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Think It Might Flood? How to Protect Your Garage

If you live in El Dorado Hills, you know it can in California like something out of the Old Testament. Sure, it can be feast or famine, drought or deluge, but when it rains it pours as the saying goes. How do you protect your garage from flooding? That’s a good question — and one […]

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How to Fix a Garage Door Off Track

If your garage door has come of its track, whatever you do — don’t force it. This can bend the vertical tracks and pop the rollers out of the track, which can cause serious and expensive damage. Getting the door back on the track is usually fairly simple. Start by disconnecting the opener. Manually open the door to the point it has come off the track and brace it with a secure metal bar. (This is safest when done by at least 2 people.) Stop the door to the tracks by fixing a pair of locking pliers in place. Next, bend the ride of the track open where the door has come off. Gently tap the door back onto the track with a rubber mallet. Next gently tap the track back into place. Test the door to see if it opens smoothly again.