While your home's older wooden garage door may still look okay, you might consider having it replaced with a newer steel door. Steel garage doors offer many benefits that wooden doors are unable to provide. Check out some of the important reasons you should consider replacing your old wooden garage door with new steel one. Replacing Old Wooden Garage Doors Is Best For Safety Reasons Old wooden garage doors may require a lot more maintenance than newer doors, some of it related to keeping your door in safe working condition.
29 October 2016
Do you own a home with a garage? Has there been an accident that damaged the doors so that they no longer open and close the way that they're supposed to? If you're thinking about installing new doors yourself, there are a variety of reasons why you may want to rethink your plans. Leaving the installation to a professional is probably going to be your best course of action. The reasons for this include:
28 October 2016
You jump in your vehicle, ready to go on a cold winter morning, but just when you hit the button on the garage door opener, your discover your garage door is firmly frozen shut. Unfortunately, this is a common problem for garage owners in the winter, especially if you live in an area that's prone to frozen precipitation. While everyone has their own tricks and tips to get a frozen garage door unstuck as fast as possible, there are actually a few rules associated with unsticking a frozen garage door that you should keep in mind.
24 October 2016
The garage is often one of the most attractive targets for a potential intruder—this is mostly because the intruder can often get into the garage quite easily and potentially get access to the rest of the house without much of a problem. However, there are a few tips that you can utilize to make your garage much less vulnerable to an intruder, such as the two listed below. Upgrade Your Opener
18 October 2016
If your neighbor's garage door remote opens your garage door because you currently use dip switches instead of rolling codes, it's a good idea that you upgrade your system now. Sometimes, people who install and use new garage door systems that change their codes with every use can inadvertently pick up their neighbors' dip switch codes and open their garage doors. In addition, thieves can use similar tactics to unlock and open garage doors with dip switches.
22 June 2016
A garage door is a major investment in and of itself, but it's no good without a quality garage door opener. Although many people never pay much attention to the little box suspended above their car in the garage, it's important that you have the one that fits your garage best. So if you're thinking of replacing your garage door, or simply are in the market for a new garage door opener, take a look below at three things to consider before you break out your checkbook.
13 January 2016
Automatic garage doors make life easier. That is, until they aren't working properly. A garage door that doesn't open or close properly is downright aggravating. Instead of living with the aggravation, take a few minutes to troubleshoot the problem. In some cases, it's an issue that can be taken care of quickly. Take a look and see if any of these problems sound familiar. Garage Door Won't Close You've tried to shut the garage door but it won't close.
15 December 2015
It's easy to use your garage door day in and day out and forget that it is a piece of machinery that needs to be maintained. Garage doors are designed to be low maintenance; however that does not mean they don't require any maintenance at all. One of the easiest and simplest ways to extend the life of your garage door and prevent the need for garage door repair is by applying lubrication when needed.
24 November 2015
Children are often not as careful as they should be when it comes to leaning things against garage doors. If your metal garage door has a few dents and dings in it, there is no need to replace the entire door. You can improve the look of your door by quickly removing the dents and dings on your own.Here is how to repair a slightly beaten-up garage door. Gather Your Supplies
26 June 2015
When you're heading for work in the morning, you don't want to hear the unpleasant sound of squeaky hinges as your garage door opens. Luckily, all you have to do to completely stop any squeaking and ensure that your garage door opens smoothly is apply a little lubricant. But if you own a relatively fragile wooden garage door, it's important to keep these three tips in mind. Carefully Wash Off Any Lubricant That Gets On The Wood
4 May 2015