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Weatherstripping on garage doors tend to be one of the most neglected components of a door even though it has such an important function! It is easy for many homeowners to completely forget about their weatherstripping since it is less noticeable than other larger parts of the door and regular maintenance is more often geared …

Can I Replace One Spring on My Garage Door?

Many garage doors operate with two springs, one on each side of the door. A spring has broken on your garage door and now you may be wondering if you can just replace the broken one or if it is necessary to have both replaced. This is a frequent question that we get from homeowners …

Chain Drive Vs Belt Drive Openers

If you are looking to install an automatic garage door opener or need to have your existing one replaced, you may be wondering what options are available, and which type of opener is superior. This is a common question we get from homeowners looking for a new opener. Here we will discuss the main types …

Prevent Garage Door Break-Ins

Mississauga has had a rising number of break-ins, and your garage door is one of the common ways for burglars to gain access to your home. In the last couple of months, we have attended to several doors which had been damaged from break and entries. Even if you believe your neighborhood to be safe, …

Pros and Cons of Jackshaft Garage Door Openers

There are several great options when it comes to garage door openers. Lately, jackshaft openers have been increasingly gaining popularity. These openers are not like the typical, traditional type openers. They are wall mounted beside the garage door rather than hanging from the ceiling. Jackshafts were mostly used in commercial settings but have become more …

I Backed into My Garage Door, Now What?

Backing into or hitting the garage door is actually quite a common occurrence so don’t feel too embarrassed if this has happened to you. In most cases this type of accident happens early in the morning when people are tired and rushing around to get kids to school and get to work. Maybe you’re momentarily …

Should I Upgrade My Garage Door Rollers?

Upgrading the rollers on your garage door is an inexpensive and easy way to keep your garage door running optimally. The rollers are a vital component as they hold the door on the tracks and play a large role in how quietly and smoothly your garage door will open and close. Over time, garage doors …

Garage Door Stuck ?

It can be extremely frustrating and concerning to have your garage door stuck open, particularly if you are leaving for work or it’s nighttime. Many of us keep valuables locked away in our garage such as lawn equipment, power tools, sports equipment, and our cars, among other things. If your door won’t close that can …

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