Garage Doors Coming off Their Track

Of the many problems you may encounter with your garage door over its life, one you might not be prepared for is a broken garage door track or a garage door that has come off the track. How do you know if this has happened? The door will look off-kilter and probably do nothing more than make a grinding noise and shudder a little bit if you try to open or close it. This is a problem you want to avoid and one to address immediately if it occurs. (more…) Read more

5 Tips for Garage Door Security

Your garage door is an important and convenient feature of your home, and it's crucial to remember that your garage door also serves as a point of entry. In fact, thieves may see your garage door as the easiest access point, as most people tend to ignore garage door security — windows and doors are areas that are much more likely for a homeowner to reinforce. Have you been giving enough thought to garage door theft protection? If you haven't, you may want to consider these simple garage door security tips:

1. Avoid Leaving the Garage Door Remote in the CarRead more

How Much Horsepower Does My Garage Door Opener Need?

If you’re considering a new garage door opener for your home, congratulations! Today’s top-of-the-line garage door openers truly are miracles of modern technology, offering quiet operation, reliable service and previously unheard-of levels of convenience. Which one should you get? LiftMaster® brand garage door openers are considered the cream of the crop when it comes to garage door openers, but there are still many different options to choose from. Do you need a different garage door opener for large garage doors, for example? Read more

How Often Should I Replace My Garage Door?

If you’re thinking about replacing your garage door, you’re not alone. A new garage door can dramatically increase the appeal and property value of your home. In fact, replacing a garage door is one of the highest ROI home improvements you can make to your home. If you haven’t looked into replacing your garage door and you’ve had your home for a while, you may be wondering if the time has come for replacement. (more…) Read more

How Often Should I Replace My Garage Door Opener?

If you have had your garage door opener for some time, you may wonder if it’s time to think about replacing your garage door opener. In fact, if you’ve owned your home for a relatively short time, you may have never considered getting a new garage door opener. However, like most mechanical items, your garage door opener will wear out eventually. How often should you think about replacing your garage door opener? Read more