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Garage Doors Aren’t as Simple as They Used to Be

If you live in or have ever seen a garage on an historic home, you know that back in the day there was one choice for garage doors: wood. Not so anymore; now you can choose from aluminum, steel, vinyl, wood or composite wood. But what are the differences and why do we need so […]

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Important Things to Check to Diagnose Your Noisy Garage Door

Lubricate all moving parts: Look at the infrastructure of your garage door and identify the moving parts, like the rollers, trolley carriage, hinges and springs. Any time you have metal moving against metal, it needs to be lubricated every so often to lessen friction and slow the degradation of the metal. There’s nothing wrong with […]

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How To Keep Animals Out Of Garage

You walked into your garage to head to work this morning, only to see a mouse and some kind of bug with way too many legs scurry out of sight as you stepped in and turned on the light. Chances are, bugs and rodents are not your favorite creatures, and they certainly are not ideal […]

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Sectional Overhead Garage Doors Aren’t Your Only Option

When choosing a new garage door, all the options can be overwhelming. If you want to keep things simple, you can go for the most popular option for residential homes, which would be a sectional overhead door, but there are other garage door constructions to consider before moving onto the next step, which would be […]

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Is Your Garage Still a Disorganized Mess? You Need These Shelves

In our recent blog, “Never Store These 8 Items in Your Garage,” we went over which items would be better off elsewhere, (hazardous materials, electronics, wooden furniture). There are still plenty of items: tools, toys, garden supplies, camping equipment and such, that are perfectly fine to store in your garage space. It can be easy […]

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Choosing the Best Type of Overhead Door for Your Home

Nowadays, there are a lot of choices when installing a new garage door in your home, especially in an area like El Dorado Hills, where newer, upscale construction is the norm. There’s size, material, finish, whether it opens vertically or horizontally, insulation and many other factors to think of when designing your home’s garage door. It’s always wise to consult with a professional garage repair company that’s local, because they’ll know the ins and outs of all types of doors, but they’ll also know the area and what most local residents want. They’ll make sure you get the expert advice you need to make the best decision for your home.