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For many people who work from home but lack house space to go about their daily activities, the garage is a great place to set up a mini office. It only not only saves you on costs like office rent but would also be favourable for parents who would like to keep a close eye on their young ones who are yet to join school. Here are a couple of tips on how to transform your garage into an office:

1. If the garage is yet to be finished, we recommend you get a heater for the colder months so that your do not have to switch locations due to rapid weather changes.

2. Cover all cracks with stylish blankets so that you retain the heat better and the room will then be homier. If you do this, you might want to permanently close the garage doors so that you do not have to constantly replace the covers.

3. Section off the office space so that other items in the garage do not interfere with your work. This may include carpentry tools or any other items stored in there. One way to section an area is with curtains or dividers, and there are many different types you can choose from, especially if you’re a keen online shopper.

4. Carpet the floor so to make it cleaner and warmer. All you have to do is take the floor measurements and the local hardware shop will find the correct size for said office.

5. In most instances, garages do not have windows and this lack of scenery may be frustrating. If you are the homeowner, you should consider creating a window or two so you can enjoy heaps of natural light. If you are renting out the place, it would be a great idea to hang oversized outdoor pictures on your walls too. Everybody loves a splash of colour.

6. Depending on your location, the garage office may be noisy due to outside traffic or children playing. If you are one who is easily distracted by these sounds, it is recommended that you invest in a quality pair of noise canceling earphones.

The kind of office you work in significantly affects your work output. Remember to get a comfortable chair and excellent furniture. The more comfortable you are, the better your work results! Security will also be important, so no matter where you’re based, and whether you’re looking for garage doors Leicester, choose one that is strong, durable and easy to operate. A secure garage door can make the world of difference to protecting your valuables and other equipment.

There’s no reason why you can’t transform a boring garage into a lively office with contemporary furniture and fixtures. If you need a little inspiration, why not head over to Pinterest to see what other homeowners have achieved with their own garages. There’s so much inspiration online!

Categories: Garage doors

You may think of an up-and-over door as a little bit old school nowadays, especially when there are more and more sectional and roller shutter garage doors around.

That said, some homeowners and developers are still choosing up and over doors and there are a number of reasons why this is wise. Firstly they’re incredibly simple. The operation is not complex in the slightest so there aren’t going to be many problems that you will run into in the future. Then, of course, there’s the fact that these are very secure. Once they lock shut it would take some force to break in, but the final, and probably the most important reason as to why people still choose these doors is that they’re affordable. You can buy them in many different colours and finishes too, so that helps, but we’re confident up and over doors will continue to stand the test of time, especially here in the UK.

Categories: Garage doors

When it comes to selecting the right material for your homes garage door, the two main options are wood or fibreglass. Both have their own positives and negatives, and your final decision usually comes down to preference.

Wooden garage doors can add style and character to your home, and are available in up and over style or side hinged. Wooden garage doors will require regular maintenance and wood treatment to help preserve their look. You have the option to paint the wood in a colour that suits your homes style and exterior colours, which can make your home stand out from the others.

Fibreglass garage doors are a fantastic option and are available in a larger variety of styles including the increasingly popular roller shutter style. The fibreglass doors are great an insulating your garage and the exterior sections are available in a wide range of colours to suit your home. This material is easy to clean and requires little maintenance, that’s why is it fast becoming the most popular choice for garage doors.

Categories: Garage doors

The superb engineering involved in the making process of all Gliderol Garage Doors ensures that they among the finest types of parking space doors that are currently available on the market. These kinds of garage entries have the technical adaptability to be either controlled automatically or manually with the use of an electric operator. Electric operators that have remote control handsets enable you to operate this garage doors in your car or from the ease of your home. There are several benefits associated with these types of garage entries compared to any other garage entries in the market from other manufacturers. Continue Reading…

Categories: Garage doors/ Garages

  1. Before fitting a garage door make sure that you have a drill and driver bit kit with fixings as well as a stepladder ready to fix the door. This prevents having to move around unnecessarily while working.
  2. Make sure to have two people to lift the door. When lifting the door, have one person on either side of the door so that it can be lifted up more easily. Ideally, there would then be a third person who could fix the door to the runners and wall, but this not required.
  3. When fitting an electric door, make sure to turn the mains power off before wiring the control box and panel.
  4. Make sure the door is evenly positioned before completely fixing it. If it happens to be loose, remove the loose screw fixings and insert a brown raw plug. Then re-screw and finish fixing the door.