Category: Garage Doors

Never Leave Your Garage Door Unattended While Open

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When you open the garage door and you don’t plan on being away from it long at all, or you plan on being nearby, you may not think much about it. You probably feel that your proximity means there is little to worry over, and during hot summer months, cooling the air in the garage that way can feel great, and make coming and going from the garage much easier….

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Improve Your Garage Door Maintenance

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Garage doors are some of the most commonly-neglected items in homes. This is often because they’re made to last, and people assume that the noises and shaking that develop over time are normal. So, many owners are faced with problems that require professional help and they feel sudden. With better maintenance, not only will any issues—large or small—feel less sudden, but they’ll come up less often, and some will be avoided…

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What You Need from Your Commercial Garage Doors

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Knowing that your doors are of sound quality and security is a feeling worth the expense. While every commercial enterprise has its budget limit, high-quality commercial garage doors are important investments. Spending as much as your able on stronger, longer-lasting doors is good for business. Before you spend that money, know what you need from your commercial garage doors. Strong Materials You want attractive doors for the sake of your…

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Mice in Your Garage

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Your garage is home to your car, stored belongings, your craft station, and much more. What you don’t want it to house is mice. If you discover mice in your garage, then you have several potential problems. Something has attracted those mice and that must be managed, or eliminated. Mice carry fleas and disease, and both of those are major issues. Finally, those mice got into your garage somehow, and…

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Got a Noisy Garage Door?

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Has your garage door been making your ears rings, lately? Though some garage doors are quieter than others, they are generally not known for being silent. They shouldn’t be excessively loud and irritate your ears, however. If you have a noisy garage door and it’s driving you crazy, try these tips. Check for loose screws, bolts, and other parts. Over time, all doors shake and come loose; it’s normal. The…

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Homeowner’s Insurance and Garage Door Repair or Replacement

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No one wants to face a garage door accident, and it is entirely possible that you may never have to deal with one. However, it is less likely that you will never have a single problem of any kind with your garage door. There will probably come a time when you need a part fixed, or replaced, or perhaps the entire door replaced. Repairs don’t have to be extremely expensive,…

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Common Questions for a Garage Door Expert

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Like any expert in a field, garage door professionals have a list of frequently-asked questions that they hear on a regular basis. They do their best to have thorough answers prepared for future clients, but, sometimes, more in-depth, in-person answers are necessary for a client to get what he or she needs. Here are some of the more common questions a garage door expert hears. What materials should I choose…

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Never Replace a Garage Door Spring Yourself

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You can’t miss the sound of a breaking garage door spring; if you’re around when it happens, it will be very loud—almost like a gunshot. This is a little frightening because it’s a very important part of your garage door; it holds all the weight of the door during movement. It might look simple enough to fix if you’re a fairly handy person, but it is never a good idea…

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Replacing Your Garage Door Has Value

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Improving your home is a great way to make it more valuable. It makes you happier, too, and adds beauty to your neighborhood. There are many things you can do to improve the exterior of your home, and you might think that your garage doors are the least of your concerns, but you would be wrong. Rather, replacing your garage door has a lot of potential value. When people have…

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How Effective is Your Garage Door Insulation?

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When temperatures reach their peaks in winter and summer, you may notice a significant difference in your garage. You may dread opening the door to the cold or heat. If so, this means that your garage probably isn’t well-insulated. It can be, however; your garage door insulation can be very effective at maintaining more comfortable temperatures in your garage so that you can use the more comfortable space. Better Temperatures…

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