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Warm Weather Upkeep Areas for Garage Doors

For homeowners everywhere, the changing seasons represent a good opportunity to perform a few areas of basic maintenance and upkeep. One area that definitely falls into this category is garage doors – as we move from the winter into the warmer months of the year, a few basic areas to ensure the door and its components are operating properly and efficiently can go a long way to maintaining long-term lifespan and limiting hassle.

At All Star Garage Doors, our garage door repair services include a wide range of preventive areas we’ll assist you with at this time of year. Between our […]

By |May 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Warm Weather Upkeep Areas for Garage Doors

Causes and Possible Solutions for Garage Door Bowing

There are several garage door issues that ride the line between aesthetic issues and functional concerns, and a good example is a bowing garage door. While these issues are generally first noticed from a visual perspective, and may be minor enough that they don’t immediately impact your door’s functionality, they often worsen and create door operation issues as well.

At All Star Garage Doors, our wide range of garage door repairs including assessing and helping you manage bowing issues that have taken place. Here’s a primer on what bowing is, how it compares to similar issues, what causes it, and the […]

By |April 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Causes and Possible Solutions for Garage Door Bowing

Why Garage Door Insulation is So Important

Whether you’re looking at new garage door for your home or business, one of the important factors you’ll be considering is insulation. Garage doors are more than just some springs, rollers and a big slab of heavy material, and insulation is just one of the ways they help keep you protected.

At All Star Garage Doors, we’re here to help with insulation questions and concerns for any of our commercial or residential garage doors. Let’s go over some of the specific areas where garage insulation benefits your home or building, including one area you may not have considered in the past.
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By |March 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why Garage Door Insulation is So Important

Determining if Insurance Covers Garage Repairs

At All Star Garage Doors, garage door repairs are some of our specialties. Whether you require fixes to your motor, springs, panels or any other component of the door, we’ll respond promptly and help you find the most cost-effective solution.

Speaking of costs, one question we’re regularly asked by our residential clients is whether their homeowner’s insurance will cover repair costs for some element of their garage. Our answer: It depends on what the cause of the damage or issue was, and may also depend on the kinds of insurance you carry. Let’s take a quick look at a few different […]

By |February 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Determining if Insurance Covers Garage Repairs

Tips on Childproofing Your Garage

For those who have children in the home, particularly infants and younger children, keeping them safe is an important daily consideration. There are several areas of the home you’ll have to pay attention to your children in, and one of these is the garage area.

At All Star Garage Doors, we can help with essential safety and operation tips for all our residential garage door options, including keeping them safe and secure with children in the home. Here are some basic childproofing tips for both the mechanical elements of the garage and some of the smaller details. 

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We’ll get into several other important […]

By |December 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Tips on Childproofing Your Garage

Factors in Garage Door Color Choice

It may not be the first thing you think about if you’re considering a new garage door, but color is absolutely something you should be considering during the process. Not only is having the right color important because you’ll be seeing it every day for many years, it can actually affect the curb appeal and future home value of your home itself.

At All Star Garage Doors, we can help with this important decision as well as numerous other services, including garage door installation and repair. Let’s go over some of the common garage door colors found out there, then look […]

By |November 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Factors in Garage Door Color Choice

Repair or Replace a Damaged Garage Door?

There are a few different types of damage that may take place to a garage or its components over time. You might deal with a smaller issue like a dent or paint chip, or perhaps a larger one like a door that’s come off its tracks or has a broken spring.

At All Star Garage Doors, we’re here to help. One of the biggest questions we get from our clients: Does my garage issue require a repair of some kind, or should I simply replace the entire door? We can help with either area, and we can also assist you […]

By |October 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Repair or Replace a Damaged Garage Door?

DIY Methods for Garage Dents

As the first line of defense for your home against many weather elements, one of the most common issues for any garage door is basic denting. There are a number of different things that could lead to garage dents, from debris impacts to small defects in construction.

At All Star Garage Doors Inc., we’re here to help if you have dents in your garage. This is just one small area of our comprehensive garage door repair services, which cover issues large and small. Did you know, though, that many small garage door dents can be fixed easily on your own? Here […]

By |September 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on DIY Methods for Garage Dents

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