How To Make Your Garage More Secure

23 September 2015
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You may only think of your garage as a place to park your car, but it's actually much more than that. It can be a place to store things, a workshop for tinkering, and, most importantly, an entry point to your home that probably isn't as secure as it should be. Most homeowners take the time to make sure that the other entry points in their homes are safe and secure, but if you're overlooking the security of your garage, you're leaving a big gap in your home's overall security. Read More 

How To Protect Your Cedar Garage Door From Damage

7 August 2015
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If you want wooden garage doors, then you have a wide variety of options available to you. Cedar is one wood type that you may consider. Cedar is a light softwood that is porous. The wood has good insulating properties and the structure of the wood remains stable, even when it is exposed to high levels of moisture, heat, and cold temperatures. This means the wood does not warp or expand. Cedar also contains natural oils that repel insects and keep the wood from rotting over time. Read More 

What You Need to Know About Repairing & Maintaining Your Automatic Garage Door

7 July 2015
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Properly maintaining and repairing your garage door is just part of owning your own home. By staying on top of repairs, you can ensure the problem doesn't worsen, causing more extensive repairs or a complete replacement. Check out these six tips for maintaining and repairing your automatic garage door. Strange Noises & Inconsistent Movement Point to a Problem Automatic garage doors are loud, but there are normal sounds and there are abnormal sounds. Read More 

3 Issues To Inspect Before Replacing Your Garage Door Springs

6 July 2015
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Your garage door has operated smoothly and silently for several years. Lately, this hasn't been the case. Each time you've cycled your door, you've experienced problems. Your door either cycles slowly or fails to cycle at all. For this reason, you're thinking about replacing your garage door's torsion springs. Although these problems can be caused by worn or broken springs, they can also be caused by these other three issues. Read More 

5 Reasons Your Garage Door Might Not Be Opening

16 June 2015
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Your garage door is the gateway to your garage. Due to it's many different working parts, every now and again you're going to have a bit of trouble with it opening. Garage doors tend to be a bit finicky in some regards. You might be asking yourself, "What could be causing my garage door to stick? Why won't the darn thing open?" Well, throughout the course of this brief article, you'll learn 5 possible reasons why it's not opening. Read More