Is water seeping under your garage door and pooling on the floor? A garage door leak can be caused by a faulty seal, gaps in the concrete floor, clogged gutters or poor drainage. Let’s take a look at some possible causes and remedies for water in the garage….
Want to paint a concrete garage floor? It’s relatively easy and inexpensive project. A smooth coat of color makes the garage look great. Concrete paint comes in both latex and epoxy formulas. One-part epoxy paint is a good choice because it resists mold, mildew and stains. Epoxy-based paint tends to last longer than latex paint because it makes a strong bond with the floor.
WHY PAINT A CONCRETE GARAGE FLOOR?
Bare concrete releases dust as it wears out. Paint seals the surface of the concrete. A painted floor keeps the garage, and everything in it, cleaner.
When dust settles on garage door electronic eyes and in the tracks, it causes trouble. Dirty tracks can bog down the movement of the door. Dust-covered safety eyes keep the automatic door opener from working. Keeping the components of your garage door clean and maintained helps avoid the need for garage door repairs….
Lubricate a garage door to keep it working smoothly. Most doors squeak when they need to be greased. A once-a-year lubrication of all the moving parts is usually enough to keep the door in good shape. Regular maintenance, including lubrication, extends the time between garage door repairs and replacements….
A garage door has a medley of components working in concert. When the parts are in tune, they make beautiful music together. When one part is out of sync, your ears may be assaulted with a cacophony of screeches. Or crashes. Or worse….