Some ways to prevent garage break-ins


Did you know that there is a residential burglary every 90 seconds in Canada and every 18 seconds in the US? As well, respectively 80% and 60% of these break-ins occur during the day?

You also ought to know that the garage is a good entry point to do this, as very often valuable belongings are kept there, such as motorcycles, mountain bikes, etc. And do you know another thing: it is often through negligence that these robberies occur? How? We too often forget to properly lock our car doors, like when we go to the mall…
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The #1 problem with garage doors

The #1 problem with garage doors

It may surprise you that the problem behind the largest number of service calls to garage door specialists is not with the door itself, but rather with the automatic reverse mechanism, more exactly the misalignment of the photo eyes.

Here’s the scenario. You’re getting home from work and press the remote to open the garage door. At this point, everything is working smoothly, as it should. You close the door by again pressing the remote, but after barely starting to lower, it suddenly reverses direction and goes back up!

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Your Guide to Adding Windows to Your Existing Garage Door

Your Guide to Adding Windows to Your Existing Garage Door

Happy with how your garage door operates, but feel that it might need something of an update in terms of appearance? If you’re wondering about add decorative windows, understand that it’s definitely possible. However, there are quite a few considerations that you’re going to need to make. Whether you’re thinking about adding more windows to a garage door that already features them, or adding windows to a windowless garage door, this blog will help you plan your next move.

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Have you run into a problem with your garage door opener? Here are videos to help you solve it


Has it ever happened that you ran into a problem with your garage door opener and weren’t able to find a solution? Here are some videos that explain how to deal with the most common cases encountered by garage door specialists when making service calls.

These videos have been prepared for LiftMaster brand door openers. However, if you have a Chamberlain or Craftsman door opener, the procedure to go through is about the same.
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I’d like to repaint my garage door. How do I go about it?

I’d like to repaint my garage door. How do I go about it?

 

Is the color of your garage door, whether chosen many years ago or recently acquired, completely out of style or just dull and uninteresting? Now is the time to change its appearance and give your home a new look. However, where should you start?

This blog will cover metal doors, both non-insulated and insulated. For a wood garage door, whether painted or stained, get in touch with your local paint dealer. This expert will instruct you on how to do a great job.

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Want some TRADITIONAL Garage Door Inspiration? This is the right place!


You’ve decided to renovate your home, and to fit with your look, you’re being told to go with a traditional, classic style of garage door. What exactly does that mean? Is it truly what you need? Well, whether you are renovating, trying to increase the perceived value of your home, or looking to improve the insulation level and protective properties of your garage door to keep your garage more comfortable winter and summer, there is no lack of choices in traditional and classic garage door models. Nowadays, a garage door is more than basic utilitarian object – it is an integral part of your home’s architecture that enhances its beauty and character.
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Make sure you teach your children how to safely use a garage door


Garage doors are increasingly becoming our primary entry point to our homes, even for our children. Absolutely the last thing any of us wants to happen to them is to be hit and seriously injured by a garage door.
 
That is why you need to take time to read this advice closely and show your children how to use the garage door safely at all times.
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