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Troubleshooting Garage Door Operating Issues
When your automatic garage door will not open and close, it can be frustrating. You could be stuck outside unable to open the door or inside unable to get your car out of the garage. You may be wondering why the door is trying to open but doesn’t or why it starts to open and
Expert Tips for Garage Maintenance and Inspections
If you are like most homeowners, you tend to neglect your garage until something goes wrong. When it comes to our garages, any items on your “to-do” list tend to always get bumped further and further down the list. If you have put off doing garage maintenance and inspections, now is a great time to
Garage Door Maintenance Tips And Tricks
A garage door can take up between 25% and 40% of the facade of your home and provides an important first impression to your guests. If you are considering selling your home, maintaining your garage door will increase the value of your residence. Routine maintenance of your garage door can keep it working properly and
Common Problems With Older Garage Doors
Garage doors have many qualities going for them: they are simultaneously functional and provide curb appeal; keep our garages and their contents safe from the elements, and can add value to our homes. But like many workhorse parts of our homes, we don’t give our garage doors much thought until something goes seriously wrong with
Turn Your Garage into an Oasis
Many homeowners use their garages for more than just storing cars. They are the workshops, extra storage, and all-purpose rooms designed for DIY projects. However, your garage is an untapped resource for unleashing your creativity. When you want to add value to your home and create a special space, consider turning your garage into your
What’s That Smell? How to Treat a Stinky Garage
With more and more garages being used for more than just housing cars, it is important to treat the inside of your garage like you would the inside of your home. In other words, keep it clean and neat. But because your garage is where you might store items that shouldn’t live inside your home,
A Brief History of Garage Doors
While Richards-Wilcox Doors has been around since 1912, it might be hard to imagine a time when garage doors were not a common part of our Canadian homes. Many people take their garages and garage doors for granted. Almost three-quarters of homes in Canada today have a garage and garage door as part of their
Six Tips for Selecting and Buying a New Garage Door
Before decide what type of garage door you want for your home, it’s best to research the different options, styles, and features available. A high quality garage door will last a long time and provide years of worry-free service. In some cases, it could even last a lifetime. It makes perfect sense to invest a
Tips on Winterizing Your Garage
Did you know your garage plays an important role in your home’s heating costs during the winter? If your garage is not properly winterized, it can lead to heat loss from not only the garage but the rest of the home as well. In addition, anything you have stored in your garage could also be