Boulder Garage Door Blog

Within the pages of our garage door blog you’ll find helpful articles and interesting insights about everything that’s related to garage door repairs, installations and openers.

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Increase your garage door’s longevity with garage door repair

Although garage doors are durable, they aren’t indestructible. Inadequate care and maintenance can result in garage door problems that require an expert to fix. Additionally, frequent use of your garage door causes wear and tear, damaging your doors’ hinges and springs. Luckily, with garage door repair services, you can resolve issues with your garage door,…
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Is your older garage door still safe?

Older garage doors might not have the same safety features that you can find in a newer door. These features include an electric eye, standard since 1993, which raises the garage door should anything cross in front of it. Another safety feature is an obstruction detector which doesn’t allow the door to close on top…
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Types of garage door hinges

Garage door hinges are those that connect the sections of your garage door. Typically, they’re manufactured using galvanized steel in a variety of shapes, styles, and gauges to accommodate your garage door’s dimensions. Garage door hinges come in two popular gauge types – 11 and 14. 11-gauge garage door hinges are not as thick as…
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Garage door repairs you should never DIY

So, your garage door just broke, and you want to fix it yourself to save money. While some things such as a leaky faucet are fine to DIY, others like garage door repairs are best left to the pros. Furthermore, with DIY garage door repair, you may cause further damage that requires more money to…
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Mid-century garage doors back in style

Are you looking for something sleek and retro for your new garage doors? When planning that new garage door installation, be sure to consider the hot design option of mid-century styles. In the time period of the 1930s through the 1960s, architectural trends for buildings and homes had a very distinctive look, and it’s now…
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Why it’s financially wise to replace your garage door

Since getting new garage doors is a significant financial investment, many homeowners opt to repair. Unfortunately, garage door repair is only a short-term solution that may cost you more money in the long run. For instance, repairing a damaged garage door only fixes the issue and not the root cause of the problem. Hence, your…
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How often should you replace your garage door?

Modern garage doors have a lifespan of at least 30 years, while garage door openers can last up to 15 years. However, how often you replace your garage doors depends on various factors, such as its frequency of use and how well it’s maintained. For instance, poorly maintained garage doors deteriorate quickly, forcing you to…
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Common garage door problems

Since your garage door endures numerous cycles daily, breakdowns, garage door repair, maintenance, and replacements are common. While there are some garage door repairs you can fix, others require an expert. Here are some common garage door problems that need a professional. Cracks or gaps in your garage door Your garage door makes loud grinding,…
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4 ways new garage doors increase your home’s value

Does a new garage door increase my property’s value? This is a common question we get from homeowners that are still on the fence about getting new garage doors. It all depends on the quality of materials used and the installation work performed. However, here are four ways new garage door installation services increases your…
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How to fix a sticky garage door

Sticky garage doors are a nuisance because they slow down your day. Luckily, you can fix and prevent a sticky garage door from occurring in the future. Here are some tips you can use to fix a sticky garage door. Lubricate the rollers, trackers, and chain regularly. Pull the cord to open your garage door…
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Are you hearing a strange sound from your garage door?

When you are lying in bed, unable to sleep in the depths of the night, isn’t it strange how your house almost seems to ‘speak’ to you? You wonder what each squeak, creak, or sigh might mean! Hearing a sound from your garage door as you operate it can be much simpler to diagnose. If…
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Wooden garage door maintenance tips

Wood garage doors are increasingly becoming popular because of their rustic, luxurious, and modern feel. However, they require regular maintenance to increase their longevity and to keep them in shape. Here are some garage door maintenance tips that ensure your wood doors look great. Clean your door to prevent dust and dirt buildup. Repaint or…
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