Month: December 2015

Large Garden Pots and Decorative Pottery

One of the best ways to decorate a building, and add something functional to it, is to make use of garden pots. Garden pottery can be a unique and beneficial way to add decoration to a building. If its done in an effective manner. Older, traditional pots can be found in markets and second hand

Types of Up and Over Garage Doors Available Today

Up and over garage doors have the advantage of being reliable and durable doors that are classified into two types mainly because of the mechanism they provide. These mechanisms are retractable gear and canopy gear. Both of these terms are used to describe the process of opening and closing of the garage doors and both of the operating systems have their pros and cons when used in different applications.

Up and Over Canopy Garage Doors

This garage mechanism is simple and easy to install. Its name originates from the panel of the garage door that is fully opened and protrudes about one thirds in-front of the sub-frame making a canopy shape. When opened, it provides the maximum width for drive through and installation is quite easy. The door of the canopy always remains balanced and is helped by the torsion springs that are placed just above the panel of the door on the fixing frame’s head. Canopy doors have been made using springs that are coated with zinc and are highly resistant to rust and corrosion.