M&M Garage Doors Blog

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 If it’s old, has had repeated repairs or is just outdated, you may think it’s time for a total replacement.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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Top Questions to Ask Your Garage Door Company

Repairman in uniform holding a clipboard greeting a housewife at the front door.

Maybe you need a new garage door for your Detroit home. Or perhaps your existing door is acting up and you need service. Whatever the case, you will need to locate and call a garage door company that you can trust to handle your requests in a timely manner. You also want a company that …

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9 Trending Garage Door Colors for 2021

Right side of the double garage in the front of the stone house.

If you’ve been getting bored with the way your home looks, you may realize it’s time for a change. But you don’t have to paint the whole house or get new siding to achieve a bold new look. You can simply install a new garage door or paint the one you already have. You may …

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3 Reasons Why Now is the Best Time to Upgrade Your Garage Door Opener

Garage Door Technician Installing Garage Door Opener

Garage door openers, just like the doors themselves, don’t last forever. They need maintenance and proper care, as well as replacement when they near the end of their useful life. You may be using the same opener you had when you first installed your garage door, so it’s no wonder it’s acting up. Here are …

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4 Benefits of Having a Clean Garage

For many homeowners, the garage is a catch-all – a place to store a random assortment of things that otherwise would have no home. This can be a convenient solution in the short term to your space issues within the rest of the house, but it can quickly get out of control and lead to …

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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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