The Dos and Don'ts Of DIY Garage Door Maintenance

Why You Should Add an Automatic Gate Before Putting Your Home on the Market

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Some people choose to surround themselves with space rather than to live on top of each other in small “cookie-cutter” communities. If you fall into this category, you may be proud of the place that you call home even though you’re thinking about moving to another community and putting it up for sale. As you look at your options, you will know that any buyer is likely to think like you and will be looking for something that stands out from the rest. Read More»

4 Signs You Should Choose a Sliding Automatic Gate Over a Swing Gate

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Fitting an automatic gate can give your property a high-end look, enhance convenience as you pull in and out, and improve security. Those benefits are yours whether you choose a swing gate or a sliding gate, and both options have their own pros and cons – choosing between them really comes down to looking at your individual needs. With that in mind, here are just four signs you should pick a sliding gate over a swing gate. Read More»

Simple maintenance tips to keep your roller garage door in good repair

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Roller doors are an excellent solution for a garage - they allow the maximum space for the opening, without taking up space themselves when opening and closing. However, there are always things that can go wrong. Keeping up this regular maintenance schedule should prevent any major problems, which could be costly to fix. Tracks Check the tracks every month to ensure that they are not filling up with debris such as mud, old leaves or moss. Read More»

A simple step-by-step guide to lubricating your garage doors

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Are you experiencing squeaking, screeching and banging noises anytime you operate your garage doors? If you need to cover your ears any time you open or close your garage, you have a poorly lubricated system. The constant noises are caused by your tracks, hinges and rollers all grinding against each other and producing unpleasant sounds in the process. And the noise is not the only thing you need to worry about. Read More»

What to Check When Your Garage Door Won't Open or Close Properly

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A garage door opener usually consists of the opener itself inside the garage, a mounted control on the wall of the garage and a remote garage door opener that you either carry on you or install in your car. If you are experiencing trouble with opening or closing your garage door, any of these parts might be at fault. There might also be something wrong with the door itself. If your garage door doesn’t seem to open or close properly, there are a few things you can examine to determine what needs to be fixed for your garage door to function properly again. Read More»