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


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

3 Signs That Your Garage Door Needs Attention


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

Garage Door Showdown: Steel, Aluminum, Or Vinyl?


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

5 Reasons To Go With Commercial Garage Doors For Your Business


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

Four Reasons To Consider A Cellphone Operated Garage Door Opener


Some of the advancements that are offered on the amazing cellphones that are available today have made life much easier for everyone. Alarms, calculators, games, email, and even social media accounts can all be controlled using a device that originally just allowed someone to connect with someone else while they were on the go. Fortunately, creators are always developing new and amazing things that can be controlled using your cellphone. Another great product allows your garage door opener to be controlled by your cellphone.

13 July 2015

Garage Door Security Tips


An attached garage, although convenient, can also be a security concern. Overhead garage doors, whether manual or automatic, can't be secured in the same manner as regular doors. Breaches in security can lead a vandal or thief to try to gain access to your home through the garage. The following tips can help you better secure your garage door. Tip #1: Roll the Code Opt for an automatic opener with a rolling code feature.

10 July 2015

Should You Repair or Replace Your Garage Door?


If your garage door isn't working properly, then obviously you want it fixed. Choosing to repair a garage door isn't always the best choice, and sometimes completely replacing it can actually be more cost effective. However, it can sometimes be difficult to determine when replacing a door is the best decision. If you aren't sure which choice is best in your case, then here are some aspects of the problem to consider:

6 July 2015

Garage Door Giving You Problems? 3 Quick Ways To Get It Moving Again


Have you been getting stuck outside because your garage door is sticking? Or, maybe it's making strange noises when it opens and closes? If either of these scenarios sound familiar, your garage door may need some maintenance. Don't worry. In most cases, you'll be able to take care of the maintenance by yourself. Here are some common issues you may encounter, as well as simple instructions for taking care of the problem.

3 July 2015

3 Possible Reasons Why Your Garage Door Won't Open


Having an electrical garage door can be very convenient. However, that convenience can turn into frustration when the garage door refuses to open. The solution for your garage door opening problems can be simple or it can be complex, depending on what is causing it to malfunction. Here are three possible reasons why your garage door won't open. 1. Problems with the garage door remote One of the most common reasons a garage door won't open is because there is an issue with the garage door remote.

1 July 2015

Someone Breaking Into Garages In Your Neighborhood? Make Sure Everything At Home Is Protected


If there have been some garage break-ins in your neighborhood, you need to keep yours protected just in case they hit your home. The people breaking in can be sneaky and hard to catch, and there are many levels of security you need to add. To keep your garage in one piece, follow the tips below. Secure Windows Someone could can easily slip through your garage door windows if they are not locked up tight.

30 June 2015