Four Common Reasons Your Garage Door May Need Service

Posted 6/19/2017

Unsure if you need to have your garage door serviced? Check out these 4 commons reasons you may be due for a tune-up.

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Why won't my garage door close?

Posted 7/11/2016

If you're wondering why your garage door isn't closing and the lights are flashing, this video will explain the most likely causes.

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Don't invite criminals in. Close your Garage Door.

Posted 5/31/2015

In a typical night, it doesn't take long for Hilliard Police Officer Brandon Long to find an open garage for any thief to just walk in.

"It invites people to come in. It's more or less a shopping spree," he said. "We've had people say they've been told by other people -- hey go to this neighborhood or go to that neighborhood for some opportunity."

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What is your garage door telling you?

Posted 5/31/2015

Most every household item has a way of "telling" us if it needs a little attention. Door hinges squeak when they need a shot of WD-40. Showerheads leak if they need a new gasket or tightening. The toilet runs and runs when the flapper needs changing. The same goes for your garage door and motor.

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Garage Door Myths and Facts

Posted 1/26/2014

So many times I hear things and asked about garage doors and openers that people have heard from their uncle, the guy down the street, Bob the handy man and installers that is either out dated or straight up not true, but still believe in it. I will try to clear some of all the confusion here.

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I just bought a garage door opener, now what?

Posted 11/2/2013

So you got a DIY opener online or picked it up at Home Depot, Lowes or Costco and now it need to be installed.  You are the handy person in the house, then this will be a good Saturday project for you, but if you don’t know what end to use on a Phillips screw driver, I strongly recommend calling some to do the job.

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A Brief Tutorial on Garage Door Safety and Installation

Posted 7/6/2013

Garage Doors - A Brief Tutorial on Garage Door Safety and Installation

By Michael Panish

As a door expert witness, I am called upon many times a year to evaluate garage door injuries. Garage doors come in many shapes and sizes. Their functions range from basic security of an area to cosmetic concealment.

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Garage Door Materials

Posted 7/6/2013

Build Your Garage: Advantages and Disadvantages of Garage Lift Door Types and Garage Door Materials

By JB Anthony

Relative to how often your garage is being used, a garage owner may have to replace his or her garage door at least once in its lifetime. It is important for garage owners to know the different garage door types and its make so that he or she may be able to choose the best alternative based on the purpose for which the garage was built.

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Garage Door Repairs: DIY

Posted 6/7/2013

By Jeff Barker

It can be frustrating when your remote control or key-less entry pad stops working and I know there are lots of people who prefer to "Do It Yourself". If you are having troubles closing your garage door and you don't have the money now for garage door replacement here are some common complaints and their solutions: do it yourself garage door repairs. Some of these solutions can be done by yourself, but depending on the problem you might need a service call or, worst case scenario, garage door replacement. As the largest moving appliance on your home, all doors require regular tune-ups. This may be done by the homeowner or a professional. The advantage if you do them by yourself is that it is cheaper, but, on the other hand, if you call a garage door professional you can also ask him additional questions and you now you're getting a quality job.

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Garage Door Repair

Posted 6/7/2013

By Ken Marlborough

Sometimes, your garage door is not functioning the way it should. For simple problems, you could almost certainly do some of the fixing yourself. Here are some common garage door problems you can repair yourself:

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