Recognizing Garage Door Issues

  • Why Your Garage Door Spring Is Often The First Component To Fail

    24 October 2022

    Virtually all garage doors have springs in them, whether you own a manual or automatic version. It is important that you keep an eye on this spring because it will often be the first component in your garage door to break down, but how do you notice when it is about to break, and what can you do about it? Here is a brief insight into the world of garage door springs and what you can do to ensure that you have a nice, smooth entrance into your garage whenever you open it up, whether it is the first time that day or the hundredth.

  • Reasons To Install A Garage Door Opener

    8 July 2022

    Garage door openers help raise or lower your garage door, allowing for easy access and exit. However, some vehicle owners prefer manual doors that don't require an opener. So, why should you consider garage door opener installation? Here are the top reasons.  Flexible Lock System and Drive Options Garage entryways may have lock systems that require you to open them using a key. However, you may easily misplace your keys, preventing you from entering or leaving your garage.

  • 5 Tips To Improve The Performance Of Your Residential Garage Door

    6 May 2022

    A garage door plays an integral role in the safety and security of your home, so it's important to maintain it properly. A garage door that doesn't work right can be an annoyance and a safety hazard, particularly if you live in an area prone to severe weather. Luckily, there are simple things you can do to improve the performance of your residential garage door and extend its lifespan. To get the maximum value from your residential garage door, follow these tips.

  • Repairing Issues With Your Home's Garage Door System

    10 February 2022

    Garage door malfunctions and damages can be very disruptive issues that can make it more difficult to access this area of your home. Whenever your garage door encounters performance issues, you will want to have the knowledge to be able to respond to these matters promptly. Panels That No Longer Fit Together Correctly  The garage door itself will be composed of several panels that can interlock together when the door is lowered.

  • How to Know When Your Garage Door Requires Mechanical Repairs

    11 October 2021

    Spotting cosmetic damage to your garage door can be a very easy task. Spotting the need for mechanical repairs on the other hand may not always be so simple, especially if you don't know what you're looking for. Thankfully, this article can help to change all that by educating you on some of the signs that you should be watching for. Door Not Closing All The Way Nowadays almost all garage doors are equipped with sensors to prevent them from closing if someone or something is under the door.

  • Benefits Of Garage Door Replacement

    26 May 2021

    When it comes to maintaining your garage, the door will be the most important part. The door is also the part that is likely to require the most repairs and need to be replaced the soonest. When you decide to replace the garage door, you will experience a multitude of benefits. Here are a few reasons why you should replace your garage door sooner rather than later. Home Value When your garage door is replaced with a new one, you can experience an increase in the value of your property.

  • How Your Garage Door Has A Huge Impact On Your Home's Curb Appeal

    17 December 2019

    Curb appeal is all about how your house looks from the street. A well-manicured lawn, colorful flower beds, and shiny, brass house numbers all contribute to that appeal. There is one aspect of curb appeal, however, that no one talks about. It's your garage door. If you think about it, your garage door takes about valuable, visual square footage when a potential buyer views your house from the street. In some cases, depending on how many parking spaces your garage has and which direction the doors face, it can be the only part of your house that buyers see.

  • How To Make Your Garage Have Curb Appeal

    21 May 2019

    If you have a home where your garage is at the front of it, then it may as well be your front door. To really add some curb appeal to the exterior of your house, you should try to spruce up your garage and make it look more appealing. But how? This article will take a closer look at three specific suggestions. Are you ready to learn some more? If so, then read on.

  • This Way, That Way, And The Other Way: Three Ways Garage Doors Can Be Opened And How To Choose

    23 November 2018

    Residential garage doors now come with so many options. Do you want a double-wide door, or a standard door? Maybe you need one of each? Do you want security systems on those doors, or are you content just to lock them manually? With so many options, you can lose track of the simplest of decisions when choosing a new garage door. For example, in what way or direction do you want the door to open?

  • Signs Your Garage Door's Springs Are Going Bad

    18 September 2018

    If you have started having problems with opening and closing your garage door, you may think that there could be a problem with the tracks or the door itself. However, the culprits causing the issue may be the garage door's springs. Look for the following signs that the springs are going bad. Show Visual Evidence of Corrosion One of the first signs you should look for when determining whether your garage door's springs are failing is visual evidence of corrosion.