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Broken Garage Door Springs

    The modest size of the torsion or, alternatively, extension springs belie their incredible strength and endurance – they are what makes the garage door open and close. Every spring on every garage door will get metal fatigue and snap, usually around the 10,000-cycle mark. When this happens, the door will not, and should […]

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DIY Maintenance Tasks for Your Garage Door

  Most of today’s homeowners take their garage door for granted. Why shouldn’t they? It doesn’t do much more than open and close at the press of a button, which for the average family, can be more than four times a day. Fact check: Your garage door is probably the home’s most-used door, as well […]

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How It Works: The Garage Door

Your garage door may possibly be one of your home’s most prominent, visible elements, but how much do you really know about it? If you answered, “not much,” you’re not alone. The average homeowner doesn’t understand most, if any of the inner workings of a garage door, except that it opens and closes in response […]

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Torsion vs. Extension Garage Door Springs

A common belief among homeowners is that garage doors are raised and lowered by garage door openers. The reality, however, is that the majority of the work is done by the springs. This makes them much more important than you probably realized! The springs provide counterbalancing force to safely raise and lower the garage door […]

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