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Garage Door Care All Year

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Every season brings its changes and some of them are pleasant. Of course, they also bring their own share of work to be done as a result of the changes. Fall and winter have come, and there are some simple things you could do for garage door care to keep it maintained and prepare it for the next season all year long. Check the Weatherstripping You may notice that some…

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Operate Your Garage Door During an Outage

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Most of us depend upon our garage doors, possibly more than we realize. They are a convenience that we take for granted. So, if an outage strikes, do you know what you’re going to do? You can operate your garage door during an outage, you just have to know how. Use the Garage Door Manually Garage door openers are usually equipped with the ability to switch off the automatic parts…

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A Garage Worthy of Holidays

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You know your garage as the place in which you park your car. You may also use it as a tool shed, storage space, or work site. Have you ever considered using it as extra space for holiday celebrations? A home garage is capable of more than you may realize. With a clean, organized space, good insulation, and a beautiful, fully-functioning door, you can have a garage worthy of holidays….

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Be Prepared for Hackers at Your Garage Door

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With the introduction of new technology that is meant to make our lives easier and simpler comes new complications, not to mention risks. While films sometimes exaggerate incidents of hacking, hackers do exist and hacking websites is not all they can do. Just as our homes become more advanced, so do criminals. It’s understood by most people that even simple and safe technology has its weaknesses. This includes garage door…

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Do You Need a New Garage Door?

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Have you paused lately and checked out your garage door? How does it look? How does it sound? There are many potential reasons to make changes to your garage doors. For some, all you need are repairs. For others, you may want to consider new doors. Has damage been done? Damaged doors are, of course, the most obvious reason to get new ones. You will want to consider the cost…

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Lighting Your Garage Doors

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Garage doors are primarily functional. However, that does not mean they cannot, or should not look good, particularly when they face the street. You want all aspects of your home to be attractive, so you paint and keep things tidy, and protect your home. Lighting your garage doors can accomplish these things, too. Improve Curb Appeal A garage door is an extension of your home and it is understandable that…

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Garage Door Falling

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Your garage door is heavy and you do not want to be under it when it descends. Though your garage door is supposed to fall, it is supposed to do so in a controlled manner. Whether sudden or gradual, a garage door that falls too fast is a dangerous thing. Falling Doors and Accidents Garage door accidents often happen this way. Cables and springs break, and the door comes crashing…

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Choosing Your Fence

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You probably have an idea of the common fencing types; you have seen them everywhere. There are wooden fences, metal and chain link fences, and more. You also may know what you don’t want, but are still trying to figure out what’s best for your yard. There are questions to be answered, such as: Will it last? Does it require a lot of care? Is it affordable? Wood Wooden fences…

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Common Questions for Your Garage Door Professional

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Whether you need repairs, a check-up, or you need new garage doors, a professional is the best person to call. Experience helps ensure that you will have quality, lasting results. Of course, if you don’t yet have someone to perform this work, you have the task of finding the right people for the job. Here are some questions you may want to consider asking a potential garage door professional. How…

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Hurricane Proofing for Your Garage Doors

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If you live in an area that is at-risk during hurricane season, or somewhere where storms can become so strong they damage your home, you’ve probably already considered precautions against those storms. You may have already taken some. Have you added garage doors to those considerations? Violent storms that cause damage with wind and hail aren’t the only hazards. Heavy rainfall might not throw a tree against your garage door,…

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