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Are you using the right lubricant for your garage door?  A garage door should be lubricated at least once a year; this ensures your garage door is operating safely and efficiently.  Below is a list of common household lubricants and what to use and not use: WD-40: Not Good! This product is known for being… Read more »

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Is your garage door ready to face the harsh conditions of winter? It is important to maintain all moving parts to make sure your garage door works smoothly throughout the winter season. Performing basic maintenance will provide you with carefree convenience for many years to come! Frequent lubrication will add on to the lifespan of… Read more »

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A common entry point to your home is the garage.  Unfortunately, thieves are targeting garages for that very reason.  If you own an older garage door operator, your home could be vulnerable.  Older operators use a “fixed code” technology, meaning the same “fixed” security code is used each time the remote button is pressed.  Criminals… Read more »

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There are a couple of things you should take into consideration before purchasing a new garage door for your home.  Remember, a garage door is the largest moving object in your home, so quality is important!  Just like any major purchase, you should do a little research before spending the cash. First of all, you’ll… Read more »

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There comes a time and place when a garage door is no longer able to be repaired or fixed.  Pouring a bunch of money and time into an existing door doesn’t make sense logically or financially.  Depending on where you live, your garage door can be exposed to harsh weather conditions and other elements.  A… Read more »

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Nowadays, garages serve more of a purpose than just parking your car.  …your garage can serve as a man cave, gym, office or more!  This means even more reasons that the inside of your garage needs protection from the outside elements.   Garage door seals help to preserve the internal garage temperature and keep the weather… Read more »

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Your commercial garage door is an important investment.  Most likely, your door often gets heavy usage, which may lead to frequent maintenance.  If you want to keep your garage door as good as new … you should learn to inspect your garage door properly and schedule regular maintenance. Proper Maintenance Since your commercial garage door… Read more »

Summer is among us!  I’m sure you’re happy Spring Cleaning is finished; now it’s the time of year for outdoor activities.  One exterior product that demands a lot of attention, and often gets the least amount, is the garage door.  If you’ve been reading our blog, you know that you’ll get a BIG RETURN when… Read more »

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June is “Garage Door Safety Month”.  A garage door is the largest moving object in a home and an improperly adjusted door or opener can exert deadly force when the door closes.  Safety and precautions can protect your loved ones from potential harm.  Below are our 5 best safety tips:  Call a Professional – Repairing… Read more »

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One of the most common questions that we are asked by our customers is, “Which are better, chain drive or belt drive garage door openers?”  Just like many other products, each has their advantages and disadvantages.  We’ll help weigh the options for you. Belt-Drive Operators: Advantages – Belt-driven operators are very quiet.  This is often… Read more »