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How to Fix Your Own Garage Door

Aug 15, 2014 | 0 comments


Check out this short two minute video where Tommy explains some details about fixing your own garage door. Transcript: Thank you for making your purchase here at Garage Door Nation. There's a few more things I'm gonna want you to look at on your garage door before you check out. First thing is, check out your rollers. These are what make the garage door roll up and down. You want to make sure if you have these rollers, they are the worst rollers you can get. They say they are heavy duty but they are not. They come apart. These...

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Reasons to Get a Garage Door Opener Keypad

Aug 14, 2014 | 0 comments


In 1926, C.G. Johnson invented the garage door opener.  His opener was a motorized method of opening a garage door with the press of a button. Today, garage door openers are controlled by a switch on the garage wall, remote controls in a car, or a keypad attached somewhere outside the garage. The garage door is the largest moving part in your home, and garage door keypads offer the ease of opening and closing your garage door without straining your back. Garage door opener keypads are keyless entry systems that allow access to your garage. A dual-frequency radio operates the...

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Garage Door Maintenance Checklist

Aug 14, 2014 | 0 comments


The garage door is like many things in the home, wherein we don't pay much attention until something goes wrong. Pushing the button on the opener and leaving for work is an automatic daily task that we usually don’t think about, but having the garage door come off the tracks and crash onto the hood of your Buick might draw some attention. In order to preserve your Buick and your garage door, it's important to follow this checklist for regular maintenance. Clean One of the best ways to keep your garage door sparkling and functional is by giving it a...

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Wooden Garage Door Maintenance

Aug 14, 2014 | 0 comments


Wood is among the most attractive materials for garage doors, but with all that beauty comes a frailty that requires a great deal of upkeep. If you’ve chosen to install a wooden garage door, or you’ve purchased a home that has one already installed, you’ll have to do yearly maintenance to keep your door looking its best.  Pick a day each year in the fall or spring, when the weather’s nice and rain isn’t expected to run through this to do list: Prod for Rot.  Rot is your wooden garage door’s enemy.  Hungry little bacteria and fungus eat away at...

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