It’s a frustrating scenario. You get home after a long day at work, pulling up into the driveway. You press the open button on your door opener remote and wait. Nothing happens. The garage door remains firmly shut. You press the button again, harder this time, but still nothing. What’s going on? You might even get out of the car, thinking that the batteries in the remote are weak and you need to get closer to the opener, but it does no good. Your heart sinks as you realize the truth – you’ve got to reprogram your LiftMaster or Chamberlain garage door opener.
August 17, 2021
May 4, 2021
Whether it’s a thunderstorm that batters your area or you are covered in a mountain of snow, there’s a chance that you might end up having a power outage. It might even be due to an accident with a transformer, or the power company could be doing work on the lines. Regardless, not having power is a problem. You can try to make the best of it, but that only goes so far. What happens if you have to get out of the house for work or an emergency and your garage door won’t open?
March 2, 2021
Most people think of "spring break” as a fun time. When it pertains to your garage door and it’s serious enough to sound like a gunshot, it might not make the “fun” list.
December 21, 2018
Have you ever gone home, rushed inside after bringing the car into the garage, and then forgotten to close the door? Maybe you opened up the garage door and did some cleaning, and then left with the family and forgot that the door was open. Others might forget and leave the garage door open all night. Some do this in the summer to help cool it down. It happens to just about everyone occasionally, but most people do not think that it is a problem. However, that is where you are wrong.
January 26, 2018
Although the Internet has made it easier than ever to find the products and services we need, it can also make it difficult to distinguish a good product or service provider from a poor or bad one. This is true of garage door businesses, too. Even if you experience just one untrustworthy firm, it can sour you on all garage door businesses. This is why we want to provide you with some tips for how to tell a good garage door business from a bad one; uncovering how amateur or incompetent services gain trust, impress and mislead and get your business.
September 1, 2017
You might think of the garage as a place that is off limits to the kids, but this is restrictive in its approach. There are many ways that you can redesign the space and turn it into a great play area for young children and adults alike. The possibilities really are endless.
May 20, 2016
When you’ve decided to get started on all those upgrades you are finally able to do on your home, if you’re like most people, there are going to be areas on which you will want to skimp to save for something else. While this is a common occurrence when updating your home, there are a few things you need to know before you decide that hot tub in the master bath is worth spending considerably less on the garage if you want to make sure your home is protected.
December 18, 2015
We often store our vehicles, tools, lawn equipment, and hazardous chemicals in our garages without giving much thought to it. However, with all this equipment and lighting that’s often insufficient, garages can pose a danger that’s easy to overlook. By taking common sense safety measures you can lower the risks of injury and damage to yourself, your family, and your property. Here are five steps you can take to make your garage safer:
October 11, 2015
Garage doors traditionally offer burglars with a relatively easy way into your house, but there are some steps that you can take to better protect yourself and your home from unwanted intrusion. Consider the following tips that you can implement into the design of your garage door in an effort to keep burglars from getting access to your home via the garage door.
August 14, 2015
If you live in an area that sometimes gets some severe storms, or an area that has an abundance of extreme weather, the quality and durability of your garage door is very important. You need to consider the wind resistance of your garage door to ensure it is capable of withstanding those high winds. If you don’t, there is always the chance that it could eventually cause some rather costly damage to your home. Garage doors today have a wind resistance rating that lets you know how well they are able to hold up in different wind speeds. When you are choosing a door for your garage, this is something you should seriously consider.