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How to Troubleshoot Your Garage Door Sensor

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It’s happened again: you hit the button to close your garage door, the light blinks, the system clicks, but nothing happens. Forced to get out of your vehicle, you manually shut the door and wonder what’s going on with your garage door safety sensor. It’s time to learn how to troubleshoot your garage door sensor!

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How to Choose: Aluminum vs. Steel Garage Doors

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If you’re shopping for a new sectional garage door, you might feel lost when it comes to choosing the right material. From metal and vinyl to glass and wood, there’s a wide variety of materials and styles to choose from. Aluminum and steel garage doors are the most popular options for new installations. Let’s break down the differences between aluminum and steel garage doors so you can decide what’s best for your home.

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Popular Types of Sliding Driveway Gates

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Sliding driveway gates are a great choice for securing your commercial or residential property. Before choosing your gate, it’s important to know about the different types of sliding driveway gates – and the major differences in how they function. In this article, we’ll look at some popular options and go over the types of properties that can benefit most by installing a sliding driveway gate.

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