Maintenance plans are essential for any appliance or asset. Your car is one good example. You would want it to be in good condition for a long period of time and hence, you invest in a maintenance plan so that it is regularly checked for faults and other performance related issues. By investing in a maintenance plan you ensure that your car has a longer life than otherwise, and that it performs well during this period. The same goes for a garage door too! How to Identify the Right Time for Maintenance? There are a few signs that tell you…

A broken garage door is a far more serious issue than you would imagine. It could not only allow the entry of insects and animals, but also thieves and robbers. So getting it fixed as soon as possible is important for your security. Although any garage door repair technician may fix your door, how to ensure that you get a thorough professional to fix the damage? Here are a few points that will help you identify a great garage door repair technician. Professional and Well Equipped A great garage repair technician will diagnose the problem in your garage door and…

If you have been mulling over the idea of installing the garage door  by yourself, think again! Assembling DIY products is definitely exciting and it gives you a sense of accomplishment, but putting together a garage door all by yourself is a completely different ballgame. There are several risks involved that may affect you or your family. Why You Shouldn’t Try To Install a Garage Door Yourself Professionals work with tools that ensure that all screws and bolts are in place and the door is fastened securely in place. When you are working on the garage door alone, there are good chances that…

Secure your garage when you are out of town. Here are a few tips that could help you prevent break-ins to your garage and keep your home and family safe while you are travelling. Garage doors are usually the first point of attack for burglars and thieves and hence it is important that you secure it in the most effective way possible. Here’s how you should go about it: 1. Store the remote safely Keep away the remote to your garage door opener in a safe place. Do not leave it in your car. 2. Make sure the emergency release…

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Several companies make it a part of their marketing strategy to sell you ideas that are not quite true. This rule applies to all products available in the market. Even garage doors! Here are a few myths busted about garage doors, so that you can make the right choice when choosing one for your home. 1. All garage doors are made equally Nothing could be further from the truth. You will find garage doors in a wide variety of materials – vinyl, wood or iron. It is always best to choose one that keeps you and your family safe from all…

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Do I really have to do this? Homeowners find it hard with maintenance part of garage doors. This is because they have not fully understood the importance of maintaining the garage doors. They will ignore these doors until they fall apart and malfunction all together. The garage door is very important and you need to focus a bit on it to ensure you avoid major garage door issues. There are several benefits of having a garage door maintenance plan and here are the reasons… Saving on expenses Having a garage door maintenance plan will save you loads of money. Maintenance…

Garage door springs are pivotal part of the system It is unfortunate that most people only think about the garage door opener and the garage door but seldom think about the garage door springs. This is understandable given that they are a little obscure, but this ‘ignorance’ is potentially dangerous. The garage door cannot make any move without these springs. The garage door opener’s motor can run all day but without these springs, the door will not open. The springs’ design enables it to accumulate energy as the springs wind up when the door closes. This energy offsets the weight…

Expect it. As with anything mechanical and electrical, there will be some problems with your garage door. Most problems are usually avoidable with regular maintenance but some may go unnoticed. For fixing these you need experts from San Jose to intervene. It’s the opener! More often than not, your garage door problems will be due to the garage door opener. The opener is like the heart of the entire system. So, if it is not in proper working condition, everything fails. A variety of reasons… As many little things contribute towards the proper functioning of the garage door opener, there…