5 steps to choosing the right garage door for your home

Although it may be easy to overlook, your garage door has an incredibly important role in the overall presentation of your home. For many, it is the first point of entry after a long day of work and should be as welcoming and aesthetically pleasing as possible. Of course, there is more at stake than just looks. Your garage...

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A Guide to a new garage door

It squeaks, it grinds, it rattles, or it’s just plain ugly. No matter the reason, there comes a point when your old garage door is beyond repair; it needs replaced. This may seem like a major undertaking; there are, after all, a tremendous amount of options available, from material to design style, where does the quest for new...

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Safety Tips

Just as you want your garage door system to operate properly every time you need it, you also want it to operate safely at all times. After all, the garage door is the largest and heaviest moving object in most homes. It can cause injury or even death if damaged or misused. Garage Door Care wants to make sure that you and your...

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Choosing the Right Style

It’s important to pick a door that suits the style of your house. If you live in a Craftsman bungalow, for example, you might want something that looks like the swing-out doors found on garages behind early Craftsman houses. Manufacturers of modern roll-up doors make them in styles that mimic the old swing doors, complete with...

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Types of Garage Doors

Garage doors come in four basic types: They may swing out, swing up, roll up, or slide to the side. Swing-out carriage-house doors or sliding barn doors are a good choice if you need to keep the ceiling clear or if you want their distinctive look. Otherwise, the most popular option by far is the sectional roll-up door. Before...

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General diagnostic service call

  Inspect door sections, track, counterbalance system, hinges, rollers, and external weather seal Tighten all bolts/screws Lubricate hinges, rollers, and springs Rebalance door, if necessary (adjust spring tension) Adjust garage door opener travel and safety settings, if necessary Lubricate garage door opener sprocket and...

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