Open Sesame: How to Service a Garage Door

When to Stop Ignoring Problems With a Garage Door and Call for Repairs

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Your home’s garage door can act up or not work perfectly without necessarily needing immediate repairs; older doors may creak or groan as they work against some rust on the chains or tracks, or a door may shut with a bang simply because it doesn’t have quality stops to create a smooth movement as the door operates. However, there are some garage door repairs that shouldn’t be ignored; if you do put them off, this can mean even more expensive repair bills down the road, and an unsafe door that could cause injury when opened or closed.…

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Four Underestimated Tilt-Opened Garage Door Issues

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If your garage door won’t open, you’ve checked the springs and you know your transmitters are in working order, what else could the problem be? Read on to learn more about four common tilt-up garage door opener issues that might not have occurred to you. #1: Your door’s photo eye is blocked or misaligned. If the door is opening normally and the opener seems to be functioning entirely correctly but won’t close no matter what you do, go have a look at the photo eye.…

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Garage-Door Maintenance Tips: How to Winterize Your Garage Door

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The winter season can be particularly harsh on your garage door, especially if the door is not properly maintained. What’s worse, you may be unable to obtain professional repairs due to the harsh weather and the holidays, and this means that you may have to endure a broken garage door for days or weeks. Here are some tips on how you can winterize your garage door and avoid jeopardizing your garage security throughout the winter season.…

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