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How Does a Garage Door Go Off Track?

How Does a Garage Door Go Off Track?

A number of problems can cause a garage door to go off track, causing it to hit the ground. In this situation, your best option is to call our team for garage door repair. Not only can the repair work be tedious,…

Read More March 5, 2020
Does a Broken Garage Door Need to be Replaced or Repaired?

Does a Broken Garage Door Need to be Replaced or Repaired?

When a garage door gets damaged or broken, a common question for homeowners to ask is whether it’s better to repair or replace the door. The answer to that question is –it depends. If the cost of the repair is greater than…

Read More December 25, 2019
How Long Will a Garage Door Opener Last?

How Long Will a Garage Door Opener Last?

Many people ask us how long they can anticipate the lifting mechanism of their garage door to last. It’s a fair question that doesn’t always have a straightforward answer. It depends on: The build quality and durability of your opener How often…

Read More November 5, 2019
5 Tips for Choosing New Garage Door Torsion Springs

5 Tips for Choosing New Garage Door Torsion Springs

Broken garage door torsion springs are one of many common repairs that homeowners will face from time to time. You’ll know when it’s time to replace them because you’ll hear a very loud popping sound or bang, perhaps followed by a short…

Read More October 25, 2019
Is it Safe to Keep a Pet in the Garage?

Is it Safe to Keep a Pet in the Garage?

Homeowners with pets sometimes wonder whether it’s safe to keep their furry friends in the garage. With more space to play and spread out, it has the potential to be a great place for your animals to play and rest. At the…

Read More October 15, 2019
How Often Should a Garage Door Safety Test Be Done?

How Often Should a Garage Door Safety Test Be Done?

Garage doors are a modern convenience that most of us don’t give a second thought. But when you stop to think about it, this useful piece of home technology is potentially dangerous to human life. That’s why it’s a good idea to…

Read More September 25, 2019
3 Repair Tips for Garage Door Photo Eyes

3 Repair Tips for Garage Door Photo Eyes

Photoelectric sensors, or photo eyes, are an innovative addition to garage door safety. They consist of two main parts: a transmitter and receiver placed low to the ground on both sides of your garage door. The transmitter projects an invisible beam of…

Read More September 5, 2019
5 Dangers of a Messy Garage

5 Dangers of a Messy Garage

Do you find that the garage often becomes the “catch-all” for clutter in the home? Whether you are dumping random holiday decorations, or you have a bunch of sports equipment or hobby items, it is important to keep everything organized so that…

Read More August 5, 2019
How to Maximize the Lifespan of a Garage Door

How to Maximize the Lifespan of a Garage Door

We often take garage door systems for granted. Day after day, we push a button and expect the garage to perform on demand. We rarely give a second thought to the machinery and mechanisms that make up the garage door. But like…

Read More July 25, 2019
Quarterly Garage Door Safety Checklist for Every Homeowner

Quarterly Garage Door Safety Checklist for Every Homeowner

Garage doors are one of our modern conveniences that could potentially pose a safety threat to your family. If maintenance is neglected, the garage door can wear out and eventually break down. Are you being proactive to make sure your garage door…

Read More June 25, 2019
3 Things to Consider Before Painting the Garage Door

3 Things to Consider Before Painting the Garage Door

Are you considering a new coat of paint for your garage door, to help with the overall appearance of your property? Over time, the paint on the door can crack with age or the color might start to fade as the result…

Read More April 25, 2019
Spring Break Doesn’t Only Happen at the Beach

Spring Break Doesn’t Only Happen at the Beach

Most schools have a few days of vacation time for spring break, so families are flocking to the beaches and popular destinations. While the term “spring break” makes many people think about time away from school and work, there is a different…

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3 Ways to Increase Storage Space in Your Garage

3 Ways to Increase Storage Space in Your Garage

Are you looking for solutions to maximize storage space in your home and garage? It is nice to have dedicated storage areas where you can keep holiday décor, sports equipment, seasonal clothing, and more. But many homeowners feel like there isn’t enough…

Read More March 5, 2019
Top Garage Trends for 2019

Top Garage Trends for 2019

The way the garage space is used has shifted over the years. While this area of the home is always the location to park the cars, many families also use the garage as an area where seasonal items and storage is kept….

Read More January 25, 2019
Choose a New Year Resolution to Improve the Garage

Choose a New Year Resolution to Improve the Garage

If you’ve spent time on home renovations in the common areas of the home, then it might be time to address a few upgrades that are needed in the garage. It is easy to focus on the indoor DIY projects to improve…

Read More December 25, 2018
The Garage: An Excellent Place to Hide Christmas Surprises

The Garage: An Excellent Place to Hide Christmas Surprises

Whether you are a parent or you are trying to hide Christmas presents from a spouse or roommate, sometimes it takes a little creativity to find the best hiding spots. Kids know all of the common places to look: under the bed…

Read More December 15, 2018
Easy DIY Projects to Add Personality to a Garage Door

Easy DIY Projects to Add Personality to a Garage Door

There’s no question that the appearance of the garage doors has an impact on the curb appeal of your home. If you are looking for options to update the style of your property, then you should talk to our experienced team about…

Read More November 25, 2018
4 Reasons Why It’s Best to Call an Expert for Garage Repairs and Maintenance

4 Reasons Why It’s Best to Call an Expert for Garage Repairs and Maintenance

There are times when it makes sense to take on a DIY project if you want to save a little money. But, there are jobs where you should always bring in the experience of a professional technician because of the technical skills…

Read More November 5, 2018
How to Keep Pests Out of the Garage When the Weather Changes

How to Keep Pests Out of the Garage When the Weather Changes

Even though Temecula has a temperate climate, we experience weather changes as the temperature cools and warms up a little bit through the seasons. When these weather fluctuations are happening, it increases the likelihood that you might be facing pest infestations in…

Read More October 25, 2018
What to Do About a Squeaky Garage Door

What to Do About a Squeaky Garage Door

It is normal to hear sounds when the garage door is moving up and down. But, it is important that you are familiar with the common sounds of the garage door so that you can identify any unusual noises that might indicate…

Read More September 5, 2018
When is it Time to Replace the Garage Door Opener?

When is it Time to Replace the Garage Door Opener?

There’s nothing more convenient than pushing the remote button as you are pulling into the driveway. It’s easy to park the car in the garage directly without the need to get out to open the garage door. You can enjoy this convenience…

Read More August 25, 2018
Watch Out for These Common Home Storage Mistakes

Watch Out for These Common Home Storage Mistakes

How often do you stash away items that are rarely used? Boxes and bins get stacked in the basement, attic, or garage, resulting in piles of stuff that is easily forgotten. It might seem convenient to store these items, but you need…

Read More July 5, 2018
3 Tips When Hiring a Home Improvement Contractor

3 Tips When Hiring a Home Improvement Contractor

When you are working on home renovation projects, the quality of your contractor will have an impact on the results that can be achieved. You deserve to work with a team that is focused on quality results. But, how can you tell…

Read More June 15, 2018
Obvious Signs that the Garage Door Needs to be Replaced

Obvious Signs that the Garage Door Needs to be Replaced

It isn’t always necessary to bring a garage door professional to your home to determine if the door needs to be replaced. As a homeowner, you can identify potential signs that indicate the need for a new door on the garage. There…

Read More June 5, 2018
What is the Best Way to Clean Your Garage Floors?

What is the Best Way to Clean Your Garage Floors?

It is normal to have dirt and debris build-up on the floors in your garage. Even if you are careful to keep the doors closed, mud gets tracked in on the tires, and it is common for kids to spill food or…

Read More May 5, 2018
Tips to Reduce Wear and Tear on the Garage Door

Tips to Reduce Wear and Tear on the Garage Door

The sun, rain, and changing weather elements can take a toll on the quality of your garage door. Even if you invest in quality materials, regular wear and tear can have an impact on your home. As a homeowner, you need to…

Read More April 5, 2018
Why Won’t the Garage Door Close?

Why Won’t the Garage Door Close?

You don’t think about the function of the garage door until something goes wrong. Many homeowners take it for granted that they can push the button for the opener and the garage door will move up or down. But, sometimes things can…

Read More March 25, 2018
Can a Garage Door Be Painted?

Can a Garage Door Be Painted?

If you are working on home improvement projects to upgrade your curb appeal, then you might consider the option to paint the garage door. But, it is always best to talk to a garage door expert before you spend time and money…

Read More January 5, 2018
How to Use the Space in a Second Garage

How to Use the Space in a Second Garage

It isn’t common for homes to have a second garage. If you are lucky enough to own a property with an extra garage, then there are many things that you can do to use this space. This area can be a special…

Read More October 25, 2017
How to Prevent Pest Infestation in the Garage

How to Prevent Pest Infestation in the Garage

Do you hate looking for items in the garage because you feel like you are going to find spiders, ants, and other pests? This area of the home is often an area where many things are stored, such as sports equipment, holiday…

Read More October 5, 2017
When to Call an Expert for Garage Door Repair

When to Call an Expert for Garage Door Repair

There are many times when a do-it-yourself repair job makes sense. Homeowners love the benefit of improving their home without spending a lot of money. But, it is smart to bring in the professionals when potentially dangers repairs need to be handled….

Read More September 25, 2017
Why it is a Bad Idea to Skip a Quarterly Garage Door Check

Why it is a Bad Idea to Skip a Quarterly Garage Door Check

How often do you think about the maintenance of your garage door? If you are like most homeowners, you don’t think about the function of the garage door until something goes wrong. But, it is important to consider the potential danger of…

Read More September 5, 2017
Why is it Important to Research the Company Before Hiring a Garage Contractor?

Why is it Important to Research the Company Before Hiring a Garage Contractor?

Are you ready to hire someone to replace or repair your garage door? If you are having problems with your garage, then it is important that you call a professional team right away. Not only is it inconvenient to have these issues,…

Read More August 25, 2017
3 Reasons It is Time to Recode the Garage Door Remote and Keyless Entry

3 Reasons It is Time to Recode the Garage Door Remote and Keyless Entry

Garage door technology is amazing because it allows you to access the garage with the push of a button. Most systems are designed with remotes that can be kept in the car, to open the door before you pull in. Additionally, many…

Read More August 5, 2017
Is it Necessary to Clean the Floors in the Garage?

Is it Necessary to Clean the Floors in the Garage?

It is common for homeowners to scrub the floors in their home several times a month, keeping the living space comfortable and clean. But, people often overlook the importance of cleaning the floors in their garage. You might be surprised to see…

Read More July 15, 2017
DIY or Professional Garage Door Repair Services?

DIY or Professional Garage Door Repair Services?

There are many home repairs that can be done as simple do-it-yourself projects if you are looking for a way to save money. But, sometimes it is better to hire the professionals to ensure that the job is done right. For example,…

Read More July 5, 2017
Does Your Garage Door Need New Weather Stripping?

Does Your Garage Door Need New Weather Stripping?

Weather stripping is important to keep your home and garage insulated from the harsh temperatures outside. When the weather gets warm, you need to have the right equipment in place to keep the heat out of your home. Many homeowners focus on…

Read More June 25, 2017
3 Steps to Find Affordable Garage Door Repair or Replacement

3 Steps to Find Affordable Garage Door Repair or Replacement

If it is time to repair or replace your garage door, then you need to do some homework to find a trusted garage door repair service. Some people delay the repairs or attempt a DIY approach because they are worried about the…

Read More May 25, 2017
4 Ways to Know If It’s Time to Replace the Garage Door Springs

4 Ways to Know If It’s Time to Replace the Garage Door Springs

Dealing with a broken garage door can be a frustrating experience! If you don’t have the knowledge to repair the door, then the best thing that you can do is call a repair team for help. One common cause of garage door…

Read More April 25, 2017
What Type of Garage Door Opener Should I Get?

What Type of Garage Door Opener Should I Get?

When it is time to replace the garage door opener in your home, you might be surprised to see how many options are available. Automatic garage door openers are commonplace in today’s modern world, providing easy access to the garage with a…

Read More March 25, 2017
Issues with Your Garage Door? Address These Common Problems

Issues with Your Garage Door? Address These Common Problems

The combination of a high-quality garage door and a functional opener makes it easy and convenient to access your garage. But, what if something goes wrong? As a homeowner, it is inevitable that you will need garage door repair at some point…

Read More February 5, 2017
4 Myths about Garage Door Repair

4 Myths about Garage Door Repair

Many homeowners don’t realize how much they depend on the convenience of a working garage door until the garage door opener stops working. If the garage door is having problems opening and closing, what do you do? Some homeowners call a garage…

Read More December 5, 2016
Why Won’t Your Garage Door Open?

Why Won’t Your Garage Door Open?

Did you push the garage door opener button, and nothing happened? Many homeowners don’t know what to do if their garage door doesn’t open. It is easy to forget about the quality of the garage when the door opens every day. But,…

Read More November 25, 2016
Easy Checklist for Garage Door Maintenance

Easy Checklist for Garage Door Maintenance

Most homeowners don’t think about the quality of their garage door until something goes wrong. Are you taking it for granted that your garage door is always in working order? If you want to avoid a headache in the future, then it…

Read More October 5, 2016
How Much Will it Cost to Repair Your Garage Door?

How Much Will it Cost to Repair Your Garage Door?

Just because your garage door needs to be repaired, doesn’t mean that you will need to spend a lot of money for the repair. The costs of these repairs can vary depending on the damage that needs to be fixed. You can…

Read More September 15, 2016
Why Garage Organization will help with Your Back-to-School Routine

Why Garage Organization will help with Your Back-to-School Routine

Now that the kids are back in school, many parents are looking for ways to improve morning and afternoon routines. The first month of school can be busier than normal as the kids are trying to get into their new routine. Does…

Read More September 5, 2016
Garage Door Warning Signs

Garage Door Warning Signs

Most people wait until something breaks down before they call a garage door repair company. Garage doors are very reliable, which means that you might not think about maintenance or repairs until something goes wrong. Just because your garage door seems to…

Read More August 25, 2016
Tips for Removing Rust from the Garage Door

Tips for Removing Rust from the Garage Door

If you have an old metal garage door on your home, then it is likely that rust will develop over time. The quality and appearance of your garage door have a direct impact on the first impressions that people get when they…

Read More July 25, 2016
When is it Time for a New Garage Door Opener?

When is it Time for a New Garage Door Opener?

Whether your garage door isn’t working right or you think that it is time for an upgrade, it is essential to consider the quality and features that will be best for your home. Many people don’t think about their garage door opener…

Read More July 5, 2016
How to Keep Your Garage Cool during the Hot Summer Months

How to Keep Your Garage Cool during the Hot Summer Months

The weather is warm, and the schools are out… which means that summer is here! Summer in Southern California can be hot, but there are a few things that you can do to manage your cooling costs. If you want to keep…

Read More June 15, 2016
How Often Does a Garage Door Opener Need to Be Replaced?

How Often Does a Garage Door Opener Need to Be Replaced?

Over time, it is common for appliances and other parts of a home to wear out and break down, and the garage door is one area of the home that will need attention on a regular basis. If you live in an…

Read More May 15, 2016
Tips for Purchasing New Torsion Springs for Your Garage Door

Tips for Purchasing New Torsion Springs for Your Garage Door

A broken spring is one of the most common garage door problems faced by homeowners, so don’t be surprised if you are dealing with this problem in your garage. If you need to replace the torsion springs for your garage door, then…

Read More May 5, 2016
Inspection Time: Important Parts of Your Garage Door

Inspection Time: Important Parts of Your Garage Door

Regular maintenance and inspection is important to extend the life of your garage door and ensure the safety and protection of your family. But, when it is time to inspect the door, many homeowners don’t know what they are looking for. There…

Read More March 5, 2016
3 Steps to Keep Pests Out of the Garage

3 Steps to Keep Pests Out of the Garage

It can be a frustrating experience to find that unwanted pests have taken residence in your garage. Even if the pests seem to be harmless, they can actually be dangerous to your health and might even move through the garage into your…

Read More February 15, 2016
How to Check if the Seal on Your Garage Door is Working Properly

How to Check if the Seal on Your Garage Door is Working Properly

Regular maintenance and repair is essential to keep your garage in good, working order. One important task that you need to look at is the quality of the seal. Sometimes, this detail is overlooked, especially because homeowners don’t realize how important the…

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Tips to Keep Your Garage Warm during the Cooler Months

Tips to Keep Your Garage Warm during the Cooler Months

One of the benefits of living in California is that the weather is generally comfortable all throughout the year. But, during the winter months, the temperatures can drop at night, making your garage a little colder than usual. If you want to…

Read More January 15, 2016
Why Do Garage Doors Need Regular Maintenance?

Why Do Garage Doors Need Regular Maintenance?

Many homeowners make the mistake of ignoring the quality of their garage door until something breaks. The assumption is that as long as it is working right, there is nothing to worry about! But, neglecting your garage door can cause many avoidable…

Read More November 25, 2015
Maintenance Tips for Wooden Garage Doors

Maintenance Tips for Wooden Garage Doors

Many older homes have wooden garage doors, and it is important for homeowners to understand the unique maintenance that is required for the wood. These older garage doors are usually well-made and durable, but they can start looking old and worn over…

Read More September 15, 2015
Cleaning Tips for Your Garage Door

Cleaning Tips for Your Garage Door

Homeowners don’t often think about the need to clean their garage door, but a few simple maintenance steps can go a long way to protect your garage and increase the durability of your door. Garage doors can take a beating because of…

Read More August 15, 2015
Should You Replace a Broken Garage Door Spring?

Should You Replace a Broken Garage Door Spring?

If your garage door isn’t working properly because the door or the opener is broken, then you are probably anxious to fix the problem right away so that your garage is functional. Some people want to save money, so they decide that…

Read More July 25, 2015
Testing the Reversal Function on Your Garage Door

Testing the Reversal Function on Your Garage Door

Safety factors need to be considered when you are inspecting your garage and making regular repairs. One of the most important features of your automatic garage door is the reversal function, which automatically trips if something is in the way of the…

Read More July 15, 2015
Is Your Garage Door Making Too Much Noise?

Is Your Garage Door Making Too Much Noise?

Do you cringe every time you push the garage door button, because you hear horrible sounds when the garage is opening and closing? Does the garage wake up everyone in the house because it is so noisy? If your garage door is…

Read More June 23, 2015
Why Regular Garage Door Tune-Ups are Necessary

Why Regular Garage Door Tune-Ups are Necessary

When your garage door is working properly, you probably aren’t thinking much about maintenance or repairs. Most people only talk with their garage repairman when a problem occurs, but it is possible to take a preventative approach with regular tune-ups. Advantages of…

Read More June 13, 2015
Mold in the Garage or Other Areas of Your Home

Mold in the Garage or Other Areas of Your Home

Mold in the Garage or Other Areas of Your Home Now that we have recently experienced some rain in Southern California, it’s possible that leaks in your garage or home have resulted in mold growth. It is important that you are proactive…

Read More May 24, 2015
Annual Maintenance for Your Garage Door

Annual Maintenance for Your Garage Door

Instead of waiting until your garage breaks or stops working, it is more effective to implement a consistent maintenance plan to keep your garage in good condition. Like any other equipment in your home, the garage will last longer and work better…

Read More April 24, 2015
How to Make a Noisy Garage Door Quieter

How to Make a Noisy Garage Door Quieter

When you open and close your garage door, do you notice that it is unusually noisy with excess grinding, squeaking, and rattling? These noises can be quieted with a few simple tricks, and you might consider regular maintenance to control the noise…

Read More April 14, 2015
Signs That You Need to Replace Your Garage Door

Signs That You Need to Replace Your Garage Door

When it comes to home repairs, the goal is to extend the life of your current equipment to avoid costly replacement. But, sometimes it makes sense to replace something in your home, and it can often be more cost-effective to do a…

Read More March 6, 2015
How to Open Your Garage Door During a Power Outage

How to Open Your Garage Door During a Power Outage

An automatic garage door opener is very convenient, but it can be a problem if the power goes out. The garage door opener runs on electricity, so if there isn’t a source of electricity, then it won’t be responsive when you push…

Read More February 13, 2015
How Should I Select a Garage Door Repair Company?

How Should I Select a Garage Door Repair Company?

Whether you are in the market to buy a new garage door or you need to fix a broken garage door, it is important that you choose a garage door repairman that you can trust. If the door is installed correctly, it…

Read More February 3, 2015
Broken Garage Door Opener? Tips for Fixing It!

Broken Garage Door Opener? Tips for Fixing It!

It can be frustrating to pull up to your house, push the garage door opener, and find that the garage door doesn’t respond. Don’t worry though, there are a few do-it-yourself solutions to repair the garage door opener. Identify the Source of…

Read More January 24, 2015
Improving the Functionality of Your Garage

Improving the Functionality of Your Garage

Do you park your cars outside because the garage space is being used for storage? There are many people who have too much stuff to keep in their home, and to solve the problem they turn their garage into storage space and…

Read More January 18, 2015
The Best Way to Clean Garage Floors

The Best Way to Clean Garage Floors

Some people might think that garage floors never need to be cleaned, but there are times when it can be very beneficial to clear out the garage and scrub down the floors. Once you start to move things around, you will see…

Read More December 5, 2014

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