Why Your Regular Home Maintenance Schedule Should Include Opening The Garage Door

If you tend to leave your garage door closed all the time -- not unusual if you use your garage as a workspace and don't want people to be able to see in, for security reasons -- you may think that you don't have to worry about the state of the garage door or opener. However, you should be. Leaving the door in one position for a very long time -- as in months or years -- can be harmful. [Read More]

Top 3 Garage Door Malfunctions

Do you have a garage door that is less than fully functional? Are you tired of fighting with your garage door when you need to go to work or out to run an errand? Depending on the exact type of garage door that you have, there could be multiple things that are preventing it from working properly. Some of the most common garage door issues include:  Damaged or broken spring: While your garage door spring is larger and sturdier than most springs you might have seen previously, it won't last indefinitely. [Read More]

Steps For Choosing A New Garage Door

The garage is an important space, not only a place for parking your car but also for entryway to your home. What's more, the garage door can take up a large portion of your house's façade. In other words, your choice in garage doors is key to both the look of your home and to your daily routines. Choose a garage door that fits your home's appearance and meets your daily access needs. [Read More]

How To Repair, Prime, And Paint A Dented Steel Garage Door

If your steel garage door is dented, it doesn't have to stay that way. You can easily repair the dent using automotive body filler and make the dent virtually invisible after painting. Below is a step-by-step guide to repairing a dented steel garage door: Materials you will need Automotive body filler Magnetic dent puller Putty knife 80-grit sanding block 200-grit sanding block 400-grit sanding block Tack cloth Plastic comb Primer Exterior paint Paint brush How to perform the repair [Read More]