Replace Your Garage Door's Extension Springs With These Steps

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Most garage doors are equipped with extension springs to help support the weight of the door as it opens and closes. These springs can wear out with time and constant use. In fact, most extension springs are rated at 10,000 cycles, which translates to approximately 7 years if you open and close your garage door 4 times a day. The following shows how you can safely replace these springs on your own.…

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Got A Dirty Garage Door? Get It Clean For Spring

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Winter can be rough on garage doors. Many winter elements, such as snow and salt, can negatively impact a garage door. They can leave it dirty or rusty. Now that spring is around the corner, you will want to take the time to clean the door and get it ready for spring. Follow these tips to improve the appearance and function of your garage door. Clean the Exterior of the Garage Door…

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Bought A Foreclosed Home? Tune-Up The Garage Door

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It can take months, or even years, for a foreclosed home to sell. Unfortunately, during that time, the garage door may not have been used. This can cause the door to become rusty and dirty. Before you use the garage door, you will want to give the door a tune-up. Follow these four steps to get the garage door in proper working order. Inspect the Garage Door The very first thing you will want to do is to inspect the garage door and all of its parts.…

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