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Painting Your Garage Door - 7 Things You Need to Know

As the area’s premier garage door repair company we see them all the time: garage doors that have been battered by nature’s non-stop assault. Fact is, if you have a painted door the time will inevitably come when you’ll need to address the fading, chipping and peeling paint brought on by exposure to the elements. In which case you’ll have two choices: you can hire someone to paint the door for you, or you can put your DIY tendencies to work and paint the door yourself. If you’ve never painted a garage door before there are a few things you’ll need to know about the process before you get started.

Painting Your Garage Door - 7 Things You Need to Know

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Garage Door Springs are Not All You Need to Care For - The Cables are Important Too

When it comes to garage doors most homeowners are well acquainted with the panels that make up the face of the door, the opener that gets the door moving and regulates its motion and some even know about the springs and the fact that they are the real work horses of the garage door mechanism. After that things get blurry for most folks with regard to identifying other components of the door. And that’s to be expected. Because most of the time there’s no need to worry about the more obscure elements of the door, like the cables for instance. But knowing what the different cables are and what they do is important.

Broken Garage Door Cable

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7 Things You Really Don't Want to Ever Leave in Your Garage

Many homeowners look upon their garage as a kind of catch-all for storing just about anything. Some things end up there because someone was in a hurry and didn’t have time to find a better place. Other things wind up there because the closet was full or they were considered too dangerous to store in the kitchen, basement or attic. And still others wind up there by mistake. Below are 7 things you should never store in your garage.

7 Things You Really Don't Want to Ever Leave in Your Garage

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