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Keep Your Garage Door in Good Working Order and Extend Its Life with These Regular Checks

This is a brief checklist of easy things to keep in mind when you are either doing a routine garage door check, or just going in and out regularly as...

What to Do if Your Garage Door is Making Popping Noises

A new garage door should open smoothly — it definitely shouldn’t make a loud popping or banging sound when it opens or shuts. Except that yours does. Yes, it’s a...

How to Inspect & When to Replace Your Garage Door Springs

Want a well functioning garage door that you can rely on all year long? The secret is in maintaining a good set of garage door springs. They provide the lifting...

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 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...

How to Clean & Inspect Your Garage Door for Beauty & Maintenance Issues

Consider your garage door a property investment, one that prevents access to your home. Replacing a garage door entirely is not cheap — and no garage door is designed to...

Garage Door Inspection Explained

As a homeowner, you naturally pay close attention to your home. Property is an investment that you need to take care of in order to get the most value from...

Garage Door Springs: A Guide to Repair & Inspection

Your garage door springs are one of the most critical components of your garage door. They also happen to be one of the most dangerous parts too. Your springs provide...

How to Adjust & Repair Your Garage door Cables: A Guide

If you own a garage door, it’s a pretty good idea to know how to adjust garage door cables. They are the flex muscles of your door — why that...

How to Remove Stubborn Garage Floor Stains

When you’ve repaired garage doors for as long as we have, you know garages can become dirty little dungeons, especially when it comes to garage floors. If you store or...

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...

A Guide to Choosing the Right Color for a New Garage Door

When choosing a new garage door, style and appeal mean everything. After all, the garage door is the largest front facing feature on your house. You want it to look...

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Why Springs Are Never a DIY Garage Door Repair

If your garage door opens a little bit and then immediately closes, you’ve likely got a bad spring that needs to be replaced. You can expect a garage door spring to last about 3 years, depending on how often it needs to be replaced. Keep in mind that springs are a repair for your garage door you should never do yourself. They are just too dangerous. One snap of your springs can easily send you to the hospital. Those springs are under an incredible amount of tension — they are the reason your hundred pound plus garage door lifts as light as a feather. You should hire a garage door repair professional for spring repair. They have the proper tools, equipment and expertise to be able to do the job safely and effectively.