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Garage Door Maintenance Tips

Are you a homeowner, property manager or caretaker on Long Island? Do you want to keep the home’s garage door in peak operating condition and avoid expensive repairs? Regular garage door maintenance is essential for preserving the health of the door’s various parts, systems and components. While some maintenance steps are simple enough for do-it-yourselfers, you should also have a professional garage door service technician perform an inspection at least once a year. The tech can conduct a series of troubleshooting steps and make adjustments that can prevent significant problems and even extend the door’s lifespan. Garage Door Maintenance Checklist […]

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When Should You Repair or Replace a Garage Door?

When Should You Repair or Replace a Garage Door? If you’re like most Long Island homeowners, you probably don’t give much thought to your garage door. You assume that when you hit the button on the remote or keypad, the door will open or close on demand. But, as with any mechanical object, a garage door can fail to function correctly. A door system contains a variety of parts such as the opener, springs, cables and pulleys. An issue with any of these items and a host of other potential problems may require you to make an important decision: should […]

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A Guide to Broken Garage Door Springs

“My garage door spring broke — what should I do?” If you’re a Long Island homeowner with a garage, you might have to deal with broken garage door springs at some point. Springs play a crucial role in the opening and closing of your garage door. A broken spring requires immediate attention, as it will keep the door from functioning properly and may pose a danger to people and pets. What Are the Types of Garage Door Springs? While there are several types of garage door springs, they all fall into one of two categories — extension and torsion: Extension […]

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