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How Much Will My Garage Door Repair Cost?

Aside from your car, your garage door is probably the heaviest moving object in your home. We use it thousands of times per year, and it weighs hundreds of pounds. And yet it makes our lives so convenient. When it stops working, the very functioning of life seems to grind to a halt. There is […]

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California Spanish Style Home

From San Diego to Sacramento, there are various Spanish style homes which were built in the 1600s and 1800s. Most Spanish Homes are found in L.A. County from a beach side cottage in Malibu to a hillside mansion in Beverly Hills. Those who own a Spanish home love the personality which lies in the architecture. […]

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How to Speed Up a Slow Opening Garage Door

Garage doors open so smoothly they feel as light as a feather. It’s easy to forget this is a highly complicated mechanical device that weighs hundreds of pounds. And considering most families uses their garages 3 or 4 times per day, that’s easily 1,000 times over the course of a year. After a few years, […]

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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?

This is probably the most common question we get when it comes to garage door opener repair. The answer really comes down to two things: the type of garage door opener you have and how often you use the garage door opener. Chain driven garage door openers are louder, but they last a while longer. […]

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Garage Door Replacement Vs Repair: Which is Right for You?

Own a home with a garage door long enough, and eventually that garage door will break. The one question we get asked the most is should you repair or replace your garage door? That depends on the nature of the repair, the age and quality of the door. The good news is that new garage door installation has incredible return on investment — virtually 97%, dollar for dollar, because of the substantial boost it can give your home’s property value. While most garage door repairs are simple and inexpensive, the older and more used a door gets, the more it will break down and the costlier it will be to repair. In that way it is much like a car. There’s also the question of safety. Older doors that have been heavily used pose a safety hazard, especially if you have children and pets. If you are still on the fence, call us. We’d be happy to come out and do a complete inspection so you have a better understanding of your options.