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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Your garage is an integral part of your home. It gives you a place to store your belongings and also a secure place to park your car at night. You want to make sure that your garage is secure from potential harmful factors such as extreme weather conditions and break-ins. Your garage door is the first line of defense when it comes to keeping unwanted factors out. That is why it is important to properly maintain your garage door.
10 November 2015
Choosing a new garage door for your home involves several considerations that include the style of the door, the opener, and the type of insulation. One of the most important decisions is the material of the door. Steel, aluminum, and vinyl doors are all popular partly because of the durability of these materials. But how do the three materials stack up against each other? Steel: Highly Durable, Expensive Steel doors won't rust or dent unless a poorer quality of steel was used in the door's construction.
15 October 2015
Your business may feel like a second home to you, but should it really look like a home to your customers? In order to maintain a professional atmosphere, it is important to keep the look and feel of your building business-like in certain areas. That is particularly true when choosing the garage doors for your business. Here are 5 reasons that you should choose commercial garage doors for your business.
15 July 2015