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How To Keep Animals Out Of Garage

You walked into your garage to head to work this morning, only to see a mouse and some kind of bug with way too many legs scurry out of sight as you stepped in and turned on the light. Chances are, bugs and rodents are not your favorite creatures, and they certainly are not ideal […]

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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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Is Your Garage Door Opener Installed with Battery Backup?

It’s official. Come this July, all newly installed garage door openers in El Dorado Hills, Sacramento — in fact throughout the state of California — will require battery backup. But the truth is it doesn’t matter if your garage door opener is installed this year or 20 years ago — battery backup is still a […]

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How Childproof is Your Garage Door?

Kids will be kids, but garage doors are dangerous heavy objects. Childproofing your garage door is important to their safety. There are a number of safety features you should be sure your garage door has, especially if you have an older door. Avoid injuries, or even worse, fatalities, by childproofing your garage door and teaching […]

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3 Risks to DIY Garage Door Repair

Sure, some garage door repairs fit into the DIY category if you’re fairly handy with tools and can Google it. But remember a garage door weighs hundreds of pounds. It raises and lowers with amazing ease because of the incredible tension in your torsion springs, a withheld force that also makes them extremely dangerous. Plus, […]

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The Worst Place Possible to Leave a Garage Remote

Prevent Theft By Safeguarding Your Garage Door Remote Thieves are particularly attentive to details we tend to not think so much about. One bad habit that could result in both a garage and home break-in is leaving your garage door remote clipped to the visor in your car. Would you hang the key to your […]

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Leaving Your Garage Door Open May Not Be a Good Idea

Open Garages Lead to Increased Theft One thing we notice while driving through neighborhoods for service calls is how many garages are left wide open – with no one in sight. Even late at night, vacant garages are a plenty. Just as you wouldn’t want to leave your front door open all day, you shouldn’t […]

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Call a Local Expert Next Time You Need to Repair Your Overhead Garage Door

Time, weather, accidents and general wear and tear can take its toll on your garage door, even if you have a newer home and even if you’ve got a top-of-the-line door. Performing or hiring people for regular maintenance on your garage door is important to keeping it working properly. But any overhead garage door needs repaired at some point in time. There are springs, tracks, trolleys, and the opener that can all get messed up from constant use. So, when you do need a professional to fix your overhead garage door, call a company local to the El Dorado Hills area – they know the needs of these communities best because they live and work in them.