What Are the Most Common Garage Door Springs?

Your residential garage door gets a lot of use as you and your family go in and out of it. That means that at some point in its lifetime, you are going to have some kind of problem with it, especially the springs. The springs of your garage door make it possible for you to easily lift and close your garage door. They basically act as force multipliers, because they take the energy that you expend and increase it, lifting the door past the point where you could do it on your own. Read More 

Considering A New Garage Door? Reasons To Take The Leap

Your garage door probably sees quite a bit of activity, especially considering that you not only operate it every time you go to work or come home but you probably also open and close the garage door frequently throughout the day for other reasons, too. All of that wear and tear plus constant exposure to the elements will wear down any garage door. If you're thinking about maybe replacing your garage door, you should take some time to understand the many benefits of that investment. Read More 

Updating Your Garage Floors To Protect Them And Make Cleaning Easier

The floor in your garage takes a lot of abuse, especially if you use the garage as a workshop or live where snow, ice, and road salt are common. The concrete floor is durable, but chemicals can stain it, and salt or other corrosive materials can damage the surface. Adding an epoxy garage floor coating is an excellent way to make the floor more durable and keep it looking great.  Read More 

Steps To Take When Your Garage Door Won’t Go Up

One of the most frustrating issues with garage doors is when they stop opening and closing properly. If you can't get your garage door to open correctly, here are some things to try. Open and Close it Manually Sometimes, opening the door manually and closing it is enough to reset the garage door system. It could be that there was an error with your garage door programming, and in a momentary glitch, it malfunctioned. Read More 

How To Paint Over Your Garage Doors

If your garage doors are in good shape, but the color just isn't doing anything for your home's exterior, don't jump up and order a new garage door just yet. You can actually paint over your existing garage doors with any color you prefer to give you the look you want. Paint your doors to look like faux wood, give them a carriage house look, or just paint them a different color to help update your homes exterior. Read More