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Common Garage Door Issues

In the Dallas-Fort Worth area and throughout the United States, one of the more common items that we have in our homes is a garage door. It is something that we don't give much consideration to, until there is a problem with it! After all, you are either going to be stuck inside or outside of your garage and many times, it is going to occur at the most inconvenient time possible. Understanding the most common reasons why you may have garage door problems can help you to understand why it is necessary to call us for assistance.

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One of the more common issues that occur with the garage door is that it either sticks open or closed. This can be caused by a wide variety of issues, from your remote-controlled garage door opener all the way to sensors and switches. There may even be obstructions that are stopping your garage door for being able to work properly. In either case, we can be to your home in a timely manner and regardless of what time of the day or night it is, we can get your garage door working again.

Another problem that many people don't recognize it is an issue with lubricant. The garage is often exposed to temperature extremes, because it is not heated in the winter or air-conditioned in the summer. As a result of the variations in temperatures, the lubricant viscosity can be affected significantly. If it is a problem such as this, we can verify the issue and make sure that your door is back up and running in a timely manner.

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Why Should You Use a Professional Garage Door Service in Carrollton?

When many of us have difficulties around the home, we don't call professional services, we decide to handle those problems on our own. Although we may think that were saving money, we could actually end up costing ourselves money and a wide variety of other problems as well. This is especially true of complex items, such as the garage door in the home. It may seem as if it is something simple to fix but in reality, unless it is fixed properly, you are setting yourself up for a wide variety of issues. That is why you should contact the professional services of Addison Garage Door Repair when you have any problems with your garage door.

One of the primary issues that need to be considered is the security of your home. Garage doors are not only there to allow us to get in and out of the home, they also help us to keep our home safe. In addition, we are able to keep our vehicles behind closed doors and keep them safe as well. If you repair your garage door, you may end up having an issue where it comes open at odd times or perhaps even may close when you need it to open the most. This can be a frustrating and perhaps even costly issue.

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What Is Wrong with My Richardson Garage Door?

There is nothing quite as frustrating as having a garage door that is not working properly. At times, it may be a minor inconvenience, such as what would occur if it was making noise or perhaps it was not working as quickly as it did at one time. Unfortunately, many people throughout the Dallas Metroplex have found themselves in a difficult situation, not because their garage doors are working improperly but because it is not working at all. When this type of problem occurs, it is necessary to have the garage door repaired or you could be stuck either inside or outside of your home.

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The Difference between Commercial and Residential Garage Doors

You may sometimes hear talk about the installation of various types of garage doors but basically, it can be broken down into two general categories. One of the categories is commercial, and this is the type of garage door that is usually installed in the area where extra security is needed or perhaps where the garage door is going to be operated more frequently. Another type of garage door is residential, and this is the more common type that is used on occasions when we need to get in and out of the home. What is the difference between these two types?

The first thing that we will consider is the material that is used and the construction of the door itself. For commercial doors, they are usually made out of aluminum or galvanized steel. These tend to be durable materials that provide an extra layer of protection that may be needed by those commercial properties. Residential garage doors, on the other hand, may be made out of a wide variety of materials. Some of the common materials that they are made from include fiberglass, wood, aluminum, steel and composite materials.

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Choosing the Right Garage Door for Your Addison home

It doesn't matter if you have a new home being built or if you're just trying to modify your existing home and update it, one of the issues that you may run into is buying a new garage door. On the surface, this may seem like a rather simple project but in reality, there is a lot to consider when it comes to garage doors. Use this guide to assist you in making the right decision and make sure that you call Addison Garage Door Repair to assist you in, not only making your choice but in having it installed professionally.

The first, and one of the most important things to consider, is the size of the garage door. This is not only going to include the width of the height of the garage door but you also need to consider the thickness as well. At times, you are not only going to be limited by the size of the opening but you may be limited by the existing hardware that is in place as well. Don't make the mistake of buying the wrong size garage door. It is much easier to buy the right size than to modify anything in the home so that the garage door fits.

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