Boosting Security For Your Public Parking Garage: Four Options To Consider

Public parking lots offer a great service, but they can also attract certain types of crimes. Between 2004 and 2008, more than 2 million property crimes and more than 400,000 violent crimes reportedly took place in parking garages. One way you can keep your patrons safe is to put extra security measures in place. Here are just a few options to consider. Invest In Security Lighting Try as best you can to eliminate any dark spots in your building. [Read More]

3 Reasons To Host Your "Outdoor" Party In Your Garage

If you are planning on hosting an outdoor party, you might be thinking about setting up picnic tables and other supplies in the backyard. However, an even better option can be to host the so-called "outdoor" party in your garage. These are a few reasons why. 1. Avoid Problems with the Weather Few things can ruin a summertime backyard party faster than the weather. Luckily, your garage allows at least some form of climate control. [Read More]

Troubleshooting Common Problems With Side-Sliding Sectional Garage Doors

If you want a garage door that adds a bit of visual interest to your garage, a side-sliding sectional garage door is easily a popular choice. With sections that casually fold away to reveal the interior of your garage, these doors definitely offer a certain 'wow' factor. However, there is nothing appealing about a side-sliding sectional garage door that moves only halfway and gets stuck or screeches and squeals as it opens. [Read More]

Remove Dents And Patch Small Holes In A Metal Garage Door

If you accidentally backed your travel trailer into the garage door on your property and the door's metal surface has a couple of small dents and holes in it, repairing the damage can be achieved with the steps listed below. After you have completed the steps, damage will no longer be evident and the door can be used like normal. Materials hand plunger water wooden board hammer tube of waterproof metal patch caulk gun putty knife sandpaper (fine grit) tack cloth touch up paint (for exteriors) Remove The Dents [Read More]