Garage Door Maintenance 101

Your garage door may require a bit more care than a standard home door, since there are several moving parts to keep track of. Here are some steps to perform when maintaining your garage door.  Inspect The first thing to do during your maintenance is to check the door for damage. The tracks are one area that's prone to damage, since small dents can occur from frequent use and pressure on the garage door. [Read More]

Three Important Garage Door Parts And How To Maintain Them

While it's best to call a garage door contractor upon noticing a serious problem with your garage door, there are a variety of smaller maintenance tasks that you can successfully accomplish on your own. Taking care to maintain your door's critical parts helps to ensure that the door operates properly and safely; failing to keep an eye on these parts can lead to a problem with the door that can result in injury, given the considerable tension of the door's springs. [Read More]

3 Things To Check On Your Garage Door For Winter

You might be thinking about shoveling your driveway and otherwise getting your property ready for winter, but you may not have thought about doing a winter inspection of your garage door. However, there are a few things that you should check on your garage door for the winter season. These are a few of them. 1. Weatherstripping Your garage door probably already has weatherstripping on it, but weatherstripping is rather flimsy and can become worn out over time. [Read More]

3 Things To Know Before You Install An Automatic Electric Gate

If you are interested in installing an electric gate on your property, you need to make sure that you know all about the installation process as well as how to maintain your gate down the road. #1 Always Go Professional With The Installation The first thing you need to know is that installing an automatic electric gate is not a simple process. To start with, your gate has to be hooked up to your electrical system, which will generally involve digging and installing new wires. [Read More]