Garage Door Resources - A Better Garage Door, Inc.

The Downside of Ignoring Garage Door Maintenance and Service

Unless you live in the city center where garage space is hard to come by you enter your home through the garage door more often than through the front door. Most people don’t even think about that, but it’s true. Because of this it’s absolutely essential that you keep your garage door in good working order. And the best way to do that is by enlisting the services of a good garage door installation company to stop by and perform regular maintenance on the door and all its components. This may seem like a bit of a luxury, but as we’ll see it’s really more of a necessity.

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What are Garage Door Cables

The modern automatic overhead garage door is a complex mechanism that utilizes a combination of old world analog tech and new world high tech. The two types of tech work in concert with each other with the compact, powerful, energy-efficient motor getting the door started and regulating its movement and the old world springs providing the bulk of the raw power needed to lift the door, which can weigh many hundreds of pounds. But none of that raw lifting power would be of much use if it wasn’t for the garage door cables. Below we’ll look at one of the most common problems the garage door repair company faces: slipped cables.

Garage Cables

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The Ups and Downs of Chain, Screw and Belt Garage Door Openers

Many people purchase their home blissfully unaware of what type of garage door opener they have. If it works and it doesn’t sound like a freight train they’re fine with it. It’s only some time later when the opener quits on them, or when they decide to replace the whole door for whatever reason, that they come face to face with the choice: should their new door have a chain, screw or belt drive? It’s not one of the big questions of our time but it will play a part in determining how quiet your opener is, how much it costs and how long you can expect it to last. Below we’ll go into the differences between the chain, screw and belt garage door opener so you can make an informed decision.

Garage Door Belts

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