Kids and Garage Door Safety

Is your garage door the main point of entry into your home? You might not think it is, but if you consider how many times it opens and closes each day and whether you and your family usually enter through it, you’ll probably discover it is your main entrance. Unfortunately, it can pose some risks and that is why any kids in your home need to be trained in optimal garage door safety. Below are our top tips for a basic safety protocol.
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How to measure your garage door’s thermal resistance

These days, there are so many different companies out there offering the same projects, it’s not always easy to know if the information they provide is sincere. So, if you’re wondering whether your new garage door actually does have an R-16 thermal resistance value, you’ve come to the right place. There’s a simple way for you to find out, and it won’t take you any longer than 20 minutes.
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Garage doors: Why you should work with an expert

If you’re thinking about replacing your garage door you’re likely aware that it’s not a purchase you’re going to make every three years, not even every ten years… A garage door is a significant investment, and a quality garage door with quality installation and regular maintenance should last upwards of 25 years.
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Understanding Garage Door Noises

Have you noticed a few little strange sounds coming from your garage door? Perhaps you noticed them a while ago, but you never really thought it was much of a problem. Everything seemed to be working normally when you open and close the door with your remote, so you tried to put those strange sounds out of your mind.
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Which is the right driveway surface for me?

If you’re resurfacing your driveway, or even if you’re installing a new one, you’ve no doubt put some thought into the type of surface material you would like. Nowadays, there is something for everyone, so if you’re mainly concerned with a cohesive look, the environment, how well it will hold up in your climate, or your budget, you’re guaranteed to find the right surface for you.
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Should I change my garage door?

If your garage door is in good shape and opens and closes, you probably don’t really give it a second thought.
But, maybe you should be paying it more attention, after all, it represents, on average, a third of your home’s façade, it’s the largest moving component of your home, and most people use it as the main point of access.
Most people will just live with things until they really need repairing or replacing, and only take action when they get so irritated with something they want to pull their hair out. These are the kind of factors that should be driving you to changing your garage door. We’ve listed the top seven reasons why you should change your garage door.
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