Structural and Cosmetic Garage Door Repairs

Structural and Cosmetic Garage Door Repairs

Not all repairs to garage doors are simple due to the fact that the door won’t open and close. Some may because the garage door looks bad. It may be dented and dinged, may need a paint job, or may need some sections replaced. Here is some advice about dealing with these types of issues with your garage door.

Painting and Repainting

Perhaps the most common type of cosmetic improvement job for a garage door is repainting. Both metal and wooden doors need to be painted or repainted to protect them from the elements.

The best kinds of paints to use for metal and wooden garage doors are acrylics. You should start with and acrylic primer base coat. This is usually best if sprayed on. But if you don’t have a sprayer you can use a paintbrush...

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Taking Care Of Your Garage Door

Taking Care Of Your Garage Door

Garage doors have added extra convenience to those who have homes and cars to protect. In the past, garage doors used to be manual but nowadays it is not hard to find remote-controlled garage doors which open and close at the push of a button. Many people recall the previous nightmares of  having just a manual garage door, then coming home in pouring rain only to have to exit your vehicle to then open the garage door, which may or may not open quickly.

Generally, if you are looking for a garage door, the type that you get largely depends on the house you have, what kind of space, and of course how much you are willing to invest. Garage doors come in different styles such as the sectional door, side-hung door, the roller door and up-and-over door...

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