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What to do About a Noisy Garage Door

The bad news is that your overhead garage door is noisy and makes strange sounds when it is in operation; the good news is that the conditions which cause this are usually easy to fix. Normally, this task should take an hour or less. Sometimes the fault will be more serious and you should call a professional service such as Aaron’s Garage Doors her in Nashville, Tennessee. Noisy garage doors are usually caused by worn rollers, loose hardware, parts that need lubrication or an opener in need of anti-vibration pads—all simple fixes. Tighten accessible parts. This includes the door and […]

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Tips on Heating Your Garage

Many people use their garage for multiple purposes. The winters in the middle Tennessee area, including Nashville, can be cold and, unless the garage is heated, the work space it represents becomes unusable. This issue can be resolved by installing a heater. This discussion is focused on natural (or LP) gas heaters. Insulate The garage should be insulated, otherwise the heating system will be ineffectual, and the money invested in it will be wasted. The walls should have four inches of insulation; the ceiling should have six inches of insulation; and the garage door should be insulated. Heating System Choices […]

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Garage Door Flooring Tips for Installing PVC Floor Tiles

This is a do-it-yourself guide for covering your garage floor with interlocking PVC floor tiles. Interlocking PVC tiles make this process straightforward; think of it as adult Legos. The tools and materials needed for this project are: rubber mallet utility knife tape measure pencil chalk kneepads Interlocking PVC floor tiles Interlocking PVC garage floor tiles come in many colors. You could co-ordinate with the colors of your overhead door from Aaron’s Garage Doors here in Nashville, Tennessee, or with the color of your home, for example. The tiles can be easily installed on the garage floor without adhesive. Laying the […]

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How to Check a Garage Door’s Balance

Garage door systems can be very dangerous to work on unless you are specifically trained to do so. This is due to the size of the door (it is the largest moving part of a home) and to the amount of energy story in the torsion springs which bear the load of the heavy doors. The procedure given here is a diagnostic only. To have any work performed on your system, please call an overhead door specialist such as those at Aaron’s Garage Doors here in Nashville. Of the routine maintenance tasks on a garage door, checking the balance of […]

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Garage Door Opener Safety and Features Explained

Garage doors have come a long way in recent years. Garage doors of today are available in a wide variety of various materials to suit any need and budget, and are stronger and more durable than ever. Garage doors today also come with longer warranties, since they are designed to last. Perhaps most importantly, garage doors today are quiet; no more garage door noise that wakes the neighbors when you arrive home late! Modern garage door openers are better than ever before as well. With modern features such as keyless entry, there’s no need to worry about locking yourself out. […]

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DIY Garage Door Repairs and Maintenance That You Can Do

Is your garage door operating in less-than optimal condition? Simple garage door maintenance and repairs can help to keep your garage door operating at its best. Many of these repairs can be done on your own. Below are a few common repairs that can help to keep your door opening and closing smoothly. Check Tracks Damaged tracks are one of the most common issues that garage doors face. Since tracks are constantly being used, they tend to receive a lot of damage. A dented track could make the whole garage door inoperable. Dents in the track can be pounded out […]

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Common Garage Door Problems: What to Do When Your Garage Door Malfunctions

Having trouble with your garage door? Garage door problems are sometimes an indication that it’s time for a new door, but most of the time, minor repairs can be made without requiring a complete garage door replacement. Here are some common causes of garage door troubles. Find out what you should do when your garage door starts acting up. Garage Door Openers Garage door openers are a common source of troubles. Whether your garage door reverses before it hits the ground, or if it simply won’t move at all, a malfunctioning garage door opener can be frustrating! After ensuring that […]

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Garage Door Opener Overview: Which Opener is Right for You?

It may come as a surprise to many people, but the first electric garage door opener was invented in 1926. While garage door openers have been around for decades, they have become more popular, and increasingly necessary in recent years. Garage door openers make opening and closing your garage door easier, and more efficient. With a garage door opener, you have the option to open and close your garage door from the comfort of your car; which means you don’t have to get out on those cold days to close the garage door. Garage door openers have made major advances […]

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The Importance of Sprinkler System Repairs and Maintenance

Keep Your Sprinkler System Operating at Its Best Tennessee residents rely on properly functioning sprinkler systems to keep their landscape nice and green. While most sprinkler systems are relatively low maintenance, they still require periodic maintenance. Even high-quality systems still require repairs and seasonal maintenance to keep them operating at their best. It can be difficult to know what can be done yourself and when to call for professional assistance. This checklist can help you to determine which jobs you can tackle, and which ones are best left to the pros! Common Repairs Needed Even the best sprinkler systems will […]

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