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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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