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Do You Need a New Garage Door Opener?

Garage door opener and tracks on ceiling of open residential garage

Most Americans put their garage doors through the wringer every day without even realizing it. If you're a typical homeowner with a garage, you open and close it three to five times a day – about 1,500 times each year – putting stress not only on the door itself, but the gears and mechanisms which make the open-close cycle a no-brain endeavor. For most people, that involves simply pushing a button on a remote, wall pad, or smartphone app. Voila! And the garage door magically opens and closes on command.

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How to Remove Rust From Your Garage Door

Paneled two-car metal garage door covered in rust

You accidentally left a shovel outside all winter, and when you retrieved it you noticed the blade had brown and red streaks on it and tiny flakes of metal fell off when you touched it. Uh-Oh.

When you decided to put it back in the garage, your eyes were drawn to the bottom of the garage door where a chunk of weatherstripping is missing – and you could see the same red and brown streaks you observed on the shovel.

That’s right, it’s probably rust, the mortal enemy of anything made of steel, metal, or iron – including your garage door.

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