Why you should consider winterizing your garage door
In most homes with an attached garage, the garage shares one or two walls with a room in the living space of the house. Some homes have a garage located below a room on the second level of the home. In both cases, a garage that is not properly weatherized can affect the energy use in the home. When cold air and for that matter hot air … Read More
So you noticed a dent on one section of your garage door. You think how in the world did this happen? Did someone park too close to the door or was it your son who rode his skate board into the garage door? The damage is to one of the garage door panels – the individual sections of the garage door that moves together in sections along the garage door track. What do you do … Read More
The garage door spring is a very important part of your garage door. Without the spring your garage door may not open at all. Every time you open your garage door the garage door spring helps the garage door opener to lift the door from a dead stop along the garage door tracks. Bear in mind, the garage door is easily the heaviest door in your house.
Should professional service be a novelty experience customers have when they interact with garage door technicians? At 495 Garage Door we don’t think professional service should be a novelty experience. We think professional service should be the norm experienced by all customers. Let’s hear from two customers in Herndon, Virginia. These are reviews two customers shared about their experience with 495 Garage Door.
“Eli and Avi were amazing! What impresses me the most about
At beginning of the story of 495 Garage Door, we only had the two main characters – Eli and Sarah. They are still at the helm of the company but the focus of 495 Garage door company is our wonderful customers. From its inception in 2012 495 Garage Door has focused on improving the service experience of customers seeking garage door services or overhead garage door services – as … Read More
Has your garage door stopped opening? Or, perhaps, when you were leaving for work in the morning, the door halted halfway. If so, what should you do? Attempting to repair the door yourself could potentially lead to injury, especially if you are not familiar with garage door repair. One wrong move and the heaviness of the door can careen down on you, or someone else, and potentially cause more damage to the rest of the … Read More
As the old saying goes, “a stitch in time saves nine.” Just as repairing a small tear in a garment will prevent it from tearing further, regular maintenance will prevent more expensive problems from developing. The garage door is the largest and heaviest moving part of your house, and a critical failure can damage not only the door, but also the contents of your garage, your car or even a person.
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By Mike McClintock
Special to The Washington Post Page H02
Older homes may have charm that’s difficult to find in a new house today, but often they do not compare well when it comes to meeting current safety standards. In fact, even houses built only 15 years ago may have major components that don’t measure up. Case in point: automatic garage doors