Garage door openers: The basics

In 2017, it’s rare to come across a garage owner who doesn’t use an electric garage door opener. I mean, come on, they make our lives so much easier! We don’t even have to get out in the rain/snow to open the garage door… They’re a great invention.
Now, while they are very durable, you may have to change parts or replace your garage door opener at some point. So, here’s a useful article to help you find your feet when speaking with a garage door specialist.
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Glass garage doors – the ultimate in versatility

If you are like most people today, you would love to spend more time outdoors at your home and less inside. This means that you want to get creative with your doors in order to make them more than just an entry and exit point. You want to create an area that extends the amount of time you spend outside, and make it inviting on those nice summer evenings and throughout the year.
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Reinforcement struts 101: What are they for?

If you have a double garage door, you’ve no doubt noticed that there is a U-shaped steel bar attached to the inside of your door. If you’ve noticed it, and you’ve been wondering what purpose it serves, you’ve come to the right place.
This U-shaped bar is in fact known as reinforcement struts and they are generally 2.25 inches wide (57 mm) and are either screwed in using hinges or held in place with steel clips.
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How a New Garage Door Can Improve your home

A new garage door can improve your property in several different ways. It can make your garage look more attractive, it can increase safety and security, and it can bring more value to your home in terms of lower energy costs and greater equity.
Of course, a new garage door will also mean that you will not have to worry about maintenance and repair costs. If you repeatedly have to make repairs on an old garage door, the costs may actually equal the price of having a new door installed. This is an important thing to consider when you have a garage with an older door.
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5 things you should know before buying a garage door

Your garage door is an integral part of your home. It’s one of the first things people see when they pass your house, and it’s the largest piece of moving equipment in your home. Home owners don’t want ugly garage doors that stick out like a sore thumb. They want:

  • A garage door that ties together their home’s look;
  • A garage door that works, is efficient and requires little maintenance;
  • A garage door that will last for years.

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What does R-value mean when it comes to my garage door?

Many of us are looking for ways to reduce our carbon footprint. Some of these changes come easily, thanks to the ever-growing supply of environmentally friendly home appliances and building materials.
One product that can help make your home waste less energy – and therefore help the planet – is your garage door. To help you decide on the right door, you will need to look at its R-value. But what does that term mean?
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Frozen Shut Garage Door? Let Us Help You!

During the cold season, snowstorms are to be expected. You will want to make sure your garage stays warm and cozy even when it’s -30 ºC outside.

Your garage door is put to the test every winter day when the temperature plunges. Its metal components start to contract and its operating system becomes both a little slower and a little less efficient. This is why we suggest you follow our prevention tips to avoid problems like a frozen shut garage door. If your door freezes to the ground, don’t panic. There are many things we can do to unfreeze your door, and we’ve enumerated them all in this blog post for you. Check them out!
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