What to Do If the Photo Eye on Your Garage Door Is Off

On the sides of your garage door, located a few inches from the ground, there should be a photo eye on both sides of your garage door. The photo eye is responsible for detecting movement and stopping the movement of your garage door if something is in its path. All modern garage doors are equipped with this safety technology.  Signs Something Is Up with the Photo Eye The biggest sign that something is up with the photo eye on your garage door is that your garage door opens but doesn't close when you push the button. [Read More]

3 Tips For Choosing Garage Door Openers That Function More Quickly

The type of garage door opener that you have installed in your home will determine how loud the garage will be when opening and how quickly the garage door can open. While the different types of garage door openers essentially perform the same task, certain features will ensure that the opener functions more efficiently and with less energy. If you're looking to upgrade your garage door opener to one that gets the job done more quickly, consider the following 3 tips. [Read More]

Looking For An Alternative Garage Door? Check Out These Modern Styles For Your Home

At one time, garages in the average residential home were not as prevalent, but in the last several decades, when you pull up to just about any home, you can almost guarantee that you will see a garage. Because the garage is such a large feature of the home, the garage doors really do deserve proper respect as an aesthetic component. However, if you are like a lot of homeowners, the garage door that is attached to your home is about as basic as they come. [Read More]

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]