Basic Garage Door Repair Knowledge

You Can Make Your Garage Safer

Having an automatic garage door can make your life a lot easier. Unfortunately, those doors can also make burglars' lives much easier too. You have done what you can to make sure that your family is safe in other ways, so you don't want your garage door to become a weak spot in your home's security. There are things that you can do that will make sure that doesn't happen.  Read More 

Three Problems Your Garage Door May Encounter

A garage door that is experiencing significant mechanical problems can be a very disruptive problem for any homeowner. In addition to rendering the garage essentially useless, you may also find that a damaged garage door can be an immense eyesore that can detract from your home. Ensuring that mechanical and cosmetic problems are repaired in a prompt fashion is essential for limiting the impact that these issues can have. Dents In The Door Read More 

Maintaining Your Garage Door

Your garage door is a good investment for many reasons. The garage door keeps the dust, snow, and debris from getting on your vehicle. It can keep your car cool in the summer and warm in the winter, so you do not have to experience the elements when you first go to work in the morning. A garage with a nice garage door is a very good thing to have, but you have to maintain your garage door for it to continue to look good and function properly. Read More 

Three Questions To Ask Yourself When Picking Out A New Garage Door

Garage doors do not last forever. If yours is dented, making a lot of noise as it opens, or beginning to look a bit rusty or rotten, then it's probably time for a new one. Since it has probably been a while since you last chose a new garage door, you might be surprised at the number of options available to you. Asking yourself these questions can help you narrow down your choices: Read More 

Eliminate Corrosion From Metal Tension Springs and Apply a Rust Inhibitor

If your garage has an automatic door and the tension springs that are secured to the top interior side of the door have rust across their surface, treat the corroded areas by completing the project below. Protect the springs from additional damage by coating them with a rust inhibiting product when finished. Materials step ladder drop cloth rust dissolver (gel or liquid) paintbrush sponges bucket of water metal cleaning agent long wooden stick lint-free cloth rust inhibiting product Eliminate Rust Spots Read More