Safety

December 21, 2018
It happens to the best of us; we are in a rush as we arrive home and as we dash from the car to the house, we skip some important steps…and not the ones on the stairs! No, we might ignore clicking the button that closes the garage door, and it is one of the worst mistakes we might make.
November 30, 2018
Were you aware that there is a residential burglary every 90 seconds in Canada? It is even worse in the US with a burglary every 18 seconds. Plus, about 80% of the ones in Canada and 60% of the American break-ins happen during daylight hours. We hate to say it but, the garage door makes for one of the best points of entry for those with dishonorable intentions to gain access to your home. Also, garages themselves are often the target because of the all the easily moveable and valuable items contained inside. Things like motorcycles and mountain bikes are often stored with easy access in the garage. Negligence is usually the main reason most robberies occur.
July 23, 2016
The garage door is one of those things you don’t think about very often. You go to the garage in the morning, get in the car and go. Come home, you click a button, the door opens, you enter, that’s the end of it. Everyone takes it for granted that the garage door can open and close out any problems when they hit that button on the remote. Many people even use the garage door as the main entryway for their house, using the exterior keypad to get in when coming home from work or school, or after they been working in the yard.
May 20, 2016
It is a simple fact of life that most homeowners find themselves forced to “cut corners” if they are to reduce costs. These corners can range from simple things like cheaper lightbulbs or cut-rate cleaners. However, in almost every decision of this kind, there could be some “costs” that you may not initially recognize.
February 20, 2016
Heavy rains wreaked havoc throughout many parts of the US in 2015. As a result, homeowners are faced with hundreds of dollars in damages as well as lost items that can never be replaced. If you want to make sure that your garage is protected from flooding the next time severe weather comes your way, the following six tips will help.
December 18, 2015
Your garage is one of your favorite places and it often holds some of your favorite toys as well. However, between the vehicles, dangerous chemicals, dim lighting and potentially deadly tools, there are a number of ways in which your personal haven can be dangerous to your family. The following five tips will help you make sure your garage is as safe as possible so everyone can enjoy the space.
November 6, 2015
Did you know that the garage door is usually any professional or expert burglar’s chosen point of entry into the home? Just knowing this one fact enables you to eliminate this preferred entry way from their list of options. In this article, we’ll explore a few important tactics to use when you want to prevent anyone from illegally entering your home through the garage.
June 5, 2015
Garage doors have come a long way over the last several years. Where we once only had a few options to choose from for safety, there are now a variety of innovations that have made owning and using a garage door safer and easier for everyone. The following are just a few of the things that we have available today.
January 19, 2015
Your garage houses valuable items, such as your tools, sports equipment and your vehicle. Of course you want to keep them safe, but at the same time, you don’t want to keep them inside your home. Because your garage is separate from the rest of the house and is often used as a main entrance and exit, it is particularly vulnerable.

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