Category: Garage Door Maintenance

Sometimes We're Not Meant To Erase Our Articles, Yet

Frozen shut garage door
Garage Door Maintenance

What To Do If Your Garage Door Freezes Shut

The cold weather begins to descend on us here in Washington, DC, and Maryland, and one of the things we have to worry about is our garages. Garage doors can freeze shut overnight if there’s ice or snow build-up on them, and that can cause all sorts of nasty problems like losing access to our cars or bicycles during sub-zero temperatures or even getting locked out altogether.

Read More »
extend the lifespan of your garage door
Garage Door Maintenance

Extend Your Garage Door Lifespan

A garage door is a large door in a garage that opens either manually or by an electric motor (a garage door opener). Garage doors are frequently large enough to accommodate automobiles and other vehicles. Small garage doors may be made in a single panel that tilts up and back across the garage ceiling.

Read More »
Garage door springs maintenance
Garage Door Maintenance

Garage Door Springs Maintenance

It is important to regularly maintain your garage door parts, especialy the garage door springs in order to keep your door functioning properly. Depending on the type of spring system that your garage door has, you will need to perform different types of maintenance.

For example, if you have torsion springs, you will need to periodically adjust the tension. If you have extension springs, you will need to lubricate them and check for signs of wear.

Read More »
Garage Door painting
Garage Door Maintenance

How To Paint A Garage Door?

Painting the garage door is a great way to bring color and life into an otherwise drab and lifeless space. The benefits of painting the garage door are numerous.
Painted garage door can help you with your home’s curb appeal and increase your property value, and it is a great way to get creative. Painting the garage door will also increase its life expectancy and make cleaning easier. It will also give it a fresh new look, which can help you sell your house faster.

Read More »
falling garage door
Garage Door Maintenance

The Danger Of A Broken Garage Door

The garage door is a vital part of your home.  It is the largest moving part of your home and it is also the most used. It’s also the heaviest moving part of your home. It is made up of many parts, including the springs, cables, pulleys, tracks, and opener. All of these parts work together to lift and lower your garage door.

A broken or damaged garage door can lead to big problems for you, so be sure it stays in good working condition.

Read More »
garage door tune up
Garage Door Maintenance

What Is Included In Garage Door Tune-Up?

Is your garage door in need of a tune-up? If so, you’re not alone. A lot of people don’t realize that their garage doors need a routine maintenance until it’s too late. In this blog post, we’ll discuss what is included in a typical garage door tune-up and why it’s important to have one done. We’ll also provide some tips on how to properly care for your garage door so that it lasts longer. Keep reading to learn more!

Read More »
garage door safety
Garage Door Maintenance

Important Safety Tips For Residential Garage Doors

Keeping your garage door in perfect working condition is an important task whether residential or commercial. Just like any other moving part, there are hundreds of parts that make up a residential garage door system. Before you can take proper care of your garage door, it is essential to know the basics of what makes up a garage door and its components. Here are some garage door safety tips for people who have garage doors installed in their homes:

Read More »