A Primer On Adjusting Your Garage Door Sensors


Your automatic garage door opener relies on a set of photoelectric sensors to sense objects and other obstacles that get in the way of the garage door. This prevents the garage door from closing on objects, animals and even people. If the photoelectric sensors are knocked out of alignment, you'll need to readjust the sensors so that they'll detect obstacles correctly. The following provides an in-depth guide to adjusting your garage door opener's photoelectric sensors.

19 July 2016

Foreclosed Home Purchases: 3 Ways To Clean Up & Make Some Extra Money


Purchasing a foreclosed home usually comes with a great deal that is well below the typical market price. But there are often stipulations with these sales, including an "as is" clause that gives you the home in the current condition that it is in. This means that before you can actually move into the home, there may need to be a lot of renovating, cleaning up, and clearing of the property.

20 May 2016

How To Repaint A Replacement Salvage Yard Door For Your Vehicle


A salvage yard is a great place to find used vehicle parts you can use in repairing your vehicle. Your vehicle's damaged door panel can be switched out for one of a different color from the salvage yard, you can strip and paint it yourself to get the color to match your vehicle. Here are some instructions to help you sand, repair, and repaint a junk yard vehicle door to match it to the rest of your vehicle.

17 May 2016

How Can You Ensure Your Diesel Vehicle Is Both Fuel-Efficient And "Green"?


If you drive a diesel passenger vehicle, you may have been dismayed at recent reports of manufacturers falsifying emissions data to help certain diesel vehicles appear more environmentally-friendly than they were. You could be concerned about the potential impact this news could have on your own vehicle, or worried that you'll begin noticing higher emissions levels or a decreased fuel efficiency over time. Fortunately, by engaging in a few preventive maintenance tasks, you'll be able to ensure that your vehicle remains just as efficient and green as always.

6 October 2015

How Can You Keep Your Jaguar In Perfect Running Condition?


Whether you've recently purchased a brand-new or certified used Jaguar, you're probably already enjoying the smooth ride and powerful performance of this luxury brand. And while these vehicles are known for their reliability and comprehensive warranties, there are several steps you can take to help you get hundreds of thousands of comfortable miles from your new Jaguar. Read on to learn more about some preventive maintenance you can perform to ensure your vehicle remains as perfect as the day you bought it.

22 June 2015