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Why Do Garage Door Cables Slip Off the Drums?

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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.

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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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When Should I Call a Garage Door Pro?

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Your garage door is one of those things that you probably don’t spend a whole lot of time thinking about – until it breaks. When the garage door fails, you’ll either find yourself having to exit the vehicle to raise and lower the door manually, or worse, you’ll find yourself stuck inside or outside the garage. While it can be tempting to try and save money by performing garage door repairs on your own, given the complexities and dangers involved in doing so, these repairs are often best left to a professional.

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Broken Garage Door Torsion Springs: Safety Tips

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Chances are you probably haven’t thought about it before: the garage door is the single largest moving part of most homes. As such, they can be very heavy, especially if you have a two car garage or a larger door for RV parking. If those doors are made of wood or steel, they can weight […]

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Ken Fielding, owner of Ponderosa Garage Doors & Repair

Owner Ken Fielding explains the benefits of using Ponderosa Garage Doors & Repair for your residential and commercial garage door and garage door opener needs. Ponderosa Garage Doors & Repair provides sales, repairs, and replacements.

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