Door and Gate Maintenance

Overhead Garage Doors Repair for Springtime

March 31, 2017

Springtime is the perfect time for overhead garage doors to be repaired and replaced. Overhead garage doors, are the large doors on a garage that open manually or electrically generally to store vehicles and other items. After the winter they may look fine, but some maintenance and risk assessment can save home owners a lot […]

Automated Gate Maintenance: Essentials

January 16, 2017

Automated Gate Maintenance guidelines for post-installation care. Automated gates do not demand much maintenance, however some attention, is always a good idea. Gate Maintenance Tip Considerations Quality: High vs Low Lubrication Hinges Automated System Type: Swing vs Slide Cleaning Wildlife Purchase High-Quality Gates High end automated systems are advantageous in the long run as they […]

Automated Gate Repairs and Retrofits

November 30, 2016

Upgrades or retrofits are simple ways to modernized your commercial and residential exteriors to withstand heavy duty applications. Often they are enough to solve industrial issues long-term. We specialize in upgrading and retrofitting all types of physical security systems, overhead doors and automated gates. Retrofit vs Repair Considerations The purpose of retrofits is to increase the […]

Garage Door Problems Caused by Cold Winter Weather

October 31, 2016

A garage door is the largest ambulatory part of a house and in many cases doubles as a primary entrance. As a result, as the winter season approaches make sure to check its conditions for the security of others. Here are a few easy tips for common problems that will help you get the most […]

Gate Installation and Replacement Guide

August 30, 2016

Gate installation can be a complex process, especially if the gate is automated. Before the installation of an electric gate, certified automated gate installers evaluate owners, needs, and requirements, looking into: possible hazards, gate opening methods, gate types and preferences in materials, styles and colours. Here’s a list to simplify that evaluation process: 1) Gate Installations Problems […]

Maintaining and Repairing the Springs in Your Automatic Garage Door

February 29, 2016

How to Tell if your Garage Door Springs are Bad? The garage door springs function to counteract gravity, lightening the door and making it possible for it to lift on its own or with  an opener. They literally do the heavy lifting! When underappreciated this important automatic door part, can become rather dangerous. Springs are in […]

Winterizing Your Automated Gate

November 2, 2015

Completing regular maintenance and upkeep on your automated gate can add years of life to your structure. For those living in colder climates, winter is a time to pay particular attention to care. It’s important to get your gate prepared for the drop in temperature to keep it operating smoothly, and diminish risks of damages […]

Fall Maintenance Tips for Garage Doors

October 1, 2015

It is important to perform routine maintenance steps once a month, to ensure your garage functions properly all year long and does not cause any safety concerns. Garage door maintenance is not usually on your regular to-do list, but there are a few simple steps and tips to follow to keep the door rolling along, […]

How To Clean a Garage Door

April 21, 2015

Cleaning A Garage Door Spring is in the air, the sun is shining and the weather overall is great. What does this all entail? It means it’s the perfect opportunity to give your garage a good clean. Your garage can get pretty dirty over time especially after the winter season, so there is no harm […]