Month: December 2015

How Does Weather Affect My Garage Door?


When it comes to your garage door and the Pacific Northwest’s changing weather, it pays to be flexible. This is especially true here in Washington and Oregon, where weather-contingency plans are a must.

As inconsistent as weather patterns may be however, there’s one thing you can count on, and that’s the fact that changes in the weather have an effect on your garage door and how it operates. Maybe you’ve noticed that yours is tougher to open on particularly cold days, or perhaps you struggle to close it at certain times throughout the day. Here’s a look at how changes in weather affect how the garage door and garage door opener operate….

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Quick and Dirty Garage Door Maintenance Tips

Maintenance helps keep garage doors safe and functional.

While having anything in your home malfunction can be quite frustrating, a garage door that’s on the fritz can be especially nerve-wracking if you have valuables inside you want to protect or if inclement weather is headed your way. Before you call a professional garage door technician, try out a few quick and dirty tips to see if you can’t take care of the problem yourself….

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