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Garage Door Problems: Learn to Recognize Them

If your garage door squeaks, you might think it's nothing to worry about. However, a squeaky garage door can be dangerous, especially if it falls. A year ago, my garage door began to squeak whenever I opened and closed it. I ignored the problem and continued to use the door. One day, the door collapsed on my car as I backed out of my garage. Although my car sustained a lot of damage, I was very thankful to be alive. I contacted a garage door specialist the same day. The contractor informed me that my door's springs had given out. After the repairs, the contractor offered sound advice on how to recognize problems in my garage door and what to do about them. I started this blog to help other homeowners stay safe as well. Please, don't ignore your garage's problem, even if it's small.


What Garage Door Material Should I Choose?

There are many garage door materials to choose from, and each has some benefits. It often comes down to what your main goals are for the garage door. Here are some materials to look at, based on your biggest priorities. If You Want a Strong Garage Door A strong garage door is very useful if you live in an area with a severe climate. For one, a strong door reduces your chances that the door will blow away in a storm and hurt someone or cause damage to your property. Read More 

How Do I Keep My Garage Door In Good Shape?

Garage door replacement can be an expensive proposition, so you may be wondering how you can protect a new garage door purchase. Here are some of the parts of excellent garage door maintenance. Keep the Tracks Clean For one, you can extend your garage door's lifespan by keeping it clean. It may sound too simple, but the tracks can easily get damaged when the garage door's rollers have to run over the same rock or other piece of debris over and over again. Read More 

Wooden Garage Panels Are A Stylish And Practical Upgrade

Updating your garage doors is always a smart investment. Not only will it dramatically change the style of your home, you can also add some functionality and efficiency to your garage. The most popular garage door remodel is to replace aluminum panels with wooden panels. Wooden garage doors look very stylish and old fashioned. They allow you to coordinate with other wooden elements, like your roofline, doors and window fixtures. This article explains a few perks of investing in wooden garage door panels. Read More 

Sneaky Reasons Garage Door Springs Meet Their Demise Faster Than Usual

There are many functional parts of your garage door that make it operate and if just one of these components fail, it can often mean the garage door will no longer function at all. This is especially true when it comes to the garage door torsion springs. These springs are responsible for holding the heft of the garage door for enough support to make sure it opens without a lot of effort. Read More 

Advanced Security Features for Residential Security Gates

Residential entrance gates are a stylish way to improve the safety and security of your home. But they're also a significant investment -- most residential gates require a substantial outlay of cash to install and maintain. Because of that, you usually want to make sure that you're getting the most out of your new equipment. Here are some of the most impressive security features currently available for residential security gates. Read More