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    Why You Need a Garage Door Service

    While many homes have garage doors, some people don't take care of them as they should. This can lead to problems, unnecessary damages, and a broken garage door. However, if you find a garage door service, you will receive various benefits that will help you care for your door. Let's review [...]

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    Top Five Signs Your Garage Door Needs Repair

    When a quality garage door is working properly, it can help lower energy costs, keep vehicles and other property safe from damage and theft, and provide protection from harsh weather. But a faulty garage door can cause loads of frustration and may even present a major safety hazard. If your [...]

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    Summer Heat and Your Garage Door

    The summer heat in Virginia is not always your garage door’s best friend. There are several signs that the heat is becoming a little too much for it. It’s common for sunlight to interfere in the opening or closing of garage doors. This often happens when sunlight reflects off a garage [...]

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    How to Know When Your Garage Door Springs are Broken

    For one or many reasons, garage door springs often break and can lead to serious injury, death, or damage to objects in your garage. Garage doors include many complex parts that are essential to the proper functioning of your garage, but garage door springs are among the most important for [...]

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    Why Should You Organize Your Garage and Get Garage Door Service?

    Whether you are using your garage simply to park your car or as a studio or exercise space, it can be helpful to have a smoothly functioning garage door. While you practice your hobby in your garage, you can leave the garage door open and have a feeling of openness. That feeling won't be there [...]

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    Here Are Four Reasons Why Do You Need A Garage Door Contractor

    With helpful online articles and videos at our disposal, it seems like more and more projects are becoming DIY. It’s certainly liberating to take matters into your own hands, but there’s some situations where you need an expert to handle the job. Garage door projects are a great example of [...]

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    How to Open Your Overhead Garage Door When the Power is Off

    When the power goes off in your home, it can be inconvenient. Depending on how long it is out, the air temperature in your home may get very hot or cold. Remember that when the power is off, so is your garage door opener. Consider these tips if you need your garage door opened during a power [...]

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    Consider Practicality, Aesthetics and Longevity for Garage Door Installation

    Garage door installation is a bigger job than garage door repair or service. So it's a good idea to think about what type of garage door you would like to have installed before you call a garage door contractor. Think about what might be important to you in terms of practicality and aesthetics.[...]

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    Steel vs Wood for your Next Garage Door Purchase

    Are you in the process of purchasing a new garage door for your home? Luckily, there are many options available on the market for homeowners. Two of the most popular options are steel garage doors and wooden garage doors. This brief guide will explain which options are better for you based on [...]

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    3 Common Causes of Damaged Garage Door Cables

    Broken or damaged garage door cables can occur for many reasons. When your garage door cables get old or accumulate a lot of wear and tear from the weather, they can damage from becoming rusty or loose and require garage door repair. The following are a few of the most common causes that can [...]

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    Look for a High-Quality, Moderately Priced Garage Door Contractor

    When you're looking for a garage door contractor, you want someone who will get the job done at a reasonable price. You're also looking for someone you can call for all your garage door needs, including installation, repair and service. So it's a good idea to look for someone reliable who has [...]

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    What is Causing a Garage Door Not to Close Properly?

    As the largest moving access point of your home, it’s hard not to be concerned when your garage doors won’t close correctly. Whether they return to the open position or remain in some half-closed position, your home’s security is at risk when your doors aren’t shutting right. This is [...]

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    Do Your Garage Door Hinges Need to be Replaced?

    Garage door hinges are very important to the overall functioning of your garage door. They will need to be replaced as soon as they are damaged because it can affect the opening and closing of your garage door. However, some signs that your garage door hinges need to be repaired are not always [...]

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    How to Increase the Value of Your Home with a New Garage Door

    Are you looking to get a higher ROI from your home when you sell it in the future? There are many ways you can increase the value of your home, but replacing an old or damaged garage door is one of the most cost-efficient home renovations that will instantly increase the value of your home. [...]

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    Should You Replace A Broken Garage Door Panel?

    Your garage door is made up of several panels.  What happens if one of them is damaged in an accident? Or is damaged due to weather or age? While you might think it's better to only replace the panel, sometimes it isn't your best option.     If you need to [...]

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    Winterizing Your Garage Doors

    With the first day of Winter a week away, now is a good time to make sure your home is ready for the coldest days of the year. One area of the house that’s often forgotten about during winter checkups is your garage doors.  Without proper winterization, your garage doors will not only [...]

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    Noticing a Broken Garage Door Spring: What to Look Out For

    A lot of different parts go into making your garage door the reliable entry & security system that it is. One of the most significant pieces of the puzzle is the garage door springs, also known as torsion springs. These parts play a huge role in opening and closing your doors; should [...]

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    How To Maintain Your Garage Door Tracks

    One of the most important parts of any overhead garage door system are the garage door tracks. If you’re a homeowner that likes to take maintenance in your own hands, this is the blog for you! Here is some information about garage door tracks and are some maintenance tips:   What[...]

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    3 Features to Look For in a Garage Door Upgrade

    When the time comes to upgrade your garage doors, it’s important that you consider all of your options before making a decision. Gone are the days of the one-style-fits all landscape of garage door and opener models. Nowadays, new garage doors systems offer much more variety as well as new [...]

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    Your Fall Garage Maintenance Checklist

    As the leaves begin to change and the autumnal seasons draws near, now is a great time to mark all of your garage-related items off of your to-do list. The change in weather and temperature has lasting effects on many aspects of your garage. Rather than deal with those items as they come up, [...]

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