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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?

Why You Should Use Garage Door Lubricant

Why You Should Use Garage Door Lubricant Garage doors are all too often overlooked when it comes to home maintenance, but they require some degree of care just like so many other parts of our homes. Lubrication of garage doors should be done every three to six months. Perhaps you could use the changing of the seasons as a reminder. The Reasons [...]

By | 2019-07-28T18:12:11+00:00 August 15th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Why You Should Use Garage Door Lubricant

Garage Door Jargon 101

Garage Door Jargon 101 Garage doors are a ubiquitous sight in everyday life, and we often take them for granted. Many people are unfamiliar with the names of their individual parts, sometimes referring to them as thingamajigs or doohickeys. Perhaps they’re simply intimidated by all the moving pieces. In actuality, the system is not overly [...]

By | 2019-07-28T18:10:21+00:00 August 1st, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Garage Door Jargon 101

Summer care and maintenance tips for your garage door

Summer care and maintenance tips for your garage door Garage doors are not exactly the sexiest part of a house but they are one of the most important and most used. They open and close multiple times nearly every day of the year and that kind of activity demands regular maintenance. Ideally, you should have [...]

By | 2019-07-28T18:20:02+00:00 July 26th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Summer care and maintenance tips for your garage door

The most common reasons why garage doors get jammed

The most common reasons why garage doors get jammed It happened again. Pouring down rain when you pulled up to your garage door, tapped the opener button, and the door rose two feet and stopped. Further attempts brought only the same result and there you were with a car full of groceries to bring in. [...]

By | 2019-07-28T18:15:55+00:00 July 3rd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on The most common reasons why garage doors get jammed

Is it Time to Replace Your Garage Door Opener?

Is it Time to Replace Your Garage Door Opener? It’s like turning on the kitchen faucet—we take it for granted that it will always work. In the kitchen and throughout the rest of your house, you know water will come out. When you push the button on the little device attached to your car’s sun [...]

By | 2019-07-28T18:36:08+00:00 June 26th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Is it Time to Replace Your Garage Door Opener?

5 Popular Garage Door Brands for Your Home

5 Popular Garage Door Brands for Your Home Simple and conservative or complex and showy, garages are essential components of home construction. Some stand front and center while others rest askew or hide around the corner. But they all have doors and in many cases garage doors become a first impression to our homes. It’s [...]

By | 2019-07-28T18:32:44+00:00 June 14th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on 5 Popular Garage Door Brands for Your Home