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Struggling to open your manual garage door? Causes & solutions

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Are you struggling to open your manual garage door? For many homeowners, the garage is the hub of activity in their home and is the location of vehicles, gym equipment, gaming tables and DIY tools. Therefore it can be frustrating when access is hindered by a faulty garage door that just won’t open properly. In […]

7 Ways to Stay Safe Around Automatic Garage Doors

Closing an automatic garage door may seem like an easy task and one that we take for granted. However, like with any machines, if we’re not careful we can cause ourselves and our property damage. It was only last summer that a Cambridgeshire woman was crushed in the roller mechanism of an automatic garage door […]

Freezing Cold Garage? Here Are 5 Tips to Keep it Warm

If you find yourself wrapping up warm just to enter your garage, it might be time to investigate how to raise the temperature. Household garages are high-traffic areas, with many family members passing through to collect bikes, perform DIY projects and access their vehicles. But wintry weather can make these experiences less than enjoyable by […]

Garage Security: Top Tips and Advice

Don’t leave your garage defenceless. Many homeowners overlook the security of this area of their properties, leaving it vulnerable to would-be thieves. And with many garages housing valuable equipment such as lawnmowers, bikes and electricals, they can be very attractive to criminals. But just a few simple precautions can turn your garage into a safe […]

Front doors from around the world

The front of your home should be approachable and inviting, sending a clear message of welcome to any visitors. Doors are the pathway into somebody’s home and while we have a fairly straightforward idea of what a front door should look like, globally there is a plethora of beauty and history to be found in […]

Why should I automate my existing garage door?

Most manual garage doors are cumbersome to open and close, and sometimes when we’re struggling to lift our garage door, battling the wind and rain, the idea of sitting in our car and simply pressing a button to achieve the same result can seem very appealing. Automated garage doors can offer convenience to homeowners, as […]

My garage door won’t close – How do I fix it?

If your garage refuses to close, this could pose a risk to the security of your garage and all the valuable items contained within it, including your car. It’s security 101 to keep your garage door operating smoothly and without any hitches, so when a problem does arise, it’s important that you are able to […]

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