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Ultimate Garage Door Buying Guide

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Buying a new garage door? Just like any other element of your home, your garage door is one of many parts that make a greater whole. You want your purchase to make your home a better place to live without ruining your budget. Ask yourself these simple questions to get started on your garage door search. How Much Does a Garage Door Cost? Before you look for a new garage door, you should establish a firm budget. Whether it’s just […]

Garage Door Return On Investment (ROI)

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Owning your own home means you can personalize it however you want, but it also means you must maintain it. Whether you own a historical home or a new build, chances are you will have to do repairs and other fixes at some point. When you keep your home in good condition, it makes it more pleasant to live in and is better for the long run. At some point, for instance, you may want to sell your home. The […]

Cleaning and Lubricating Your Garage Door Hinges, Rollers and Track

Your garage door just like any other mechanical device requires regular maintenance to perform its best day-in and day-out. This includes cleaning and lubricating your garage door hinges, rollers and track on an annual basis. Cleaning your garage door track is the first step. Don’t use water or other chemicals as this can cause build up and do more damage than good. Instead, use a broom to brush off any dust and debris. Be particularly careful to clean out spider […]

Testing the Reversing Mechanism of Your Garage Door

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Garage doors are safety hazards, plain and simply. Because of their significant weight and proximity in the home, the chances of injury from crushing are very real. That is why automatic garage door openers manufactured after January 1, 1993, are required by federal law to have an integrated reversing mechanism and a photo eye sensor to prevent entrapment. This important safety feature senses when there is something in the path of the door. It stops the door and then reverses […]

Extending the Life of Your Garage Door

If you’ve ever been woken up by your garage door going up or down, you know how irritating it can be. The thunder of wheels rolling down their tracks or the high pitch squeal of the gears straining to lift the weight of the door are not just symptoms that something is wrong with your door, but also that you have a safety issue. Extending the life of your garage door doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive. With the […]

The Top 10 Reasons Your Garage Door Won’t Work

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As commercial and residential garage door service professionals, we’ve pretty much dealt with every issue you can think of when it comes to garage door repair. Even still, there are sometimes issues that continue to surprise us, like the tiny insect nest growing on the photo eye sensor or the tennis ball that somehow managed to knock the door entirely off its track. Even though these issues are uncommon, it’s nothing that garage door service professionals like us can’t handle! […]

Choosing the Right Garage Door Opener for Your Home

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You probably have never given it much thought, but as garage door service professionals we know that there are different types of garage door openers to choose from and each has its advantages and disadvantages. Choosing the right garage door opener for your home depends on what your priorities. Fortunately, most garage door openers are very reliable and there are really no wrong decisions, only better decisions for your personal needs. There are basically three types of garage door openers […]

How Long Should a Garage Door Last?

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Your home is most likely the biggest investment you will ever make, and as such, you want to protect the value of that investment for as long as you own it. Few people however consider how their garage door influences the value of their home until it becomes a problem. But just like a roof that has a very specific lifespan, so does your garage door. And you want to do what you can to extend the life of your […]

How Much Does a Garage Door Cost?

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Your garage door is an engineering marvel. It’s the largest moving object in your home and it can be opened or closed with one-hand or the simple push of a button. It’s something you use every day, yet pay little attention to. If you’re like most people, you probably don’t even do regular maintenance on it. As a result, few people know the answer to the question “How much does a garage door costs?” or even “how long should a […]

Improve the Look of Your Home with a Custom Garage Door

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Spring is the perfect time to spruce up the appearance of your home. Improve the look of your home with a custom garage door. The arrival of the warm weather has neighbors out walking and spending more time together outdoors. While most of the attention is on the emerging flowers and the prevention of weeds, it’s also a great time to add some curb appeal to the appearance of your home. A simple and effective way to improve the look […]

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