Of all the components of your garage door, the springs are one of the most reliable. The springs can break, but they have a long lifespan, which means that the need for repairs is less than other parts of the door. When the springs break though, it is not just a mechanical issue, but a safety issue. If your springs are damaged, here is what you need to know. What Happens When the Springs Break? [Read More]
3 Important Reasons To Hire A Professional For Your Garage Door Installation
Have you nearly finished building a garage addition to your home? Are you considering tackling the final part, the installation of the garage door, on your own? Although you may well have had a hand in the actual building of your garage, the door itself is another matter. It can be tempting to try to finish the door installation yourself so that you can brag to other people that you built the whole thing on your own. [Read More]
Should You Repair Your Own Garage Door?
Garage door repair is something that experienced DIYers may try to tackle. Sometimes it can be a great idea that saves you money. And other times, you could end up damaging an expensive and potentially dangerous component of your home. Here are some questions to ask yourself before you attempt garage door repair on your own. Are You Sure of the Problem? Many different issues can go into garage door malfunctions. [Read More]
Why Does The Garage Door Close Part Of The Way And Then Re-Open?
The garage door has special equipment which helps prevent injury if it is not functioning correctly. Its safety features can be triggered, which could be causing the door to travel up and down when you don't believe you have triggered the mechanisms. Check Yourself If you have a problem with the door going up and down and it is unexplained, you and your family should take extra care when you are around the unit. [Read More]