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Common Garage Door Parts that May Need Replacement

Garage doors are actually fairly complicated pieces of machinery, with a lot of moving parts. Though with care and regular maintenance they can last many years without issue, there are some common failure points that should be inspected somewhat regularly, especially when strange noises and other outside-the-norm behavior starts cropping up. Let’s take a look […]

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Know Your Garage Door Inside and Out 

If you have a garage door, chances are that it’s broken once or twice over the last few years. With a quick call to a garage door repair company, it was likely fixed within a few hours. You really don’t pay attention to overhead doors until something goes wrong. And when things do go wrong, […]

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How To Stop Your Garage Door’s Rattling Noise

Garage doors are valuable, and important, aspects of your home and should be treated as such when they start acting out of the norm. Would you take the time to fix your front door if it was busted? Keeping your garage door repaired is at least as important for the security of your home, and […]

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How To Get Your Garage Door Ready For Summer

Summer is right around the corner which means it’s time to make sure your garage door is ready for the new season. With the weather more relaxed, you’ll probably be using your garage door more often, and likely leaving it open longer. You might even have some more free time on your hands, which makes […]

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Garage Door Repairs Can Take Time 

Rarely do things break during a convenient time. Modern life is so busy, adding repairs into the mix can take away precious time that could be dedicated to friends, families, and hobbies. Unlike other minor repairs around the house, a garage door messing up requires immediate attention, especially if your car is stuck inside and […]

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How Much Will Your Garage Door Repair Cost?

Here’s the deal: Sure, some minor garage door repairs you can do yourself, like tightening the bolts as a routine maintenance. But many repairs will require the expertise of a professional. And yes, there will be some costs. How much a garage door repair will cost depends on the nature and complexity of the repair, […]

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Keeping Your Garage Door Balanced

Most homeowners use their garage door multiple times a day, which can add up to almost a thousand times per year. The door will naturally go through wear and tear, especially if it is not routinely maintained or repaired. One of the most common repairs that garage doors go through is doors being unbalanced. Your […]

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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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What to Do When Your Garage Door Slows Down

If your garage door slows down, there could be several reasons why it’s happening. Let’s go over some easy steps you can take to troubleshoot the issue. First, make sure the tracks and rollers are clean and free from debris and lubricate them. If the garage door has extension or torsion springs, make sure they are not worn out or broken. If the garage door hardware is, it’s best to call a professional for repair. It could even be the opener. If the garage door opener is old or malfunctioning, it may cause the door to slow down. Check the opener for any signs of wear and tear or electrical issues.