If you have an automatic garage door opener and notice a long spring attached to the bar on the top of the door, then you have an opener that uses a torsion spring. Torsion springs are tightly wound springs that open up or unwind when you activate the door. As they unwind, the springs twist the metal rod that runs through the door and it is pulled open. Since torsion springs actively move as you open your garage door, they will retain a great deal of wear and tear.
27 October 2016
Any time that you want to make your home more safe and secure, there are a few guidelines that every homeowner can adhere to. When you remain abreast of these guidelines, you will be able to prevent burglaries and keep your property and family members safe and sound. To this end, consider the following tips and use them to get the most out of your home safety and security. #1: Safeguard Your Home On A Regular Basis
21 October 2016
One of the best options available to you when it comes to replacing your garage door is a wood door, mostly because a wood garage door can provide you with quite a few benefits that other materials can not really match. Listed below are three reasons to consider wood when installing a new garage door. Easier To Repair A major reason to consider a wood garage over the competition is that it is typically going to be much easier to repair.
17 October 2016
Garage door technology has expanded a lot in the past few decades, and there are plenty of new features to consider when you're looking for an update to your garage door. A garage door installation technician can help you to consider the benefits of the following features. Strong Synthetic Materials Strong PVC and vinyl garage doors are one new trend that has a lot of benefits. The compound plastic material is both strong and durable, making it a great investment for decades to come.
1 August 2016
If you have recently replaced your garage door, there is no need to get rid of the old one. There are a number of things you can do with it depending on what it is made of. If you are also replacing the automatic door opener, there are even more things you can do. Here are just a few examples. Open Up a Sunroom With an old door that was all windows and the old opener, you can open up your sunroom on warm days.
19 July 2016
A nice garage door can be a sizable investment, so it's natural that you'd want to take some steps to keep it in good shape. Here are some of the things that you can do to take care of your garage door and make sure it lasts for many seasons to come. Checking Your Door for Damage When you do a manual inspection of your garage door, the biggest thing you're looking for is dents in the tracks.
6 April 2016
Whether you're getting a new garage door because you're building a house, or if your old model is on it's last legs, there are a lot of options at your disposal. You'll be choosing which material you want, choosing the trim and colors and deciding if you want a door that opens upwards or sideways. However, the garage door is a very important part of your home, so there are a few other considerations you'll want to make as well.
4 April 2016