Garage Door Safety

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

Hurricane Safety Tips: How to Prepare for the Storm from Our Apex Garage Door Maintenance Company

Hurricane season runs from June to November, but it peaks in August and September. Some of the costliest hurricanes to ever hit the U.S.—Katrina, Harvey, and Andrew—were all August hurricanes. With that in mind, here are some ways to reinforce your home and garage door for the upcoming summer storms. If you need help upgrading [...]

Top Home Improvement Jobs You Should Never DIY

Even if you’re a seasoned DIY-er, there are some home repair jobs that just aren’t worth the time, money, or risk. Below are some home maintenance jobs which require a trained professional. Major Electrical Work Depending on your skill and experience, it might be o.k. to try a small electrical project, like hooking up a [...]

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