6 Fall Home Maintenance Tasks

The following six fall home maintenance tasks can help you identify potential problems before they arise: TOUCH UP EXTERIOR PAINT This is a project you can likely handle yourself (although there’s always the option to hire a painter). Look closely at your home’s siding, trim, and flashing to identify any areas in need of repainting. […]

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Conventional or Synthetic for Your Next Oil Change?

The next time your vehicle is due for an oil change, you may be offered a choice between three types of oil – conventional, synthetic, and synthetic blend. How to choose? Recent studies show that synthetic is best. In fact, AAA found that synthetic oil outperformed conventional oil by nearly 50 percent in its independent […]

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5 Well-Deserved Garage Upgrades

Do you dream of a home workshop or fitness center? Maybe your dream is as simple as a better organized space? The garage, so often take for granted, has untapped potential. Turn your dreams into reality with one, a combination, or all of the following well-deserved garage upgrades. An additional benefit, many of these projects […]

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New Garage Door Benefits

Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy when you have a new garage door installed by a professional garage door service company. Return on Investment According to Remodeling magazine’s annual Cost vs. Value report, homeowners throughout the Phoenix area can expect to recoup 76.9% of the money they spend on an uninsulated, single-layer […]

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How To: Pick the Right Garage Door Opener

The garage: it’s where we park our vehicles, store our stuff, and conveniently access our homes. However, if the garage door opener isn’t functioning safely or properly, these advantages fall by the wayside. Even if yours is working just fine, newer models offer increased safety, security and convenience, making upgrading a worthwhile expenditure. Here we […]

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Spring Cleaning the Garage

Ahhhhh, Spring! It’s an opportunity to throw open the windows, let some fresh air in, and make our homes garages clean and efficient spaces. If your garage is being used to store everything but the car, it’s past time you started spring cleaning the garage, clearing the clutter and establishing some designated storage spaces. We […]

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Garage Door Safety Checklist

1 in 15 garages may lack the latest garage door safety features or may not be operating properly according to LiftMaster®. Is yours one of them? Use our garage door safety checklist to find out. We recommend performing a thorough visual examination of your door monthly in addition to testing the door’s balance and auto-reversal […]

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Trending New Garage Doors

Garage doors have changed drastically in the past decade with the emergence of home automation and a stronger focus on energy-efficiency. By outfitting your garage with a smart garage door opener, energy-efficient garage door or electric charging station, you can create a functional space that proves itself to be a valuable extension to your home’s […]

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Garage Door Decorating Ideas for the Holidays

Nothing says the holidays have arrived like seeing your house and that of your neighbors decorated in holiday grandeur. While you are stringing lights and hanging garlands in preparation for the holidays, don’t overlook the largest flat surface on the front of your home – your garage door. Make the exterior of your home just […]

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Broken Garage Door Springs?

Nothing in life lasts forever including your garage door springs. In fact, they are generally only good for 10,000 cycles. How long is that? That’s a complicated question to answer. Determining just how long 10,000 cycles will last you depends on your and your family’s daily usage. One cycle is expended each time you open […]

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