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Garage Door Torsion Spring Repair As Explained by Our Apex Garage Door Contractor

By |November 9th, 2021|Broken Extension Springs, Broken Torsion Springs, Extension Spring Repair|

Why Do Garage Door Springs Break? With the passage of time, garage door springs get damaged as they do all the heavy lifting when the door is opened or closed. Simple wear and tear is one of the most common reasons they break. At times, even rust caused by North Carolina's frequent Spring rains, which [...]

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Are Broken Garage Doors Dangerous? Ask Our Apex Garage Door Repair Company

By |October 5th, 2021|Broken Extension Springs, Broken Torsion Springs, Garage Door Repair, Garage Door Safety|

A broken garage door isn’t just an irritant—it’s also a safety hazard. According the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, about 20,000 garage door accidents occur every year, the majority of them involving children. Below, learn more about the hazards of a broken garage door, and why it’s a good idea to invest in garage door [...]

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Garage Door Installation Safety Tips from Our Knightdale Garage Door Company

By |September 7th, 2021|Garage Door Installation, Garage Door Safety, Knightdale Garage Doors|

As we have discussed in previous blogs, garage door installation can be very dangerous to those who do not know what they are doing. The garage door itself can weigh up to 400 lbs, and the high-pressure torsion springs can cause serious injuries or property damage if not adjusted correctly. For this reason, we highly [...]

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Garage Door Maintenance 101 From Our Raleigh Garage Door Company

By |August 3rd, 2021|Company News, Garage Door Company, Garage Door Contractors, Garage Door Maintenance|

Like all other machinery, garage doors will inevitably wear out over time, and will likely eventually break. Since garage door maintenance is much less expensive than a garage door repair or replacement, you’re better off inspecting it and maintaining it on a periodic basis—or having a garage door maintenance company do it for you. When [...]

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Advice On How to Select the Best Garage Door Color From Our Cary Garage Door Company

By |July 6th, 2021|Custom Garage Doors, Garage Door Color, Garage Door Materials, Garage Door Styles|

The door on your garage takes up a considerable amount of real estate, so its color makes a big difference in the curb appeal—and overall attractiveness—of your home. Here are some things to keep in mind when selecting a garage door color. Decide If You Want to Highlight or Hide Do you want the door [...]

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How to Find a Quality Garage Door Contractor in Raleigh, N.C.

By |June 8th, 2021|Garage Door Company, Garage Door Contractors, Home Maintenance Tips, Raleigh Garage Doors|

Garage doors can weigh up to 400 lbs., and fixing or replacing garage door torsion springs can be very dangerous. Therefore, when you’re selecting someone to perform your garage door repair, it’s crucial to make sure they are professional, licensed, and experienced. This is not a simple handyman job: if a garage door is repaired or [...]

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How to Install a New Garage Door in Raleigh, Part 1

By |May 4th, 2021|Garage Door Installation, Garage Door Safety, Home Maintenance Tips|

Garage door installation can be quite challenging, and even a bit dangerous for beginners. However, if you have a knack for DIY installations and some experience when it comes to repairs, you should be able to pull it off. Here’s how to install a garage door yourself. Release the Torsion Spring Tension First, you’ll need [...]

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Part 2: How to Install a New Garage Door in Raleigh

By |April 6th, 2021|Garage Door Installation, Garage Door Replacement, Garage Door Safety|

This article is the second half of our garage door installation tutorial. To view Part 1, click here. If you need more garage door installation help, give us a call, and our professional garage door installers will be happy to assist you. Install the Track Secure each hinge to the panel above it. Make sure [...]

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Which Material Should I Choose For My New Raleigh Garage Door?

By |March 9th, 2021|Aluminum Garage Doors, Garage Door Materials, Steel Garage Doors, Wooden Garage Doors|

Five materials to consider for your new home garage door Replacing your garage door is one of the quickest ways to increase the value of your home. Not only can a new garage door provide safe, secure access to your garage, it can also significantly refresh your property’s overall appearance, particularly from the curbside. Below [...]

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