MODERN FEATURES OF TILT GARAGE DOOR OPENERS

As the garage continues to become an important part of the home, homeowners are seeking more functional and convenient methods of opening their doors. Tilt garage doors operate how their name implies; they tilt upwards and outwards when the door opens. They are ideal...

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HOW SECURE IS MY GARAGE DOOR?

It’s not uncommon for burglars to use garage doors, especially when they provide access to an entire home. Fortunately, you can take action to make them more secure. To evaluate their security, answer these quick questions: 1. Does the interior have metal latches that...

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TWO KEYS TO GARAGE DOOR MAINTENANCE

A lot of homeowners think of their garage doors as nothing more than a convenience. They can tap a button in their car and the door opens, allowing them to pull their car inside. Once the door is closed and they are inside of their house, the garage usually doesn’t...

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TRENDING GARAGE DOOR DESIGNS

As homeowners strive to improve the look of their current homes, the garage has become a target for renovation/upgrading. Homeowners realize that incorporating unique designs into their garage doors gives their home an attractive touch. Gone are the days when all...

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WHICH MATERIAL IS BEST FOR YOUR GARAGE DOOR?

The answer is incredibly simple – it depends on many factors! The best materials for a garage door differ depending on the durability and function needed. The type of material you choose for your garage door installation also depends on the type of climate that you...

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TIPS FOR MAINTAINING GARAGE DOOR SAFETY

Garage doors are something you use every day, and likely taken for granted. That doesn’t mean you should become too relaxed when it comes to safety. Garage doors can cause injury, but fortunately there are a few things you can do to mitigate the risks. Check the...

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MOST COMMON GARAGE DOOR PROBLEMS

Unless you back your car into your door (which happens more often than one would think), garage door problems are traditionally the result of natural wear and tear. It’s prudent for homeowners to be aware of the most common garage door problems, so you may quickly...

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WHAT CAUSED MY GARAGE DOOR TRACKS TO BEND?

If your garage door is loose, crooked, or not opening or closing properly, it is possible that the garage door track is bent. In rare cases, the track can even break, causing the garage door to suddenly drop or close unexpectedly. If your garage door has a bent track,...

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THE BASICS OF A NEW GARAGE DOOR

When it is time to replace the garage door in your home, you have several items to consider when selecting your new door: Door Material(s)  Level of Insulation   Color & Design The cost associated will depend on what you select within those three categories. For...

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HOW TO CLEAN YOUR GARAGE DOOR

Your garage door is one of the hardest working parts of your home, and will therefore get dirty. To keep your door looking good and working well, it is suggested that the outside of it is cleaned at least once each year and more often if your home is in a salt-air...

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UPGRADES TO CONSIDER FOR YOUR GARAGE

In your home, you may have a functional garage door that protects your storage and vehicles from the elements. Whether you like to spend time in your garage, or not, it is important to take some points into consideration; your garage is a major appendage (not to...

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NOW IS A GREAT TIME FOR GARAGE DOOR CLEANING

This is the time of year we all start opening our doors and windows, giving our carpets and rugs a good shampooing, but it’s also the perfect time of year to care for that part of your home you might not consider all that often: your garage.  Your front and back door...

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SHOULD I INSTALL INSULATED GARAGE DOORS?

There was a time when insulated garage doors were seen as extremely important for homes only in colder climates. How can a home in Phoenix Arizona benefit from an insulated garage door? There are a number benefits that insulated garage doors can provide, regardless of...

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GARAGE DOOR OPENERS: WHICH TYPE SHOULD YOU CHOOSE?

With all of the different garage door openers out there, it’s hard to know which one is right for you. It’s nice to have options, but how do you narrow down your choices? There are several factors to consider when selecting a garage door opener. Do you have a heavy...

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WHAT TO DO WHEN A GARAGE DOOR SAGS TO ONE SIDE

There are a number of problems a garage door can manifest over the years. However, while the fixes for some may be easy to figure out, a sagging garage door can be more complicated to resolve, especially on your own. However, warped rails or a bowing garage door is...

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WHY OLDER GARAGE DOOR OPENERS NEED TO BE REPLACED

There are many reasons to replace a garage door opener; primary among said reasons is that it no longer works. However, if you have an older garage door opener, one that was manufactured before 1993, you should probably replace it even if it hasn’t broken down. If you...

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THE IMPORTANCE OF GARAGE DOOR REPAIR

Many people who need garage door repair services won’t get them right away. However, it is important to have a working garage door for many reasons, and people should not procrastinate when it comes to garage door repairs. Garage Doors Can Get Stuck At Inconvenient...

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4 GARAGE DOOR SAFETY TIPS TO PREVENT INJURIES

Every year, thousands of Americans are injured by garage doors, whether that is from a falling door or by getting their fingers stuck in the wrong places at the wrong time. Here are some things to check for to make sure your garage doors are safe. Test Sensors and...

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HOW A NEW GARAGE DOOR IMPROVES A HOME’S VALUE

When you’re ready to place your home on the market, you’ll want to be sure that the exterior is looking at its best. Most potential buyers gauge their interest in a house based solely on how it looks outside; with that being said, a big part of that first impression...

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WOOD OR STEEL? GARAGE DOOR MATERIALS TO CONSIDER

A new garage door adds beauty and value to your home while protecting what’s inside your garage against weather damage and theft at the same time. When a garage door is installed professionally and given regular maintenance, you can expect your investment to last for...

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DIFFERENT GARAGE DOOR CABLE MALFUNCTIONS

So many homeowners focus on the ‘what if’ situation of the garage door spring breaking. While this should be a worry because it can be so dangerous, it is not the only worry. In fact, when it comes to the cabling that makes your garage door work, it can manifest into...

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DOES YOUR GARAGE DOOR MECHANISM NEED REPLACING?

You probably don’t give the mechanical system of your garage door a lot of thought day to day until your door no longer opens or closes at the touch of a button. When you consider how many times a week the technical parts of an opener operates, it will inevitably...

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WHEN YOUR GARAGE DOOR NEEDS REPAIRS

A garage door is an incredibly important piece of kit as the thing that keeps your garage shut off from the elements and potentially as a way to deter thieves. However, like all equipment, it will eventually start to break down and require repairs to keep functioning....

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3 REASONS YOUR GARAGE DOOR IS MYSTERIOUSLY OPENING

A garage door that mysteriously opens by itself may not be that much of a mystery. It is likely a sign that a garage door repair is in your future. If your garage door is opening on its own, here are a few reasons why and what you can potentially do to resolve the...

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GARAGE DOOR STYLES FOR YOUR HOME

In many homes, the garage doors make up a significant portion of the front part of their property. These doors can therefore contribute significantly to the overall appearance of your home. Attractive garage doors look great and make the property feel homely, while...

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3 REASONS TO CHOOSE A FULL VIEW GARAGE DOOR

If you are looking to install a garage door on your home, then you will soon realize just how many great options you have to choose from. One option to consider is a full-view garage door. These doors have several windows that make up the door, rather than a solid...

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WHAT TO DO WITH A SAGGING DRIVE CHAIN

If your garage door opener uses a chain drive, then it is probably like a lot of other garage doors. This opening system is one of the most popular options, but it can manifest a problem. Over time, the drive chain can loosen and create slack. Overall, this gives the...

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THE BASICS OF GARAGE DOOR SPRINGS

You may have heard about the importance of garage door springs, but never understood what they do. While often overlooked, garage door springs are an essential part of any garage door opener. Garage door springs are large springs that make it easier to open or close a...

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CHOOSING THE RIGHT GARAGE DOOR FOR YOUR HOME

Selecting the perfect garage door for your home involves more than just aesthetics. It requires careful consideration of various factors, including climate, style, material, and functionality. In this article, we will guide you through the process of choosing the...

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3 SIGNS YOUR GARAGE DOOR NEEDS NEW ROLLERS

You may not realize how often you use your garage door until something goes wrong. Keeping your garage door in good condition is important for your convenience and safety. Your garage door’s components will sometimes need to be replaced, including the rollers. The...

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WHAT TO DO IF MY GARAGE DOOR WON’T OPEN

If you’re trying to get in or out of your garage and the door won’t budge, there are several different ways you might be able to solve this problem. Follow these steps until the equipment begins to work normally again: Does your garage door have a handheld remote...

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HOW GARAGE DOORS BECOME MISALIGNED

It is commonly believed that garage doors fall out of alignment because of a physical trauma. It got a little bumped by a car or accidentally hit something while closing. That is a way that a garage door can fall out of alignment, yes, but there are also other causes....

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