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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Commercial Garage Door Emergency Repair

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  When you have a commercial garage door emergency repair or you need a new commercial garage door, you don’t want to skimp on it. We know what you’re thinking. That’s easy for you to say. We say it because the last thing you want at your company is a garage door that doesn’t work, or a garage door that works but is bound to crash, malfunction, or break down after minimal use.  When you’re constantly sending the garage door up and down multiple times every day, you’re going to run into some problems. That’s exactly why you don’t want to mess around…

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When Your Garage Door Gets Stuck | Winter Garage Door Repair

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We preach all the time about how important maintenance is during the winter for your garage door, but something we may not mention is how often ice can build up on your garage door. There have even been people who can’t raise their garage doors because so much ice builds up in the joints and exterior of the door. If that’s you, you may want to check and see if ice is the problem. While you’re at it, checking the weather stripping at the base of your garage door is a great idea during this season, with the rotation of melting snow and…

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When Your Garage Door Closes And Opens Right Back Up | Garage Door Repair

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Garage door “force and travel limits” may not ring a bell, but they’re really important to understand when it comes to garage door repair. Many of the garage door repairs out there require us to help you, but this one you may be able to handle by yourself if you’re willing to put in a little time. These limits we mentioned tell your garage door how far it needs to open and how far it needs to close. But like most things in life, you may find they stop working correctly.   You could be the person who has a…

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Help! My Garage Door is Stuck

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Nothing like getting ready to head out the door, jumping in your car, and getting stuck. The garage door won’t open. You get that gut-wrenching realization that you’re immobile until this gets fixed. That’s why we’re here. We’ve got some tips on how to narrow down what your problem is (for example, if it’s a transmitter glitch or more of an opener problem), but if you don’t have the time to mess with it, just call us. We’ve been dealing with emergency garage door repairs for over a decade, and we’ll get you back to your daily routine in no…

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How To Fix Your Crooked Garage Door

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It’s tempting to force our children to eat their veggies at dinner. After all the fighting, sometimes we ask ourselves, “Was it really worth it?” While it’s probably worth it to make our kids eat green stuff, it’s not worth it to force your garage door to do what it doesn’t want to do. This is handy to remember, especially when you put your garage door down, only to find it wearing a crooked smile when you start to drive away. A crooked garage door is a sure sign of either a warped door, a broken spring, or a broken…

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Garage Door Stuck Open Due To Power Outage?

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Usually kids can have fun in frigid Columbus winters. But adults? Our fun stops when we have to shovel the driveway, drive to work with maniacs on the road, and figure out how the heck to keep kids entertained when there’s a snow days. Or the worst – what to do when the power goes out. Then you realize you have zero heat, zero patience, and oh look, your garage door is stuck open. If you have a LiftMaster garage door opener, you’re in luck, because they have battery back-ups, so you can still use your garage door opener even…

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