If working correctly, you should barely ever know that your garage door is even there. Apart from regular maintenance and periodic service calls, your garage door should be silent, effective, and consistent. However, if you open the door and hear one of the sounds listed below, you might need to call a technician to perform some garage door repairs. While it may be annoying at first, these sounds, if left to themselves, can create major problems with your garage door, including a possible replacement. [Read More]
Your Ultimate Garage Door Opener Buyer's Guide
It's easy to take your garage door opener for granted until it eventually loses its reliability due to age and requires a replacement. If you were happy with the performance of your old door opener, it makes sense to have it replaced with a similar unit. But if you're looking to try something different, you can be easily overwhelmed with the wide array of door opener types and features available today. [Read More]
Why You Need A Professional For Your Garage Door
No matter what you want to do, there is probably an expert online who can show you how to do the things you want in a way that makes you feel like you can become an expert in five minutes. However, in most cases, you will find that the things you try to do are so much harder than the expert made them look. When something is wrong with something in your home, it's tempting to want to get in there and fix it yourself, but this is not a good idea. [Read More]
Should You Repair The Garage Door Spring Yourself?
Garage door springs generally have a lifespan of 10,000-20,000 uses. They're one of the parts of the garage door that generally doesn't fail, but when it does, it needs to be fixed ASAP or the door won't operate as it should. Still, even though it may look simple, garage door spring repair is something that should definitely be left up to a professional. There are videos online that can show you how to properly replace the spring, but it's one of those jobs that can go wrong in a hurry for the following reasons. [Read More]