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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.

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Preparing Your Garage Door For Winter

Your garage doors are likely a highly visible part of your home's fa├žade, in addition to being functional protection for your vehicles. Although most garage doors don't require significant maintenance, there are a few tasks you'll want to start thinking about during the colder parts of the year. Although winter has already arrived for most of the country, it's never too late to handle deferred maintenance. If you've been ignoring your garage's cold weather needs, then these four steps are for you. Read More