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Top 6 Reasons Why Your Garage Door Won’t Open

Top 6 Reasons Why Your Garage Door Won’t Open

Nothing is more frustrating than trying to get in or out of your home and the garage door is stuck. There could be many reasons why the door isn’t opening (or closing for that matter), from a blocked photo eye sensor to a misalignment of the tracks. Here are the top six reasons your garage …

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The Dangers of a Hot Garage

The Dangers of a Hot Garage

Summer’s warm grip has a hold of the Detroit area once again, with temperatures averaging in the 80s and above. Your priority is probably staying as cool as you can within your home, but you may forget about temperatures in your garage. Because many garages get full sun for much of the day and don’t …

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7 Maintenance Tips for Your Garage Door in Summer

7 Maintenance Tips for Your Garage Door in Summer

We’ve waited a long time for summer and now that it’s finally here, we can spend some time enjoying it. But we can’t forget those regular tasks that need attention – even in the dog days of summer. Garage door maintenance is at the top of the list due to the size of the door …

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Torsion Springs vs. Extension Springs: What’s the Difference?

Torsion Springs vs. Extension Springs: What’s the Difference?

You probably understand your springs are among the most critical elements of your garage door system. When your garage door does not open or close correctly, it’s likely that a worn-out or broken spring is to blame. However, you may not realize that there are two main types of springs – torsion and extension – …

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How Summer Takes a Toll on Your Garage Door

How Summer Takes a Toll on Your Garage Door

Now that summer’s here, all you may be thinking about is hamburgers on the grill, ice cold lemonade and hosting neighborhood pool parties. Who has time to think about the state of their garage door? Well, you should make the time. That’s because summer’s weather can do some damage to your door that you should …

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5 Garage Door Safety Rules

5 Garage Door Safety Rules

Garage doors can weigh hundreds of pounds. It’s probably one of the heaviest working components in your whole house. Is it’s not working properly, it can pose a dangerous safety risk to anyone who goes near it. With garage doors injuring and even killing thousands every year, you can’t be too careful. Here are five …

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4 Things to Consider When Buying Garage Doors

4 Things to Consider When Buying Garage Doors

As we head into summer, it’s only natural to start thinking of home improvement projects that spruce up the exteriors of our homes. One big way to do that is to invest in a new garage door. This will not only add value to your property but the right door will complement and enhance the …

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Why are New Garage Doors a Wise Investment?

Deciding On A Michigan Garage Door

From the perspective of resale value, garage door installation tops the list. In fact, Consumer Affairs says garage doors rank as one of the best home improvements yielding the biggest ROI. Even if you’re not looking to sell your home right now, there are many reasons to consider tackling this important home improvement project. Increasing …

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What are the Different Types of Garage Doors?

What are the Different Types of Garage Doors?

From wood and vinyl to metal and aluminum, you have an abundance of material choices when selecting a new garage door. Let’s go over the pros and cons of each to help in your decision. Wood Definitely the most popular in terms of natural and appealing aesthetics, wood is a perennial favorite for many homeowners. …

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