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How & Why You Should Use Garage Door Lubricant

Jan 29, 2016 | 0 comments


Heading home from a long day at work drops your stress level instantly -- at least until you have to face your noisy garage door again.  The screeching, banging, and groaning is a chaotic symphony that sets you right back on edge, but that’s just what garage doors do. Anyway, it’s a small price to pay to protect your car from the elements. Ordering the wrong type of lubricant could mean damaging your system. We recommend ordering this garage door specific lubricant:https://www.garagedoornation.com/products/garage-door-lubricant-spray-can This is a surprisingly common attitude among homeowners with noisy garage doors.  They learn to live with the...

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Installing Ceiling Brackets For Ladder Storage

Sep 17, 2014 | 0 comments


There is a slippery slope when it comes to home ladder ownership. On one hand, a ladder is almost a necessity to own, used for doing garage maintenance, clearing out gutters and fixing your own garage. At the same time, when the ladder is not in use it can be a huge space-waster and having to move it around isn't worth the hassle. There's a pretty easy solution for those who own a garage — installing ceiling brackets to store the ladder out of the way when not in use and conveniently grab it when it's needed. Here are some...

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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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How to Pick the Right Garage Door

Aug 14, 2014 | 0 comments


Pick the right garage door by defining the design style, insulation or R-values, window treatments, safety features, mechanical design, cost, and warranties offered. Don’t forget to look for maintenance issues. Check out “green” doors or doors made from recycled materials, and verify building or neighborhood code requirements. The right garage door can increase the curb appeal of your home by up to 50% and your home’s total home value by at least 3%. Garage Door Considerations Shopping for the right garage door for your home needs to be a careful decision. It’s as much a part of home design as...

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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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