Pros and Cons of Glass Garage Doors

While garage doors aren’t made completely of glass, many models do have glass components, perhaps with a row of windows at the top. If you are on the hunt for a new garage door, you may be looking at a variety of models, some with glass inserts and some without. Let’s go over the pros …

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How Do New Garage Doors Boost Your Home’s Value?

New Garage Doors Boosting the Home Value

There are certain home improvement projects that really boost the value of your property, from kitchen makeovers to roof replacements. But perhaps one of the biggest ways to get a big ROI is to replace your old garage doors with new, energy efficient ones. They will not only allow you to command a better price …

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Garage Door Summer Maintenance Tips

Closeup Lubricating for Garage Door Summer Maintenance Tips

You rely on your garage door a lot. It’s probably opened and closed thousands of times already! Are you protecting your investment by cleaning, maintaining and inspecting it regularly? There are things you can do on your own to protect your garage this summer and safeguard your investment. Check out these basic summer garage door …

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What to do if Your Garage Door Tracks are Warped or Misaligned

New Garage Door Tracks on Concrete Floor

In order for your garage door to open and close easily and smoothly, the metal tracks that guide your door have to be properly aligned. Over time, they can get misaligned or warped due to frequent use, age or defective materials. You will know your tracks are warped or misaligned if you hear loud noises …

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Is Your Garage Door Opener Failing?

Technician Checking Garage Door Opener Failing

There are many telltale signs that your garage door opener is starting to fail, whether it reverses when opening or closing, or it stalls and gets stuck. You may take your opener for granted, relying on it to work day in and day out. It’s common, though, for openers to break down over time and …

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How Long Do Garage Rollers Last?

How Long Do Garage Rollers Last?

Garage door rollers are essential pieces of your garage door, as they are the wheels that run along the tracks on either side of the door. They are responsible for the smooth opening and closing of the unit. You may wonder how long your rollers will last. This will depend on the type of garage …

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Should You Choose a Double Garage Door or Two Singles?

Should You Choose a Double Garage Door or Two Singles?

If you’ve decided on a two-car garage, your next consideration will be whether you want one large garage door or two separate ones. Both have their benefits and drawbacks, but it really all comes down to personal preference. Here are the factors you should take into account when making this important decision. Advantages of Single …

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4 Garage Security Tips for Every Home

4 Garage Security Tips for Every Home

As a homeowner, you likely take security very seriously for both your house and your family. But while you may be concentrating on main entry points like the front door, you also shouldn’t neglect the safety and security of your garage door. It’s an access point that many people don’t realize can be used by …

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Garage Spring Cleaning Checklist

Garage Spring Cleaning Checklist

Spring is upon us, spurring homeowners to get out, get active, clean things up, and organize. A big part of any spring cleaning project should involve your garage in general and your garage door in particular. Here’s a handy spring cleaning checklist for this area of your home.   Gather Materials First, you have to …

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