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5 Ways in Which Your Current Garage Door is Letting You Down

Garage door letting you down

Garage doors are one of the most overworked, and overlooked parts of your home.

Let’s say you only use your garage door twice a day—once when leaving for work and once when coming home—that’s still 730 times a year! It’s actually estimated that this big lug of a door is working hard upwards of 1,000 times per year.

Something used so much should hold a lofty position in your home. It should be smoothly working, secure, and convenient—not a hassle. This may mean making garage door repairs, it may mean a new door altogether.

Either way, your current garage door is probably not pulling its weight. Here are some ways how:

1. It’s an Insulation Pushover

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6 Creative Ways to Use Your Garage Space This Year

If you’ve ever wished you had an extra room in your house for something fun and creative, you’re in luck, because you do!

The garage is one of the biggest rooms in the house, and—besides parking the car, and storing knick-knacks—one of the most underused.

Here are some creative ways you can put your garage space to its best use this year:

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Adjusting Garage Springs: A Short Primer

Adjusting Garage Door Springs

Working on garage doors may seem intimidating for the average person, but adjusting garage springs is actually fairly routine. In fact, maintaining not just the springs, but all parts of the garage door can mean extending the life of your door and avoiding more costly problems down the road. Following some simple guidelines, any homeowner from Erie to Denver can feel more confident in maintaining their garage door springs.

An Introduction to Garage Springs:

Garage springs are very tightly wound, heavy duty springs that are responsible for all the heavy-lifting in opening and closing garage doors. They are under an immense amount of tension which offsets the weight of the door, making sure it opens and closes smoothly.

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