Safe Garage Doors for Rental Properties: A Garage Door Blog

How To Replace A Defective Garage Door Opener Circuit Board

Electric garage door openers are usually reliable devices, but as with any mechanical or electrical component, garage door openers can fail. One possible cause of an electric garage door opener failure is a defective circuit board. Below is more information about electric garage door openers, including how to diagnose a problem with the circuit board and replace it if broken. How to Determine if the Circuit Board is Bad Like many other mechanical devices, garage door openers rely upon electronic controls. Read More 

Protect All Areas Of Your Property

When you are a home owner you have a lot to deal with regarding keeping your home running smoothly and protecting it from evil-doers who would victimize you and your property if given the chance. A lot of people make sure they secure their home, but they tend to forget about their yard, outbuildings and commercial garage doors. Interesting enough, these areas tend to be burglarized often because the thieves can get in and out with a better chance of doing so unnoticed. Read More 

Reasons To Avoid Doing Your Own Garage Door Repair

Has your garage door stopped working, and have you decided that you are going to try to save money by fixing it yourself? You may want to rethink your decision. This is one job that you may want to leave to the garage door professionals for the following reasons. You Could Injure Yourself When Performing This Type of Repair The garage door uses springs that have a lot of tension on them, and they are connected to your garage door's torsion cable. Read More 

How Do You Know When Your Garage Door Needs To Be Replaced?

In most homes, the garage door is used daily since it is where the vehicles are parked. A bit of close observation can go a long way if you notice something just doesn't look right with your garage door or how it is operating. The question is – how do you know when it is time to have your garage door replaced? The Door Won't Open or Close Check the connection between the control panel and the door. Read More 

Securing The Windows In Your Garage Door

Authorities in Edmonton estimate that there are an average of eight home invasions each month. Many would-be burglars gain entry to a property through the garage door, and windows can provide an easy access point into your home. If your garage door features windows, here are three simple things you can do to secure these windows against home invasions in the future. 1. Add privacy film to your garage door windows. Read More