Recognizing Garage Door Issues

  • 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.

  • 5 Signs It May Be Time For Garage Door Repairs Or Replacement

    23 January 2018

    If your garage door has been acting funny or if it won't even work at all, you may be questioning if it's time to get it repaired or replaced. While garage door issues may be stressing you out, it's actually quite easy to make proper repairs with help from a professional contractor. Using a garage door company is recommended for the best and safest results. Keep reading to better understand the warning signs that may point to the need for garage door repair or replacement.

  • 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.