How to Keep Kids Safe Around Automatic Garage Doors

An automatic garage door may seem like a lot of fun to kids; however, these doors can be dangerous as they open and close. You should take steps to make sure that your children understand that your garage door isn't a toy and that it is as safe as possible to avoid accidents. Teach Kids Not to Play With the Door It's important to make sure that your children don't mess around with the garage door's mechanism and its opener. Read More 

Common Issues Handled By a Garage Door Service Company

When your garage door begins to malfunction, chances are that unless you're proficient in the mechanisms that govern the operation of these doors, you will have to call upon a garage door service company to deal with the issue. So to help you understand what these companies can do, here are some of the most common problems they handle: Fast closing garage door When your garage door begins to open or close too fast, this is a problem that a garage door service company can fix. Read More 

Types of Garage Doors You Can Install

Garages are not just parking spaces for your vehicles. The style and design used in construction of a garage door has a big impact on the curb appeal of your home. There is a wide range of designs, styles, materials and colors that you can choose for your garage door. It should complement your home and give it an aesthetically pleasing look and feel. It is important to put a lot of though and consideration in choosing the best garage door. Read More 

The Pros and Cons of a Double Swing Gate

Swing gates (gates that open by moving through an arc in the same way that a house door opens or closes) come in single or double configurations. Each version has its own advantages and disadvantages. This article explores the pros and cons of double swing gates. Use this information to help you decide whether double swing gates are the right option for you. The Pros Less Swing Space. Space is now very expensive and one must make maximum use of any available space they have. Read More 

How to make your garage more secure

Though people very often use their garages to store not only their car but also expensive things like power tools, they can be unaware of just how easy it is to break into one. Even more of a problem is that many garages are linked to the main house via a regular door, granting easy access to thieves. The most popular kind of garage door is the up-and-over door, be it manually or automatically operated. Read More