Category: Garage Doors

Windows for Garage Doors

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You have seen windows in people’s garage doors. It’s common, but not every garage door has them. Have you ever wondered if they serve a purpose good enough to put them in your own garage doors? Garage door windows can be viewed as upgrades. When viewable by others, they add curb appeal to the home. That exterior appearance can make a significant difference for some. Additionally, if you utilize your…

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Common Garage Door Mistakes

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In order for garage doors to function and be reliable, they must be built well, made of durable materials, and they must get proper care. We’re only human, however, and we make mistakes. So, when it comes to your garage doors, avoid these common missteps. Waiting Years for Maintenance There are plenty of reasons to avoid checking your garage, having a professional check it, and performing routine maintenance. You may…

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Make Your New Garage Doors an Investment

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  Whether your previous doors malfunctioned and could not be fixed, or you want to update your home’s appearance, getting new garage doors is a significant investment. You want your garage doors to be durable, to last as long as possible, and to be secure as added protection for your home. You want a maintainable investment. For a garage door to be a return on an investment, it must be…

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Installing a New Garage Door Opener

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Garage door openers are essential for homes, now. No one wants to do things the old-fashioned way and we have come to rely on the convenience that garage door openers offer. So, what happens when you need a new one installed? There are plenty of reasons you might need an electric garage door opener installed. You may move into a new home and the doors do not come equipped with…

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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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