11 Nov 2016

Ice Hockey & Your Garage Door

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ice hockey and garage door maintenance

It happens every year in Canada—Old Man Winter arrives with little or no warning! Which is great if you can’t wait for outdoor skating rinks and the hockey season! The good news is that even by late autumn, there’s still time to have your garage door serviced before ice storms coat your weather seals, or road […]

9 Nov 2015

Unhealthy Garage Door Weight Gain!

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We can help if your garage door experiencing unhealthy weight gain

Garage doors are like people. Most of us have put on a few extra pounds since our high school prom. And you might be surprised to learn that as the years and decades roll by, your garage door may suffer from the same unhealthy fate! That’s important to know, because every extra pound puts additional […]

25 Oct 2015

5 Reasons to Start Loving Your Garage

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Make you garage place for fun

Is your garage just a place to park your car, and maybe a few possessions, or a part of your home to be enjoyed and maintained? The answer you give to that question probably says a lot about how much attention you paid to your garage, how clean and organized it is, and whether or […]

14 Oct 2015

A Dozen Things You Should Never Find in Your Garage

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Keep Your Garage Organize

As we’ve noted in the past, garages can serve a lot of different purposes. They can store your automobiles and recreational vehicles, of course, but they can also serve as workshops and hang out areas with a few good upgrades and renovations. At the same time, it’s important to note that there are some things […]

6 Oct 2015

5 Garage Door Problems You Shouldn’t Ignore

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Girl Hiding behind the blinds

We have yet to hear from a customer who simply woke up one day and said, “I’d like to spend some time and money on my garage door today!” Instead, what happens is that most homeowners tend to put off nagging problems and symptoms for as long as they can, hoping the issue will resolve […]

1 Oct 2015

Garage Door Jots & Tittles a.k.a. Thingys

Garage door definitions of different parts and hardware

Curiouser & Curiouser! Your garage door has curious bits and pieces that might leave you wondering and asking yourself, “What the heck is that for, anyway?” After twenty-five years in the garage door industry, customers still surprise me by pointing out these puzzling singularities-often seemingly useless “thingys”. And I keep relearning that what’s obvious to […]

27 Sep 2015

How to Keep Your Garage Clean and Tidy

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Couple Organizing Garage Stuff

It’s not unusual, when we show up for a garage door repair service call, to hear the homeowner sheepishly apologize for the state of their garage. Remember that to service your garage door we need a clear corridor wide enough for a step ladder–both along the inside of the garage door, and beneath the operator […]

15 Sep 2015

One Thing to Remember About Garage Door Maintenance and Repair

Remmber About Garage Door Repair

We understand that most people will never spend as much time thinking about garage door maintenance and repair as we do. But that doesn’t necessarily mean you shouldn’t think about it at all. Even if you aren’t all that concerned about your garage, or can deal with the costs and delays that come from a […]

28 Jul 2015

The Evolution of the Door

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middle ages doors were drawbridges

From Cave Dwelling to Rocket Ship Have you ever thought about how many times your hard working ’front door’ opens and closes during a normal day in the life of your busy family? And I’m not talking about that tiny rectangular swing door that’s collecting cobwebs. (The one that only unwelcome door-to-door marketers and unexpected […]

3 Jul 2015

4 Reasons Not to Repair Your Own Garage Door

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Homeowner Repairing a Garage Door Opener

So you’re all set to go to work, and find that your garage door won’t open. Or maybe some severe weather is moving in and you find that you’re unable to close the door and protect your valuables. In these situations, is it better to call a garage door repair company or try to repair […]