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Common Garage Door Issues: Dry or Squeaky Rollers and Hinges

Common Garage Door Issues: Dry or Squeaky Rollers and Hinges

In 2007, there were 1,610 reported injuries caused by non-professionals trying to fix their garage door themselves… Dry or Squeaky Rollers and Hinges If your garage door is sticking or making noise as it tries to open or close, the rollers and hinges may need to be lubricated so they... Read More
Common Garage Door Issues: Dirty or Misaligned Sensors

Common Garage Door Issues: Dirty or Misaligned Sensors

In 2007, there were 1,610 reported injuries caused by non-professionals trying to fix their garage door themselves… Dirty or Misaligned Sensors This is usually the explanation for a door that reverses before it hits the floor, or that stops in the middle of operation. Sensors may need to be cleaned,... Read More
Common Garage Door Issues: Worn Out Extension Springs

Common Garage Door Issues: Worn Out Extension Springs

In 2007, there were 1,610 reported injuries caused by non-professionals trying to fix their garage door themselves… Worn Out Extension Springs Not only can run-down extension springs lead to squeaking, but in the most dangerous cases, they can also cause the door to fall down upon release. It’s best to... Read More
Common Garage Door Issues: Warped or Misaligned Tracks

Common Garage Door Issues: Warped or Misaligned Tracks

In 2007, there were 1,610 reported injuries caused by non-professionals trying to fix their garage door themselves… Warped or Misaligned Tracks A bent track can be the root of garage doors that won’t open or close properly. A garage door professional can straighten the bend or replace a track altogether,... Read More

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2016 Mid-Range Garage Door Replacement, image courtesy of Remodeling Magazine

Your Garage Door is Worthy of the Investment

BuilderOnline.com is watchful of the Cost vs. Value Report from Remodeling Magazine, their sister publication. These trends in remodeling projects are often tied to local real estate market conditions. Their research unearthed that nearly 60% of homeowners begin a remodeling project within six months of moving in. We recommend taking... Read More
Common Garage Door Issues: Damaged Garage Door

Common Garage Door Issues: Damaged Garage Door

In 2007, there were 1,610 reported injuries caused by non-professionals trying to fix their garage door themselves… Damaged Garage Door While many garage door problems are mechanical, sometimes the door itself can fall victim to weather, vehicles or gradual wear-and-tear. We can repair or replace single garage door panels, or... Read More
Common Garage Door Issues: Broken Torsion Springs

Common Garage Door Issues: Broken Torsion Springs

In 2007, there were 1,610 reported injuries caused by non-professionals trying to fix their garage door themselves… Broken Torsion Springs If your garage door is uneven, jammed, or straining to open, it could signify that the torsion spring is broken and needs to be replaced. The number one reason for... Read More
The Year of the Garage Door: Over 90% return on midrange and upscale garage door replacement

Garage Door Replacement Boasts 90% Return

Remodeling Magazine recently published their Cost Versus Value Report for 2016. In it, they compare the average cost of a number of remodeling projects with the value retained at resale in 100 US markets. They also list the difference between projects on a mid-range scale and upscale level. Garage Door... Read More

How To Re-Cycle Garage Door Operators Without a Reset Button

Do you need to reset your garage door operator but aren’t sure how to because the unit does not have reset button? Easy! To re-cycle the system, just unplug the unit, wait 60 seconds, and plug it back in. Read More
What You Didn't Know About Today's Garage Doors

What You Didn’t Know About Today’s Garage Doors

The garage door, not the front entry door, is the main access point to the home for more than 70% of homeowners. (National survey) The garage door can command six times more space than the front entry door. 71% of homeowners use garage door openers to get into their homes... Read More

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