Garage Door Scams and How to Avoid Them

Garage door repair scams are on the rise in North America. These cons have become such a widespread problem that the Better Business Bureau (BBB) published an official warning to homeowners in late 2023. Understanding the warning signs is key to avoiding these scammers and keeping your money safe. Worried you might be dealing with an unethical garage door company? Stay safe with these helpful tips.  Examples of Common Garage Door Scams   While cons can take many forms, garage door repair scams tend to follow these patterns: Lifetime guarantee scams: The company covers their cheap repairs under a lifetime warranty but excludes […]

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How to Lubricate Your Garage Door

Garage door systems consist of various moving parts, from the rollers that move along the tracks to the torsion or extension springs that wind up and out to lift and lower the heavy door. These parts can chug along in their key functions for quite some time. Still, they require maintenance and lubrication from time to time. This guide explains the importance of lubricating your garage door and lists the steps for this essential maintenance task. Why Garage Doors Need Lubrication When your garage door is first installed, the technicians will lubricate the essential parts. The lubrication ensures the entire […]

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Guide to Choosing the Right Garage Door Color

Guide to Choosing the Right Garage Door Color Your garage door can attract attention or detract from its visual appeal purely based on its color. It’s a focal point that can make your house stand out or blend in, depending on which color you choose. You may express your own creative flair by choosing specific colors. It all comes down to your individual taste and preference in the end. To delve into the wonderful world of colors for your garage door, we’ll go back to the basics of understanding the color wheel and its different hues, tints and shades. This […]

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All the Parts of a Garage Door Explained

Garage door systems may seem quite straightforward — they open and close at the press of a button. However, garage door systems consist of several parts that work together to lift and lower the door when you press the button. Despite the effortless action, these systems are pretty complex. Understanding how the parts of your garage door system work can help you keep up with maintenance and troubleshoot issues as they arise. This handy guide explains the different parts of a garage door and their functions. How Garage Doors Operate When the garage door opener device receives a signal to open […]

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Save up to $600 During the 2024 Clopay Rebate Event! The best time to upgrade your garage door is now. Easy Open Door is offering rebates on some of our bestselling Clopay® garage doors through May 6, 2024. Get a $100 or $200 rebate on select models for purchase and installation throughout San Diego County. All you have to do is purchase up to three qualifying options during the event, submit the claim form by August 6, 2024, receive your rebate, and enjoy your new doors — and the extra money! Which Items Are Eligible for Rebate? Every household can receive a rebate on up […]

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Your Guide to Amazon Key Delivery

Ordering products online has become a popular way to shop, leading to a massive rise in package deliveries. As a result, Amazon developed Amazon Key to keep your packages safe with the help of your garage door. What Is Amazon Key In-Garage Delivery? Amazon Key is available to Amazon Prime members. With this program, you can have delivery drivers leave packages inside your garage — rather than on your doorstep — when you order something from Amazon. This option is often appealing to people who are often away from home when their packages arrive or who’ve dealt with packages getting […]

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Should You Repair or Replace Your Garage Door?

The average American opens and closes their garage door around four times a day. With such frequent use, it’s no surprise that your garage door wears down over time. Most people notice their garage door when it begins to malfunction. Thankfully, not every issue signifies that you must replace your door. Check out this guide to learn when to replace your garage door instead of repairing it and vice versa. Repairing vs. Replacing Your Garage Door: What to Consider Homeowners frequently wonder how often they should replace their garage doors. Most garage doors last 15 to 30 years with routine maintenance. But different factors […]

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Guide to Smart Garage Door Technology

Are you tired of traditional garage door openers that require clunky remotes or manual operation? If so, it may be time to upgrade to a smart garage door opener. With the latest advancements in smart home technology, you can now operate your garage door from anywhere, receive notifications when it’s opened or closed, and even integrate it with other smart devices in your home.

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The HOA and Garage Door Regulations in San Diego 

Whether you’re looking to convert your garage, install a new one or just maintain it, it’s important to keep in mind the various rules and regulations that govern your local area. Your state and local homeowner’s association (HOA) will likely have a specific set of rules that you have to abide by. Some of these will impact factors involved with your garage door.  Though some of those rules might seem strict, they’re set in place to serve the betterment of your community. California HOA and Garage Door Regulations The California HOA does cover garage doors briefly, but if you’re a […]

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Garage Door Circuit Board Troubleshooting Guide

Garage Door Receiver/Logic Board Troubleshooting Guide Your automatic garage door opener is an advanced piece of equipment that operates your overhead door. It helps to have it inspected regularly by a professional to check that it works properly. A garage door logic board is what gives the signal for your transmitters (remotes) and keyless entry for your overhead door to open or close. This guide features what symptoms to look for in your garage door logic board to make sure it continues to control the automatic opener. How Do I Know if My Garage Door Logic Board Is Bad? Look over your garage door […]

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