How has Garage Door Security Improved Over the Years?
One of the most important features of your garage door is that it keeps your property, and its contents, safe. Over the years, thieves have become better and better at finding their way into properties using innovative techniques to penetrate garage doors and steal what’s inside. However, while the thieves may have improved, garage doors have also evolved. At Associated Garage Doors, we’ve seen first hand how garage doors have enhanced over the years, and we’re going to be listing some of these today in this month’s article. The evolution of garage doors In the early days, when it was more…
6 Benefits of Side-Hinged Garage Doors
If you’re searching for access to your garage door that is quick and easy, the side-hinged option could be the style for you. While not as common as up-and-over or roller styles, the side-hinged garage door has lots to offer the busy homeowner who still wants a beautiful door to enhance their property. So if you’re wondering, should I get a side-hinged garage door?, in this article, we’ll guide you through the key benefits to help make your decision. 6 Benefits of Side-Hinged Garage Doors Convenient access: The number one advantage of side-hinged garage doors is that they offer easy, convenient…
How to Turn Your Garage Into a Home Gym
The past six months have been difficult for those with an active lifestyle. Gyms around the country have been forced to close, and with much of the guidance surrounding the pandemic being focused around staying indoors, getting some valuable exercise in has been a little tricky. There are ways around this of course, you just need to find a space within your home that’s fit to become a dedicated exercise area, and what better place than your garage? If you’re keen on this idea, then read on for some tips about how to turn your garage into a home gym. The…
5 Telltale Signs You Need a New Garage Door
While you might not realise it, your garage door has to stand up to a lot of punishment, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise if you’ve started to notice some signs of wear and tear. While it’s not always easy to let go of something that’s served us so well over the years, an old and faulty garage door can be both a pain and a danger to the owner, so it’s best to know when to cut your losses and purchase a new one. And this month, that’s exactly what the team here at Associated Garage Doors are going…
Common Garage Door Faults and How to Fix Them
Most garage door faults are not serious and can be easily resolved. However, it’s important you address any faults when you spot them — leaving it too long could make the problem worse, leading to costly and sometimes irreversible damage. This article will teach you how to fix the most common garage door faults. My garage door won’t open fully What is the problem? Your garage door won’t open entirely. It might open just enough for you to get in and out, or it might barely even budge. What is the cause? There is most likely an obstruction in the door….