Young Drivers and Garage Door Openers: Three Safety Tips


Whenever a teenager gets behind the wheel, they take on a great deal of responsibility. On one hand, they are tasked with staying safe on the road, but if they have garage door access, they also have a responsibility to keep the house safe. If you're about to give your teen the keys and a remote for the garage door opener system, learn about some important safety tips you should pass on, and what you can do to enhance door safety.

18 January 2019

A Safe Home Is A Happy Home


It's important for everyone to make sure they do what they can to make their home as safe of a place as possible. However, it's especially important for anyone who lives in a rougher area to make sure they take every extra step necessary to secure their home as much as they possibly can. If you live in an area where you have higher odds of having your house broken into, then you should follow the advice below to protect your home:

23 November 2016

3 Safety Tips To Remember When Using Your Commercial Garage Doors


If you use commercial garage doors at your place of business, one thing that you have to worry about is safety. Modern garage doors do have safety features that can help keep you and others safe, but something could still happen, especially when your garage doors are in use all day, every day. Luckily, following a few safety tips can help you prevent any injuries and can help you keep you, your customers and your employees as safe as possible.

3 November 2016

Questions To Consider When Picking A Garage Door Material


With so many different options for garage doors at places like Aladdin Doors of Raleigh, even something as simple as picking the garage door material becomes a bigger question. Here are some things to ask yourself to narrow your material choices down to just a few.  Does it Need to Be Low Maintenance? First, if you're looking for a garage door that you can put up and then not worry about for many years, a good aluminum or steel garage door may be what you're looking at.

28 October 2016

Signs That Your Garage Door Torsion Springs May Be Bad


If you have an automatic garage door opener and notice a long spring attached to the bar on the top of the door, then you have an opener that uses a torsion spring. Torsion springs are tightly wound springs that open up or unwind when you activate the door. As they unwind, the springs twist the metal rod that runs through the door and it is pulled open. Since torsion springs actively move as you open your garage door, they will retain a great deal of wear and tear.

27 October 2016

3 Ways To Make Your Home More Safe And Secure


Any time that you want to make your home more safe and secure, there are a few guidelines that every homeowner can adhere to. When you remain abreast of these guidelines, you will be able to prevent burglaries and keep your property and family members safe and sound. To this end, consider the following tips and use them to get the most out of your home safety and security.  #1: Safeguard Your Home On A Regular Basis

21 October 2016

3 Reasons To Consider A Wood Garage Door


One of the best options available to you when it comes to replacing your garage door is a wood door, mostly because a wood garage door can provide you with quite a few benefits that other materials can not really match. Listed below are three reasons to consider wood when installing a new garage door. Easier To Repair A major reason to consider a wood garage over the competition is that it is typically going to be much easier to repair.

17 October 2016