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Sectional Garage Doors: Benefits

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

Sectional garage doors have a wide array of benefits over single panel doors. They are normally made of six to eight panels. The doors occupy a smaller amount of space as compared to monolithic doors. They may be made from aluminum, steel, cooper, glass, vinyl or wood.  (more…)

How to Install a Garage Door

Thursday, August 15th, 2013

Installing a Garage door is very easy if you follow these simple instructions step by step.  While it is possible that you can install a garage door on your own, it is a difficult task and it is best left to the professionals. In all there are six simple steps we follow. Here is a general overview of the steps on how to install a garage door. (more…)

Features of Commercial Roll-Up Garage Doors

Monday, August 12th, 2013

Commercial roll-up garage doors provide several features and benefits you will not get with your average garage door models. They provide superior protection from the outdoors, have no outward swing and make the most economical use of space. Prior to making a purchase, however, you will need to consider your commercial requirements. We are going to go through the common features and explain exactly what they are to assist your selection process. (more…)

Types of Garage Door Openers

Friday, August 9th, 2013

Having a garage basically means that there is a good chance that you will find your car in the same state that you parked it. However, it also means opening and shutting the garage door every time you park the car. To make this less of an inconvenience, there are several types of garage door openers from which you can choose one. (more…)

Why Are Garage Door Springs Dangerous

Monday, August 5th, 2013

Why are garage door springs dangerous? This is a question that every home owner should ask him/herself. As a home owner, you have the responsibility of taking care of your property; ensuring that they are not only safe, but also in good condition. What controls the opening, or raising and lowering of your garage door are the springs (garage door springs), which most people tend to pay little attention to. (more…)

Troubleshooting Your Garage Door

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

Garage doors are an important component of any home. Since they are often moving (either opening or closing), they may get damaged with time and therefore fail to function properly. But before you hire a professional to service or repair them, you should try to identify what could be causing the problem. This way you could save yourself some money. (more…)

The Main Parts of An Overhead Garage Door

Monday, July 29th, 2013

Garage doors are often the largest mobile parts of a home, and their maintenance depends on a deep understanding of the various parts that make the door. An overhead garage door for instance has multiple parts, some of which may seem minute but are very essential to the smooth function of the component. (more…)

The Benefits of Automatic Garage Doors

Friday, July 26th, 2013

At one time in life, you must have stood in the rain as you tried to open your garage doors, while the neighbor next door casually rolled his car up the drive and pressed a button then drove his car into his garage completely dry. The following are some of the benefits that automatic garage doors have over manual doors. (more…)

Garage Door Safety Tips

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Garages are essential in a number of ways, such as in the storing of gardening tools, parking of cars and an extra playground for children but in the same way they can pose serious challenges if security measures and the right care tips are not put in place. While doors can sometimes break down, it is important to know a few things before attempting to repair as such undertakings can be dangerous. (more…)

How To Pick The Best Garage Door

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

The garage door contributes a lot to the exterior decor of a place. As such, it is important to make the right choice while making this long term investment. There are a number of tips that can help one on how to pick the best garage door as discussed below. (more…)