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How to Spot and Troubleshoot Common Garage Door Problems

How to Spot and Troubleshoot Common Garage Door Problems

Your garage door opens and closes approximately 1,500 times a year. With a weight exceeding 150 pounds, it can put a lot of pressure on the underlying mechanism. In this article, you’ll find tips on how to troubleshoot and fix your garage door. Your Garage Door...
How to Clean Garage Door

How to Clean Garage Door

It can be difficult to find time to clean your garage door and maintain your home. Keeping your garage door looking great, however, is important for a number of reasons. Proper cleaning not only makes the surface of the door look good but it can prevent more serious...
How to Spot and Troubleshoot Common Garage Door Problems

Why Won’t My Garage Door Close?

If you have a garage door that will not close or is not closing all the way, many factors could be causing the issue. Sometimes, these factors are simple problems that you can swiftly and smoothly fix. Other times they are more complex issues that require intensive...
How to Cool a Garage

How to Cool a Garage

A warm garage can offer an ideal environment for you to work on some projects during winter. However, a warm garage during summer may not be ideal. Without adequate air conditioning and ventilation, the interior of your garage could get up to 20 degrees hotter than...
How To Open Garage Door Manually

How To Open Garage Door Manually

An automatic or electronic garage door provides convenience and protection. However, you need to be prepared for occasions when your door requires manual opening. For example, one morning, you may need to rush to work or get the kids to school, but there is a power...

How to Program Garage Door Opener

Manually opening a garage door can be inconvenient and dangerous. That’s why automatic garage door openers are such great tools to have. No automatic garage door opener would be complete, though, without a garage door opener remote. Whether it’s mounted in...
Different Types of Garage Door Seals

Different Types of Garage Door Seals

People are generally more familiar with garage door openers, springs, tracks, and other major components, but garage door seals are important as well. They help protect your garage door, keep it clean, and maintain its function. A type of weatherstripping, these seals...
What to Do When Your Garage Door Cable Breaks

What to Do When Your Garage Door Cable Breaks

A garage door cable is strong enough to lift and lower a garage door weighing hundreds of pounds. The cables in your garage door system provide support and balance. Despite how strong they are, they do wear out over time, lose tension, fray, and break. If a garage...