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Garage Door: Safety, Repair and Modification Tips


Two tips for keeping your automatic garage door in good condition

If you have just had an automatic garage door installed in your garage, here are some things you can do to ensure that it stays in good condition for as long as possible. Keep the floor area below the door free from debris One very simple step you can take to prevent the premature demise of your new garage door is to ensure that the floor area below it is kept free from debris; this includes things like stones, branches and any tools or gardening equipment that you keep lying around in this part of your home. Read More 

Garage Door Maintenance: 3 Signs That Your Door Is Unbalanced

Sometimes your garage door looks odd when it opens. It could be because you have an unbalanced garage door. An unbalanced garage door doesn't just ruin your home's aesthetics—it can pose serious hazards in your home if it is not fixed immediately. However, since garage doors experience various kinds of problems, you have to know how to identify balance issues. The following are some of the signs that indicate the door is unbalanced. Read More 

Things to Consider When Investing in a Farm Shed

A farm shed is a great option if you need to store hay, farming equipment or animals. If you are looking to install a farm shed, it is important that you carefully consider the different features which are on offer as well as how to avoid potential hazards. Below is a simple guide to things you should consider before you invest in a farm shed. The location of the farm shed Read More 

Garage Rage: 5 Signs Your Garage Door Needs to be Serviced

Your garage door experiences a lot of wear and tear during the hundreds of times it is opened every year. However, most homeowners never take the time to inspect the performance or condition of their garage door until it is too late. Below are 5 signs your garage door might need a service. Sagging Once a month you should check the balance of your garage door. To do this, simply disconnect the opener before opening the garage door manually. Read More 

Monthly Maintenance Checklist for Your Commercial Garage Door

Commercial garage doors are quite an investment for a business owner. The impact of a broken commercial garage door is much more than a pesky inconvenience, it can and will cost the business money both in repairs and in time (and opportunities) wasted while the doors were not in proper working condition. To avoid all this, there are a few monthly maintenance checks you can have done. Lubrication This is a common maintenance practice for anything with moving parts, and it is quite simple to do if you follow the manufacturer's manual. Read More 

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Garage Door: Safety, Repair and Modification Tips

Welcome to my part of the internet. My name is Crystal, and I have a large old house, where something almost always needs a repair. To safeguard my budget, I have learned to repair a number of things over the years including my garage door. If you want DIY tips on garage door safety, repair or modification, you have come to the right spot. In this blog, I plan to post on all things related to garage doors, and I may even include a few posts on other home repairs as well. Please, grab some tea and start reading. I hope this info helps and inspires you.

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Two tips for keeping your automatic garage door in good condition
23 August 2018

If you have just had an automatic garage door inst

Garage Door Maintenance: 3 Signs That Your Door Is Unbalanced
17 April 2018

Sometimes your garage door looks odd when it opens

Things to Consider When Investing in a Farm Shed
26 September 2016

A farm shed is a great option if you need to store

Garage Rage: 5 Signs Your Garage Door Needs to be Serviced
12 April 2016

Your garage door experiences a lot of wear and tea

Monthly Maintenance Checklist for Your Commercial Garage Door
26 February 2016

Commercial garage doors are quite an investment fo