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Your Complete Guide to Garage Doors in Metro Detroit: Part Two

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We hope you enjoyed Part One last month. Now we’ll keep the fun going this month in Part Two. Last time, we went over the most popular garage door types and a handy garage door checklist. This time, we’ll explore why garage door safety is a top priority for homeowners and what the most common …

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Your Complete Guide to Garage Doors in Metro Detroit: Part One

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From garage door types to garage door cleaning safety considerations, we are here to give you insight into the most popular topics regarding the most significant component of your home besides your roof. We hope you find this guide helpful as you navigate the garage door replacement process. Most Popular Garage Door Types There are …

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10 Summer Maintenance Tips for Your Garage Door

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Now that the long-awaited summer is finally here, it’s time to enjoy it. From barbecues to pool parties to beach outings, there are many ways to celebrate the season. But for all those in-between times when we have to tackle necessary chores around the house and yard, don’t forget maintenance on your garage door.  Even …

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How a New Garage Door Boosts Home Value

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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

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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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