Safety

August 26, 2016
For whatever reason, some homeowners decide that it’s OK to leave the garage door opened while unattended. This careless action can lead to a variety of nasty consequences, especially if you have an attached garage. A solid garage door is your first line of defense against unwanted intruders, ranging from people to small animals, preventing serious problems from occurring because you didn’t take the time to shut the garage door.
August 16, 2016
Did you know that in the US, there are on average 6,600 residential garage fires every year? Each year, this results in 30 deaths, 400 injuries and over $457 million in property loss. Here are some recommendations from the USFA (US Fire Administration) to help you avoid this happening to you, especially if your home has an attached garage.
May 20, 2016
You keep a lot of valuables in your garage, from tools and treasured belongings in storage to your car and other expensive vehicles. The importance of keeping these possessions safe is undeniable. But is your garage secure?
April 29, 2016
When many homeowners come to consider home security, many overlook the importance of the garage in preserving the safety of the home. This is despite the fact that the garage tends to be generously stocked with valuables like power tools, lawnmowers and, of course, cars. Getting access to the garage could also allow access to the rest of the house.
April 15, 2016
It’s easy to underestimate the value of a good garage door. On top of adding curb appeal, they also provide security and utility, and can increase the value of your property. With these in mind, it may be time to service, upgrade, or replace your old garage door.
April 5, 2016
Have you ever noticed that your garage door is the largest moving part of your home? Or that you use your garage door more and more as a main entrance? It’s important to keep certain basic guidelines in mind to ensure your safety and that of your loved ones.
March 18, 2016
You may have heard, that thieves can break into your home via your garage door in 6 seconds. Scary. This startling video can make you feel extra vulnerable. This has you thinking that you need a secure garage door, and a better security system. After all, once they’re in the garage, they can easily access the rest of your home.
February 26, 2016
Garage doors are safer than they used to be, but parents should still be vigilant when their kids are in the garage.
December 25, 2015
The pouring snow, gusty winds, and chilling cold all take a heavy toll on the constructional integrity of your garage door. During the colder months, the metal parts of your garage door, such as screws and springs, tend to shrink, not only causing unexpected problems with closing and/or opening, but also making your garage door an unnecessary danger.
December 4, 2015
Before you pack and head to the airport for your next vacation, make sure you tie up all your loose ends before leaving home. The list includes arranging mail delivery, considering utilities and heat, what to do with pets and plants, and keeping your house and garage secure. Make sure your garage is safe and secure by tending to specific items.

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