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Utah Garage Door Safety Tips

Garage doors are a normal part of most homes. Many people don’t realize however, the safety and security risk they can pose. Our Utah Garage Door Repair Company provides this list of tips to help your family stay safe around your garage door. 

1.    Keep the garage door opener out of reach of small children and don’t let them play with the remote controls. Talk to small children about the dangers of a garage door and how to stay safe.

2.    Don’t leave the garage door partially […]

By |January 21st, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Utah Garage Door Safety Tips

Life Span of a Garage Door Spring

Every garage door has a system of springs that help keep the door in balance. They are responsible for most of the heavy lifting for opening and closing the garage door.

 

Garage door springs are rated in something that is called cycles. A cycle is classified as the garage door going up once and back down once. Most spring systems are rated (or will last) for around 10,000 cycles. For most people, this will last around 7 to 10 years, but it really depends on how often your garage door is used.

 

At some point all springs […]

By |December 17th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Life Span of a Garage Door Spring

Garage Door Problems During the Winter Months

Many people wonder why garage doors don’t open as well in the winter. Several problems could be the cause of this. By knowing about these problems, it gives you an opportunity to prevent them before they happen.

Here are a few of the most common issues you can experience with your garage door during the winter:

Hardened Grease

Most lubricating greases are made to operate under really hot temperatures. The downside is that they don’t necessarily work very well in cold temperatures. Cold temperatures can thicken and harden grease, making it not work very well as a lubricant. During […]

By |December 10th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Garage Door Problems During the Winter Months

Garage Door Repairs That You Shouldn’t Fix Yourself

Utah Garage Door Repair professionals are out there for a reason. Utah Garage Door Repairmen have an extensive knowledge and experience with garage door repairs and maintenance. If your garage door breaks and you try to fix it yourself without the right knowledge, there is a good chance that you might cause more damage or even hurt yourself.

 

With all that said, there are some minor repairs that can be fixed by yourself, however, here is a list of repairs that should always be fixed by a licensed garage door repairman.

 

Panel Replacement

Replacing panels on […]

By |November 19th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Garage Door Repairs That You Shouldn’t Fix Yourself

How to Repair Your Garage Door

Regularly maintaining your garage door ensures that it will stay in good working condition for years to come. It will also prevent serious injuries and property damage. To keep things safe and well maintained, you should inspect your garage at least once a year.

 

When you inspect your garage doors, you need to check for wear and tear. This includes: all hardware, springs, cables, rollers, and other door hardware. Look to see if there are any signs of wear or broken pieces. If there are signs of damage, make […]

By |October 21st, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Repair Your Garage Door

Garage Door Winter Maintenance Tips

When homeowners think to winterize their homes, the most often overlooked place is garage doors. Garage door maintenance in Utah will help to prolong the life of your garage door.

 

Take a look at these few garage door maintenance tips from our Utah Garage Door experts:

 

 The first thing you should do is clean the outside of the garage door. You can use household cleaning products to remove debris from the garage door. This will help to eliminate damage from rust.

 

Next, clean the windows on the garage doors. Check all the sealings around the […]

By |January 21st, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Garage Door Winter Maintenance Tips