Tag: Garage Doors

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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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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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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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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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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Maintaining and Repairing Garage Doors

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Though we look at and go through our garage doors on a daily basis, potential problems often go unnoticed. We generally don’t realize anything is wrong until we can’t get our car into the garage, or it malfunctions in some other way. This is problematic because garage door problems can often be avoided with regular maintenance. Inspections by a professional are important for preserving the life of your garage doors….

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It’s Time for Spring Cleaning Your Garage!

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Spring is here, and it’s time to get rid of the clutter in your home and show your house a little TLC. And what better place to start your spring cleaning than in the garage? After all, that’s where a lot of the random junk and clutter tends to pile up, and it’s the biggest entryway into your home. Here are a few tips for spring cleaning your garage: Ditch…

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Is Your Garage Door a Weak Link in Your Home Security?

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Did you know that garages are often the weak link in home security? An old, poorly maintained garage door is like an invitation for thieves, and they can be incredibly easy for someone to break in through. Not only that, the garage is an excellent hiding place for criminals. They can slip in easily, and be out of sight of your neighbors immediately so they can go to work stealing…

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3 Common Reasons Garage Doors Stop Working

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Is there anything more frustrating than a garage door that won’t work properly? Not only is a garage door that has stopped working a hassle to deal with, but it could also pose safety issues for your home, possibly allowing intruders easy access into your home. As garage door repair technicians, we’ve dealt with just about every possible issue you can think of when it comes to working on garage…

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Does Your Garage Door Company Offer Emergency Service?

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Picture this: It’s midnight and you come home after a nice night out on the town. You open your garage door, pull your car in, and go to close the garage door when, all of a sudden, it breaks down on you. The garage door malfunctions and just won’t close. What are you going to do? You can’t leave your garage open all night, you have valuable stuff in there…

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