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Choosing the Right Garage Door for Your New Commercial Business

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You’ve finally taken that first step to becoming an entrepreneur. You’ve checked off every box to get started and made all the necessary investments but wait!? How are you going to protect yourself and your business once the day-to-day is over? You need a commercial door to protect your business and everything that comes along…

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Garage Door Decoration

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It’s springtime, and it’s a great time to spruce up the exterior of your house. An often overlooked part of the house is the garage. Adding a splash of color or switching out your door to a more decorative model can make a huge difference. While white is the most common garage door color, consider…

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Do I need a lock on my garage door?

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If you have an electric garage door opener on your garage door, it’s not necessary to have a lock. Electric openers function as the lock, making it improbable that an intruder would be able to lift your door from the outside. The Door & Access Systems Manufacturers Association (DASMA), the trade association for the garage…

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Garage Door Maintenance Tips

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It’s good to perform regular maintenance on your garage door every six months – in the fall and spring. Perform these safety tests on your garage door system and contact a professional for repairs if it fails any of them. Garage door balance:  Disconnect the garage door from the opener so that it will operate…

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Top Maintenance Tips for Your Garage Door

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1. Look and Listen The most important preventive step you can take is to observe your garage door in action every time you use it. Is it moving smoothly or is it jerky in places? Does it operate silently, or does it make grinding or scraping noises? Do both sides of the system (springs, pulleys,…

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When is it time to replace your garage door?

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Garage doors are important, yet easily taken for granted. Yet keeping your garage door working efficiently and looking great plays a major role in improving your curb appeal, security and value of your property. When there’s a problem, often times a simple repair is all that’s needed. But overtime, all garage doors are subject to wear…

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What’s the most popular garage door color?

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Picking a garage door color is an important decision. It says a lot about you and your style preferences. According to our homebuilder clients, the most popular garage door color is white – and that’s because it goes with everything. White is the blending of all colors on the color spectrum and it balances out…

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What is the Life Expectancy of My Garage Door?

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Garage doors typically last 15 – 30 years depending on wear and tear and usage. The garage door openers typically last 10 – 15 years. If you’re concerned about your door or your opener, give us a call, we do free inspections. Simple maintenance may prolong the life of your garage door.

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Updating Your House? Don’t Forget the Garage Door

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Your garage door is an important part of the exterior of your home, with the potential to improve curb appeal and show off your personal style, especially with so many different types of garage doors available today. BDC door is proud to offer something for every taste: Aluminum doors are always popular, especially for people…

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Do I replace or repair my garage door?

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No one likes to spend money if they don’t have to. So as you consider repairing or replacing your garage door, here are some factors to consider: Age: If the garage door is older than 15 years, it is time to replace it. Wear & Tear: Your garage door is a design feature of the…

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