Automatic Door Hazards Points and Best Safety Practices


Automatic doors are a popular alternative to conventional doors in business establishments for a number of reasons. Having automatic doors makes for better user experience and addresses the unique needs of disabled visitors and those carrying heavy bags. In addition, they are huge energy savers in buildings that run HVAC, since the doors are kept closed and only opened for incoming customers. However, just like any other motor-driven machine, there are inherent dangers with the operation of automatic doors.

4 November 2015

Installing A Screen Door For The First Time


A screen door is an ideal addition to a home. Although it offers some protection in the winter months, it really comes into its own during the summer. Fresh air and light can flow into the property, while flying pests are kept at bay. Installing a screen door is a great project for an inexperienced DIY person, as it is straightforward and doesn't require much time. This article looks at the steps involved when installing a screen door to your property.

19 August 2015

Safety Tips for Parents: What to Consider When Buying or Maintaining a Glass Shower Door


If you are installing glass doors on your shower and you have little kids in the house, you need to think about their safety. While you are shopping for a new shower door and once you own it, here are some safety tips in mind. They will help keep your child secure: 1. Opt for clear glass shower doors If you have small kids who aren't ready to be unsupervised while showering, install clear glass shower doors.

31 July 2015

How to Strip Multiple Coats of Old Paint from a Wooden Door


Old houses can hide many wonderful treasures including gorgeous wooden doors concealed beneath many layers of ancient paint. Here's how to strip down a wooden door to reveal its original beauty. Before you start The usual way to get rid of paint is to use paint stripper. Some caustic paint strippers discolour the wood which is no good if you were intending to keep the natural colour and grain visible under a coat of varnish.

5 June 2015

Complementary Security Features for Security Doors


A large number of property owners purchase and install some type of security door to their property. Of course, security is the main concern being addressed, but some aesthetic value can be added to a property through choosing a stylish security door. As a homeowner, there are one or two additional and complementary security features you can add to the door, which work together to deter and prevent any unwanted intruders.

27 May 2015

Complementing Your Modern Home With Modern Garage Doors: Five Ideas To Inspire You


If you have a contemporary or modern style home, you need garage doors that enhance and complement your home's architectural virtues. Depending on the look you are trying to create, there are several different type of Centurion garage doors you may want to consider. To inspire you, here are five ideas that can all be used on their own or blended together to create the effect you desire: 1. Horizontal Stripes Or Slats

12 May 2015