M&M Garage Doors Blog

How a New Garage Door Boosts Home Value

Photo of a modern suburban home exterior with new garage door that is boosting home value

Adding a new garage door does more than just add to your comfort and convenience as a homeowner, it actually boosts your curb appeal and property value too. In fact, a new garage door is one of the best investments you can make, with a high ROI of 94 percent. In general, new doors add …

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Matching Your Front Door to Your Garage Door: Dos and Don’ts

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The best way to spruce up your curb appeal without spending a fortune on renovations is to make upgrades to your garage door and front entry door at the same time. But you have to be careful how you pair these two doors. They have to work in harmony and provide an overall cohesive design …

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Is Your Garage Door Installed On a Slope?

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Garage doors serve as the primary entry point for businesses and homes, often opening and closing hundreds of times per year. They guard your family, home, and personal belongings, but they have to be installed according to the unique specifications of your property. Garage doors don’t always have a “one-size-fits-all” solution. Sometimes your home will …

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You Backed Into Your Garage Door: Now What?

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This unfortunate situation happens more than you may think. You’re in the car ready to leave for work. You’re in a hurry, don’t want to be late, and put the car in reverse. Problem is, you forgot to open the garage door, or it hasn’t gone all the way up yet. Now, not only did …

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4 Helpful Hints When Cleaning Your Garage Door in Metro Detroit

Double garage of modern home on sunny, clear day. A double garage and driveway of a modern home on a sunny, clear day.

With the arrival of spring comes that next dreaded task: cleaning your home. But be sure to go beyond the interior and extend your cleaning tasks to the exterior: specifically your garage door. Clean and well maintained garage doors last longer and give you higher property value and curb appeal than those that are neglected. …

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How to Troubleshoot Common Garage Door Problems

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Did you know the average garage door opens and closes about 1,500 times per year? And with weights of more than 150 pounds, all that action puts pressure and wear and tear on the underlying mechanism. Here’s how to spot common garage door problems and troubleshoot each issue. Your Garage Doors in MI Won’t Open …

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What to Expect When You Get a New Roof

Getting a new roof is one of those experiences that probably only happen once or twice in your lifetime. A standard shingle roof can last 20 years or longer, but many roofing materials last 50+ years. If you’re in the stage of life, read on to learn what to expect when you get a new …

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How to Reduce the Cost of Garage Door Repairs

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Repairs are inevitable when it comes to your garage doors, especially as they get on in years. But you can keep the cost and frequency of those repairs to a minimum when you engage in regular maintenance and upkeep. By keeping your garage door in good shape, you can attempt to avoid sudden, unexpected and …

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Top 3 Garage Door Opener Questions

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Your garage door may go up and down thousands of times a year…that’s a lot of wear and tear not only on the door but on the garage door opener that powers it. If you’re like many people, there may have come a time when you went to press the opener to get inside your …

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