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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Why Sunlight Confuses Your Garage Door Opener’s Sensors
Garage door sensors (those little eyes on each side of the door frame near the ground that tell the door it’s safe to close) use light to communicate with each other; one sensor sends light to the other, which receives the signal. If that path is interrupted, say, by an object or a person, the […]
In Our Dream Home, We Want it All… But can we Really Get it?
It’s difficult to make your home stand out in a sea of new construction. And while people love the luxury of newer kitchens, bathrooms, and just generally the low maintenance of a new-build house, people also love a house with character. It seems like those two things conflict, but there’s a way to have both. […]
Everything You Need to Know About Garage Outlet Installation for Electric Cars
In California, electric cars these days are as hip as hipster goatees. And why not? You save a ton of money on gas and you do your part to help save the environment — a win-win for future generations as well as your household budget. So it’s not surprising that in addition to being asked […]
Garage Door Styles For Your Business
Whether you’re looking to renovate a new space or change up the vibe to a more industrial style, an overhead garage door can be the solution! There are many reasons as to why garage door installations for restaurants and other businesses alike has been a recent hype. Are you on the fence about this conversion? […]
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. […]
Need More Room in the Garage? Here’s How to Install Overhead Ladder Storage
Do you use your garage for storage? Most people do somewhat, even if they also store their cars in their garage. If you really want to maximize storage space, optimizing overhead space is key. The ceiling area can be a great place to stash ladders, plastic bins, camping equipment and other things you don’t need […]