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When Looking for Garage Storage Space, Think UP!

When Looking for Garage Storage Space, Think UP!

by contentblvd on Jun 12, 2013

Garage storage space is usually at a premium. Aside from the basement, the garage is where all those things that you don’t need right away but will definitely need eventually seem to migrate. However, with all the things that have to be stored in the garage, such as cars, lawn mowers, and bikes, there is precious little extra space for the host of other things that need a home, but either doesn’t quite belong in the house or there just isn’t room for it. Most people, when looking at finding storage space, only think about wall and floor space. The key to finding extra storage space is to think about vertical space and how to best utilize it. Continue reading →

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Types of Door Knobs

Types of Door Knobs

by Myke Thomas on Jul 30, 2013

The door knob originated in the 18th century, as shop catalogues and illustrations from the time demonstrate. Offered as a replacement to the original latch mechanism of door opening, door knobs soon caught on as a sensible alternative. Although lovers of interior design may not view them as such, door knobs actually play a vital role in the overall appearance of a room. Continue reading →

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Top Tips for Keeping Your UPVC Door Looking Brand New

Top Tips for Keeping Your UPVC Door Looking Brand New

by Tom Grant on Sep 16, 2013

Buying replacement UPVC windows and doors is an investment and in order to get the best return on your outlay and keep your home looking well-maintained, you should try to follow some basic tips so that they continue to look as good as new. Caring for your new windows and doors should be part of your regular maintenance routine. Continue reading →

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Choosing the Best Exterior Doors for Your Home

Choosing the Best Exterior Doors for Your Home

by John-Miller on Oct 16, 2013

One of the most important parts of your home is the humble front door, it is the first thing that most visitors see when they come to your home, and it is important that you have the right front door that fits in with your type of home. As the front door is going to be your main point of entry, it is important that you buy one that not only looks great, but also is durable and sturdy as well. Some materials are not as durable as others, and some will require much higher levels of maintenance too. Continue reading →

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Is Your Overhead Garage Door Safe?

Is Your Overhead Garage Door Safe?

by Howard Haas on Mar 31, 2014

Do you trust your overhead garage door? The truth is that some people completely ignore the dangers and some others step away every time they hear the slightest sound! Exaggerations never help, especially in garage door matters! These mechanisms are heavy but the current developments of the garage door opener systems and good installation, frequent maintenance and immediate garag door repair Toronto will keep them stable and safe. Well, if you still fear your own garage door, consider if you hav Continue reading →

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3 Reasons Why Avoiding Galvanized Springs is Smart

3 Reasons Why Avoiding Galvanized Springs is Smart

by Howard Haas on Apr 21, 2014

Beauty shouldn't concern you when your safety is at stake! That's a fact for all things in life and especially when it comes to garage door systems. You might invest in beautiful door panels but if it is time to choose garage door springs, you should select them in terms of their strengths. Springs will lift and lower the door with safety and if they are weak enough, they won't do their job properly. Continue reading →

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Why DIY Garage Door Maintenance Is Not Recommended

Why DIY Garage Door Maintenance Is Not Recommended

by James Finch on Jun 21, 2014

When it comes to garage door repairs, keep your distance! It's not odd that many do-it-yourself potential handymen ended up in the hospital with serious injuries. Such systems are not easy to handle and they're also complex. Besides, would you know how to recognize a problem if it's not too obvious? When the extension garage door springs are broken, you don't have to be Einstein to notice it. Continue reading →

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Tips To Help You Keep Electric Garage Doors in The Best Working Condition

Tips To Help You Keep Electric Garage Doors in The Best Working Condition

by Guest on Jul 6, 2014

The electric garage door is by no means a luxury item but you may end up faced with so many associated costs that can become high because of the fact you do not know how to properly maintain your doors. All the garage owners that use these doors need to know what to do. It is not at all difficult to take care of high quality electric garage doors and the tips that we are about to mention will surely help you out. Continue reading →

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How to Eliminate Garage Door Noises?

How to Eliminate Garage Door Noises?

by Howard Haas on Jul 25, 2014

Garage doors are not completely noiseless. There are too many components involved to be quiet! They do make some noise even if you install belt drive motors. The movement will be softer in the ears but failure to do garage door opener repair on time might make the mechanism noisy again. Does that mean that noisy garage doors are dangerous or have serious problems? Continue reading →

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Stop Garage Door Problems Before They Become Your Nightmare

Stop Garage Door Problems Before They Become Your Nightmare

by James Finch on Jul 28, 2014

It's a fact! Electric garage door problems cannot be avoided altogether. Parts will wear, the opener will need upgrading or replacement, the bottom seal will need to change and the sensors will need to be adjusted. As long as the problems are trivial and do not compromise your safety, they can also be solved easily. But do we solve them? Will you fix the garage door cables, which are loose, or won't even notice that the door moves slowly and peculiarly? Continue reading →

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