If your neighbor's garage door remote opens your garage door because you currently use dip switches instead of rolling codes, it's a good idea that you upgrade your system now. Sometimes, people who install and use new garage door systems that change their codes with every use can inadvertently pick up their neighbors' dip switch codes and open their garage doors. In addition, thieves can use similar tactics to unlock and open garage doors with dip switches.
22 June 2016
A garage door is a major investment in and of itself, but it's no good without a quality garage door opener. Although many people never pay much attention to the little box suspended above their car in the garage, it's important that you have the one that fits your garage best. So if you're thinking of replacing your garage door, or simply are in the market for a new garage door opener, take a look below at three things to consider before you break out your checkbook.
13 January 2016
Automatic garage doors make life easier. That is, until they aren't working properly. A garage door that doesn't open or close properly is downright aggravating. Instead of living with the aggravation, take a few minutes to troubleshoot the problem. In some cases, it's an issue that can be taken care of quickly. Take a look and see if any of these problems sound familiar. Garage Door Won't Close You've tried to shut the garage door but it won't close.
15 December 2015
It's easy to use your garage door day in and day out and forget that it is a piece of machinery that needs to be maintained. Garage doors are designed to be low maintenance; however that does not mean they don't require any maintenance at all. One of the easiest and simplest ways to extend the life of your garage door and prevent the need for garage door repair is by applying lubrication when needed.
24 November 2015
Children are often not as careful as they should be when it comes to leaning things against garage doors. If your metal garage door has a few dents and dings in it, there is no need to replace the entire door. You can improve the look of your door by quickly removing the dents and dings on your own.Here is how to repair a slightly beaten-up garage door. Gather Your Supplies
26 June 2015
When you're heading for work in the morning, you don't want to hear the unpleasant sound of squeaky hinges as your garage door opens. Luckily, all you have to do to completely stop any squeaking and ensure that your garage door opens smoothly is apply a little lubricant. But if you own a relatively fragile wooden garage door, it's important to keep these three tips in mind. Carefully Wash Off Any Lubricant That Gets On The Wood
4 May 2015
If it's time to install new gutters on your home, you may want to buy the seamless variety. Your decision could depend on whether you intend to install the gutters yourself. If so, you'll need to buy sectional gutters. A contractor must install seamless gutters because they are custom made on the spot to the exact length needed to fit your roof. Still, it may be worth it to pay a little more and get better protection for your home.
9 March 2015
Keeping your home safe from storm damage starts with ensuring that the windows do not shatter from debris or high winds. However, many new homeowners are not particularly experienced with hurricane windows, and as a result, there may be some questions that they need addressed. Learning the following two questions and answers will help you decide whether impact windows are a good option for your home. Do Hurricane Windows Provide Any Benefits Outside Of Protection From Storm Damage?
9 January 2015
The garage is one of the most vulnerable areas of your home when it comes to security. Without the proper precautions, a criminal can open a garage door in as few as 6 seconds, so follow these tips to protect your home. 1. Replace Older Garage Doors An older garage door is not as secure as the newer models on the market. Modern technology has inspired doors that are thicker and have better insulation, which means better energy efficiency as well as greater security.
3 December 2014