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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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Should I choose a garage door with windows?

Windows can add charm to the look of your garage door and natural light to the interior of your garage. While some homeowners prefer the clean look of a windowless design, many people enjoy the advantages of garage door windows. Yes to Windows If you go this route, which type of windows should you choose?…
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Key activities during a standard garage door service call

To keep your garage door smoothly operational, it pays to book a regular service. During their visit, the technician will start by carrying out a detailed inspection of all the key components. This will determine whether garage door repair is required, or whether it is necessary to install new garage doors. Adjustments might be made…
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How a garage door works

Garage door not acting right? Don’t wait until it’s too late

Something off when your garage opens? Something creaking when it closes? Garage doors are not just doors that open and close. Garage doors that function properly protect you, your car and your belongings. Garage doors that don’t work are a safety hazard, and delay getting you out of the house and to where you need…
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Possible reasons why your garage door remote might not be working

If this is the case, we know it’s very frustrating. There are a variety of possible causes of the malfunction. Here’s a quick checklist covering four of the most common… The batteries simply need changing – a useful clue is if it works only when you’re right beside the door The antenna might not be…
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Simple yet effective garage door maintenance tips

A garage door is your home’s biggest moving part, and it is used many times a day all year round. To keep your door running as smoothly as possible, follow these simple maintenance tips. Listen and look Observe the garage door each time it’s in action. If the door is making unusual noises or not…
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Why should you invest in eco-friendly garage door materials?

Why should you invest in eco-friendly garage door materials? Environmentally-friendly home construction and renovation projects, especially eco-friendly garage door installations, have increased across the country in recent years. Why have eco-friendly materials become such a huge part of this growing trend? Home value New home buyers are more likely to purchase a home that has…
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Check your garage door frequently

It’s a pain when your garage won’t open or gets stuck. Can you prevent it? There are a couple of things you can check to ensure its functioning properly. Photo-eye This is the little device that shoots a laser from end to end of your door to prevent it from shutting all the way if…
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Installing a garage door is a job best left to the professionals!

DIY projects are a great way to increase the value and curb appeal of your home, but there’s a reason why most people opt to have a professional garage door company handle their installation. While it might seem like a straightforward project, new garage door installation can be a tricky job. Garage doors must be…
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Help! My garage door won’t open!

This is a plaintive cry our Boulder Garage Door team often hear. Where there’s an automatic opener attached, it might simply be a loss of power to the device. This said, or if you don’t have the automatic opener facility, the cause is often a broken spring. There are two of these, one located at…
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Garage door safety

Keeping your garage door safe

If you have a garage door, it’s important that you keep an eye on it regularly to ensure that it is operating safely, especially if you have children or pets in the family. If your door isn’t working correctly, someone could be badly injured. Contact a garage door service company to evaluate your garage door…
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How to spot garage door problems

The experts at Boulder Garage Doors have 40 years of experience assessing and correcting garage door problems. You can call them for help if you’re having trouble and need your garage door repaired or you could try to fix it yourself. Here are some problems and possible solutions if you think you’re having garage door…
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