Keeping your garage clutter free is great for you and your door

It’s known that gardens can quickly become cluttered, especially if they’re not solely used for vehicle storage. Here in the UK it’s more common for a garage to be used as a utility room, storage area or even a home gym, but whatever you use your garage for, keeping it clutter free can be extremely beneficial, not just for your own peace of mind, but your door too. The more clutter you have in your garage, the more dust exists, which isn’t too friendly for the mechanisms in the garage door, but if you maintain this space regularly it won’t be too much of a problem. Then there’s the space issue. It’s so easy for garages to fill up with clutter, but that often means moving items too close to...
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Choosing the right garage door style for your home

There are so many different types of garage doors nowadays, from roller shutters to round the corner, glass, sectional doors, timber, up and over and side-hinged among many others, whilst access can be provided by a remote control too. The changes in the garage door industry over the last decade or so has certainly made it a lot more difficult to choose the right garage door for your home, but having more options is good news in our eyes. With so many different types, operating systems and automation possibilities to consider, you’ll naturally start asking yourself more questions when you’re looking for a garage door, such as: What colour do I want? What size do I need? What material would be best to protect my home? Do I need electric...
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The benefits of owning a double garage

These days, double garages are becoming more and more common in many homes across the country. It is assumed that double garages are normally only meant for bigger properties, but they can be a great addition to any home as well. So why restrict yourself to a single garage? To help you decide whether or not to build a double garage for your home, the first step is to understand the benefits of double garages. You Can Park More Cars Double garages are gaining popularity for modern-day homes where the owners have more than one vehicle, with children also having cars. A double garage will allow all members of your family with cars to park them on the driveway so you don’t need to park on the road, which could...
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Protect your garage door this winter

With winter now upon us and Christmas just around the corner, we’re sure the last thing you want to be thinking about right now is your garage door, so we apologise in advance for this blog post! But in all seriousness, your garage door is incredibly important because it’s crucial to home security, especially for houses with a garage that leads into the home. Winter can be pretty cruel to homes and commercial properties, and this is exactly why you should make sure you’re doing all you can to keep your garage operating efficiently throughout the winter months. Whether you own a single up and over door, a beautiful timber round the corner garage door, or a stunning pair of Wessex garage doors, a little bit of maintenance can go...
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Manual or electric garage doors?

When it comes to your home, it is important you are happy with the final touches inside and out. This includes getting your garage right too. If you are considering installing a new garage door to your home, there are a few things you will need to consider. Firstly, you want to think about colour and style, as we all want out home to be pleasing to the eye. That said, it is also important to think about the practicality of the garage door too. Depending on the design you choose, you will then have the option of whether you want it to function manually or electronically. There is no right or wrong choice, it is purely down to the preference of the home owner. Electric garage doors can make...
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