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February 13, 2020
Thinking about investing in a new garage door opener? If so, you’ll need to understand that there are different types on the market. For instance, you’ll find that the drive mechanism (the equivalent of a car’s transmission) differs from one to the other. Some models have a metal chain, such as what you might see on a bike, while others have a rubber belt reinforced with steel. Yet other models might use a screw method, and then there are jackshaft openers.
January 16, 2020
You might want to consider the benefits of making some improvements to your outdoor lighting. With the right type of light, it will also help to add to the overall aesthetics of the garage door.
September 13, 2019
Needing versus requiring is the focus of this article. In other words, do you require or do you need a backup battery for your garage door opener? If you live in California, you require a backup battery. If you live anywhere else, you may think you do not need or require one, but you’d be wrong.
August 30, 2019
You could call a cleaning company that specializes in surface removal, but why not attempt a DIY fix? To help tackle the problem, here are some tips to get your garage door clean back to its old self—and get Bob off your back.
August 16, 2019
We’ve all seen standard garage door styles, which usually feature windows lined up along the top or higher section of paneling. Did you know that you are not obliged to stick with this style?
July 26, 2019
If you are in the market for a new electric garage door opener, you may be looking for something that is a bit more modern and quieter than your old opener. Maybe you have a family member who mentioned new technological advances to look for like connectivity with a smartphone.
December 21, 2018
We’re not talking about throwing yourself a fun Spring Break party in your garage. We’re talking about that strange, loud noise that you heard that might have made you think your garage was under siege. When you step into the garage to locate the source of the sound, you might not have noticed anything out of place at first. However, when you opened up the garage door the next time, you notice that it is making a strange sound and does not seem to be working right. In those cases, there is a good chance that the lifting spring has snapped in two.
November 30, 2018
In Canada, a house is broken in to every 90 seconds and in the US, every 18 seconds. Respectively, 80% and 60% occur during the day. The garage door is a good entry point for burglars. The garage often contains valuable belongings--motorcycles, mountain bikes, cars etc. Often, these robberies occur because of negligence. And we sometimes forget to lock our car doors.
October 26, 2018
Doing the work yourself is certainly a good option with many types of projects including building a house or performing major home renovations. But there’re some jobs where you really the need technical expertise of a technician. There are some things we are very good at, but they are others that are at least somewhat outside of our skillset.
September 28, 2018
Thinking about adding a bit of personality to your home? Interested in increasing the curb appeal of your house so it will sell faster? Whatever the situation, you need to think about your garage door. It’s one of the first things your neighbors see, but it’s also one of the first things a prospective buyer will see when driving up to the property.

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