Your garage door takes a lot of abuse, especially in the winter. When I lived in Pennsylvania it was common for our garage door to freeze and get stuck in the cold winter months. While garage door openers can't freeze, it's common for the doors themselves to be so cold that they can't open. Usually, the problem is in one or two weak points where water was able to penetrate … [Read more...] about Frozen Garage Door? Here’s How To Fix It!
I'll admit, I didn't start out looking for a surge protector for my garage door opener. Most times I don't even think about it unless it's not working. I recently needed to look for an adapter to add an additional outlet up there. When they built my house they added a single receptacle outlet, which essentially makes it so my garage door opener is on a dedicated circuit. … [Read more...] about Best Surge Protector for Garage Door Opener
If you're like me, you probably thought that all garage door rollers are the same. But there's actually a huge difference between nylon and steel garage door rollers. If you're thinking on replacing your old rollers, then you'll want to keep reading to find out the differences between them. Given the choice, there's definitely one clear winner. Nylon garage door rollers … [Read more...] about Are Nylon Garage Door Rollers Better Than Steel?
The last time I bought a garage door opener, I only looked at the horsepower and ended up buying more than I should. I mean...more is better, right? Maybe for cars, but not for your garage door opener. How much horsepower does a garage door opener need? One-car garages with steel doors only need a 1/2 horsepower garage door opener. Two-car garages or one-car garages … [Read more...] about How Much Horsepower Does a Garage Door Opener Need?
I love Halloween. Most people decorate their houses for Christmas, but Halloween was always my favorite holiday. Around my neighborhood, people spend a lot of time decorating their front porch and their lawn, but almost no time decorating their garage door. If you want to add some devilish charm to this Halloween, decorating your garage door could do the trick. To … [Read more...] about How Do You Decorate a Garage Door for Halloween?