Repairing The Obstruction Sensors On A Garage Door

If a garage door were to close on a person or pet, the pressure of the garage door could prove fatal. To prevent such accidents, garage door manufacturers use obstruction sensors. These sensors are designed to detect people, pets, or objects that could be harmed if the door were to close. If an obstruction is detected, the sensors send a signal to stop the door. While this system works, sensors can malfunction, and when they do, repairs are required to get your door working again. [Read More]

Is It Time To Have Your Carpets Cleaned? Here's Why You Should Consider Dry Cleaning

When you have your carpets professionally cleaned, you can choose from steam cleaning and dry cleaning. If you've ever rented a carpet shampooer and cleaned your carpets yourself, then you are familiar with how a steam cleaner operates. It basically saturates your carpet with water, then pulls the water back out. The dry cleaning method uses very little water. Instead, it uses chemicals that break apart and lift up dirt so it can be extracted from the carpet. [Read More]

Long And Longer: Choosing Between The Different Metal Roofing Options

Myopic eyesight can be corrected with prescription glasses, but a myopic focus cannot be. For example, a person who only focuses on the initial costs of a roof will ignore the long-term benefits of purchasing a more expensive but longer-lasting roof. Asphalt shingles are one of the least expensive roofing options on the market, but they are not one of the more long-lasting. By installing a more-expensive but longer-lasting metal roof, you can save money over the long run. [Read More]

How To Upgrade Old Electrical Outlets With USB Charging Plugs

It is common to have electronic devices that charge via USB cables, such as cell phones, MP3 players, and other personal electronics. You either need to leave your computer powered on overnight to charge these devices, or pay extra for a wall charger that only works with one device. You can take the money you would spend on a wall charger and put it towards upgrading your older electrical outlets to brand new ones with USB charging plugs built in. [Read More]