Yearly Archives: 2016

Don’t Overlook your Garage Door Security

Look on any Crime Prevention website, and it will identify the garage door as one of the weak points in home security that burglars target as an easier point of entry into a building.    The reason is that our security measures for normal house doors and windows have been beefed-up over the years, with [...]

By | 2020-07-23T11:57:49+00:00 September 24th, 2016|

Is it Time to Paint the Garage Door?

It’s a chore we all put off, but sooner or later seeing that dull area of discoloured or peeling paint as we drive up to it after a hard day’s work means that we need to put a day aside for the inevitable. Unless, of course, you have an artistic side and a couple of weeks to spare, in which case you might want to consider an alternative, like Ferrari enthusiast Chris Smart from Hampshire.

By | 2020-07-23T12:22:34+00:00 August 21st, 2016|

What to do if your Automated Garage Door won’t Open

You’re late for work, you’ve grabbed your gear in a hurry, and you’re walking towards the garage pressing the button on the remote keyfob to get to your car - but nothing is happening; in fact you’ve probably pressed the button a dozen times by now, and still nothing has happened. What do you do?

By | 2021-12-19T19:56:51+00:00 July 25th, 2016|

Is your Garage Door Trying to Tell you Something?

What are the most obvious things to look out for that would signal an impending major failure of your garage door before that happens? The most common problems that lead to major failures are springs wearing out, sticking mechanisms and automated doors failing to open or close, so here are a few simple tests that should tell that you need to act before the worst happens.

By | 2021-12-19T19:47:41+00:00 May 25th, 2016|