Birds & Garages: 4 Options to Stop Birds from Nesting, Perching & Other Annoying Habits

Posted on: 29 July 2016

The use of a garage door is primarily for parking cars and gaining access to the large open area. This idea is not often translated to the birds in your community. Birds can create all types of problems for different parts of the garage. If you plan on getting a new garage door and opener installed, then there are four specific features to look for to help deter bird problems. Each of these features will not only help with birds, but they can improve the performance of the garage as a whole.
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How To Tell When Your Garage Door Springs Are Failing

Posted on: 9 March 2016

The average set of garage door extension and tension springs are designed to last for 10,000 and 20,000 cycles, respectively. However, it's tough to keep track of how many cycles your garage door springs have gone through, making preemptive repairs and replacement a crucial part of keeping your garage door safe and functional. The following illustrates some of the warning signs of impending garage door spring failure and the preventative steps you can take before a garage door spring failure occurs.
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Garage Door Won't Close? Here's What You Can Do About It

Posted on: 8 March 2016

Imagine leaving for work or somewhere important only to discover that your garage door won't close. It's a surprisingly common problem that tends to strike at the worst possible moment. Well, what goes up must eventually come down, so here are a few steps you can take to fix your garage door troubles. Check Those Buttons First If you normally use your garage door opener remote and it can open the door but it's no longer closing the door, then you may want to give the wall button a try.
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3-Step Troubleshooting Guide For When Your Garage Door Does Not Open Properly

Posted on: 7 March 2016

If your garage door is not opening properly, you may have decided to try to find the problem yourself. If you have already ruled out problems with your automatic door opener, use the following three-step troubleshooting guide to see if there is a mechanical issue with the door itself. Step 1: Inspect The Tracks For Debris The first step in finding the cause of your garage door's trouble is to check the tracks for debris that are blocking the path of the rollers.
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