Fredrick's Door Advice Blog

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 …

3 Benefits of Roller Shutters You Might Not Know About

16 August 2021
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Choosing the ideal coverings for your doors is one of the massive decisions you have to make as a homeowner. With the many options in the market and varying opinions on the internet, you might take several weeks to decide what to choose. Some of the typical alternatives include blinds, shutters, shades, and curtains. Roller shutters have gained a lot of popularity in the past few years. If you have wondered whether they could be the choice for your doors, here are some benefits to consider. Read More …

Considerations When Picking a Wardrobe Door Style

28 June 2021
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If you're building a new wardrobe in your bedroom, you need to select a door style.  They come in various materials and can be sliding, swinging, flat, or panelled. Here are several considerations when picking your door. Room Space and Wardrobe Access One of the main decisions is whether to install a hinged or sliding wardrobe door. Swinging doors have a traditional feel while sliding doors are more modern looking. The door opening style has practical implications also. Read More …

Common Repairs Every Roller Door Owner Will Need Eventually

22 March 2021
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Roller doors are a fickle contraption but one that also comes with a lot of benefits. Not only do they offer a large and useful entryway into most homes, but they can be quite strong against the weather elements that otherwise would ravage the front of your house. However, roller door damage is an unfortunately common occurrence for most owners, as these doors do wear out the mechanism they use. If you notice any of the following signs in your roller door, then it is time to call for an expert to help you restore it back to its original state. Read More …

Everything You Need to Know About Fire Doors

16 November 2020
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If you are planning on starting a business, you may come across a legal requirement to install fire warning, fighting and arresting systems, equipment or devices. One of these systems is a fire door that needs to be supplemented with fire protection hardware or devices, for example, magnetic locks that react to smoke, fire and fire alarms. What happens is that the magnetic locks are linked to smoke, fire and fire alarm devices, which when triggered, cause the fire door to lock. 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.