The Importance of Preventative Garage Door Maintenance

A garage door is an essential component of every home. Not only does it provide increased convenience (entrance at the touch of a button), it also enhances the curb appeal of most houses. It additionally creates a secure space for both our vehicles and personal belongings. Yet despite all these benefits, it continues to be […]

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How to Choose a Garage Door Opener

You’ve invested money in a new garage door. Now it’s time to invest in a high-quality automatic garage door opener. After all, you want to be able to get in and out of your garage with the utmost of ease, right? However, with so many types on the market, shopping for an opener can be […]

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Garage Door Staining Guide

If you are tired of looking at a faded, stained or rusty garage door every time you arrive home, you’re certainly not alone as can be evidenced by the many do-it-yourself ideas on Pinterest for garage doors. If you would like to update the appearance of your door, leaving it looking like the day it […]

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Top 5 Holiday Security Tips

The holiday season is a time for joy, happiness, and holiday cheer. Unfortunately, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), it’s also a time when many homes are burglarized. “Nearly 40,000 burglaries occur annually in the U.S. during November and December alone!” More time spent away from home during the holidays – whether it […]

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Malfunctioning Garage Door Prevention Tasks

A garage door is a deceptively simple-looking mechanism. Something that is designed to provide convenient access to your home 2 to 4 times per day* at the push of a button, as well as protect your vehicle from the elements doesn’t seem very menacing. However, as we mentioned, looks can be deceiving. Your garage door […]

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Halloween Prank-Proofing Tips

With Halloween just 20 days away – and counting – the streets will soon be filled with Superheroes, Princesses, Star Wars characters, Witches, Zombies, Ghosts, and Goblins looking for treats. However, Halloween isn’t just for kids, or treats. Teenage and, yes adult, pranksters also fill the streets looking to deal out a few tricks. If […]

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Two Types of Garage Door Springs

A common belief among homeowners is that garage doors are raised and lowered by garage door openers. The reality, however, is that the majority of the work is done by the springs. This makes them much more important than most people believe! The springs provide counterbalancing force to safely raise and lower the garage door […]

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