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.


How To Clean And Maintain Accordion-Style Hurricane Shutters

If you live in a hurricane-prone state, such as Florida or Louisiana, there's a good chance that you have hurricane shutters on your home. While they are usually open to allow light into your house, you can easily close them in case of a weather emergency. The shutters are designed to reduce the impact of high winds on your windows, as well as keep flying debris from shattering them.  One type of hurricane shutter is the accordion-style, which open and close on a track that is attached to your window frames or garage door. Read More 

Restoring Your Wooden Carriage House Doors: A Step-By-Step Guide For DIY Homeowners

Do you have some garage doors that look like twin house doors rather than the swing up and open doors? These are actually known as "carriage doors" because they are built onto old structures that were once used to house carriages. The double doors opened outward to allow for the removal of carriages and buggies before cars were commonplace. Later, the "horseless carriages" of old could fit through them too. If your carriage house doors are looking quite ragged, you can either replace them with a modern garage door, or you can restore the old doors yourself. Read More 

3 Garage Door Maintenance Tips

When it comes to making sure that your garage door enjoys a long, healthy life, it is imperative that you keep up with maintaining your garage door. Throughout the course of this brief article, you will learn about a few common garage door maintenance tips. Clean Your Garage Door Making sure that your garage door is clean is a simple way to make sure that your garage door is well maintained, and is also easy to do and won't consume much of your time. Read More 

Does Your Garage Have A Spring Problem And Need A Repair? Here Are 2 Fixes To Solve Your Problem

The torsion spring ensures that your garage door stays dependable and safe. It is a mechanical device that twists on its axis and winds around its center to release and gain kinetic energy. This process occurs as your garage door opens and closes. A spring is a mechanical device, which means it can malfunction at any time. It usually lasts between seven to 10 years before needing to be replaced. If you need a garage door spring repair, then here are two options for restoring it back to working order. Read More 

Is Your Garage Door An Eye Sore? Make These Important Upgrades

Does your garage door look worn, dented and like it's served a lot of years? If so, this could be ruining the curb appeal for your entire home, and it's time to make an upgrade for a better option. The heavy steel garage doors are a thing of the past, and instead you can get a robust, lightweight and reliable product. Improving the garage door is not only improving home appearance and value, but it's also a safety upgrade. Read More