Garage Door Noise Could be a Warning

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Has your garage door started making unusual or excessive noise when you open and close it? It’s easy to pretend that this noise doesn’t exist as a way of avoiding a serious problem being diagnosed. Just cross your fingers and hope that it goes away before you have to pay a premium to have it fixed. This avoidance strategy is definitely not advised. Chances are that the noise is already pointing to a problem, and having it seen to as soon as possible is the best way to keep down the cost of maintenance or repairs. Leave it too long and your garage door is likely to fail, causing inconvenience as well as costly repairs or the need for a new garage door. Here are a few possible problems that…
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Large and In Charge: Commercial Garage Doors

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Compared to residential garage doors, commercial or industrial garage doors often have more complexities and factors to consider when it comes to choosing the right ones. One property that may not be as straightforward as residential doors is the size of your commercial garage doors. When are oversized garage doors needed? Oversized garage doors are simply much larger than your standard residential garage door. Commercial garage doors are already bigger on average than residential doors, which typically measure up around 7 feet high and 8 or 9 feet wide. Standard commercial garage doors generally have dimensions between 12 x 12 feet and 16 x 16 feet, while oversized garage doors can measure as much as 40 feet wide and up to more than 20 feet tall. Not all commercial businesses…
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Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal to Add Resale Value

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 When a prospective buyer looks around your home, they can marvel at all the great features and fancy new upgrades you’ve made to the place. But, before this can happen, you need to get them through the door first. People looking to buy a new home will likely drive or walk by the front of houses that are up for sale to see if they are interested. This is the first impression they’ll get of your home, so you should make sure that it’s a good one. It’s all about curb appeal. Although online photos of homes for sale make it easier to view a house without actually viewing it today, realtors still identify curb appeal as the most important factor in improving your chances of selling. How to improve…
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Avoid Expensive Garage Door Repairs In Four Steps

Avoid Expensive Garage Door Repairs In Four Steps

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New garage doors are a big investment, and we know you want to avoid throwing more money into big repairs down the road. We’re here to help! Follow these tips and keep your garage door working smoothly for many, many years to come. You Get What You Pay For “You get what you pay for!” This old adage is especially true for your garage doors. Begin by researching different garage door brands and suppliers so you’re able to identify the best quality garage doors in your search. Reputable garage door suppliers, like C.H.I. and Amarr, are typically members of professional associations and follow strict codes of conduct. Personal recommendations and online customer reviews are a great way to cut through the clutter and find a garage door company you can…
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Garage Door Hazards

Garage Door Hazards

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A garage door, like other appliances in your home, must be properly maintained. Many home-owners tend to think as long as their garage door is working, it doesn’t need service. But did you know you and your family could be at risk if your garage door isn’t regularly maintained? If your garage door is noisy, slow, or just old, it may be time for a tune-up or garage door replacement. Let’s start with the numbers. Did you know a garage door can weigh up to 300 lb. depending on the size and material? While your garage door opened is designed to lift 350 to 400 lb., it can also close the door with the same amount of weight and that’s when it becomes dangerous! Imagine you or your children standing…
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GARAGE FLOORING OPTIONS

GARAGE FLOORING OPTIONS

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If you’re considering new flooring for your garage, you may feel overwhelmed with options. We’ll help you understand the differences so you can have the garage you’re dreaming of. What to consider: Budget Personal Style Durability Flooring options: Rubber tiles, or snap-together tiles, are available in a wide range of colors and design styles. They are easy to clean and give your garage a softer, less industrial feel than other tile options. Porcelain tiles are a thicker version of ceramic tiles that you may find in your home. find inside houses. This option is also easy to clean but they are made for heavy-duty floors and are extremely durable. Vinyl composite tiles also come in a variety of colors and styles and, again, are easy to clean. This type of…
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Preventative Maintenance for Your Garage Door

Preventative Maintenance for Your Garage Door

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Your garage door can last you for years and years, but it does need some TLC along the way to keep it good working condition. Repairs and replacement can be costly, so regularly taking preventative maintenance measures is recommended. What is preventative maintenance? Preventative maintenance is carried out on a routine basis with the aim of eliminating the need for extensive repair work. It is done regularly to keep all the parts of your garage door in good condition and identify any arising problems before they become serious. This helps to extend the life of your garage door and keep down repair costs in the long run. Examples of preventative maintenance for your garage door Preventative maintenance involves examining your garage door on a regular basis to assess its condition.…
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Most Common Residential Garage Door Repairs

Most Common Residential Garage Door Repairs

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We’ve been providing garage door repairs and maintenance since 1990, so we’ve basically seen it all when it comes to garage doors. Over this time, there have been some problems that continuously pop up for residential garage door owners. They’re often easy and not too costly to repair when you call in the professionals, but we’re sure you still want to avoid them if possible. So, here are some of the most common residential garage door repairs that we come across in Savannah, and some tips on how to keep them at bay. Broken garage door spring Your garage door springs will experience some wear and tear every time you use them, gradually becoming weaker over time. Eventually, they may snap or become looser, or even rusted. A broken garage…
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