Tips to Repair Your Garage Door

Even though you are maintaining your garage door religiously, your garage door can refuse to open or close sometimes. A garage door that is stuck halfway when open can pose a security risk, allowing access to a burglar to your garage. A stuck garage door needs to be examined promptly to decide whether you can fix it or need professional’s help. Diagnose the Problem: To know where the exact problem lies, whether the fault is in the opener or the garage door, you need to ensure that the garage door is in fully closed position. Next step is to disengage…

Garage Door Tips For Winter

Your garage door can go through a lot if you live in extremely cold areas especially during winters when there is rainfall and snow. If you live in cold areas, make sure you go for a proper inspection before winter starts. Prepare your garage door for all the tough circumstances so that it may survive the tough weather and there is less effect in its life span. In this blog post we have discuss some handy ways to equip your garage door for winters. Take a look. 1. Ensure the Garage Door Is Sealed Properly: Check if the garage door…

How to reset garage door opener

The limit switches are used to operate the functioning of motor. Motor helps to open and close the garage door on a given command. Sometimes, the limit switches fail to work due to their complete life-span or improper handling. The most common symptom is the garage door will not open and close properly, or will reverse back from the midway. This is due to the malfunctioning of the security system which protects the garage door from hitting the ground at once. You need to follow certain steps in order to reset your garage door opener limit switches. Here is a…

Many experts consider the garage door as the most important household equipment that an average homeowner uses on an average day and they have good reasons to believe so. A typical garage door apart from protecting the car and other belongings from degradation also thwarts unauthorized access and burglary attempts. Moreover getting a garage door installed adds the much needed curb appeal to your property enhancing its value in the process. It is advisable that you always opt for a quality product like a Clopay garage door variant which would help you in deriving the maximum out of the product.…

Garage Door Opener Maintenance Tips

A garage door opener is all about convenience, safety and immense security. Your garage door opener is incorporated with innovative features that increase the safety proposition of the house. An automatic garage door opener is ideally designed to last for a prolonged period, but timely and routine maintenance definitely expands the lifespan of the device. Here’s a list of few simple steps to keep your garage door opener operating smoothly: Understand Your System: Garage door openers are available in multiple types for instance, chain-drive systems, belt-drive systems and screw-drive systems. No matter which type of garage door opener is installed…

When it comes to garage door opener or garage door roller designs most home owners’ default to specialist. However, when we talk of less popular technology, like the brilliance of torsion springs, their different variation and impact on our garage door, most of us don’t even know they need to consider it. Just like any other part of our home, it is important that we remind ourselves that a garage door spring   is the most common wear item on a garage door that will need to be replaced. If you are shopping for new garage door springs for your…

Did you know that your garage door is one of the most essential and also complex mechanical assets in your home? Undeniably, a garage door is one of those home assets most of ignoring, but just like our floors or lawn, it requires regular maintenance. One part of your garage door which requires considerable attention is its torsion spring. The center-mounted spring usually wears over some time and will require immediate replacement. Unlike several other home remodeling projects, it is very easy to define when you need replacing your garage door spring. Here are the top 5 signs to look…

5 Tips For Replacing Garage Door Panels Door panels have been known to be subjected to wear and tear. The garage door rollers which may be located at the bottom of the garage door may wear out due to lack of sufficient lubrication. This may prompt one to undertake garage door roller replacement. [Click Here] To Know more 5 Tips For Replacing Garage Door Springs One of the important parts of your garage door are the springs that open and close it. May people do not pay attention to their garage doors, until the garage cannot operate at all. Garage…

Door panels have been known to be subjected to wear and tear. The garage door rollers which may be located at the bottom of the garage door may wear out due to lack of sufficient lubrication. This may prompt one to undertake garage door roller replacement. Some of the tools that can be used in facilitating replacement of garage door panels include: Nut Driver Ladder Drill bits Clamp (vise type) Panel section for garage door Scrap boards Hammer Knee pad Tape measure After assembling the above tools, there is great need to ensure that you have taken the right measurements…

One of the important parts of your garage door are the springs that open and close it. May people do not pay attention to their garage doors, until the garage cannot operate at all. Garage door torsion springs are constantly under a lot of pressure. Chances are due to normal wear and tear, incorrect operation of your garage door or some bad luck, the springs will on your garage door will break at some time. The urge will be to try to repair them. You should never attempt to repair your garage door springs at all. Torsion springs require training,…