Repair & Maintenance – For When That Stuff Breaks
Repair and Maintenance of your garage is necessary to keep your garage functioning properly and to keep your house safe. Most often, the problem happens with a garage door but other elements inside the garage or outside of it can also fail at some point in time. We will strive to cover all such events here in this website section and to continually expand our selection of various guide, tutorials, and recommendations.
For garage floor maintenance see our garage flooring section.
5 Best Garage Door Lubricant Review 2020 Best Garage Door Lubricants If you take a moment and look for the garage door lubricant you will see countless possibilities. There are different products, with different characteristics and with different benefits. Yes, most of those products will do the trick, but we [...]
7 Best Paint for Garage Door Review 2020 All garage doors have a large surface that significantly affects the overall appearance of your property. Add the fact that all garage doors are exposed to the elements 24/7/365, and you can see that eventually, they start to look dull and old. [...]
Drywall Anchors for DIY: The Definitive Guide (2019) 1. What is an Anchor? [toc] Drywall anchors are very versatile and can be used for infinite number of DIY home improvement projects. Many people don't know how to choose good anchors for their projects and sometimes heavy objects can come down [...]
Guide for how to paint walls of your garage Painting walls on a garage is an extremely simple task that all of us can complete without any help. Keep in mind that this process is time-consuming so you will need at least 2 days or more. You need basic tools [...]
Installing a keypad to your garage door opener system With a keypad for your garage door opener, you don’t have to use remote controller ever again. All you have to do is to enter the password and your door will open. This is one of many benefits and advantages a [...]
Garage Door Torsion Springs Repair and Replacement Garage door torsion springs are essential for opening your garage door. When the torsion springs are broken, it’s almost impossible to use your garage door because it’s very hard to lift the door. Replacing the torsion springs might be simple for experienced [...]
Resurfacing concrete as a DIY project for your property and your garage Should we even explain how strong and durable concrete is? This material consists of aggregate and cement that has a lime base. When mixed with water, you can easily shape it precisely as you like and create something [...]
How to inspect your garage door like a pro The garage door is the best investment you can make. It will increase the property value and it will make your life much easier. But, the garage door is a complicated system with a lot of components and moving parts. You [...]
Complete guide on how and why you need garage door insulation: DIY steps you can tackle all by yourself
Complete guide on how and why you need garage door insulation: DIY steps you can tackle all by yourself Why you need garage door insulation? IIs this a waste of money or wise investment? How you can get the insulation implemented without hiring a team of professionals? Is it better [...]
How to diagnose drained battery on your garage door opener system and how to replace it? All of us had the same issue at some point. We got home and garage door opener started beeping at us. We will try a different code and a different task but the beeping [...]
Sensor-related issues that can cause your garage door not to open or close properly Almost all garage doors have a sensor that is used when the door is opened or closed. Once or if that sensor starts failing the garage door won’t open or close properly. This is an annoying [...]
Installing weather stripping to your garage door: Complete guide with practical tips You noticed that your garage is dirty, the sunlight comes in more than you need and it is warmer or colder than usual? This all can be explained with a single sentence. Your weather stripping is damaged and [...]
How to maintain garage door tracks? Getting late for work and garage door just jammed? Uhh! This unwarranted obstacle is always so erring. One key solution for this problem is regular maintenance of your garage door. Lack of maintenance can accumulate corrosive chemicals and dirt particles, which are [...]
Garage Door Hinge Replacement Garage door replacements are sometimes time-consuming and risky. Replacing a torsion spring, for example, can be a bit dangerous and you’ll need to take some steps to make the process safer. On the other hand, garage door hinge replacement is much less dangerous and it isn’t [...]
Guide on how to lubricate garage doors so they can last for decades Garage doors may look like a simple system but they have several moving parts and they operate in perfect alignment. All of this makes maintenance a mandatory part of ownership. Below you can see the full guide [...]
8 tips you can use to properly maintain your garage door Did you know that the garage door is the most commonly used thing in your home? If you calculate you will soon see that garage door is used every single day, several times per day. This means that eventually, [...]
Why you should replace garage door opener made before 1993 A house is related to safety and peace. However, there are a lot of things you can do in order to get the safety you deserve. Some threats like unfenced swimming pools and obvious, while others not so much. Garage [...]
Garage door opener: Troubleshooting and fixing the most common problems Modern devices and gadgets have complicated electronic components and a lot of systems that can fail at some point. Garage door openers (best here) are one of those devices and they can stop working after some period of time. If [...]
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