Garage Door Maintenance & Repair

March 2, 2021
Spring Break is always fun, right? Not all of them! This spring breaking comes with startling sounds from your garage and might even lead to damage!
April 29, 2020
Garage door maintenance is a must. Like anything in your home, it needs to be looked over and taken care of from time to time if it is going to provide you with the longevity that you deserve. If you aren’t keeping up on maintenance, your garage door will suffer as a result.
November 30, 2018
If your garage door is in good shape, even if it’s a little older, you may not be interested in replacing it. However, sometimes it might be worth considering whether the time and effort of repainting it is worth it. Choosing which option is best can take some serious thinking and decision making. We are here to help you with that decision.
December 29, 2017
Look, I get it, your garage door was a BIG investment, and the last thing you want is to have to spend EVEN MORE money getting it repaired every couple of years. Well, I’ve got good news for you! If you do these four things, your garage door should be in top working order for decades to come! Let’s start at the beginning…
August 4, 2017
Have you ever thought of a garage door as a “fourth wall”? More and more, homeowners are looking for ways to enjoy their outdoor spaces as long as possible, and with the same comfort as interior spaces. Doing so enables them to enjoy such areas as the backyard, deck or garden throughout the year. One simple way they are doing this is by using all-glass garage doors, like Garaga’s California, to create a curtain wall that opens up that space for use. (...)
October 12, 2016
If you’re present when a garage door spring lets go, you’ll know something has happened, because you’ll hear something that sounds a lot like a gunshot – or at the very least, a loud thump. Then, if you look up, you’ll see that the spring above the door has snapped. You might think, “That looks like it would be pretty easy to fix,” and put replacing the garage door spring on your weekend “to do list.” Please think again. This is not something you want to attempt on your own – the spring system is what supports the entire weight of your garage door, which can be as much as 136kg (about 300 pounds). (...)
October 9, 2015
Kicking it is NOT a troubleshooting step. If you have a garage door that just won’t close, it might not be necessary to buy a new one. Most garage doors are built with safety sensors to stop the heavy door from closing if it detects that there is something in the way. Sometimes, these sensors are actually at fault when the door won’t fully lower. In other instances, you need to adjust the opener. (...)
August 21, 2015
Fence-sitting about a new garage door? Your garage door isn’t something that you likely think about often. After all, it’s a utilitarian piece of your home that’s designed for one simple purpose. It wasn’t designed to be a visual centrepiece of your home. When you do start to consider your garage door, usually it’s because it isn’t working as well as it used to or something doesn’t look right about it. Use this list of 10 common problems that could signal that you need a new garage door if yours is getting a little too much attention from you, a family member, or perhaps even a neighbour. (...)
June 26, 2015
Most of us don’t worry too much about the condition of our garage door until the day we push the button on the remote and the door won’t open. (...)
May 1, 2015
We often use our garage doors without even thinking about it or worrying whether everything is working correctly or not. You press the button on your remote and poof! The door opens. Then you hear some bizarre noises… Don’t panic! First of all, you should understand that the movement of the garage door and the action of your door opener involve a certain amount of noise. Here’s a list of eight things you can look at to determine the source of these noises. It will only take you a few minutes. (...)

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