Better Garage Door Security

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Most of us take proper precautions when it comes to our homes and their garages. However, most of us have also thought, at some point, that we could also use a bit more security. Even with current standard security, it’s not terribly difficult for someone to break into your garage if they really want to. Thanks to new technology, there is a range of security upgrades available for you, from…

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If Your Garage Door is Stuck

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It can be a very frustrating thing—you come home and press the button, but your garage door doesn’t open. You press again and still nothing. You press more fervently out of frustration, but you get nowhere. The problem is more than not being able to get into the garage. Your car may be at risk of theft, left out in the elements, and there may be things you cannot get…

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Get Your Garage Ready for Winter

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Winter is here. Some locations are feeling very cold temperatures and more are on the way. This will affect you, your home, your transportation, and many other aspects of your life, including your garage. Be ready for the winter, and watch out and prepare for issues that could arise this season. Clean the garage door mechanisms. Grease, dirt, and debris in your garage door motors and mechanisms are problematic at…

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Update Your Garage Door for the New Year

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A new year is coming and we all want a fresh start. As you consider what parts of your life need upgrading, think about your garage doors. If they’re aging and could use an update, there are plenty of new and classic ways to do so. Also, even if the change isn’t necessary, you may find that some new technology makes the updates worth it, anyway. A New Look Of…

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Garage Door Emergencies

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Garage doors are built to last. They are meant to withstand constant use and need minimal repair, and be with you for many years. However, accidents and failures do happen, and they rarely—if ever—happen at convenient times. When things go wrong, you want a garage door specialist ready to help garage door emergencies at a moment’s notice, or as close to it as possible. There are many possibilities for incidents—some…

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Garage Doors, Rain, and Leaks

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Rain is a weather event we can all expect. Sometimes it is welcome and at other times it is not, but it always has the potential to cause damage or problems at your home. Your garage is no exception; garage doors are susceptible to incoming water, cold air leaks, and moisture-related expansion for some types of door materials and sealants. Take steps to protect your garage door and interior from…

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Thinking About Garage Door Openers

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You are familiar with garage door openers. You may assume that, unless you have an old-fashioned manual garage door, there is one primary type—a simple button remote that activates mechanics, and then opens the door. There are options for those mechanics, however, and as with anything in your home, you want to get what’s right for you. Garage door openers and their mechanics use drives; a chain, a belt, or a…

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So, You’re Buying New Garage Doors

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If you’re going to buy a new garage door for your home, you know that it’s a significant, costly undertaking. You want the doors to last so that you don’t have to do it again anytime in the near future, and you want the best that you can afford so that you also don’t have to worry about regular, expensive maintenance. The doors are also part of your home’s appeal…

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Garage Door Safety

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Garage doors generally move so slowly, and we use them so often that we forget there are dangers associated with them. As much as you want them to work well and consistently, you also want to avoid potential accidents and injury. It’s important to make sure you, your family, and anyone else knows basic garage door safety, and you know how to maintain it so that accidents are far less…

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Prepare for Garage Door Repair Costs

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A home’s garage doors are often some of the first things people notice. They are also an essential, functioning part of your home; you need them to work properly. However, even the best garage doors are not make to last forever. Parts break down and accidents happen. Some things are inevitable. So, in addition to being prepared by practicing regular maintenance, you should have a garage door repair company you…

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