How Long Do Garage Door Openers Last?

Homeowners often ask us "how long do garage door openers last?". That answer can vary but I want to give some context before we jump into the answer. Most everything on a garage door including the motor is measured by cycle life. A cycle is a full open and close of the garage door. The [...]

By |2018-09-20T02:10:33+00:00September 20th, 2018|Home Improvement, Garage Door Opener|Comments Off on How Long Do Garage Door Openers Last?

Garage Door Entry Gadgets Ensure Safety

School's been in session for a few months now and it's a time when teenagers and children come home alone while parents are at work. If they come in through the garage door, there may be some advantages and accessories that can ensure their safety. We'll take a look at some here. Digital Wireless Keypads Digital [...]

By |2017-07-19T17:14:24+00:00October 11th, 2016|Garage Door|0 Comments

Gadgets for your Garage

Did you know you can buy a parking sensor to help you avoid a garage "fender bender?" Other gadgets for garage parking, garage door operation and security and garage storage are also available and could be helpful to you. Let's take a look at a few. Parking I know I could use some guidance when [...]

By |2016-09-05T19:17:12+00:00September 5th, 2016|Garage Door|0 Comments

Preventing Break-Ins through Your Garage

I don't know about you, but, after a long work commute and taking the trash and dog out, we've been known to leave our garage door open all night! When I wake up and see it was left open, I always do a quick inventory of items and thankfully, none have been taken...yet. Garage doors [...]

By |2016-08-17T18:10:41+00:00August 17th, 2016|Garage Door|0 Comments

Ooops – I Drove Through Garage Door

Kids are dressed and loaded, coffee's in hand, and it's dark and raining out.  You throw it in reverse, focused on dropping everyone off at their appropriate places and that cup of coffee, when, CRUNCH!!  Sounds like a ginormous piece of aluminum foil being balled up. You backed into the garage door. Now what? Usually, [...]

By |2017-07-19T18:44:47+00:00July 14th, 2016|Garage Door|0 Comments

DIY Garage Door Maintenance Tips

Some home maintenance items you can DIY (do it yourself) and some, you should call an expert. Garage doors are no different. Homeowners who want to save a penny, can try these DIY suggestions here to help keep a garage door in the best condition, possible. Monthly Visual Check It's smart to do a visual overview [...]

By |2017-08-28T14:42:46+00:00June 24th, 2016|Garage Door|0 Comments

Life of a Garage Door

Terratone carriage stamp door Your home is pushing 20 years old, as you're admiring the new roof you replaced last year, you wonder how long the ole, reliable garage door is going to last? One of the most important aspects of your home is the garage door. It serves so many purposes: protection, security, curb [...]

By |2017-07-20T16:05:26+00:00June 8th, 2016|Garage Door|0 Comments

Cleaning and Maintaining Garage Doors

Have you ever noticed that green, slippery mildew growing on your driveway during the summer? We actually had it growing on our garage door! Summer brings beautiful flora, but the hot temperatures and rain are the perfect ingredients for mildew and mold growth. What are some ways to keep your garage door clean during these [...]

By |2016-06-02T00:07:26+00:00June 2nd, 2016|Garage Door|0 Comments

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