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4 Garage Door Services Ideal for New Homeowners

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A garage door is an essential entry point for the home, and a new homeowner should be aware of services and upgrades needed for the door. Learn about some services, how they will help with your new home, and how to get the most out of the new garage you own.

1. Garage Door Key Code Changes

A garage door opener offers easy access to a home with a push of a button or through keypad door entry. As a new homeowner, you may not know who has the keypad code or access to any other garage door openers that were made.

Noisy Garage Door? 5 Possible Causes and Solutions

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If you are like many homeowners, you would like your garage door to operate quietly so your entire family is not disturbed when someone is entering or exiting the garage. However, some garage door openers are noisier than others, and many garage door problems can cause your door to produce excess noise when opening and closing.

Read on to learn about five causes of a noisy garage door and how to solve these problems.

1. Chain Drive Garage Door Opener

5 Modern Garage Door Features to Consider

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Choosing a new garage door for your home can be a tough task, especially if you have not replaced your door in many years. Today’s garage doors are made from modern materials and available with many features that were not widely available just decades ago.

To help make your new garage door decision easier, read on to learn about five modern garage door features you should consider when selecting your new door and their benefits.

5 Things to Know When Buying a New Entry Door

Is your front entry door hard to open or close? Does it contain rust, dings, or dents? If either of these things are true about your front entry door, you might want to replace it. If your front entry door has moisture between the panes of glass, has received water or insect damage, or is warped, cracked, or weathered, these are other reasons you should consider a replacement.

Since your front entry door usually provides a first impression for your home, you’ll be sure to want to make the first impression a good one. If your door is beat up or old, this can take away from the aesthetics of your home. This is just one more reason to replace your front entry door with a new one.

5 Garage Door Safety Tips

Garage doors often serve as the unsung workhorses of the home, permitting safe, easy entries and exits when kept in good working order. At the same time, these hard-working systems can cause serious trouble for you and your loved ones due to owner misuse or neglect, mechanical wear, and electronic failures.

You can keep your family safe even as you keep your garage door working properly by following some smart preventative practices and exercising the appropriate caution around these heavy, powerful devices. Here are five garage safety tips that will help.


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