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You Backed Into Your Garage Door: Now What?

Frustrated young woman driver looking in rear view mirror scared of car accident. Stressed unconfident girl inside vehicle crashed parking fence or pedestrian. Safety driving and insurance concept

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 you damage the back end of your vehicle, you’ve dented your garage door too. Or worse, your garage door came completely off the track and is now bent and mangled.

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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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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

A garage door and large dollar bill is damaged or broken.

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

Garage Door Opener opening a residential garage door.

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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How to Keep Your Garage Warm During Winter

A snow covered luxury home under a clear blue sky.

Winter’s got its claws in us but it’s only January. We have a long way to go till spring! If you enjoy working or playing in your garage all year long (workshop, auto work, game room, man cave, craft room etc.), you understandably want to keep your garage warm during the winter – affordably. There …

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Does Your Garage Door Need Repair or Replacement?

Garage doors installation. Close up of lifting system in metal profil

Sometimes you don’t know if it’s better to repair or replace your garage door. If it’s old, has had repeated repairs or is just outdated, you may think it’s time for a total replacement. On the other hand, if it’s relatively new and hasn’t had too many issues, a repair may be a better solution. …

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How Often Should You Service Your Garage Door?

Closeup of a professional automatic garage door opener repair service technician man working on a ladder at a home residential location making adjustments and fixing it while installing it.

Your garage door works hard for you every single day. Up and down, down and up…throughout the day…every day of the week. That’s a lot to ask of such a heavy piece of equipment. All that wear and tear can take its toll after a while, which can lead to safety and failure risks. It …

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