And One More Thing: Check Your Chimney Before El Niño Hits

If you're in the midst of getting your home ready for El Niño, don't forget your chimney. While roofs and gutters tend to get all the attention, your chimney is just as vulnerable to heavy rains, and it can also be a big problem for your home if there are any cracks or rusted-out spots. Here are five things you need to do or have looked at in order to make your chimney safe for you and your home. [Read More]

Technology & Your Garage Door Opener

Like many aspects of our lives, technology has changed the way that garage door openers work. Here are a few ways that technology has influenced how you open your garage door now and in the future.  Rolling Codes If you have had your garage door installed recently, there is a good chance your garage door opener already takes advantage of this technology. The roller code makes your garage door opener more secure and safe from hackers. [Read More]

3 Signs That Your Automatic Door Needs A Repair Technician

The last thing you want to do is to find that customers are being turned away because the automatic doors for your business are not functioning properly. Do not wait until it gets to that point before you hire a repair technician or a contractor, such as Allied Door Controls and Glass Inc, to help you out. Take a moment to review the following signs that your automatic door for your business is in need of professional attention. [Read More]

Patch Asphalt Cracks Or Risk More Costly Damage

If you run any sort of business that has an asphalt lot or pathways on the property, you know cracks in the asphalt can be unsightly and annoying, especially if they expand into potholes. But there's another problem that can occur if you don't patch those cracks and holes quickly, and that's erosion. As rainwater seeps into damaged asphalt, it can create hidden damage that you don't find out about until it's well underway. [Read More]