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Tips for noisy or loud garage door Tips for a Loud Garage Door

Do You Have a Loud Garage Door? Automatic garage doors are a complex piece of machinery, so when you're dealing with a noisy or loud garage door, there are several different factors to consider. Noisy garage doors are likely due to the whole garage door system and not just theread more

Tips for noisy or loud garage door Garage Door Safety Checklist

Simple steps to a better garage door According to recent statistics, auto accidents happen within five miles of your home. Yet, what is often overlooked is the place where you park your car. Worn, malfunctioning or improperly installed garage doors and openers have killed many children. A simple inspection can guarantee a quieter, longer lasting overhead door and keep customers safe. ...read more

Cleveland Garage Door Safety

If your home has a garage with a working garage door, you obviously are already aware of the multitude of benefits that come with that extra piece of real estate. With great power comes great responsibility though, and that means making sure that you keep family, friends, and neighbors safe when they are around your garage door. The following safety steps can help ensure that you meet this resp...read more

Garage Door Safety and Security Tips

Whether you have a vacation planned, or you just want to improve your overall security on a daily basis, our garage door security tips will provide you with helpful advice and suggestions to protect your family and your home. While on vacation or away from home for extended periods of time, unplug the garage door opener uni...read more

4 Ohio Garage Doors- Ideas for Sprucing Up Your Home

A garage door can affect your home’s curb appeal, especially if it’s facing the street. And with Ohio having its cold winters and rainy months, a beautiful garage door can be a focal point. Consider these 4 tips for sprucing up your Ohio garage doors. Create Faux Wood Painting fiberglass doors to look like wood is a great way to save money and use a more weather conscio...read more

Garage Door Safety Guide

You want to take steps to keep your family and yourself injury-free. To promote garage door safety, the Overhead Door Corp. , a manufacturer of upward-acting garage doors and openers, offers these tips for year-round safety. Mount the garage door control buttons out of reach of small children (at least 5 ft from the floor), and where you have a clear view of the door. D...read more

5 Questions to Ask When Buying a New Garage Door

Buying a new garage door isn’t an impulse decision for most homeowners. Replacing your garage door can be a good investment to your home’s value and curb appeal. However, there are several questions you should ask yourself before making the decision to purchase a new garage door. Do I need a new garage door? The reality is, wooden garage doors tend to deteriorate over time and metal ...read more

Tips for Making Your Garage and Home Greener

Most of the time, the garage is a “catch all” space in your home. It becomes the land of misfits for junk that you don’t need or aren’t using right now. Often times, unwanted items piles up causing not only a disorganized mess, but a potentially hazardous situation with improperly stored dangerous chemicals and materials. The garage can be used for more than just storing outdoor ch...read more

How to Operate Your Garage Door During a Power Outage

Automatic garage doors offer a huge convenience for dodging bad weather. One click of a button and you and your family avoid the cold, rain and other potential dangers of mother nature. But what happens when the power goes out and your car is either stuck inside or left out in the elements? Did you know that you can operate your gar...read more

Choosing the Right Garage Door for Your Home

The garage door has become a very important focal point and curb appeal of a house. With so many styles, colors, and materials, picking the right garage door for your home can seem like a daunting task. Action Door wants to make it easier for you by giving you tips about different garage door materials and the style, durability, efficiency, and maintenance of each. Choosing a material that...read more

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