Tag: Garage Door

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 Maintenance

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Your garage door is important; you use it every day, sometimes multiple times per day. Installing and repairing these doors are often not cheap for many, and so it’s essential to keep an eye on them and maintain them. Before you call a professional, try a few tips to care for and preserve your garage doors. Listen Obviously, sound is one of the first things you may notice when your…

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