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The Pros and Cons of Garage Door Windows

Are you trying to decide whether to buy a garage door with or without windows? There’s no right or wrong answer, but you should consider the pros and cons of having windows in your garage doors before making your purchase. Pros of Garage Doors With Windows Are the windows worth it? Sometimes. You can find reasons for and against buying garage doors with windows or installing windows on your garage doors. Some reasons to purchase a new garage door with windows include: Natural light: Garages are naturally dark, and by adding windows to your garage doors you can bring in […]

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How Long Do Garage Door Rollers Last?

Table of Contents “How Long Do Garage Door Rollers Last?”Garage Door Rollers: Plastic vs. Nylon vs. SteelDo Garage Door Rollers Wear Out?How Often Should You Replace Garage Door Rollers?Do You Need Assistance Replacing Your Garage Door Rollers? “How Long Do Garage Door Rollers Last?” The answer depends on what type of garage door rollers you have in your garage. When you provide proper maintenance for your rollers, they can last anywhere from one to two decades. Other factors play into the longevity of rollers too, such as the climate and how often the garage door is used. Garage Door Rollers: […]

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Should I Replace Both Garage Door Springs?

Table of Contents “Should I Replace Both Garage Door Springs?”Why Is a Balanced Garage Door Important?What Is the Danger of an Unbalanced Garage Door?Can a Garage Door Operate With One Spring?Contact Oregon City Garage Door for Spring Repairs and Replacements “Should I Replace Both Garage Door Springs?” Yes. You may be tempted to save money on parts and labor by replacing just one spring, but you’ll likely need to replace both when one spring breaks. Garage doors have two springs, one on either side of the door. The springs exert the force that makes the door light enough to be […]

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How Can I Cool My Garage in the Summer?

You step into your garage, and you immediately start to sweat. While most garages get hot, there’s always a way to cool them off. Learn more below about why the temperature in your garage rises so high and how to bring it back down in the summer. Table of Contents Why Do Garages Get So Hot in the Summer? The Location, Color & Insulation/Ventilation Matter5 Tips for Cooling Your Garage This SummerContact Us To Insulate Your Garage Door to Keep the Heat Out Why Do Garages Get So Hot in the Summer?  There are two main reasons garages feel like saunas […]

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Tips to Keep Children Safe Near Garage Doors

It’s no secret that the garage isn’t the safest place for young children. You’ve probably already childproofed any drawers or cabinets in your garage to keep your kids from accessing sharp tools or cleaning agents. You also know not to leave power tools plugged in. But how can you childproof a garage door? Garage door child safety starts with you as a parent, just like any other kind of safety you teach your kids about. Not only are there garage door safety tips you should share with your children, but you should also perform regular maintenance to keep children safe […]

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