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High-Tech Garage Door Openers

High-Tech Garage Door Openers

by gdgadmin, December 19, 2018

The earliest garage door opener, invented in 1926 by C.J. Johnson, was quite basic. Chain-driven, it simply lifted and lowered the door when activated from within the garage. Remotes weren’t invented until much later. Over the years, several additional features were added, including photoelectric sensors, designed to prevent the door … Continue reading

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Stuck Garage Door? Troubleshoot it Here!

Stuck Garage Door? Troubleshoot it Here!

by gdgadmin, November 28, 2018

A stuck garage door can happen to the best of us; occasionally even with regular, monthly maintenance. Thankfully a stuck garage door can be fixed with little to no inconvenience. Keep in mind though that if the door sticks in the open position, it presents a safety concern, necessitating the … Continue reading

Guide to Garage Door Sizes

Guide to Garage Door Sizes

by gdgadmin, October 15, 2018

In mountain states like Arizona, 54.4% of all residential homes built in 2017 featured two-car garages, according to the National Association of Home Builders. Three or more car garages are included in 36.6% of homes built. Only a small percentage of homes have garages that accommodate one-car (3.9%) or oversized … Continue reading

by gdgadmin, September 17, 2018

Commercial garage doors can be as big as 24 ft. wide and 20 ft. high. These doors also vary in terms of style, appearance, and energy-efficiency. Fire-rated commercial garage doors can also be constructed. The various types of commercial garage doors available to you as well as what components are … Continue reading

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Why Do Garage Door Springs Break?

Why Do Garage Door Springs Break?

by gdgadmin, August 10, 2018

Garage door springs break some time during their 1,428th operation, usually while the door is being closed. This is based on a 10,000-cycle spring, opened and closed four times per day. Once they go out, all tension is released, and they are no longer able to counterbalance the weight of … Continue reading

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