Garage Doors

Written by Matthew Anthony

You may think choosing garage doors is straight forward, however there are many things to consider, such as whether your garage is adjoining your property, is it a single or a double garage, how much clearance inside and out is needed and so on. Also,repparttar appearance ofrepparttar 146982 garage door can influence what material you use. There are four basic types of garage door and three different materials commonly used to construct these doors. We take a brief look atrepparttar 146983 four types of garage door which are sectional, roller, side hung and finallyrepparttar 146984 common up and over garage door.

The first type of garage door we look are sectional garage doors. These doors open vertically and so are perfect where space in front ofrepparttar 146985 garage is at a premium. They are a versatile solution for a new garage door withrepparttar 146986 added bonus of aesthetic appeal, which is obviously very important as most garages are located atrepparttar 146987 front ofrepparttar 146988 house. A sectional garage door has a series of hinged horizontal panels that lift up and lie parallel withrepparttar 146989 ceiling ofrepparttar 146990 garage whenrepparttar 146991 door is opened. There is no overhang or canopy and it is possible to park a car right up next torepparttar 146992 door as there is no protrusion at any point ofrepparttar 146993 operation of openingrepparttar 146994 door.

Roller garage doors are very similar to sectional garage doors. The major difference isrepparttar 146995 need for a certain amount of headroom insiderepparttar 146996 garage aboverepparttar 146997 door opening. This is becauserepparttar 146998 door rolls up inside a drum aboverepparttar 146999 opening ofrepparttar 147000 garage door. Like a sectional door there is no need to allow any room inside or out to operaterepparttar 147001 door. Also, roller doors are often automatic.

Tips for Taking Care of Fine Wood Furniture

Written by Terry Weadock

Now that you have purchased some fine wood furniture, it is important to take proper care of it. With some basic care, your fine furniture can last for years, and stay just as beautiful asrepparttar day you bought it. Below are some tips on taking proper care of wood furniture. 1. Wood Furniture Care Proper care of wood furniture is essential if you want it to last. Keeping it out of direct sunlight will keeprepparttar 146537 wood finish from fading out. Even though many pieces of new wood furniture come with finishes that are resistant to sunlight, it is still possible for them to fade if exposed torepparttar 146538 sun for extended periods of time. You may wish to closerepparttar 146539 drapes or blinds in rooms containing this furniture during certain parts ofrepparttar 146540 day to keeprepparttar 146541 direct sunlight off. Keeping wood furniture dry is also essential. Ifrepparttar 146542 wood gets wet, it can causerepparttar 146543 finish to peel or fade, and can actually warprepparttar 146544 wood. Be sure to wipe up any spills as soon as you are able. Do not let them dry or you may end up with a permanent stain. Protectingrepparttar 146545 tops of wood furniture is essential to avoid scratches and dings. Using a tablecloth on a wood table is a great idea ifrepparttar 146546 table is used often. Besides accentingrepparttar 146547 look of your wood table, it will also protectrepparttar 146548 table surface. Never put hot pots or pans directly on a wood table top. Coasters, trivets, and hot pads can also be used to protect your table.

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