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Benefits of Keyless Entry Pad for Your Garage Door

Benefits of Keyless Entry Pad for Your Garage Door

Benefits of Keyless Entry Pad for Your Garage Door   Did you know that in as little a six seconds a thief can break into your home through your garage door using nothing more than a small block of wood and a wire hanger? An estimated 3.7 million household burglaries occur each year, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. How can you keep your home safe? One of the best benefits of a keyless entry pad is that it is not only convenient but offers an added element of security. Most homeowners use the space in their garage to

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Should You Repair or Replace Your Garage Door?

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Should You Repair or Replace Your Garage Door? Is your garage door making a funny sound? Does it seem heavy all of a sudden? Are the panels damaged or well worn? While there are many reasons to replace your garage door , you may be surprised to discover many issues only require repairing. Here are some tips on whether you should repair or place your garage door. REPAIR Door Suddenly Stops Working First, check the remote batteries. You may then want to call a service technician who can diagnose the problem. Many homeowners find it difficult to troubleshoot, as there is

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Spring Cleaning Your Garage

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Don’t forget your garage when you are doing this year’s Spring Cleaning! Warmer weather brings the need to get to those gardening tools and bikes. It may even be time to put away the holiday decorations? With these space saving tips you can make the most out of the space in your garage, while possibly removing an unsightly mess. Instead of waiting to clean out the garage last, consider doing it first. By cleaning and organizing your garage first, you can create a much more usable storage space. Opening up space in your garage will be very useful when organizing the

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Keep your Garage Door Operating this Winter

Anne Arundel County typically suffers a few stiff winter months. With an unpredictable array of weather patterns a Marylander can be exposed too, it is important to keep your garage door operating properly during the winter months. Cold weather is especially hard on a garage door’s moving parts and motor. Tracks are not as flexible, rollers tend to seize, and batteries tend to drain faster on our openers. Door Tech Garage Door Services offers you a few tips on how to ensure that your garage door continues to operate this winter. Test your door. If your door is opening slower

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Replace Garage Springs this Spring

Replace your springs this spring

Spring is the perfect time to check up on the wear and tear of your garage door, and all its parts. The garage springs are very important to keeping your door safe and functioning. The first step to knowing if you need to replace your garage door spring(s) is to learn how to identify the type of spring(s) you have in your garage.

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Reduce the Risk of Fire in Your Garage

Reduce the Risk of Fire in Your Garage

You may not realize it, but your garage could be a fire hazard. This is especially disconcerting if your garage is attached to your home. Luckily there are simple measures you can take to reduce the risk of fire in your garage.

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Garage Door Safety Tips

Garage Door Safety Tips

Garage Door Safety Tips Your garage door is arguably the largest moving feature of your home. Because it is centrally located and used so heavily, every year these doors are the source of numerous injuries. As a result, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has many recommendations, as well as legal standards for safety concerning garage doors. Unsecured doors are also the number one entrance point for thieves to enter the home, creating yet another safety concern. Here are some garage door safety tips, that when correctly followed, will surely deter theft and keep your family free of injury. To Deter

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