Clues That Tell You Your Garage Door Needs To Be Repaired By A Professional

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It is important to make sure that your garage door remains in perfect working order. To make sure that you are doing this, you will need to know the signs that indicate the need for a professional garage door technician.  Springs That Barely Move While the springs on the garage door may not move a lot, they should move a little bit and do so with ease. If they appear to be stuck in place or barely moving, they may need to be replaced.

28 July 2016

5 Quick Fixes To Your Garage Door To Get Your Home Sold Fast

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Garage doors take up a huge percentage of visual real estate on the exterior of your home. Depending on the size of your house and how many cars your garage holds, it could take up half of the front of your home. In fact, garages can be so overwhelming that some HOAs have termed them 'garage mahals' and mandate side entry garages to reduce the effect on the neighborhood's overall curb appeal.

5 July 2016

Power Is Out: 3 Steps To Activate Manual Operation On Your Garage Door

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If your power is out, you might be wondering how to get your garage door to open. If the power is only going to be out for a short while, you might want to just wait it out. However, if the power is going to be out for an extended period of time, you're going to need to get your garage door moving. To switch your garage door to manual function, you're going to need to bypass the garage door opener.

18 April 2016

Three Ways To Ensure That Your Garage Door Is Safe

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You might not give it much consideration, but every time you open and close your garage doors, its parts are sustaining wear. While a high-quality and properly installed garage door will last you a long time, the reality is that elements can break over time – and lead to an injury risk for you or a family member. You can greatly reduce the likelihood of an issue by regularly keeping an eye on your garage door in several areas.

23 February 2016

3 Signs That Your Garage Door Needs To Be Professionally Repaired

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As a homeowner, it is important to make sure you are doing everything you can to keep everything in working condition, especially your garage door. After all, the last thing you want is to find yourself unable to get your vehicle out of the garage because the door will no longer function properly. Therefore, you will want to take a few moments to review the following signs that your garage door is in need of professional help.

4 February 2016

Three Things That Can Affect How Your Garage Door Works (Or Doesn't!)

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Garage doors, especially those connected to openers, are easily affected by things you may have never considered. If your garage door is currently having problems opening and closing, you may want to check for the following situations. Any one of these three things can affect how well your garage door works or does not work! Misaligned Infrared Laser Many garage door openers have infrared lasers at the very bottom of the door frame.

11 January 2016

Eliminate Rust Spots From A Metal Garage Door And Protect Its Surface With Rust-Resistant Paint

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If your garage's metal door has rusted spots on its surface, learn how to eliminate them with the following steps. Once finished, add a coat of rust resistant paint to its surface to keep the door protected from moisture-related damage in the future. Materials paintbrush naval jelly scrub brush electric sander sandpaper water hose mild detergent painter's tape exterior spray paint (rust-resistant) drop cloth Remove Rust Spots Close the garage door and lock it so that it doesn't accidentally open while you are repairing it.

9 December 2015