Recognizing Garage Door Issues

  • Insulating Your Garage Door: What You Can Do

    18 January 2018

    Your garage is not exactly living space, but it can get pretty cold inside if you don't have it insulated. Not to mention if you have gaps in the doors you could be inviting pests to come inside, as well as cold air. Adding weather stripping can help keep pests and the cold air out. Adding insulation panels can also keep the cold air out of your garage. See below for more information, including tips and instructions to insulate your door.

  • Repairing Damages Made By Bats To Your Garage Door

    13 January 2018

    Bats, those loathsome creatures of the night that carry rabies and make people nervous, can be both helpful and bothersome. As long as they stay away from your property, they can eat all of the flying insects they want. When they decide to roost in your garage, then you have some big problems. Here are some of the damages bats frequently cause to garages, and how your garage door repair technician can fix these damages.

  • Is it Worth Having Your Garage Door Insulated?

    11 January 2018

    Even when a garage is well-insulated, homeowners may overlook one of the biggest structures in their garage - the garage door. Adding insulation to an existing garage door or installing a pre-insulated door can help prevent excess heat losses and reduce energy costs. However, you may be wondering if these benefits are worth the time and expense of the installation process. Pros Installing an insulated garage door can help make your garage a bit warmer, especially in relation to outdoor temperatures.

  • Choosing The Right Material For Your Overhead Garage Door

    9 January 2018

    Overhead garage door replacement is often an overlooked home upgrade. That is, when homeowners think about updating the exterior style of the property, they usually think about changing the windows, door, or the paint color of their walls. However, when you update your garage doors, you change a huge style element on your house. On many homes, the garage is one of the most prevalent features because it is closest to the curb.

  • How To Choose The Right Garage Doors For Your New Home

    5 January 2018

    Building a house with an attached garage can be a wonderful thing. Garages allow you to beat the elements on days when it's cold and rainy outside because you can easily slip in and out of your car without getting wet. When you're choosing the garage doors that will go into your new home, you should weigh both the practicality of the door in question as well as the aesthetics. You want to select a door that incorporates both of these aspects.

  • Maintaining Your Hangar Door

    1 January 2018

    Having access to an enclosed hangar allows you to protect your plane from the elements when the aircraft is not in use. Most hangars are accessed via an overhead door system that relies on hydraulic power to open and close properly. Taking the time to perform routine maintenance on your hangar door will ensure that you are able to access your plane safely and easily in the future. Here are three tips that you can use to more successfully maintain your hangar door over time.

  • Weatherproofing Options For Garage Doors

    27 December 2017

    If you intend to keep the cold, wind, heat and sometimes wet out of your home, it is a good idea to weatherproof your garage door. Basically, the intention of weatherproofing is to protect your door from water damage and, of course, prevent water from entering your garage. The thawing and refreezing actions during winter can significantly damage your door and shorten its lifespan. It also does not look too good and will throw off the appearance of your house.

  • Creative Ways to Use Your Unused Garage Space

    23 December 2017

    You find the perfect home and you discover that your home comes with two garages or comes with a large garage designed to house several cars. The problem is that you only have one car, and you aren't sure what to do with the rest of your garage. However, with some creativity, you can turn your extra garage space into an asset. Entertainment Space Your garage can serve as a place for entertaining.

  • Dealing Wiht Broken Garage Door Springs? 4 Reasons You Should Leave The Replacement To The Professionals

    18 December 2017

    If your garage door isn't working properly, it could be a problem with your springs. You might not realize this, but if your torsion springs are functioning properly, your garage door won't work the way it should. In fact, once the torsion springs break, your garage door might not open at all. If you're thinking about replacing the torsion springs as a do-it-yourself project, you should rethink that decision. Torsion springs are nothing to play with, and they're definitely not something that should be tackled as a DIY project.

  • Garage Door Threshold Issues And Repairs

    13 December 2017

    If you have finally sprung for that new garage door, then you may be looking forward to using it. If the door seems to spring back up immediately once you close it, then this is obviously a sign of malfunction. However, do not panic just yet. Keep reading to understand why this issue is happening and what you can do to fix it. Why Is The Garage Door Opening? If your garage door hits the concrete threshold and opens up again, then there is a chance that debris is causing this to happen.