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Helpful Tips For Having Your Garage Door Repaired After A Hurricane

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Hurricanes and tropical storms can cause devastating damage to property. In fact, damage can occur that you might not have even anticipated or thought about, such as garage door damage. If your garage door has been damaged in a hurricane, or if you are preparing for a hurricane and are wondering what you should do if your garage door is damaged during the storm, then you might want to pay attention to the advice listed here.…

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Five Reason Why Your Automatic Garage Door Isn't Opening

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Being unable to open your garage door is frustrating, especially if you have an automatic opener that is supposed to make it easy. The following can help you troubleshoot the problem so you know whether or not you need a garage door replacement. 1. Photo Eye Issues The photo eye is what picks up the signal from your garage door remote so that the door will open. If you can open the door using the wall-mounted button inside the garage, but the remote won’t work even after changing the battery, then something may be obstructing the photo eye on the opener.…

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Three Popular Garage Door Accessories

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Garage doors are often overlooked when it comes to homeowners upgrading their homes. Most people spend their time and attention on the landscaping or interior of the home. They fail to realize how much they rely on their garage door for curb appeal, home security, and convenience. Upgrading your garage door is a great way to enhance the value, function, and appearance of this part of your home. Here are three popular garage door accessories you won’t regret getting for your home.…

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Why Should I Hire Residential Garage Door Repair?

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Your garage door is typically a feature on your home that you do not think twice about, until the moment it breaks. Broken garage doors can create a lot of stress as you might find your vehicle stuck inside and no way of getting out to get where you need to be. Residential garage door repair is available for those moments when you need help the most. Here are a few benefits of hiring residential garage door repair services instead of attempting the job on your own.…

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Popular Blunders You Should Avoid When Using Your Garage Door

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Your garage doors are probably the largest moving components you may have in your home. These doors help secure your home and also boosts your home’s resale value. As such, it is vital to ensure that your garage door is functioning effectively to avoid issues. A faulty garage door is risky to use due to the accidents and injuries it might cause. It can also give burglars easy access into your home.…

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Important Details About Garage Door Track Misalignment

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Garage door tracks play a very important role in the function of the door. Since the path that the door must move up and down to operate, if there is an issue with the track, such as a misalignment concern, the door will not function correctly. As a result, at the first sign of this problem, it is important to have the problem repaired. Learn more about how misalignment occurs and what you can do to resolve the problem.…

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Fast Hangar Door Care Is Important

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It’s important for your airplane hangar door to work smoothly and consistently and for it to do its intended job of keeping your plane and everything else that you have in the hangar safe. Here are some of the reasons why you need to make sure your hangar door works right and that you have it repaired or replaced when it has problems. Also, you’ll see why it is so important for you to have any repairs to the door done fast or to have the door replaced right away.…

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Garage Door Failure? Possible DIY Repairs To Try Before Calling The Repair Technician

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An automatic garage door is designed to open and close effortlessly at the touch of a button or keypad. The process is so easy that most people pay little attention to their garage door and opener system — until the day they push the button or punch in a code and something goes wrong.  Perhaps the motor does not seem to be running, or the garage door simply fails to open or close on command.…

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Archaic Garage Doors: Is Your Garage Door Still Functional?

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If your archaic garage door is one of the biggest assets in your home, you might try to keep it going for as long as you can before you replace it. However, you may want to upgrade your old garage door now rather than later. Your archaic garage door could have undetectable problems in it that make the door structurally and functionally unsafe to operate. Below are reasons to upgrade your garage door soon.…

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Tips For Keeping Insects Out Of Your Garage

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A garage is a transitional space between the outdoors and inside. So, it’s more susceptible to insect invasions than other parts of your house. However, once the insects are inside the garage, they can more easily make their way into your house. Prevent them from gaining access to your garage so you can keep the pests at bay. Seal Food Securely As Yard and Garage points out, one of the main draws for any pest to enter your home is food and water.…

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