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Young Drivers and Garage Door Openers: Three Safety Tips

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Modern Garage Door Features To Consider

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Garage door technology has expanded a lot in the past few decades, and there are plenty of new features to consider when you're looking for an update to your garage door. A garage door installation technician can help you to consider the benefits of the following features.  Strong Synthetic Materials Strong PVC and vinyl garage doors are one new trend that has a lot of benefits. The compound plastic material is both strong and durable, making it a great investment for decades to come.

1 August 2016

Open Up Your Sunroom And Other Ideas For Garage Doors

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If you have recently replaced your garage door, there is no need to get rid of the old one. There are a number of things you can do with it depending on what it is made of. If you are also replacing the automatic door opener, there are even more things you can do. Here are just a few examples. Open Up a Sunroom With an old door that was all windows and the old opener, you can open up your sunroom on warm days.

19 July 2016

Steps For Maintaining Your Garage Door

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A nice garage door can be a sizable investment, so it's natural that you'd want to take some steps to keep it in good shape. Here are some of the things that you can do to take care of your garage door and make sure it lasts for many seasons to come. Checking Your Door for Damage When you do a manual inspection of your garage door, the biggest thing you're looking for is dents in the tracks.

6 April 2016