When Buying A Pre-1993 Home, Check The Garage Door's Auto-Reverse Feature

Posted on: 29 March 2016

When buying a house, there are a litany of things to check. You'll want to make sure the garbage disposal, the doorbell and all of the toilets are in proper working order, among other things. One thing that many homeowners overlook is the garage door opener. If you're buying a home that was built prior to 1993, here's why you need to also check the garage door and how to do so.
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3-Step Guide To Making Your Jerky Garage Door Open And Close More Smoothly

Posted on: 28 March 2016

If you have noticed that your garage door is jerking every time you open or close it, you may decide to take action to make it open more smoothly. After ruling out a problem with your garage door opener, use the three-step guide below to take steps towards removing possible causes. Step 1:  Check The Tracks For Debris And Loose Screws The first step involves checking the tracks for any signs of debris, as well as loose screws that could be snagging the rollers.
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Wind Load: What Is It And How Does It Determine The Strength Of Your Steel Garage Doors?

Posted on: 19 June 2015

When hurricanes or tornadoes threaten to damage or destroy your home, installing the right steel garage doors can help protect it. Garage doors made with galvanized steel offer outstanding strength and protection against the excessive winds produced by seasonal storms. However, your contractors must design your garage doors with the right wind load to achieve these benefits. Here are things to know about wind load, as well as descriptions of three types of steel garage doors you can choose.
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