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  • Exterior Security Door Options for High Risk Areas

    22 June 2017

    Any number of contributing factors can turn a pleasant neighborhood and ideal home location into a high risk area. This could be due to recent home invasions, forced entries, or even a group of burglaries in your immediate area. With this in mind, you may find yourself wanting to step up your home security system by adding exterior security doors, like the ones provided by Southern Screen Scene. If this is your plan, here are some options to consider for your specific situation.

  • The Garage Door for You

    9 December 2016

    As a kid, the most important factor you look for in the garage door is the ability for you to close it with time for you to roll under in the style of Indiana Jones. However, that thrilling race against time that made you look and feel like an action hero was probably very dangerous. What would have happened if you had become stuck? As you grow up, you realise that the ability of a garage door to make you feel like Indiana Jones is probably the least important thing to look for when you are purchasing garage doors.

  • 4 Ways to Prevent Graffiti Artists From Using Your Security Screen as a Canvas

    7 December 2016

    Installing a security screen is an ideal way to deter thieves, but security screens often act as targets for graffiti artists. Coming back to see the screen covered in spray paint can be incredibly annoying, so take the four steps listed below to deter any graffiti artists. 1. Install a Motion-Sensitive Light Graffiti artists aren't stupid, and only the most brazen will work in the full light. Instead they prefer spraying paint on doors that are hidden in the shadows, so you can often deter them simply by placing a motion-sensitive light next to your door.

  • Gas heaters or electric heaters: which should you go with?

    7 December 2016

    Maintaining a warm and cosy household during the winter months while at the same time not spending a fortune on energy bills requires a fine balancing act. Since the cooling and heating of Australian homes accounts for an estimated 23% of energy use throughout the country, selecting a heater that saves on cost but is also effective is essential. While gas heaters are the better choice in some cases, other homes may benefit from more portable electric heaters.

  • 4 Reasons Your Garage Door Opener Tracks Might Come Out of Alignment

    8 June 2016

    Your garage door tracks should work for years without issue without ever becoming misaligned, but there are still some problems that you need to watch out for if yours are going to go the distance. Misalignment is one of the most common issues that owners can be faced with, and this is a problem that will usually demand the attention of a professional. Here are four reasons why your garage door tracks might become misaligned.

  • Tips When Installing a Metal Security Door

    26 January 2016

    Security should always be a major concern for your property. One of the most cost effective ways to add security to your home is by installing a specialised door. It is possible to choose from a variety of security door kits, but metal can be a preferred option. Metal security doors are designed to be even more difficult to break into due to the durability of the material. It is essential that, before you begin installing a metal security door, you are aware of tips designed to make the installation process simpler.

  • Considerations when Choosing Security Doors for your Home

    22 January 2016

    When you are considering improving the safety and security of your residential or commercial property, having them fitted with security doors can be an option. Not only will this make your property more secure but it is less likely that it will be a target for intruders. By installing security doors on your facility's entrance way, you will discourage potential intruders by making it harder for them to break into your property.

  • Clever Design Ideas To Make Small Bedrooms Feel More Spacious

    2 December 2015

    In a perfect world, everyone would have a large, spacious bedroom with plenty of floor space and storage. Unfortunately, not all bedrooms fit this ideal, and many people have smaller bedrooms than they would prefer. There is no quick fix to make your bedroom larger, but there are some clever design tricks that will help to make the room feel more spacious, create more storage, and maximise the space that you do have available.

  • Understanding How Roller Doors Work & Advantages

    1 December 2015

    In terms of modern convenience, garage doors are ranked pretty high on the list of house gadgets that one cannot live without. This may be because people are starting to prefer driving their private vehicles rather than commuting through crowded buses or subways. That, combined with the fact that lots of households are purchasing affordable vehicles at rapid rates, can explain the need for having a secure roller garage door to protect their investments.

  • Tips for Installing Frameless Glass Shower Screens

    4 November 2015

    If you are thinking about improving your bathroom space, you should consider installing a frameless glass shower enclosure. This is an ideal feature because it will separate your shower area from the bathroom. In simple terms, the screen will prevent unnecessary splashing of water around the room. Moreover, the glass enclosure can improve the aesthetics of the bathroom, giving it a more upscale look. It is advisable to engage a professional installer for your frameless shower screen.