Garage Door Safety

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

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 [...]

By |October 5th, 2021|Broken Extension Springs, Broken Torsion Springs, Garage Door Repair, Garage Door Safety|Comments Off on Are Broken Garage Doors Dangerous? Ask Our Apex Garage Door Repair Company

Garage Door Installation Safety Tips from Our Knightdale Garage Door Company

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 [...]

By |September 7th, 2021|Garage Door Installation, Garage Door Safety, Knightdale Garage Doors|Comments Off on Garage Door Installation Safety Tips from Our Knightdale Garage Door Company

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

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 [...]

By |May 4th, 2021|Garage Door Installation, Garage Door Safety, Home Maintenance Tips|Comments Off on How to Install a New Garage Door in Raleigh, Part 1

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

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 [...]

By |April 6th, 2021|Garage Door Installation, Garage Door Replacement, Garage Door Safety|Comments Off on Part 2: How to Install a New Garage Door in Raleigh

6 Garage Door Safety Tips from Our Raleigh Garage Door Repair Pros

A house is not a home without essentials like the dining and living room. Most people tend to overlook the importance of doors. Without a door, a house is not a house at all. One of the doors you need in your home is the garage door. What can you do without a garage door? [...]

By |July 21st, 2020|Garage Door Safety|Comments Off on 6 Garage Door Safety Tips from Our Raleigh Garage Door Repair Pros

Garage Door Installation Safety Tips | Apex Garage Door Repair

As we have discussed before, garage door installation is a very high-risk project, especially for those with no prior installation experience. Firstly, garage doors are very heavy, and a fall from an improper installation could cause severe harm to you, your loved ones, or your property. Secondly, the torsion spring tension can be harmful or [...]

By |May 19th, 2020|Garage Door Installation, Garage Door Installers, Garage Door Replacement, Garage Door Safety|Comments Off on Garage Door Installation Safety Tips | Apex Garage Door Repair

Just How Dangerous is a Broken Garage Door? Ask our Apex Garage Contractor

A broken garage door isn’t just irritating—it’s also a huge safety hazard. According the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, about 20,000 garage door accidents occur every year, the majority of them involving children. These heavy objects can cause serious damage when they fall on people or property, so it’s important to keep them well-maintained and [...]

By |April 14th, 2020|Broken Torsion Springs, Garage Door Maintenance, Garage Door Repair, Garage Door Safety|Comments Off on Just How Dangerous is a Broken Garage Door? Ask our Apex Garage Contractor

Prevent Car Theft with These Vehicle Security Tips | Apex Garage Door Repair

You don’t have to have an expensive luxury car to fall prey to car thieves. According to the FBI, hundreds of thousands of motor vehicles are stolen each year—in 2017, there were more than 756,000 nationwide car thefts. Here are some tips for keeping your vehicle, and your home, safe and secure.  Always Lock Your Car [...]

By |March 24th, 2020|All American Overhead, Broken Garage Keypad, Garage Door Company, Garage Door Repair, Garage Door Safety|Comments Off on Prevent Car Theft with These Vehicle Security Tips | Apex Garage Door Repair

Essential Home Improvement Projects to Tackle This Spring

The trees are budding, flowers are blooming, and there’s a warm breeze in the air. We’ve officially made it to spring, which means now’s the perfect time to tidy up and repair the damage from winter storms! Below are some essential home improvement projects that can give your home a big boost in curb appeal. [...]

By |March 10th, 2020|All American Overhead, Garage Door Repair, Garage Door Safety, Home Maintenance Tips|Comments Off on Essential Home Improvement Projects to Tackle This Spring

More DIY Jobs You Shouldn’t Attempt Yourself, From Our Apex Garage Door Repairman

In our previous post, we took a look at home repair jobs that are too risky, too expensive, or too time-consuming to tackle yourself. Turns out, there were too many to list in one blog! Below are even more home repair jobs that are best left to the pros. Driveway Repaving Driveway repaving can be [...]

By |August 20th, 2019|Broken Torsion Springs, Extension Spring Repair, Garage Door Safety, Spring Replacement|Comments Off on More DIY Jobs You Shouldn’t Attempt Yourself, From Our Apex Garage Door Repairman
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