Garage door springs can be extremely dangerous if they fail. Parts of a broken spring can fly off at high speeds, causing property damage and major injuries. People have even been killed by these springs. Since they support the garage door and hold it up against gravity, damaged springs can cause the door to [...]
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Safety sensors are designed to prevent accidents caused by automatic garage doors, which have led to serious damage to cars and injuries and deaths to people and animals. They are part of the automatic garage door system. In fact, these safety sensors have been required by law since 1993. The traditional form of sensor [...]
A home is the largest investment most people will ever make, but once a sale is closed, the work isn’t done. Garage doors can take up as much as 40% of a home’s façade. Investing in quality products and maintenance is important, and the following factors should answer your question: “Does a new garage [...]
Preventative maintenance is paramount to ensuring your garage door operates as designed. Overlooking it can lead to serious consequences. Seasonal garage door maintenance should be done twice a year; these tips on garage door maintenance can save you $1,000 or more in repairs later. Pay Attention to Your Garage Door If there is noise, [...]
The best garage door opener is one that’s best suited for your garage and home. Factors to consider include the drive system, power, speed, and features such as remote controls, keypads, and lighting. The brand is important as well. Here is a short overview to help you select from the best brands of garage [...]
All garage doors eventually need repairs. When your garage door acts up, the first thing on your mind is probably how much it’s going to cost to fix. This depends on the extent of the repair, the parts involved, the size and type of your garage door, and how much your garage door company [...]
Every garage door installation is unique. Thus, the total cost varies with each project. According to a nationwide survey, the average installation cost ranges from $726 to $1,436, so you may pay anywhere from a few hundred to a few thousand dollars. The type of door, labor, tracks, materials, and many other factors impact [...]
Traditional garage doors consist of a single panel, but many homeowners prefer the benefits of rolling doors rather than single-panel sectional models. There are many differences when you consider traditional vs. roll-up doors. In addition to pricing, installation, materials, and durability are factors to consider. First, here’s a look at the key differences among [...]
It is generally difficult to determine an exact timeframe for installing a garage door. Installation can typically be completed in a single day, over a few hours. However, there are many factors that affect how long it takes to install a garage door. The Process When garage door installers get started, they must disassemble [...]
Your garage door is a major part of your home. It can be tempting to resort to quick fixes and continue with garage door repair every time something minor goes wrong. But the day will come when you’re faced with the decision of repairing or replacing your garage door to save on costs and [...]