When to Replace Your Garage Door Opener
When to Replace Your Garage Door Opener The lifespan of your garage door opener can depend on the type of garage door opener you have, how often you use it and how well-cared for it is. If you have a professional routinely inspect and service your garage door, chances are the mechanisms can last a long time. However, no matter how effectively you take care of a garage door opener, you will eventually need to replace it. The lifespan of most garage door openers is about 10 to 15 years. But how do you know when it’s time for a new or […]
The Process of Installing a Garage Door
As you finish the process of investing in a new garage door, it’s nice to know what you can expect during the installation process. We are commonly asked how long the garage door installation process takes, and want you to be aware of what common complications could slow down the process. Due to the complexity and potential safety hazards, we never recommend that anyone other than trained professionals attempt installing a garage door. You bought a great, quality garage door, so let professionals install the door correctly to prevent any accidents or malfunctions. To put your mind at ease, we’ve developed a brief […]
Is It Safe to Repair a Garage Door Yourself?
Is It Safe to Repair a Garage Door Yourself? Our garages get a lot of wear. At just a few uses per day, the average garage doors open and close over 1,500 times per year. Even with regular use, your garage doors will eventually require maintenance or need a repair. Depending on the required service or level of damage, it may be something you can manage yourself. However, it’s always a good idea to call a professional to service or repair your garage. Garage doors are heavy, containing springs and components under high tension. In any instance, professional garage door […]
How to Fix a Noisy Garage Door
Noisy Garage Door? A garage is a beneficial feature for any home, but if you’re asking yourself “Why is my garage door so noisy?” chances are it requires maintenance or repairs. You rely on your garage door for convenience and safety. Screeching and grinding sounds can disrupt a peaceful morning and often suggest a more significant problem. Spending a few hours every year to maintain your garage door will keep it functioning smoothly and quietly. With a few fixes and regular maintenance, you can prevent garage door noise. Garage doors are heavy and pressurized, which can make do-it-yourself repairs dangerous. While you can do […]