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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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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.