Updating Your Garage Door Quickly and Easily

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Updating Your Garage Door Quickly and Easily

When it comes to making your home look like a million dollars, it is all in the details. When I went to list my home for sale a few years back, I realized that many of the other comparable listings had loads of details that my home was lacking. I wanted to make things right, so I started focusing on small things like repainting the walls and updating my garage door. After making the changes and re-listing my property, the house sold in under a week. I wanted to create a blog all about updating your space. Check it out!


Summer Garage Maintenance: Three Things To Consider

Keeping your garage looking great and in good operational shape takes a little bit of maintenance, and warm summer weather offers a convenient time to get all of your maintenance work done. Here are some ideas you can use to keep the garage and its door in peak condition. Lubricate The Hardware Whether you've noticed the garage door sticking every once in a while or you've heard a squeaking noise when you use the garage door opener, lubricating the hardware is a good maintenance option. Read More 

Three Garage Door Safety Concerns You Don’t Want To Overlook

Garage door safety is very important, mainly because a malfunction can lead to a devastating injury. This is especially true if you have an automatic garage door. Know what mistakes can lead to garage door safety issues so they don't happen to you. #1: Ignoring the springs Automatic garage doors usually have at least two large springs on either side of the door, while some may also have a spring in the center of the door depending on the type of opener. Read More 

The 3 Primary Types Of Garage Door Drive Systems

When you decide to replace your garage door with a new one, one of the choices that you are going to need to make is what type of drive system you want installed with your new garage door. There are currently three primary types of drive systems available on the market today. #1 Chain Systems The first type of drive system, and the most popular, are chain driven door systems. These types of door drive systems use chains that are usually attached on either side of the garage door or are attached to the middle of the garage door. Read More 

Understanding The Problem Of A Garage Door That Will Not Close

If you have an electric garage door opener attached to your garage door, then you may be surprised when the door fails to shut all the way. This is a common concern and something that you may experience if the opener is not working properly. This type of problem is something that may have a variety of causes and you can look at the movement of the door itself to try to figure out exactly what the issue is. Read More 

Garage Door Troubles That Require Prompt Attention

It is important to make sure that your garage door is always working as smoothly as possible. Should you happen to notice any of the following signs of trouble, you will want to have them tended to by a professional as soon as possible. The Door Is Getting Stuck On The Tracks You might notice this type of problem when you are trying to open or close the garage door. When the door gets stuck, and you have to try your best to wiggle it free, there is a good chance that the track is out of alignment. Read More