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Selecting A Garage Door For A Narrow Garage

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While one car garages are less common, they are often used by those who live in narrow homes, especially in the city. One car can be parked in the driveway area while the other car can be inside the garage. Condos that offer drive up access will often have one car garages, especially in major metropolitan areas. If you are purchasing a narrow home and you are having a one car garage built, you will need to select the proper garage door system.

6 September 2018

What To Do After A Home Break-In

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Home break-ins can be nerve-wracking, but there is often a lot of work to do afterwards to protect yourself and potentially recover some of your losses. Here are some ideas for steps to take after a home break-in. Protect Yourself The first thing to do is protect yourself to make sure that the robber won't get anything else from you. This includes securing the break-in point, checking your bank balances, and alerting police about the incident.

2 November 2016

5 Preventative Maintenance Steps You Can Take To Protect Your Garage Doors

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If you have a garage, this summer, take a little time to invest in some maintenance care. Here are five things you can do that will help protect your garage doors. #1 Tighten Hardware The first thing you need to do is inspect all of the hardware on your garage door. Take a rag and wipe down and away any dirt that you find on the hardware. Then, make sure that the hardware is secure.

5 July 2016

Should My Doors Swing In Or Out?

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As a general rule of thumb, exterior doors on commercial buildings swing out, while doors on homes swing in. While the reason for commercial doors to swing out makes sense -- outswinging doors allow more people to exit quickly during an emergency -- the reasons behind residential doors swinging in is less clear. If you're planning to install new doors on your home, or you're simply wondering whether switching to outswinging doors might make more sense for your home, you'll probably find many different opinions among builders, manufacturers, door distributors and installers.

30 December 2015

Tips For Managing A Busy Office Lobby

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If your office lobby is becoming busier and busier over time, then you may need to consider some strategies for managing the additional traffic in your reception area. Here are some ideas on how to keep customers happy as the crowd grows.  Offer Beverages and Snacks As your office gets busier, your customers may experience longer wait times. To keep them happy with your service, consider offering extra incentives while they wait, such as hot and cold beverages or light snacks.

22 June 2015

4 Reasons Why Your Home Could Benefit from Hurricane Windows

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If you live in an area that is prone to high winds due to hurricanes, you may have experienced a broken window or two over the years. Instead of boarding your windows up with wood every single time a big storm comes, you could upgrade to hurricane windows that are impact resistant. Not only will they look great, but will give your home the following advantages that it didn't have before.

10 March 2015