Stay Away From Tension Springs: Signs Of Malfunctioning Garage Door Springs

The garage door springs on your automatic garage door system are tightly coiled pieces of metal that can cause you serious injury if you are close when they snap. If you ever hear a loud banging noise in your garage, this can be a tension spring on your garage door snapping suddenly. It's loud, and you should never adjust your garage door springs on your own because it isn't safe to do so. Read More 

What Can Be Done About A Loud Garage Door

If you have a detached garage, you may not think that a loud garage door is much of a problem. However, it may be an issue if the garage is attached. Having a garage located beneath a bedroom can cause some disruptions, especially if the noise is waking people up at night. You do not have to accept that your garage door is loud forever, since you can do the following things. Read More 

Anti-Crush Sensor — The Garage Door Opener Safety Feature Not To Neglect

Every six months or so, you should complete a test of the safety features on your garage door. These features are meant to prevent accidental injuries, but if the mechanisms haven't been tested in a while, you don't know if they'll work when they're meant to. Here, you'll find some tips to help you test and repair the anti-crush sensor safety feature of your garage door. Anti-Crush Sensor This sensor is the most important of all of the safety features of the garage door. Read More 

Three Signs You Need To Replace Your Garage-Door Springs

The springs of your garage door are designed to provide extra lift, making it possible for you to lift the door yourself without having to move the entire weight of the door. This means that any sort of damage or malfunction to your garage door's springs can cause all sorts of problems and make it harder for you to get into your garage. Understanding a few signs of broken or damaged garage door springs can help you determine when you need to get in touch with a garage door contractor to replace them. Read More 

How To Add Weatherstripping To Your Garage Panels

If it is always cold and drafty in your garage during the winter, you probably rely on space heaters or heat pumps to keep your space comfortable when you are working in your garage. Homeowners who spend a lot of time in the garage will notice spikes in their bills during the winter, especially if they are using large space heaters to keep the garage at a comfortable temperature. Regardless of what you're doing in your garage, you probably want to keep it as warm and comfortable as possible without spending an arm and a leg running your heating devices. Read More