Recognizing Garage Door Issues

  • 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.

  • Getting Started As An Auto Repair Shop Owner

    7 February 2018

    A common problem that people experience is problems with their vehicles needing repairs. A person with the professional skills of a mechanic can make a decent living by getting into the industry of repairing vehicles. If the auto repair industry is something that you have considered venturing into, there are just a few things to keep in mind to get started. The main thing to think about is where the vehicles will be repaired, such as if you don't intend on traveling to your customers as a mobile mechanic.

  • 3 Potential Causes Of Garage Door Opener Safety Sensor Problems

    5 February 2018

    Modern garage doors are equipped with safety sensors that are designed to cause the garage door to operate in reverse in the event that there is something in the way. These sensors are in place to help prevent injuries, and they are very important if you want to prevent injury to yourself or your children. Unfortunately, sensors can sometimes stop working for one reason or another. If you are having problems with your garage door opener's safety sensors, then it's important to address the problem.

  • Upgrade Your Homes Garage To Safeguard Your New Sports Car

    24 January 2018

    Many people who end up purchasing a sports car need to think about renovating their garage. A sports car is a big investment, and it is wise to consider protecting your investment once you get it home from the dealer. Just because you park it in your garage doesn't mean that it will be safe and sound. There are lots of things that can end up damaging your expensive car if you don't address the problem of an older garage.