Troubleshooting Why Your Garage Door Won’t Open

image from the inside of a garage where the white garage doors won’t open.Having an electric garage door opener can be extremely useful. When your garage door won’t open or close, the remote breaks down, or the keypad acts up, however, this can be inconvenient and troublesome. A malfunctioning garage door opener can make it difficult to access anything stored inside and present a problem if you use the space to park your car.

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How to Troubleshoot Your Garage Door Sensor

Picture of an empty garage with garage door safety sensors.

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

Picture of a modern glass and aluminum garage door.

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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