Signs Your Garage Door Needs Repair or Replacement

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When you are a homeowner, one of the components of your home that you always count and rely on is your garage door (as well as your garage door opener). Many homeowners take it for granted that their garage door will always be functional, and they don't think about committing to routine maintenance and observation of their garage door's performance. However, just like any other mechanical system, your garage door could malfunction or break down.

5 August 2016

How To Familiarize Yourself With Garage Door Operation And Garage Door Spring Repair

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Ah, the garage door—that commonly taken for granted door that opens and shuts your garage. It was there when you bought the house, and you probably have not given it a second thought, really. Yet, what happens when the door suddenly does not work as it once did? How familiar are you with how a garage door works? A better question to ask is, are you familiar with garage door spring repair?

30 June 2016

Five Practices For Garage Door Safety

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Few things make your day-to-day life more convenient than automated garage doors do. But as is so often the case, convenient or novel solutions often create safety concerns. Be sure to employ these five practices, so that you and your family can enjoy the benefits of automated garage doors, without putting your home or family at risk.   Do Not Leave the Door Partially Open When operating the garage door, allow it to open or close completely.

30 March 2016

What Kind Of Garage Door Protects My Home From Hurricanes?

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If you live in a location that is likely to be hit by hurricanes, you should consider getting a garage door that is designed to be resistant to strong winds. Otherwise, a hurricane will be more likely to damage the belongings you store in your garage. A significant portion of the damage caused by hurricanes is tied to the garage door. If the strong winds can breach the door, it can cause pressure that can rip the roof off of the home.

15 March 2016

Garage Door Replacement: 4 Things To Consider When Choosing A Garage Door

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If you are in need of a new garage door installation, now is the perfect time to think about the different options available. From materials to styles, you have some decisions to make. You can either choose a garage door similar to the one you had or upgrade to a brand new look with special features. Here are some choices to make when having your garage door replaced. Material One of the first choices to make when deciding on your new garage door is to choose what material you want.

4 February 2016

A Guide To Choosing Your Best Garage Door Opener

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Garage door remotes will generally last about 10 to 15 years, but can last much longer if maintained properly. The key to a dependable garage door starts with a great garage remote. No matter how great your garage door is, you want to back it up with a quality remote that is tailored to meet both your and your garage door's needs.In an effort to purchase the best garage door remote, you need to understand the difference horsepower options, safety features, and the three main types available.

11 January 2016

Three Garage Door Repair Jobs You Can Perform Yourself

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When your garage door is in need of some repair, it's important to be very discerning about whether you decide to handle the job on your own or hire a professional. Be careful not to bite off more than you can chew; some garage door-related jobs, especially those related to the door's springs, can be highly dangerous and lead to injury if not handled correctly. Fortunately, there are a number of garage door repair jobs that are safe to handle yourself and easy to accomplish even without experience.

8 December 2015