How to Grease a Garage Door

After working in the garage door installation business for over 45 years, we’ve learned that nobody likes to listen to the squeaks and screeches of their garage door. Thankfully, eliminating annoying noises is easier than you might think. Follow this guide to learn how to grease a garage door and get rid of those squeaks…

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How to Keep Pests Out of Your Garage

You park your car in the garage. You step outside of the car and ack! A trail of ants is marching across the floor in front of you—or worse, you spot a rat scurrying to its newest hiding place. Not fun! This Halloween season, how can you keep those spooky little critters out of your…

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When to Upgrade Your Garage Door Opener

If own an older home, there’s a good chance that your current garage door opener is outdated. But garage door openers can last a surprisingly long amount of time, so how do you know when it’s time to replace? Our garage door repair experts review 6 reasons why you should upgrade your overhead garage door…

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What to Do When Your Garage Door Spring Breaks

Broken garage door springs are one of the more commonly reported garage door problems. Contrary to what many homeowners think, it’s your garage door spring that supports and lifts your garage door, not the opener itself. This means that a garage door spring is under a great deal of tension and will eventually wear out…

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Should You Repair or Replace Your Garage Door?

Weather, an accident, or even everyday use can change the look of your garage door over time. When your garage door begins looking worse for wear, you may wonder whether it makes more sense to repair or replace it. Read on for some tips that may help you decide.

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4 Risks to Look Out for During Garage Door Safety Month

Did you know that June is Garage Door Safety Month? Started by the International Door Association (IDA) and Door & Access Systems Manufacturers Association (DASMA), Garage Door Safety Month aims to bring awareness to the safety risks that garage doors can pose. To help ensure you and your family are using your garage door safely,…

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Why You Should Shop Around for Garage Door Service

For garage door installation or any other service, it’s a good idea to read reviews and compare several options before you sign off on a contract. We recently heard about an incident with GDS Garage Doors out of Dallas, who made the news for its fraudulent technicians in San Diego and other cities. This compelled…

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Comparing the Best Garage Flooring Materials

The floor in your garage takes a beating every day, from cars, chemicals, and dropped heavy objects. Depending on what you use your garage for, it’s important to pick the right flooring material to fit your needs. Before you begin, clean out your garage so you can evaluate the quality of your current floor. If…

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How to Manage Garage Condensation

Garage condensation is a common problem for Portland homeowners, especially in the early spring when temperatures are still cool but humidity is rising. The “sweat” you notice inside a glass garage door or on the floor of your garage might raise concerns, but it’s simply caused by a well-sealed space. Unfortunately, garage door experts can’t…

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What to Do When A Garage Door Comes Off Its Tracks

A garage door coming off its tracks can cause a world of problems for the majority of homeowners today using their garage door as the main entrance into their homes. If your garage door has ever jumped off its tracks, you know first-hand how frustrating and potentially dangerous the situation can be. Not only is…

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