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
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
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
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
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
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
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
If your vinyl garage door develops a large crack that allows insects and even cold air to seep inside the room, you can repair it yourself. If you don't repair the crack, it can quickly spread throughout the door and permanently damage it. In addition, thieves can use a crowbar or other tools to break open the crack and enter your garage. Here's what you need to buy to repair your garage door, and tips to get the job done fast.
8 November 2015
If your garage door is stuck shut or won't close properly, there are a few problems that could be causing this. Some are minor and won't require any repairs while others are a bit more serious. When you go out to investigate, figuring out the type of problem you are having can help you find the source; your garage door and opener have many components, but analyzing the problem can actually be a quick process.
27 August 2015
After you have a metal door installed on your garage, it can become rusted if it is exposed to moisture for extended amounts of time. Learn how to remove rust with the following steps and protect it from further damage with a rust inhibiting spray. Use The Following Materials sponge scrub brush metal cleaner soapy water water hose hand or electric sander low and fine grit sandpaper tack cloth vinyl tarp rust inhibiting spray mineral spirits lint free cloth Clean The Door
1 July 2015