Figuring out what to spend on any single aspect of your home is difficult. But that becomes even harder with something where there is such a large price range as with garage doors. But here is a guide to what average costs are like and how you might raise or lower your expenses for a garage door. Average Costs and Ranges for Garage Doors As far as statistics that have been collected on how much people spend for their garage doors, the average cost hovers around $1,058. [Read More]
Garage Door Spring FAQ
The springs on your garage door are a vital component for the opening and closing mechanism. Often, they are ignored until something goes wrong – and that something that goes wrong can be quite dramatic since springs tend to break with a loud noise. They also can cause damage when they break, since they are under high tension. The following guide will answer some of your questions about springs, so that you can avoid such a dramatic situation. [Read More]
Smartphone Apps For Your Garage Door
An option available to current and new garage door owners alike is a smartphone app that allows you to use your smartphone in place of a separate garage door opener remote. If you are about to install a new door, you may want to look into getting this option. Take a look at both the pros and cons to see if this newer entry in the world of smartphone applications would work for you and your home. [Read More]
Is Your Garage Door Ready For Hurricane Season?
If you have watched the news lately, you have probably noticed that there has been some unusual weather in some parts of the world recently. It is important to remember that June 1 was the first day of the Atlantic hurricane season and scientists expect at least half a dozen storms that are severe enough as to be named. Although the numbers of expected hurricanes are lower than many previous years, tornadoes continue to be a natural disaster that takes lives and ruins property. [Read More]