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Garage Door Spring Repair Should ONLY Be a Phone Call Away

It goes without saying that the automatic garage door is one of the most convenient inventions we take for granted on a daily basis. While garage doors have been around...

Everything You Need to Know About Garage Door Roller Repair

Garage door rollers are the wheels that run along the tracks of your garage door. These are the parts of your garage door that guide it up and down the...

How to Replace Your Garage Door Rollers

The garage door rollers are the wheels on the sides of the garage door that guide the door along the tracks as it opens and closes. Each hinge bracket has...

How to Repair a Slow Opening Garage Door

Does your garage door open or close slowly? The good news is the problem is most likely fairly simple to fix. In fact, odds are that it comes down to...

A Guide to Troubleshooting Garage Door Sensor Repair

If you have a garage door opener that was installed any time after 1993, it has a garage door sensor that improves safety and prevents injury. (And if your garage...

How to Disconnect Your Garage Door Opener & Manually Open Your Door

It’s been a long day when you return home. You’re tired and beat. You push the button on your garage door and nothing happens. Nada. Same with the wall switch....

Garage Door Opener Malfunctioning? Why It Might Be Your Garage Lights

LED lights are an amazing invention. They produce light at 90 percent more efficiently than incandescent bulbs. While they do cost more than traditional bulbs, they last significantly longer. They...

Is Your Garage Door Warped in the Middle? You Might Be Able to Repair It

Is your garage door warped or bowing in the middle? This is a concern you need to fix. It’s obvious a sagging and bowing door is unsightly, but it’s more...

Oil Tempered vs. Ink Galvanized Torsion Springs: The Differences Explained

Oiled tempered springs are the most common garage door springs available. They’ve been around for ages — practically since the car replaced the horse. They work pretty well, but they...

4 Easy Garage Door Improvements to Boost Property Value

Thinking about a home renovation? Your garage door is a great place to start. It’s likely the largest forward facing feature of your home. In fact, your garage door is...

Garage Door Repair: A Brief Guide to Painting Your Door

Your garage door works well. It’s got a few years left in it, but let’s face it: The paint job dates it. The paint is either out of style or...

Need Garage Door Repair? A Brief Guide

Garage doors are like water out of the tap — we tend not to think about them until its a problem. But when there’s an issue, our whole worlds are...

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Factors to Consider When Choosing an Overhead Garage Door

When choosing an overhead commercial garage door for your business, it’s a much different process than just choosing a residential garage door for your home. Because it’s your business, there’s a lot more on the line. Plus you also have to consider shipping needs — is it big enough for a truck to access for deliveries? Another factor to consider is durability. Will it be able to stand up to the intense weather and hurricanes we get in Elk Grove during the rainy season? Do you need a fire-rated door? Finally, consider its functionality. What are your space constraints and what style of door fits that space best? Do you want wide slats or smaller slats for a tighter enclosed space? Will it use a push button opener or a hand operated opener? Does it need to be insulated?