Fredrick's Door Advice Blog

What Makes Security Doors Stronger Than Regular Doors

21 August 2023
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As a business owner, it is your duty to protect your assets and your employees. While alarm systems and security cameras are a great start, the physical security of your building's entry points is also critical. One key element to consider is the type of doors you use. Here are the differences between regular doors and security doors and what makes security doors a stronger option for your business. Material Composition Read More …

3 Signs That Your Garage Door Torsion Springs Are in Good Working Order

7 February 2023
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Garage door torsion springs play a vital part in ensuring the smooth functioning of the door to your garage. These springs use torque to provide the lifting force needed to open and close the door. Over time, they can wear out and become damaged, leading to issues with the door's operation. To avoid costly repairs and ensure the safety of your garage door, it's essential to regularly inspect your torsion springs and check for any signs of wear and tear. Read More …

3 Critical Factors to Consider When Selecting Your Residential Garage Door

2 September 2022
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Are you shopping for a new garage door for your home? Choosing a residential garage door is a big decision. Not only is your chosen door going to provide access to your garage but also blocks unlawful entry into the home. Plus, it's an installation that will remain visible for years, so its appearance matters.  With all the different types of garage doors available on the market these days, you can feel overwhelmed by your options. Read More …

A Simple Guide to Fit Your Internal Fire Doors

30 March 2022
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Fire doors are essential components of any building structure. They provide a safe exit in the event of a fire on your premise. Therefore, having basic knowledge of how they can be installed is a plus in enhancing emergency and safety. Installation of an internal fire door is not the same as other standard types like hanging doors. Failing to install your fire door correctly can compromise its performance and risks loss of property and the lives of the people involved. Read More …

Two Reasons Why You Might Want To Upgrade Your Garage Door Motor

8 November 2021
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If your garage door is powered by a motor, here are two reasons why you might want to upgrade the latter. The motor opens and closes the door very slowly If your garage motor takes forever to open or close the door, you should consider replacing it. The reason for this is that on occasions when you leave the garage whilst you're in your car, a slow-moving door can be quite a nuisance, as it's not safe to drive off until you can see that the door has shut and is secure. Read More …

About Me
Fredrick's Door Advice Blog

Hello! My name is Fred and this is my blog which will help you to understand how to install, maintain and remove the doors from your home. When I moved into an old house, I decided to remove the old doors so they could be repaired or replaced with new ones. However, I didn't have a lot of knowledge about how to do this. I contacted a local door contractor. The contractor came to my home and carried out some work. While he worked, I chatted with him and he gave me lots of great advice. I hope you find this blog useful.