Your front door may be the door you use to welcome your guests to your home, but your garage door is likely used just as much (or even more) for all kinds of other things. You may use it to enter and exit multiple times a day with groceries, your kids, and/or pets. You may use it to store your lawn mower, holiday decorations, and it is perhaps most often used to park your vehicle when it is not in use. Some estimate that your garage door is opened and closed more than three times each day and over 1500 times each year and more than half of homeowners with a garage door use it more frequently to enter/exit their home than any other door.
Your garage door is used multiple times a day, 365 days a year. That makes it one of the most used doors in your home. Many of us do not think of garage door maintenance when we are thinking about home improvement projects, but the fact is, this should be something that we think about on an annual basis. Rise & Shine Garage Doors focuses on all types of garage door repair and maintenance and can develop a routine maintenance plan for your garage door. Routine maintenance will extend the life of your garage door and make sure that it remains safe for you and your family. It also prevents bigger problems from forming and can save you time and money in the long run.
Garage doors need regular maintenance. Like any other door, lubrication and spring tension adjustment are essential routine procedures. It’s better to do something about it now than wait until your door displays symptoms that need an extensive garage door service repair. If you have adequate experience with garage maintenance, you may do a routine checkup every month just to make sure your overhead door does not act out.
While there is no exact number of years you can guarantee your garage door will last, you can generally expect it to work well for anywhere between 15 and 30 years. There are many factors which can influence the longevity of your garage door, including how frequently it is used, the construction, durability and even the weather and environment in which you live. There are things that you can do to protect and extend the life of your garage door. Here are some tips to help the longevity of your garage doors:
COVID-19 has changed our lives in many ways. For example, many of us have not been putting as many miles on our vehicles over the last two years, so our garages have become even more important for protecting our cars from the elements. Whether you use your garage space for storage, a gym, or a place to park your car, a convenient way in or out of your home, your garage door moving up and down safely and correctly is an important function. Rise & Shine Garage Doors is your one-stop-shop
Homeowners in Minnesota understand how volatile the weather can be, and each season introduces new challenges for garage doors. It is wise to incorporate some of the following seasonal tasks into your schedule to ensure your garage door is functioning at peak performance and ready for whatever the weather throws at it.
After a long winter, springtime becomes the perfect time of year to give your garage door a much-needed washing. For metal and fiberglass surfaces, simply
There’s a lot to think about when working on a new commercial construction project. One thing that you can’t forget about is your commercial garage door installation. It’s important to find a trusted and affordable garage door contractor in the twin cities for you to partner with for this part of your commercial construction project. There’s no better option for you
Spring is almost here, and we can finally turn our attention outdoors. Many of us spend time this time of year spring cleaning. Whether you are planning to tackle your garage or use it for an upcoming garage sale, it is the perfect time to make sure that your garage door is in proper working order. Rise & Shine Garage Doors can help you with routine maintenance or emergency repair. No one wants to start spring with a broken garage door – we can help prevent major problems with an inexpensive and minor “tune-up” that will leave your door ready to do its job this spring, summer and during the winter months this year as well.
Does your garage door have an emergency battery backup system? If you don’t have this important safety feature, you should consider the benefits of including a battery backup with your garage door opener. A garage door opener battery backup can provide true peace of mind in case of an emergency and offers homeowners the security of always being prepared when severe weather hits. If extreme circumstances leave your house without power, the emergency battery backup will do the heavy lifting and will be able to open and close your garage door as if there was nothing wrong.
We all know that there are positives and negatives with owning a home. Fortunately, the positives outweigh the negatives overall, but home maintenance issues can be stressful and extremely expensive. And, of course, they always seem to happen at the wrong time. Your garage door is likely the most frequently used door in your home, it is certainly the heaviest and can be the biggest problem for you if it stops working. Fortunately, if you live in the Twin Cities Metro area