A garage door opener is a motorized piece of machinery that opens and closes your garage door. Typically affixed to the ceiling of your garage, this fairly simple mechanism tends to last a long time. Let’s take a closer look at just how long garage door openers last, when is a good time to replace [...]
About pgThis author has not yet filled in any details.
So far pg has created 440 blog entries.
Homeowners rarely give their garage doors a second thought, and often not realizing the true importance of regular garage door maintenance. Of course, it can be easy to overlook the more detailed inner workings of the creature comforts we have at home. That said, garage doors have a lot of moving parts, doing a lot [...]
Garage door safety sensors play a huge role in ensuring your garage door can be operated safely with minimal risk to yourself, your family, pets, and property. They have been mandated by the U.S. government since 1993. Every electric garage door opener built since then has photo-eye sensors that reverse it when obstructions are detected. [...]
The garage door seal is an important component, but most homeowners overlook its importance. The simple construction of a singular long rubber strip, running along the underside and the perimeter of the door makes it easy to overlook. To understand why you should check this seal, we’ll look at the reasons it’s so important. What [...]
Let’s face it, you never want to be faced with the problem that someone opened your garage door. Many homeowners struggle with how to reset a garage remote. But there’s often a more significant underlying factor—the security of your garage door lock. Garages are a common entry point for burglars. A good lock can keep [...]
Unless the warranty prohibits you from doing so, you can remove garage door rust yourself. Rust makes a shiny metal garage door look old and worn. It also eats away at metal, eventually compromising structural integrity if not dealt with properly. Removing rust can both improve curb appeal and extend the life of your garage [...]
Even the smoothest of concrete surfaces can eventually succumb to wear. A pitted garage floor can yield more than a jagged appearance. If left alone, these small holes can grow in size and number. Fortunately, a concrete garage floor can be cleaned and resurfaced in a day; most of the time, it can even [...]
A lack of garage organization can drastically reduce your its’ usefulness. Besides, no one is proud of their garage if it’s a cluttered mess. But rather than neglecting your garage, there are easy organization ideas that will turn it into the functional space it can be. When carefully planned, a garage organization project [...]
Buying a garage door can be much more complex than on the surface, which is why we’ve created the Garage Door Buying Guide. A garage door must be the perfect fit for your home. It is both a driver of functionality and curb appeal. Since a garage door can take up a third of the [...]
Achieving a more functional garage may be easier than you think; here are a few garage ideas to turn this wasted space into a hidden gem. Most people see their garage as a simple place to store their car, tools, or outdoor gear. But even a small garage has much more potential than that. With [...]