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The Top Garage Security Tips

If your like thousands of other homeowners, you probably keep your home’s heaviest valuables in the garage. While thieves may have trouble stealing your car, your bench press or your tool stand, they can still cause financial damage if they’re let in.

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Should You Replace Your Garage Door Spring?

A functional garage door is an important aspect of your home. You rely on it to ensure you are safe when you use it. More importantly, you assume that it will continue to remain up as you drive underneath it when you enter your garage with your car. With that in mind, it’s important to know when you should replace your garage door springs to prevent harm to you and your family members.

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Five Garage Door Safety Tips You Should Know

Your home’s garage is important. Really important. It’s also an area susceptible to wind damage, water damage and even theft. Likely, your garage area stores important projects, your car and—of course—entry into your home. It’s important to maintain your garage door’s health, and it’s even more important to fortify your home’s security. Whether you’re considering a residential garage door installation or even a fix-up, the five safety tips below can help.

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Garage Door Failure: What To Do Now!

People never think about their garage doors until it stops working, then they realize just how important the door is and how much they use it. You'll understand when you have to run through the rain from the car to the front door and then come through the house and unlock lift the garage door by hand in order to park inside. Or just as bad, much like 50 years ago, you have to raise the door to back your car out of the garage and then get out of the car to close and lock the door before you leave the house.

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Springs, Pulleys, Chains, and Power: Your Garage Door

You've probably never put a lot of thought into your garage door other than the fact that it goes up and down as needed and allows you to park out of the weather rather than running from your car to the front door when it's raining. The actuality of the situation is that your garage door has a bit of engineering and design behind it to assure it functions properly when you need it to.

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Damaged Garage Doors

Like the rest of your house, a garage door requires occasional maintenance or repair. Because of its positioning by the driveway, the garage door can be subjected to bumps by a car or bike, or get tapped when backing a boat or trailer in the driveway, or can get struck by balls or a child's toys when children play in the driveway. It's nothing to get upset about, these things happen regularly enough for there to be common repair methods to fix the problem. On the other hand, garage doors can simply wear out with age over time and weathering.

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6 Signs that 2017 is the Year to Replace your Garage Door

Now that the festivities of last year have ended and you're well into the new year, it's time to turn your attention to your garage door. This time of the year is the perfect time to evaluate your garage door to determine if it needs to be replaced. Look for the following signs.

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4 Easy Garage Door Maintenance Tips

After getting a new garage door installed, the last thing you want to do is damage it by neglecting it. Fortunately, you can extend the life of your garage door by following a few simple garage door maintenance tips that won’t cost you an arm and a leg.

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Help! Why Won't My Garage Door Close?

A garage is a nice addition to your home. It protects your cars, and it makes it easy for you and your family to unload groceries and other items safely. However, having a garage doesn’t come without any hassles, like all other aspects of owning a home. There are times when garage doors won’t close, which can undermine the intrinsic value you get from having a garage. At Door Power, we are here to help you figure out why your garage door won’t open.

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Typical Garage Door Repairs

Garage doors tend to take a lot of abuse as one side is part of your home's exterior, subject to the outdoor weather conditions, and the other side isn't exactly a finished interior room but rather tends to smell like car exhaust, dirty pets, and your child's athletic gear. The door is opened and closed multiple times every day and isn't generally treated very gently. All of these circumstances are fine, the door is designed for such use, but it does lead to an ongoing need for maintenance and repair.

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