2015

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2015

Here’s What You Need To Know About Garage Door Remote Theft & How To Keep Your Home Secure

21 December 2015
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In Reno and many other areas, thieves are using garage door openers to gain entrance to homes. If you have a garage, here is what you should know and a few important safety tips that can help prevent you from becoming a victim of theft.  How thieves are stealing garage door openers  Thieves can gain access to all the contents of your home if they can get ahold of your garage door opener.
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Increase Your Curb Appeal With These Inexpensive Garage Door Changes

4 November 2015
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If you have a garage in the front of your home, the garage door is one of the largest and most visible parts of your home. A plain door does little to add anything interesting or visually-stimulating to your home. However, trendy garage doors that increase your home's curb appeal, such as carriage and wood garage doors, can be quite expensive. Luckily for you, there are a few ways you can inexpensively change the look and feel of your garage door, while increasing your home's curb appeal.
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Learn The Ins And Outs Of Lubricating Your Garage Door

20 October 2015
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When tasked with opening and closing your garage door multiple times a day, your door needs all the lubrication it can get. Unfortunately, many homeowners are often clueless about this essential task, especially when it comes to choosing and using lubricant. The following offers an in-depth explanation on how to effectively choose and use the right lubricant for your home's garage door. Choosing the Right Type of Lubricant Silicone-based lubricants are a popular go-to for keeping a garage door's moving parts in motion.
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Learn How To Safely Adjust Your Garage Door’s Photo Eye

7 October 2015
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Automatic garage door openers are a popular convenience feature that many homeowners couldn't live without. To prevent the door from closing whenever there's someone or something in the way, most automatic openers rely on a pair of photoelectric sensors that detect obstacles in a door's path. It's easy for these small sensors to get knocked out of alignment due to an accidental impact. If your garage door refuses to close or it closes halfway and opens back up, then you may need to readjust the photo eye sensors.
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Three Accessories That Enhance The Functionality Of Your Garage Doors

5 October 2015
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Modern garage doors come with an amazing amount of useful features right out of the box, such as built-in insulation and pinch-resistant door panels. That doesn't mean there's no room for improvement. Here are three accessories that can improve the function and safety of your garage doors. Backup Battery Almost all garage doors are designed to plug into an electrical outlet. So if the power goes out in your home, you'll have to open the garage door manually to get in and out.
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Keeping Your Garage Door Functional

When I bought my house, I immediately noticed that my garage door seemed to have trouble. It had a few bent panels, and it seemed to have problems opening and closing. I was frustrated about the problem, and so I decided to see if I could fix it myself. I looked up a few online tutorials, and tried my hand at garage door repair. It was a disaster. I accidentally bent a garage door track, which made it so the door wouldn't even open and close. I ended up calling a professional, who installed a new door and taught me how to maintain it. This blog is all about helping you to keep your garage door functional.

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