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52 Quick-Fixes For Your Home

Although this informative post from This Old House doesn't contain any garage-door-related quick-fixes, re are re-sharing it because with the many other fixes it does provide, there's bound to be something of interest for everyone...and..as far as our own advice goes: the best garage doors quick-fix is in the form of preventative measures. We advice regular lubrication and inspection of the moving parts of your door and opener -and particularly, exercising lots of common sense. If anything seems broken or working improperly, call a professional.

'How Well Do You Know Your Garage Door?"

"How well do you know your garage door?" Take the quiz in the link below - shared by our friends at Amarr on FB: 
"POP QUIZ! What's your garage door IQ? Take our short quiz to find out how much you know about garage doors, then let us know your results in the comments! Click here: http://ow.ly/w4QX3027Kkh "

In the Market for a New GarageDoor? Here's what You Need to Know.

Good info from charlesandhudson.com, shared by Clopay Garage Doors via FB:

"So you need a new garage door? Not sure where to start looking? Wondering how long the process takes and what to expect? Charles & Hudson home improvement writer Timothy Dahl shares his personal experience with garage door replacement." 




Garage Door Anatomy

FYI: Know the anatomy of your garage door:
Shared by our friends at National Garage Door, GA on FB:Your ‪#‎garagedoor‬ is the largest piece of equipment in your home with numerous moving parts. If it's not properly serviced and maintained, your garage door is likely to give you problems."


How Important Is Your Garage Door?

Since our garage doors get heavy use here in sunny South Florida, make sure yours is operating properly year-round and that it is in excellent condition so it helps maximize your home's curb appeal.

Shared by our friends at LiftMaster on FB:
"How important is the garage door? Pretty important! On average, the garage door takes up 30% of a home's exterior. Click here to learn why the garage door is the new front door": http://ow.ly/R722a



"What do Garage Door Sounds Mean"

Good info. on how to interpret garage door noises to determine what is wrong. Click below for "What do Garage Door Sounds Mean", shared by our friends at Portes Garage Door-Garage Door Specialists in Toronto:

Signs your Garage Door Need to be Repaired or Replaced

 
Good info. Click here to find out how to determine if your garage door needs to be repaired or replaced.

http://www.slideshare.net/chrisweiher/9-signs-your-garage-door-needs-to-be-replaced






The Importance of Regular Maintenance of your Garage Door

Regular maintenance is the key to keep your garage door system operating properly. Find out the basics here:



Broken Garage Door Hinges Should be Replaced Immediately

A broken or loose hinge on a garage door is often disregarded because the door will usually continue to operate. But it is in fact a repair that should be taken care of immediately, especially if it is on the end holding a roller/wheel. Broken or loose hinges have the potential to cause damage to your door. Find out why here:
http://www.myfoxaustin.com/story/27563327/how-a-broken-hinge-can-damage-your-garage-door
 

Keep it Local this Christmas

From our friends at ShopLocally.com via FB:
Support your local independent businesses this holiday season. Support your community. Make Santa proud! Shop Locally!