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Reasons You Should Think Twice Before Attempting To Repair A Garage Door Yourself

There are some repairs around your home that you can take care of yourself. These repairs may be relatively simple to complete and do not require advanced skill or knowledge to safely and correctly complete the task. There are other repairs that you should leave to the professionals. If you are encountering problems with your garage door, such as a garage door that will not close, a track that has been damaged, or a torsion spring that has snapped and needs to be replaced, you may be considering saving some money and attempting to complete the repair yourself.   Read More...

What's Keeping Your Garage Door From Closing?

A properly closing garage door is not just convenient, it is safe for everyone leaving and entering your garage. But if your garage door will not close, it could need repairs soon. You can find out why your garage door does not close properly below. Why Won't Your Garage Close? Modern garage doors rely on special photo eye sensors to close properly. If the photo eye sensor in your garage detects anything sitting under or near the garage door, the device will tell the door to stop closing.   Read More...

Points To Keep In Mind When Upgrading Your Garage Door

Are you planning to get a new garage door? If so, you may wonder whether you need to choose the same type of door that you currently have. However, you may find it helpful to consider a different type of door when you upgrade. This is because many advances in technology and design may impact your decision. Choosing the right modern garage door will ensure that you have a door that you will enjoy.   Read More...

Repair or Replace—Which Option Is Better for Your Garage Door?

When you experience a problem with your garage door and you need a repair, you may want to reevaluate whether or not a replacement is a better option. There could be some good reasons as to why a replacement is better for your wallet and your home. The following are some important factors to consider when making this decision: You Have Continual Problems With Your Current Door There are fewer things more frustrating than one component of your home constantly having problems.   Read More...

Do You Need Garage Door Repair For Your Side-Swinging Doors?

Side-swinging garage doors used to be more popular, but with the invention of overhead doors, many of the older styles have been replaced. Nevertheless, when homeowners want a more nostalgic garage door look, they will opt for a modern set of side-swinging doors, and the look can truly be appealing. Just as with any type of garage door, side-swingers can develop issues that require professional attention. Here is a look at a few things that you will want to know.   Read More...