It can be frustrating to find out that your garage door, which is only a few years old, has started to get rust spots. You might wonder why this is happening since it has high-quality paint on it for protection.
Do you happen to own a small business? Maybe you have a construction company or a service company, and you have a garage used for storing tools, equipment, and even vehicles. The doors for these types of garages are often more substantial than a residential door.
How long does the average electric garage door opener function? Most industry experts say that it is approximately 10 to 15 years. Yet, there are a few factors that can influence the length of time the opener functions correctly.
Closing your garage door may seem obvious, but it is a small task that often gets forgotten. Sometimes extenuating circumstances cause us to rush into the house and forget about closing the garage door. You might say “No big deal, nothing to worry about”…but it is something to worry about!
If your garage door works well, even if it happens to be a bit old, you might not think that it needs to have anything done to it. After all, if it isn’t broke, why fix it? Therefore, you might be thinking about painting the door.
Most people will agree that having the summertime last for just a little bit longer – and maybe start a little earlier each year – could be nice. If you have a carport, then this does not have to be a fantasy. It could be a reality. You can turn the carport into a living space where you can spend more time with friends and family, and it is easier than you might imagine.
What would you think is the most common reason for a specialist to be called out to repair garage doors? It actually has nothing to do with the door itself. It’s related to the door’s automatic reverse mechanism – generally, it’s caused by a misalignment with the safety system’s two photo eyes.
Have you always wanted an area in your home where you could entertain? Whether you wanted to have the guys over to watch the big game and have a few beers, or you desire a place to hold your weekly poker game, it can be tough to find room. The answer is simple, though – use your garage.
It is easy to get so used to the things we use every day of our lives, that we forget they might need upkeep or maintenance. Garage doors are a prime example of this, and even when they act a bit out of the ordinary (making noises or moving slower than normal), we might ignore it.