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The stats are in – It’s time to increase your security. 

SAPS has finally released its crime stats for the first three months of 2021. Despite the fact that our ministers are impressed with an overall decrease in crimes by 8.5%, we at Sequ-Door feel crime shouldn't be taken lightly. Let us help you secure your home and/or business with our wide range of options.   Looking at the numbers The South African Police Services releases quarterly reports on crime stats that help us analyse crucial areas that need improving. Although we are pleased that the stats have shown an overall decrease in crime, the number of household related break-ins, in [...]

Patio living in winter, get it right the Sequ-Door way

Service, Excellence, Quality, Unique - these are the words that best describe our Company. Sequ-Door is uniquely positioned to offer aesthetically pleasing solutions in the form of our various windowed options as well as elegant folding doors.   Aluminium Window Products Our windows and sliding folding doors are tailor-made to fit our client’s unique architectural design requirements. Sequ-Door offers a number of window solutions for your patio that are not only durable and well made, but are also energy efficient. Stylishly reframe your view and allow maximum light and ventilation into your patio.   Butt Joint Windows These windows offer [...]

Why an Expandable slam-lock door is essential to home security

We understand that security is a major focus for homeowners in South Africa. Sequ-Door has been designing, perfecting, and installing slam-lock doors and barrier solutions since 2007 and we are market leaders who recommend only the best security options for your home security.    As part of our promise to promote safety, we highlight why our slam-lock doors are an important addition to your home security complement.   The SLAM-LOCK feature   Slam locks are essential because they allow you the time to react quickly and create a physical barrier between yourself and an unexpected intruder almost instantly. This is [...]

Home conversions to accommodate the new normal

Thanks to Covid many of us have spent a lot more time at home than ever before. Suddenly - on a daily basis - we’ve had to face our home’s imperfections and all those things we’ve been meaning to do for so long - colours, spaces, home maintenance!    You can do a quick DIY update - give your walls a fresh coat of paint, change your colour palette with new attractive bedding, chic curtains or modernise kitchen cabinetry or bedroom cupboards with stylish handles. But, if you are looking for innovative ways to accommodate the new normal and ones [...]

What’s Trending in home décor in 2021?

2020, a crazy year for us, saw Covid and our declining economy take top focus. In 2021, it will be about doing our bit to help the economy, about living sustainably and how to elevate our living spaces into comfortable retreats as it is predicted that we will again be spending more time at home.    Here are our top trends for 2021:   Taking Inspiration from Nature One of the biggest international trends expected to endure into 2021 is creating harmony between our homes and nature. Give your home a pleasing refresh and bring nature into your home by [...]

Should I Renovate or Buy a New Home?

You love your home, its location and area but… its space is getting a bit too tight for your growing family and, besides, it’s no longer quite as modern as you would like. So, what do you do - stay and renovate, or buy a new home?   It’s a tricky decision! Each option has pros and cons to evaluate when deciding what’s best for you, your family and your financial situation...   Buy a new home? It might take quite a while for you to find the right home in the right area at the right price! Finding your [...]

4 Reasons Why Aluminium Doors & Windows Will Benefit Your Home

Aluminium, as a resource, is constantly evolving and pushing the boundaries in interior design and home building. Here are a few reasons why Sequ-Door has chosen this durable material:   It’s a lightweight material so that opening or closing aluminium windows is effortless, yet sturdy at the same time. It’s ideal for the South African climate and weather conditions as it does not easily rust and corrode. It’s easy to clean and care for, and does not need excessive maintenance – providing the perfect long lasting product for your home or building.   Using aluminium can transform the interior of [...]

Benefits of Enclosing your Patio

Having a patio is of great recreational benefit to your family and home. But enclosing a patio will allow you an additional beautiful space where you can enjoy the outdoors from within the warmth and safety of being indoors.   Here are 5 reasons why you should enclose your patio, which will:   Shelter You and Your Family from unpleasant weather elements like heavy rain and winds, and extreme heat or cold. It will keep out bugs and insects and prevent leaves and debris building up on the patio and in bad weather you will still be able to relax [...]

Facts to consider when planning a home renovation

When planning a home renovation, there are many factors to consider but, in these times, enhancing your security should also be top of mind. There are many security devices and options to consider - such as lighting and security cameras around the premises or using a 24hr armed reaction security services provider - all of which have their own merits. But, the best way to thwart potential burglars is to make their access to your home totally impossible.    As the most common points of entry to your home for any would-be burglars are your doors, windows and patio, these [...]

Protect what you love during uncertain times

We have all been living with uncertainty and confusion since the lockdown and worrying about the long lasting effect of Covid-19 on the pre-existing issues of our poor economy and high unemployment rate.    Job Loss & Poverty Several projections have been made and published on the economic effects and the expected greater rise in job losses and poverty.     Whilst forecasted statistics have been provided on the predicted economic impact, and Business for SA (B4SA) has recently forecasted “that up to four million jobs could be lost this year”, it has been cited that “it’s too early for definitive [...]

Simply The Best Burglar Proofing Solutions and Aluminium Doors & windows for your home and business.

Sequ-Door, the 2020 winner of the Overall Best Stand award at the Homemaker’s Expo 2020, has the perfect installation solution for you? Sequ-Door offers tailor-made, aesthetically pleasing and quality, robust security installations for your home. This is what they had to say upon receiving the Overall Best Stand award….. “We have been with HOMEMAKERS for so many years and winning is a big honour for us. We created a stand that showcases all our products. We also went with a warm-homey feel in our stand design. This attracts visitors and makes them feel at home”. To view photos of their [...]

How you can revive your grass in time for summer

As we move out of the winter months and welcome warmer weather, we inevitably find ourselves spending more time inside your home and more time outside; after all, there’s nothing better than sitting on your patio, soaking up the sun and enjoying a braai while the kids play on the grass.  The only problem is, is that winter can often do a number on our grass, leaving our lawns looking brown, dehydrated and patchy – definitely not the kind of grass you, or the kids, want to play on. So, if your lawns suffered a from the cold this winter [...]

Aluminium Window & Door trends: What you should know

When it comes to designing your home and installing products which optimise space, while still looking good; there are many, many options for you to choose from. One such option is installing aluminium doors and windows. They add an effortlessly sleek feel to any room they’re installed in while also being economical with space and making the most of natural light. Here are some of the biggest aluminium door and window trends in 2019 to keep in mind when looking for the perfect fit for your home. Shades of black Black hues are the colour of the season when it [...]

How Large Aluminium Windows Beautify Your Home (3 Minute Read)

Few things in this world are better than owning and living in a beautiful home, and few changes can truly remaster a house better than large aluminium framed windows. Large windows allow the home to create plenty of appeal with large windows easily creating an aesthetic which cannot be faked. Read here for four reasons why you should install large windows to beautify your home. Natural Light: It’s no secret that natural daylight is highly sought after in homes as it has shown to boost mood as well as help reduce electricity bills. Large windows allow plenty of sunlight to [...]

At Sequ-Door we emphasize customer service

Our name ‘S-E-Q-U’ stands for Service-Excellence-Quality-Unique and, as such, we place a huge emphasis not only on manufacturing high quality aluminium doors, windows and security barrier solutions - but also on our customer-focused approach of providing top quality service to our valued clients.  In order to ensure that our clients have the best possible experience when working with us, we have formulated a customer-focused service plan: Find out more about what can expect from the Sequ-Door experience... Request a FREE quote.  Our booking administrator will contact you to arrange for a professional sales rep to meet onsite, at a time [...]

How to Secure Your Business (5 minute read)

Many businesses whether a storefront, in an office park, runs out of the home, or a stand-alone building, house many valuables that may cost tens or hundreds of thousands in stock or assets. Regardless of what type of business you operate, securing the premises is an essential step to securing your livelihood and safety in the workplace. Here are five key points to remember when you consider securing your business premises. Have a Risk Assessment Done: The first and probably most important step in securing your business and its premises is to have a risk assessment carried out. This will [...]

Wood to Aluminium Conversions

Technology has come a long way over the last 50 years or so and with these advancements, we have been able to make our homes more comfortable and easier to maintain. We have been able to have high tech appliances to make our lives easier, better building techniques to make our homes more durable and even make our homes safer. With all this in mind, it’s understandable why so many people are taking the wood out of window and door frames and replacing them with aluminium. If you’re still not convinced as to whether or not you should make the [...]

How to Secure Your Property (3 minute read)

Many residents in South Africa are aware of the high crime statistics that we face in our country. We know that regardless of age, race, location, or income status, home invasions are a reality which can affect anyone and everyone. House robberies are a job and career choice for some people, it is the way they provide for their families, but that does not mean your home should be a target. For ways to effectively secure your home and keep your loved ones safe, follow these six steps and ensure your home is safe from home invasions. • Ensure that [...]

Sequ-Door Home Conversions

Beautifying your home can help to create an environment that is relaxing and truly encapsulates the character and personality of those living inside. However many times you change up the accessories, if the foundations of your homes interior and exterior design is outdated, everything else will feel a little drab. Read on here to discover what your first home conversion should be, why, and how to get it done right. What: So what should your home conversion consist of? For a sleek and sophisticated looking home, swapping out old wood and steel doors and windows for aesthetically pleasing aluminium doors [...]

The Importance of AAAMSA (5 minute read)

At Sequ-Door, we are proud of our AAAMSA certification, not only because we’ve worked hard in achieving both the manufacturing and installation accreditations but also because it allows us to bring our clients the very best in aluminium products and services. What is AAAMSA? AAAMSA stands for the Association of Architectural Aluminium Manufacturers of South Africa and helps customers to determine the difference between companies with professionally manufactured aluminium products and quality installation services and companies which don’t make the standard. Companies with an AAAMSA certification hold it as a badge of honour as it shows the company’s unwavering dedication [...]

Why Plan Your New Building Project Now (4 minute read)

Any new building project is a big undertaking, it requires planning, acquiring the right materials, finding the right project manager and a time from the first brick being laid to the finished result. Finding the right time of the year for your new building project is essential to a smooth building process and here are the reasons we say, start planning in autumn. The outside areas won’t be used as much: Kids and pets enjoy playing outside during the summer months when it’s warm and the lawn is inviting, but during the winter months, staying indoors to avoid the cold [...]

Enclose your patio with Sequ-Door

Spending time with friends and family out in our beautiful South African weather is a past time enjoyed by millions every day, but what do you do when the temperature begins to fall? During the day, winter can be very comfortable and enjoyable to spend outside and enjoy a braai, but we all know the hassle when we need to move inside as dusk approaches. Imagine if there was a way to enjoy your patio all winter without the cold becoming a problem? Here are four reasons why you should have your patio enclosure installed before the air turns crips [...]

How to clean your windows Organically (4 minute read)

Having crystal clear windows and even mirrors in and around your home makes a big difference to your living conditions. The problem with maintaining clean windows is usually due to an ingredient found in commercial cleaners with harsh chemicals which leave a waxy residue that attracts dirt. Not only do these cleaners prevent long term window shine, but they can also be harmful to the environment and your health. Here are four natural window cleaners that will leave your windows cleaner for longer. Vinegar and Water:Vinegar has become a favourite organic household cleaning product. Not only does it sanitize and [...]

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