Garage doors can go off-track for many reasons. In fact, this is not an uncommon problem. But it can have serious consequences if not addressed by a seasoned professional. Attempting a quick DIY fix on off-track doors will only cause more trouble. Under no circumstances should you wait to fix an off-track garage door. [...]
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Since a good garage door can last several decades, you might not be that familiar with how to buy a new one. Homeowners often decide to upgrade so they can enjoy modern garages. But if your garage door is crooked, squeaks, or has other issues, it may be time for a replacement. When you [...]
If your steel garage door has rust, it has already begun to corrode. It is not uncommon for a garage door to start rusting at the bottom where contact with rain and corrosive materials is more likely. Don’t procrastinate if you see evidence of oxidation. It can spread quickly, reduce curb appeal, and possibly [...]
Installing garage door decorative hardware is a great way to upgrade the look of your garage door. Decorative elements include a variety of ornamental parts and accessories, whether for the purpose of updating the design, adding functional elements, or increasing visual curb appeal. Such an upgrade doesn’t have to mean replacing your entire garage [...]
Most people envision a garage door opener as an overhead system. A jackshaft garage door opener is an exception that, instead of mounted near the ceiling, it’s installed on the right or left side of a garage door. It is typically placed at the attachment points of the garage door springs and provides as [...]
If you’re shopping for a new garage door opener, a DC motor is one option you’ll find on the market. Motor type is just one consideration. Like many homeowners, you have probably looked at the pros and cons of belt drive, chain drive, screw drive, and other types of systems for your garage door. [...]
A garage door upgrade has many benefits, from appearance to long-term value. It is also a relatively affordable home improvement project. There are many practical benefits to updating your garage door, as it’s one of the most prominent and heavily used parts of your home. Here are some of the top reasons to consider [...]
Homeowners insurance provides coverage for damage that may be otherwise cost-prohibitive to fix. If your garage door were to be damaged in an accident or other event you have no control over, your policy may cover the cost of repairs. It depends on many factors. How do you know your home insurance policy covers [...]
Some parts of your home need regular annual maintenance. Your garage door is one of those parts. Keeping up to date with annual garage door maintenance is an important step to keep your garage door operating smoothly over time. Not to mention, a functioning garage can help to increase the value of your home [...]
Finding that your garage door remote is not working is frustrating. However, garage remote control issues are common. The reasons range from low batteries to signal problems, to faults in your home’s electrical system. A malfunctioning garage door transmitter can be a major inconvenience. There are several reasons Las Vegas homeowners may find their [...]