Talking About Garage Door Maintenance and RepairsTalking About Garage Door Maintenance and Repairs


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Talking About Garage Door Maintenance and Repairs

Hello, my name is Steve Thronwell. I would like to use my site to talk about garage door maintenance and repair services. Although garage door assemblies look relatively simple, messing with the wrong components could lead to catastrophic part failure or worse. I want to talk about the tools and techniques professionals used to provide garage door maintenance and repair services. I will also talk about replacement options to consider once the garage door reaches the end of its service limits. I hope you will visit my site on a regular basis to learn more about your garage door parts and structure. Thanks for stopping by.

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5 Reasons To Install A Garage Door Screen For Your Home In A Tropical Climate

Living in a tropical climate may mean higher temperatures than you are comfortable with, leading to you not wanting to spend as much time outdoors. The garage can be a wonderful area to do handiwork, keep your car, and do laundry, but not if it gets overwhelmingly hot. In order to reduce the heat in the garage, consider the benefits of getting a garage door screen installed so that the door can stay open without any negative side effects. Read More 

Things to Spot to Determine if the Garage Door Needs Repairs

Keeping your garage door in tip top shape is extremely important so that you will never have to worry about having your vehicle stuck in the garage one morning. To help you make sure that you are going to be able to prevent that from happening, you need to check out the following signs of trouble. Rust is Forming on the Springs The garage door springs are very important as they ensure that the door opens and closely without much trouble. Read More 

How To Stop My Garage Door From Squeaking After It Rains

Squeaky garage doors require basic maintenance, but if your doors only squeak after it rains, you have a more specific issue on your hands. One of the biggest reason for this squeaking is that tracks attached to wood will move slightly as the wood expands due to the moisture, which is why the squeaking will start to fade over the next few days as the moisture fades. You can't stop the rain, but you can take a few steps to try to prevent as much squeaking due to moisture. Read More 

Four Things To Consider When Choosing Hurricane Shutters

If you're moving to an area such as Florida or Texas where hurricanes frequently occur, it's important to properly protect your home against these natural disasters. This typically means installing some type of hurricane shutters. Since these can be a bit expensive, you'll want to take the time to choose the right type for your home and family. Permanently Attached or Removable Some types of hurricane shutters are removed when not in use, while others are permanently attached to the home. Read More 

DIY Or Professional: Garage Door Opener Problems

Few things are more frustrating than when you come home and the garage door won't open – except maybe trying to leave for work and that happens. Typically, any issue dealing with opening and closing indicates a problem with the garage door opener. Some repairs you can do yourself, but some require professional expertise. Switch Doesn't Work, but Remote Does Sometimes, you can open the garage door with the remote, but not with the wall switch. Read More