If a panel on your garage door is ugly due to discoloration, dents, or scratches, then you should look into having it replaced. One good thing about a sectional garage door is that you can have individual panels replaced without having to replace the entire door. This is a routine job for a professional, but it might be too involved as a DIY project since you need special tools, and working on a garage door can be dangerous.
27 March 2019
If you live in a part of the country that gets pounded with a lot of snow, then you know just how important it is to get things ready before the snow hits. To make sure that your garage is ready for the winter, this article will list a few small things that you can do that will make a big impact when you are hit with a big snowstorm. Read on to learn some more.
11 November 2018
For most women, it can seem like the entire house is their domain but for men, most things are out of their hands unless it comes to the garage. If you want to really surprise the man in your life, then make sure that you focus on getting the garage in the best condition as possible. From having the floors redone to having the garage door repaired, this article will list several ways that you can turn your husband's garage into a man cave.
17 July 2018
When you have just purchased and moved into a home, one of the first issues that you may think about is the security of your new home. After all, the items and the people that you care about most are in your new home, and you want to keep them safe. There are numerous ways that you can go about making your home more secure. Get to know some of those different methods so that you can be sure you are doing everything in your power to keep your new home secure.
23 February 2017
There are several things that can go wrong with garage doors. Unfortunately, there's not a lot you can do to repair your garage door yourself. The doors are usually very heavy, and the springs are under a lot of tension. It is dangerous to attempt repairs on a spring or twisted track. You'll need to call a professional to make most garage door repairs, but before you do, be sure to check these simple things first.
1 February 2017
A garage door opener that doesn't work can be frustrating. Fortunately, there are at least three potential solutions to try when your garage door is having issues. Read on to learn about them. The Programming Is Off This is a potential solution if the problem is not with the mechanical motion of your garage door but with its behavior. For example, your garage door might be going up and down at erratic times if there is a problem with the programming.
27 January 2017
If you've been having problems with your automatic garage door, this can be due to a variety of reasons. The track may have been bumped by a vehicle, a bracket may be loose, or the motor on the opener might be failing. If your door opens all the way and then shuts part of the way on its own, the tension springs could be breaking. While it may not seem like a big deal, when your garage door isn't working properly, you risk having the garage door fall on you or your car.
27 January 2017
If your garage door doesn't have a window, you might be perfectly fine with the look of it—or you might be intrigued about the possibility of adding one or more windows to the door. If you personally fall into the latter category, it's worthwhile to do a little research on some of the window options that are available at your local home supply store, and then call a reputable garage door service to schedule a technician to visit your home and make the installation.
28 September 2016
If the chain that lifts your garage door up and down is starting to lock up on occasion and you're afraid it's going to break, it's time for a belt garage door opener. Updating the system allows you to upgrade to a lot of great electronic features, along with great functional features. You can call the professionals to come evaluate the system you have to see if you need to have any cables or components replaced when you get the new opening system installed.
14 September 2016
A complete garage door spring failure can come as a sudden and often noisy surprise. A broken torsion or extension spring can be a setback for anyone with a growing "to-do" list of home repairs, so here's a brief explanation of how and why garage door springs fail, as well as a few pointers on how to prevent failures in the future. Age and Metal Fatigue One of the most common causes of garage door spring failure involves ordinary wear and tear throughout the spring's working life.
14 September 2016