Garage door remotes will generally last about 10 to 15 years, but can last much longer if maintained properly. The key to a dependable garage door starts with a great garage remote. No matter how great your garage door is, you want to back it up with a quality remote that is tailored to meet both your and your garage door's needs.In an effort to purchase the best garage door remote, you need to understand the difference horsepower options, safety features, and the three main types available.
11 January 2016
When your garage door is in need of some repair, it's important to be very discerning about whether you decide to handle the job on your own or hire a professional. Be careful not to bite off more than you can chew; some garage door-related jobs, especially those related to the door's springs, can be highly dangerous and lead to injury if not handled correctly. Fortunately, there are a number of garage door repair jobs that are safe to handle yourself and easy to accomplish even without experience.
8 December 2015
If your vinyl garage door develops a large crack that allows insects and even cold air to seep inside the room, you can repair it yourself. If you don't repair the crack, it can quickly spread throughout the door and permanently damage it. In addition, thieves can use a crowbar or other tools to break open the crack and enter your garage. Here's what you need to buy to repair your garage door, and tips to get the job done fast.
8 November 2015
If your garage door is stuck shut or won't close properly, there are a few problems that could be causing this. Some are minor and won't require any repairs while others are a bit more serious. When you go out to investigate, figuring out the type of problem you are having can help you find the source; your garage door and opener have many components, but analyzing the problem can actually be a quick process.
27 August 2015
After you have a metal door installed on your garage, it can become rusted if it is exposed to moisture for extended amounts of time. Learn how to remove rust with the following steps and protect it from further damage with a rust inhibiting spray. Use The Following Materials sponge scrub brush metal cleaner soapy water water hose hand or electric sander low and fine grit sandpaper tack cloth vinyl tarp rust inhibiting spray mineral spirits lint free cloth Clean The Door
1 July 2015
Regardless of what component of a home it is that you are talking about, each has its own set of problems that can come up when the temperatures change. In the summer time, one of the home features that can give you some problems is the garage door. While this large entry door will remain functional most of the time, summer can bring with it a few extra concerns and troubles.
19 June 2015
One of the best ways to make your garage more energy efficient is by having an insulated garage door. Whether you decide to add insulation to your existing door or decide to have a new insulated door installed, this improvement can be a great way to help keep your garage and home a comfortable temperature. In addition, the insulation can also help in blocking noise as well. Purchasing a New Insulated Garage Door
4 June 2015
Having a garage door that can be opened with the push of a button is very convenient. However, if your garage door doesn't open and close as it should, that feeling of convenience is replaced with frustration. Here are three possible reasons your garage door doesn't open and close properly. 1. Garage door has come off the track. One issue that can keep your garage door from opening and closing the way it should is if it has come off of the track.
3 June 2015
It can be very frustrating when your garage door won't open or close. Before you call a repairman for an expensive garage door repair, though, there are some tricks you can try to get your door working again. Here are simple garage door troubleshooting tips: 1. Check the mode. Garage doors have "vacation" or "away" modes. When your door is set to one of these modes, it won't respond to the garage door opener from the outside.
2 June 2015
Buying the right garage door for your home is very important because of how greatly it can affect both the curb appeal and resale value of your home. Wood, aluminum, and steel are just a few of the many great garage door options available to you. Wood Garage doors that are made out of wood are going to be your best option if you are looking to improve the curb appeal of your home.
28 May 2015