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Automatic Garage Door Safety Check - Guidelines For DIY Beginners

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It’s a good idea to have your automatic garage door system checked annually by a professional service technician so that any maintenance work can be carried out before problems arise.  However, you can do some routine monthly safety checks yourself, even if you’re a DIY beginner.  Read on to find out how. What you’ll need All you need for these checks is a notebook and pen so that you can jot down anything you find.…

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Why Security Screens Would Be Beneficial For Your Garage Doors

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Most homeowners are familiar with security screens being installed on either windows or doors. However, not many consider installing a security screen on their garage doors. Garage door screens tend to be made from the same materials as conventional security screens. The main difference is that they are much larger to facilitate spanning the area covered by traditional residential screens. It should be noted though that garage doors screens do not replace the functionality of your garage doors.…

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Sunrise: Choosing And Installing Solar Powered Garage Door Openers

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Powered garage door openers can be tremendously useful when it comes to convenience and safety, but naturally they must draw their power from somewhere. Traditional powered garage door motors are generally powerful and robust, but they draw power from mains electricity and can add to your energy bills, particularly remote controlled models which require constant power. Solar powered garage door openers can be a great alternative to this conventional options; powered by their own dedicated solar panels, they draw no power from mains electricity, and a well-installed model can be expected to last for years with minimal care and maintenance.…

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