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Why is my garage door opening up on its own?

Why is my garage door opening up on its own? Does your house make strange noises in the middle of the night? Did you just hear a thump from the attic? Does your garage door open of its own volition? Visions of haunted houses aside, your garage door is designed to open on your command; [...]

By | 2020-01-03T00:40:14+00:00 January 22nd, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Why is my garage door opening up on its own?

5 tips for keeping children safe near garage doors

5 tips for keeping children safe near garage doors Most people don’t think of them as such, but garage doors are heavy equipment, weighing hundreds of pounds, even in moderate size. Garage doors are also accompanied by very large springs under tremendous pressure, moving wheels encased in metal tracks, and hinged panels. Put that all [...]

By | 2020-01-03T00:40:14+00:00 January 3rd, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on 5 tips for keeping children safe near garage doors

The most common garage door issues in winter

The most common garage door issues in winter Old Man Winter is upon us and with him will soon come bitter temperatures cold enough to freeze a memory. Along with our own cold noses and frosty fingers, many inanimate objects are also adverse to plunging temps and simply don’t work as well. Your home’s garage [...]

By | 2020-01-03T00:40:14+00:00 December 15th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on The most common garage door issues in winter

Common reasons you can’t get your garage door to shut

Common reasons you can't get your garage door to shut A home’s garage door might not seem like such a big deal, just like every other door in the house, but these portals we take for granted obviously serve a critical purpose and are among a home’s most important components. Consider a garage door for [...]

By | 2020-01-03T00:40:14+00:00 December 3rd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Common reasons you can’t get your garage door to shut

The importance of garage door safety sensors

The importance of garage door safety sensors If you stand too close to a garage door’s designated route when it’s closing, the door will stop before hitting you. If a child’s ball rolls directly under the door and said child goes after it, the door will halt before hitting and injuring the child. Anything left [...]

By | 2019-11-19T18:39:52+00:00 November 19th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on The importance of garage door safety sensors

Different things to try when your garage door is stuck

Different things to try when your garage door is stuck It might seem like a long time ago now and many of us take it for granted but remember when you first got a garage door opener? It was kind of like the freedom of having your first bicycle or getting your driver’s license, when [...]

By | 2019-11-19T18:37:16+00:00 November 5th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Different things to try when your garage door is stuck

What parts of your garage door need replacing?

Homeownership involves a complex and evolving blend of maintenance responsibility, updates and remodeling that all contribute to overall home value. One of the unsung heroes of home value is the humble garage door. Its purpose is simple: open and close to let vehicles and people in and out. But in the big picture, a garage [...]

By | 2019-10-22T01:28:26+00:00 October 22nd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on What parts of your garage door need replacing?

The impact of cold weather on your garage door

You know how frigid cold weather has a big effect on your fingers and toes and nose and even your mood? The same thing happens with mechanical and other moving parts in your home and your garage takes the brunt of it. There it sits, out there in the icy cold, usually clad with only [...]

By | 2019-10-22T01:25:52+00:00 October 10th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on The impact of cold weather on your garage door

Fixing a slow opening garage door

Garage door openers have been around a long time and today are a common feature of homes all over the world. These mechanical devices allow us to open our garage doors with the push of a button (or even a mobile app these days) from the end of the driveway and cruise right in, easy [...]

By | 2019-09-10T19:49:56+00:00 September 20th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Fixing a slow opening garage door

What is the future of garage door technology?

When you think of the future, images of flying cars and commuting by jet pack might come to mind but garage doors are probably not on the list. However, today’s technology flings headlong at warp speed and impacts everything from a pair of mittens to space satellites. Leveraging the power of the internet, we can [...]

By | 2019-09-10T19:46:27+00:00 September 10th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on What is the future of garage door technology?