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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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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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What different types of garage doors are there?

Are you looking for new garage door installation services? If so, you’re probably thinking about what type of garage door to get for your home. While there are several options available, it’s vital to select a garage door that complements your home and suits your needs. Below are common types of garage doors you can…
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Reasons why your garage door is noisy

If your garage door is noisy, chances are there is something wrong with it. Here are some common reasons why your garage door is making a funny noise. The rollers are worn out Poor lubrication, causing parts to grind against each other when opening and closing Loose nuts and bolts Improper installation Ignoring your noisy…
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Is your garage door increasing your energy bill?

Most homeowners only worry about their garage doors when they need repair or replacement. However, a spike in your energy bills when your usage hasn’t increased could mean your garage door is the problem. New garage doors that aren’t properly insulated can waste energy in your home, especially when they’re open. They cause your HVAC…
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When your garage door takes a hit

With families spending more time around the home during the next period, it’s probably inevitable that the occasional accident will occur, and dents or damage be caused to many a garage door. For example, over-enthusiastic youngsters might batter it with a ball or bash it with a bike. Many homeowners can believe that such damage…
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How changes in weather affect garage doors and garages

Before homeowners purchase a new set of garage doors, they should always consider the impact that regional weather and temperature fluctuations can have on both their garage doors and the garages. Consider the following: Doors made of porous natural materials like wood swell when exposed to heat, contract with cold, and decay with high humidity.…
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Why you should get garage doors with windows

Many homeowners tend to prefer garage doors without windows because they don’t know much about garage door window inserts. However, choosing the right type of glass inserts for your garage door can add style and class to your residential property. Additionally, adding windows to your garage doors has plenty of benefits, such as: Potential savings…
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