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Schedule a Garage Door Tuneup Before Winter

Schedule a Garage Door Tuneup Before Winter

A garage door tuneup involves a comprehensive assessment of what’s working and what’s not, and fast, efficient repairs. If you can’t remember the last time you had a professional check your garage door, a tuneup is in order, especially if winter is looming. Before the snow and the cold arrive once more, make sure your garage is fully operational and secure. Winter Is Coming Winter has to be the worst season for a garage door to get stuck open. Imagine if your automatic open
Installing a Garage Door with Windows

Pros and Cons of Installing a Garage Door with Windows 

If you’ve never had a garage door with windows, you might be wary of making the change. But many houses in your neighborhood likely have garage doors with windows, and they add such an elegant touch to the property. Is it worth it? Do the potential drawbacks outweigh the benefits? Enjoy the Benefits of Daylight Wouldn’t it be nice not to have to switch on the light every time you needed to look for a tool? Even better, you wouldn’t have to raise your garage door to let in da
garage-door-types

Compare Types of Garage Doors Before You Buy

The many types of garage doors for sale can leave homeowners scratching their heads. You know you need to replace your outdated door, but which door will look the nicest, function the best and last the longest? It’s not easy choosing among wood, steel, vinyl or aluminum. This guide will outline the pros and cons of each material type, helping you find the perfect fit for your home. The Wonders of Wood Wood offers an authentic look — it’s high-end, traditional and ele
Backup Power Supply

Having a Garage Door Backup Power Supply Is a Good Idea

Is a garage door backup power supply more important than a fully charged portable cell phone battery? It’s a toss-up, and the cell phone may come out on top. But when the power is out and it’s time to leave your house, you’ll wish you had both! What to Do in a Blackout Blackouts in bad weather are frustrating, but common. While you’re waiting for the power to come back on, you might want to light candles and play card games … or you might want to leave your house and go somewh
double garage door

Should You Install a Double Wide Garage Door or Two Singles?

Is a double wide garage door the best option for your new garage? Or should you opt for the traditional choice and choose two single doors instead? Many homeowners have an instant preference — they either love or hate the double wide garage door. But if you don’t have a strong opinion, this guide can help you understand the pros and cons of each option. There are many factors to contemplate, some you may not have considered. Think Practical First off, how many cars do you plan on pa
Garage Door Life Span

How Long Is a Garage Door’s Life Span?

For many Utah homeowners, their garage door’s life span is a mystery. The roof should last 30 years. The water heater should last 10 years. You have expectations about other home systems, but garage doors are harder to judge. When can you expect to have to replace yours? Estimating a garage door’s life span isn’t always easy. It may depend on the weather. Projections may change based on how well it’s maintained. Some may last 30 years, but others may need to be replaced much sooner.
garage door problems

5 Common Garage Door Problems and How to Fix Them

Garage door problems are a buzzkill. You’re rushing out the door, trying to get the kids to school and yourself to the office on time, then your garage door decides to act up. Or after a long day of work, when you can’t wait to get home and get out of the rain, your garage door decides to malfunction. What can you do to resolve the issues that plague your garage door? Here are five common garage door complaints and what to do about them: 1. It Makes a Loud Banging Noise Your d