Oil Tempered versus Zinc Galvanized Torsion Springs

Posted by Thomas Mello on

Why does it matter?  Oil tempered springs have been around for a very long time and they are the most common springs on a garage door.  These spring have one downfall, they rust.  These springs...

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How to Fix Your Own Garage Door

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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...

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How to Pick the Right Garage Door

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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...

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Reasons to Get a Garage Door Opener Keypad

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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...

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Garage Door Maintenance Checklist

Posted by Brenda Mendez on

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...

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