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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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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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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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4 Tricks to Protect Your Garage & Save on Repair Costs

Broken garage doors are no fun. Sometimes the repair is easy and doesn’t cost much — you may even be able to do it yourself. Other times the issue is more expensive and you’ll need to hire a professional service. Considering how many times you use a garage door — 3 times a day on […]

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4 Reasons You May Need New Garge Door Weatherstripping

Most people are barely aware there’s weatherstripping on the bottom of their garage door at all. It’s one of the most overlooked components of the entire door. Typically, it’s not until rain and leaves from flood debris start pouring into their garage that they decide to inspect it. Weatherstripping runs along the bottom of the […]

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Unique Business Needs to Consider When Choosing an Overhead Door

Is your business considering an overhead commercial door? Realize that purchasing these types of doors is completely different than buying a residential door. As a business, you have certain cost considerations. Will the door need to be accessible to a semi or large truck? What kind of space constraints are you working with? What size do you need? Commercial doors come in all shapes and sizes. Many commercial spaces will need a custom door, which can get expensive. Plus you may be required to have a fire rated door to comply with federal or state safety regulations. These are steel doors that are specially fortified to withstand the heat as well as increase security protection.