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  • There Are Benefits To Choosing A Steel Garage Door For Your Home

    If you need a new garage door and you want something to keep your vehicle secure that doesn't cost a lot, then a simple steel door could be what you want. These doors are chosen by many homeowners due to their affordability and attractive appearance. Here are some advantages of installing a steel garage door. Steel Is Strong And Durable Steel is a good material for a garage door because it is strong.
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  • Dealing With A Broken Or Damaged Garage Door Opener

    The door on your garage is probably the heaviest door on your home, so if the door does not open when you press the button on your opener, it can be a real problem. If you are on the outside of the door you can't override the opener, so you have to park outside and go inside to fix it. But where do you start? Checking the Transmitter If your garage door will not open with the remote, go into the garage and check the button that opens the door.
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  • Signs That It's Time For A New Garage Door

    Your garage door puts up with a lot. It has to work against the forces of gravity each day to lift as you enter and exit the garage on your way to work, school or simply to run a few errands. All of this usage can start to take a toll after a while, and it may be time for you to think about replacing your garage door in favor of a new one.
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  • Four Benefits Cables Have Over Chains In Garage Door Openers

    Garage door openers have two types of circulating pulley systems. The first is a chain system, which is the most common. The second is the cable system, which is less common. However, if you are faced with garage door opener repairs, you might want to consider switching to the cable system. Here are some benefits the cable system has over the chain system. Far Fewer Repairs Chains kink and bunch, and then they break.
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  • Designing A Garage For Oddly Shaped Possessions

    Most standard garages are made for single or double non-commercial cars. But sometimes, you have unusual items to store. This could be an oversized vehicle. Or, it could be a series of smaller vehicles that don't quite fit in a standard garage. Use this checklist to design a garage when you have unusual items to store. Consider the Garage Door Itself You may run into some trouble with the right finding garage doors to fit your building.
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  • How To Strip And Repaint A Wooden Garage Door Without Removing It

    Wooden garage doors add a very classic and vintage look to your garage. Unfortunately, they also require a lot of maintenance. After about five years, you will find that the paint is cracked and peeling from wind and weather. These doors are normally removed completely, stripped of paint, sanded, and repainted before they are reinstalled. You can, however, leave them as the are and still manage to strip, sand, and repaint.
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  • Five Garage Door Use Mistakes To Avoid

    Many homeowners don't realize how important their automatic garage door is and how convenient it makes their life until they experience a malfunction. The following are five garage door use mistakes that you need to prevent to keep your garage door functioning reliably at all times: Continuing to use tracks that are damaged by dents or breakages It's a good idea to regularly inspect your garage door tracks for any dents, dings, or breakages.
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  • Things You Can Do With Your Old Garage Doors

    If you are finally ready to have your old garage doors replaced with newer and better doors, you might want to start thinking about what you can do with the old ones. Sure, there is always the garage. Some contractors will even dispose of them for you. However, you get rid of the old doors, you will want to review the following ways in which you can continue to use them.
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  • Garage Door Openers: 3 High-Tech Features To Consider

    A garage door opener is an essential piece of equipment for your garage. Designed to make opening a heavy garage door easier and safer, these tools are very handy. While garage door openers were very simple in the past, that is no longer the case. In today's world, garage door openers have a wide variety of high-tech features. These features certainly aren't necessary, but they do help to make your garage door safer.
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  • Garage Door Tension Springs Need Replacing? Why You Should Not Replace Them Yourself

    If your garage is having a problem with the tensions springs it is likely not usable as it would be impossible to raise or lower the door. You may be wondering if you can take care of this problem yourself to save money. You should not, however, and below are three reasons why. Skill Level and Tools The first thing you have to consider is your skill level. You likely do not have experience working on difficult repairs of garage doors, including replacing tension springs.
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