Your regular safety meetings may be falling into the same old routine; however, there are plenty of ways to keep them interesting and dare we say, fun. With help from your friends at Abe's, it’s possible to create an engaging safety meeting that will inspire your team and help you run a safer shop.
Choosing the right overhead door company is just as important as choosing the right overhead door. And if you know how much we love doors, you know this isn’t something we take lightly! Of course you will want to research the door you’re going to buy, but investing some of your time into researching who will install and maintain it will also go a long way. You wouldn’t trust a shifty tailor with your new favourite suit - and garage doors are no different.
Sometimes, the right door can mean the difference between life and death.
We don't mean to get dark, but when the University of Alberta chose new overhead doors this was a very real consideration. A door failure is always frustrating, but for ambulance drivers responding to patients in critical condition, the situation can become dire when an overhead door emergency gets in the way of a 911 emergency. Abe won't always be riding along to save the day. In this case, only the most durable and reliable overhead doors will do.
Many buildings, from airports to office buildings, have fire doors and emergency response closures, and having the right equipment makes a huge difference in an emergency situation. When it comes to commercial fire door installation, you'll want to make the best choice for your organization. According to a study by the Institute for Research in Construction, Canadian fires have an estimated annual cost of over 11 billion dollars. With high financial and safety implications, the right fire doors can save your business in more ways than one: preventing spreading smoke and flames, containing the fire, and enabling escape routes.
The moment you spot a pest in your garage, it’s too late. Sure, a pest or two may not seem like a big deal, but home invasion could be next so it’s crucial to stop and use measures to prevent larger, or any pest problems in your garage. Can you feel that pang of anxiety after hearing tiny feet scurry away, or watching a dark shadow zip out of sight?
Many people are quick to prepare their overhead doors for winters in Edmonton, but did you know it’s important to prepare for summer too? Your garage serves several different storage and utility purposes from season to season, so it’s important to make sure it’s ready to take on each one. Here are some tips from Abe to get your garage ready for an Edmonton summer:
Hearing squeaks and creaks every time you leave your garage? It may be time to lubricate your overhead door, and Abe’s got you covered. He’s the original pro, and has outlined eight easy steps to help you lubricate your overhead door without the professionals, and bring peace and quiet back to your garage.
It can happen to the best of us: forgetting to close your garage door at the end of the day. The act may seem small, but the implications can be huge. Did you know there are four key reasons to double check your garage and never leave your door open all night long?
Whether your garage door opener in Edmonton just stopped working, or it’s been broken for some time, there are some basic tips and tricks you can try to get it up and running again before you call in a professional.
There are three main types of overhead door openers: belt drive, chain drive, and screw drive. The good news is, the working parts of each are alike, so the door repair process is similar.
One of the most frustrating things about daily life in Edmonton is the cold weather commute from work, school, and errands. The frustration can be much worse if your garage door isn’t working. When it’s freezing cold, you need to get yourself and your vehicle in your garage, so the faster you can diagnose the reason your overhead door won’t work, the faster you can get back to normal.