Garage door maintenance – winterizing your garage door

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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

Why you should consider replacing your garage door spring

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Why garage door springs are so important

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.

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What Kind of a Garage Door Works for You

Did you know many reports suggest that a garage door replacement project returns more than 80% of your investment if you sell your house? That’s because, in many houses, the garage door is one of its most visible aspects, in addition to being a very important practicality. Coincidentally, we here at 495 Garage Door know quite a bit about garage doors, so we wanted to give you a little introduction to what kinds of doors … Read More