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Fixing Common Garage Door Issues

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A good garage door is a great investment for your home. Not only do they give you a fantastic ROI and transform the look of your home, but they’re built to last for many years – especially our collection of durable Clopay garage doors. However, even the best garage doors will eventually need some repairs. While you can avoid most major problems through preventative maintenance, you might still encounter an issue with your garage door at some point that you aren’t sure how to fix. And if you do, that’s okay – you can always give us a call! Repairing and replacing garage…

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How to Avoid Replacing Garage Door Springs

Replacing Garage Door Springs

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Replacing garage door springs is usually the biggest repair we run into at Deluxe Door Systems. Just a couple weeks ago, a Gahanna homeowner ran into this very problem. We were out to visit him in less than a day and had him back on track (pun intended) in no time. Because we are replacing garage door springs all the time, we are really good at it. It’s not an easy job, and it can be dangerous. If the tension caused by the springs released, the door could come crashing down. On you. Or your cat. That’s why people like us are…

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Crooked Garage Doors 101

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Ah yes, the classic crooked garage door gap. Nothing like that sinking feeling in your stomach when you watch your garage door hit the ground crooked. Might as well put up an “Animal Shelter” sign while you’re at it, considering you’ll probably come home to eight mice and a raccoon waiting for you. There are a couple reasons you’re running into this problem, but whatever the reason, we hate to shoot you straight – it’s time to call the experts (that’s us, in case you’re wondering). Why Your Garage Door is Crooked If you have a wooden garage door, the bottom panel could…

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Dear Winter Procrastinators…

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The Top 4 Winter Garage Door Repairs You Can DIY… or Have Us DFY (do for you). This time of year turns garage doors into monsters. Every day you pull in and out of your garage thinking: Man, I should really get around to that garage door repair before my door falls on my car. And every day you think: Meh, I’ll get to that tomorrow. Here’s your chance to be an anti-procrastination superhero. We’ve got four quick fixes/checkups that will keep your garage door running smoothly through the winter months. Stifle the Steven Tyler Scream. Ever notice how your garage door ends up sounding like…

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Garage Door Springs: Our Most Common Repair

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Garage door springs have a tendency to wear out more often than other parts of the garage door. It’s because the garage door springs do ALL the hard work…The other stuff like the rollers and the opener get to take it easy. We run into these garage door repairs year after year, and unfortunately most people don’t see it coming. With winter coming, it’s a good time to make sure your garage door springs are in good shape. Prevent broken springs: Grease ’em up. Lubricating all the moving parts of your garage door can help prevent them from wearing out in…

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