What You Can Do with a Smart Garage Door Opener

Smart garage doors are game changing technology. Remember when the first garage door openers first rolled out? Suddenly teens around the world didn’t need to dive through the rain from the car to the garage every time the car rolled into the drive. WiFi garage doors increase our expectations of convenience in similar ways. It […]

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How to Speed Up a Slow Opening Garage Door

Garage doors are heavy objects we use every day, sometimes several times a day. It’s natural they’ll wear out. But the more we keep up on regular repairs and maintenance, the longer they’ll last. A slow garage door is one sign of more serious repair issues. Here’s how to tell if your garage door is […]

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5 Rules to Follow to Avoid Expensive Garage Door Repairs

Garage doors are amazing modern contraptions of convenience. When they work, we hardly think about them. One press of a button and the safety and the security of the garage opens before our very eyes. It’s one less thing we have to worry about as we leave for work and when we come home. It’s […]

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3 Garage Repairs to Cut Your Energy Bill & Save Money

Going green usually means making lifestyle changes that are good for the earth. But the flip side is that you can save money too. When it comes to your garage and garage door, there are several changes you can make that are friendly for the environment as well as your electric bill. Here are a […]

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Noisy Garage Door? 6 Steps to Quiet It Down

Have a noisy garage door? That can be so annoying. And it’s not like it’s making you any friends in the neighborhood. A noisy garage door could be a sign you need a completely new door. Some doors get old, rusty and just need replaced with a new garage door installation. But most likely the […]

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Sticky Garage Door? How to Fix It

Did your garage door suddenly become hard to move? Is it stuck in a mid-open position? We understand the concern. You might think this is an expensive repair. The good news is that’s not likely the case. It’s actually quite fixable. Most likely, the problem is your garage door track — an overlooked garage door […]

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DIY Garage Door Repair 101: Replacing the Garage Door Bottom Seal

How’s Your garage door weatherstripping? This time of year in El Dorado Hills, California is the perfect time to address any weatherstripping issues. When the stranger asks the homedweller why he doesn’t fix his leaky roof — “Well, right now it’s raining too hard. And when the sun’s shining, it don’t leak!” Replace garage door […]

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How Often Should I Replace My Garage Door Chain?

We get this question pretty often from our customers in El Dorado Hills, California. And although the average lifespan of a chain is about 15 years, the answer isn’t exactly a simple 15. There are many factors to consider. How often is your garage door open or closed? Opening and closing a door puts wear […]

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