what you need to know when buying a garage door

How To Prepare Your Garage Door For Winter

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Winter is rough on almost all mechanical systems and your garage door is no exception.  Thankfully, taking time to get your garage door ready for the changing seasons is simple and can make all the difference when it comes to not getting left out in the cold.   Change Your Batteries Few things are worse than pulling up to the house in a snowstorm only to realize your garage door remote isn’t working. Read More»

Homeowners Tips For Buying A Garage Door

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The garage door that you buy for your home should be purchased with the proper information in mind. There are a number of tips that you should employ which will help you find the door you need, select the right garage door contractor and know the price to expect. With this in mind, follow these tips and use them, so that you can get the garage door that you need in order to protect and enhance your home. Read More»

Maintaining Your Wooden Garage Door

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If you have just had a new wooden garage door installed, doing routine maintenance will keep it from deteriorating prematurely and will keep it looking new for years to come. Here are some steps to follow in maintaining a wooden garage door. Adding Protection To help protect your garage door from moisture, a protective coating can be added directly to the exterior of the wood. Head to your local hardware store and look for a wood protectant. Read More»

Here's What You Need To Know About Garage Door Springs

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Of all the parts that make your garage door go up and down safely, the springs are probably the most critical. They use tension to balance and move the door and support its weight when it’s in motion. Since they work so hard, it’s reasonable to expect that they will require attention at some point if they are to hoist and lower the door when they need to. Here are some points you need to know about springs when your garage door starts giving you trouble. Read More»

How To Fix A Stuck Garage Door

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Stuck garage doors can really ruin someone’s day.  Fortunately, the fix for a garage door that gets stuck halfway can be much easier than one would think. Here’s how to find out what’s giving you so much trouble, so you can get on your way to fixing your garage door woes.   Diagnosing the Underlying Issue First off, start by troubleshooting to isolate the cause. Start by making absolutely sure that the problem isn’t simply an obstructed doorway sensor. Read More»