of failing. When your door fails, there is a need for it to be repaired fast to prevent it from total malfunctioning. You have the option to do the repair by yourself or work with a professional. You can decide to work by yourself if you have the skills and knowledge on how a door should be repaired in the most effective way. There are a lot of benefits involved in doing the door repair by yourself instead of working with a professional. This article offers you some to advantages of doing the repair by yourself.  (more…)

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Electric Garage Doors – Ensure Home Safety

Posted on March 29, 2016 at 12:32 pm

Are you fed up with having to escape from your automobile only to close or open the garage door? Are you tired of having to close or open the garage door for somebody else? Well, in either case, the solution for you might be garage door openers. These are generally motorised devices that are attached to the garage door and close and open it with just a push of a button. It will save some time, a fair bit of work, as well as a lot of trouble for you. These could make going out as well as returning home so much softer and more comfortable.

That is not to state that you can just mount an electric garage door in the home. It is possible to install them in your office garage, or maybe have these types of automatic marvels in a commercial setting. They will reduce times waiting for individuals to open the doors, as well as enhance efficiency.

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Buying an Opener for your Garage Door – 5 Considerations

Posted on March 21, 2015 at 7:24 pm

The garage door opener is one of the most important components of any functional garage door. Without it, it is almost impossible to operate. It is important that you get the right knowledge before buying an opener. Fact is, there are many options out there. You want to make sure you buy the right one that will fit your garage door. This guideline will help you make the perfect choice.

The power

What type of door do you have? The heavier the door the more horsepower you will need to carry it. For a single car garage door or a standard two-car carriage door, a 1/2 horsepower opener is enough. For a solid wood or carriage garaged door a 3/4 horsepower opener is the perfect choice. If you have any doubt consider going for more power. It is better to have more power than not have enough. The extra cash you’ll spend is worth it.

The size of your door

What is the size of your door? Most garage doors are about 7-feet tall. A normal garage door opener is strong enough to operate any garage door of that length, even up to an additional 6-inches. If your door is taller than that you’ll need an extension.  (more…)

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