DIY Garage Door Maintenance Checklist

There are several reasons why you should be maintaining your garage door. Apart from the most obvious —  breaking down and leaving you trapped inside — it may not be opening correctly, is making strange noises or simply isn’t responding.  Your garage door is one of the hardest working components of your home, considering it […]


A Guide to Window Inserts on Garage Doors

Want windows on your garage doors? Here’s what you need to know Whether you’re looking to add value to your home, or you’re seeking to add natural light to improve your garage space, window inserts are a simple solution. Window inserts can even be installed in an existing, pre-installed garage door. There’s no need to […]


How to Insulate Your Home – A Guide on How to Keep the Elements Away

Have you ever opened a power bill and it sent your reeling? Was there a mistake with the meter reading, or did I use this much electricity? If your annual power bill falls within the national average of $1,509, you’re consuming too much, especially if there are sharp spikes during summer and winter. A huge […]


Should I Get a Chain or Belt Garage Door Opener?

Automatic garage doors reduce the raising and lowering of the massive doors to a click of a button to allow you quick entry and exit from the garage. Although there are more designs available, chain drive and belt drive openers are the most popular models in Australia. Unfortunately, choosing between the two models amounts to […]


How Do Vinyl Garage Doors Compare to Steel or Aluminium?

There comes a point in time when you’re faced with the choice of choosing a garage door material. It may not seem like an important decision at the time of reading this article, but when it accounts for 30% of your front curb appeal and acts as the gatekeeper into your home, you soon realise […]


What’s New in The World of Garage Doors 2020

Discover the benefits of a smart garage door opener and take complete control over your home’s largest entrance. The world of garage doors in 2019 was the year for being bold & beautiful. Darker shades and colours, black, in particular, took the world by storm as more homeowners searched for ways to not only increase […]


A rock-solid strategy for choosing commercial property & building insurance suited to your business needs

Whether you own a small cafe, factory or large warehouse there will come a time where you need to ask yourself what business insurance do I need in Australia? Do I really need business insurance? As a business owner, it’s in your best interest to protect what is yours and possibly, the lifeblood of your […]


Is a Carport Better Than a Garage?

A common misconception is that a carport and garage are the same thing. While the 2 do have similarities; both offer undercover protection from the rain and sun, there are some key distinct features to tell them apart. In this article we explain the key differences between a carport and a garage, as well as […]


How To Soundproof Your Garage

The garage is a great place to carry out hobbies such as band practice, carpentry and working on your car. It’s a secluded area away from everything else allowing you to really focus on honing your skills. As much as you love tinkering away in your garage workshop or banging the drums, your wife or […]


What Colour Should Your Garage Door Be?

Gryphon’s guide on choosing the perfect colour for your garage door. Choosing a garage door colour is perhaps one of life’s biggest struggles. We find ourselves asking the same question over and over again… Will it match the rest of my home? It’s a totally valid question, especially since it takes up 30% of your […]