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What Is The Best Security System For a Residential Home?

Home security is something we should all be aware of and, while we live in one of the world’s safest countries, burglaries and home invasions can happen anywhere. The most secure residential properties are ones that feature a combination of passive and active security features. Passive security features are ones that provide protection, or better prevention, before a security breach happens. High gates with sharp points, for example, are a passive security feature because they prevent intruders from climbing over.

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The Advantages Of Automatic Driveway Gates

When it comes to automatic driveway gates, the advantages are innumerable. They’re safer, more reliable and more secure, too. Here, the legends at The Garage Door Guys run us through some of the best advantages of automatic driveway gates. Safety’s another huge advantage of automatic driveway gates. Driveway gates have elite sensors which prevent the opening of the gate if there’s something obstructing its path.

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How To Keep Your Driveway In Perfect Condition

Every few years, concrete driveways should be resealed. This way any possible cracks are filled early, before they’re able to get bigger and more expensive. Crack filling is a cheap and easy fix for concrete cracks. High-pressure cleaning your driveway is another way to keep it in top-notch condition. Over time, your driveway builds up with dust and dirt. A high-pressure clean blasts away all of this gunk and makes your driveway look brand new again.

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Home Upgrades That Add Value To Your Property

With so many people now working from home, offices have never been more desirable. Most of us don’t need a lot of space to get work done, so even a small space in your home can be converted into an office to add loads of value back to your property. Garage door replacements have been a well-kept secret of home-flippers for a long time. While the average garage door in the US costs $1200, it adds an average of almost $2800 worth of value back to your property, making it a 133% ROI home upgrade.

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3 Reasons It’s Time To Get A New Garage Door

Sometimes, a garage door that’s sustained sudden or gradual damages isn’t worth repairing, because it costs less to buy a replacement door. This can be the case for mechanical damages like a combination of track and spring replacements, as well as cosmetic damages involves cars, fallen trees or storms. A new garage door can help to make an excellent first impression on potential buyers.

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DIY Garage Door Repair: When to Do It Yourself and When to Call a Professional

While there’s plenty you shouldn’t try yourself when it comes to garage doors, there are actually a few things we encourage all garage door owners to get into the habit of doing. Here, The Garage Door Guys explain DIY door repair – when to do it yourself, and when to call the professionals. One of the best things you can do yourself is a regular visual inspection. Repairs should always be left to a professional technician. This includes anything to do with the rollers, tracks, torsion spring and opener.

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Why Panel Lift Garage Doors Are The Best

Sectional doors are relatively new in the garage door landscape, but they’re still simply designed, which is what we love about them. This means they’re uncomplicated and are built to last, not to fail. One of the best things about panel lift garage doors is that they require minimal overhead space, unlike roller doors. This means if your garage is connected to the home and has a lower ceiling, sectional doors are usually the best option for you.

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How to Choose the Perfect Garage Door Style for Your Home

Matching a garage door with a home is where it can get tricky. Considering Adelaide has so many different styles of home, from Old Colonial to Victorian to Post-War and contemporary, The Garage Door Guys have become the city’s favourite retailers for matching garage doors with their perfect homes. Here, we outline common styles of Adelaide home and explain their perfect garage door match.

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Things to Consider When Purchasing a Garage Door: A Buyer’s Guide

Here, we outline all the things you need to consider when purchasing a garage door, thanks to the experts at The Garage Door Guys. Roller doors are the most affordable, with a simple and sturdy design that suits every home. Sectional doors are arguably the most popular doors right now due to their elite combo of affordability, elegance and minimal headroom required to install them. Tilt doors present a step up in the market, considered the most prestigious and sought-after garage door. But the garage door style you choose depends on another factor – your budget.

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