6 Steps to A Safer, More Organized Garage

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A messy garage is not only hard to look at; it can be dangerous to live with. Here are some reminders about what NOT to store in yours, and some pointers on how to make it a more usable space. SAFETY FIRST It is best to avoid using the garage to store chemicals of any kind. They can be flammable …

6 Things to Consider When Buying Your Garage Door

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Is it time to replace your old garage door?  If it’s been 15 or more years since you did, it just might be. But here’s the good news: Today’s door models are stronger, more secure and better insulated; and they require much less maintenance than their predecessors. Before you get started shopping (and the Clopay Design It tool on our …

5 Winter Maintenance Tips for Your Garage Door

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Clean the door. As you use your door, debris can build on the track and rollers which interferes with how easily it opens and closes. Removing debris and build up will help to eliminate damage. Start from inside the garage, and use a cloth to wipe away and remove any grease build-up. Wipe down the outside, too since that is where …

3 Common Causes Your Garage Door Opener Stops Working

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Ever try opening your garage door and when you press the button, nothing happens? This is a common problem among homeowners. If the simple fix– replacing batteries–does not resolve the problem, there are three other typical reasons why the device may not be functioning. Problem with the gear and sprocket assembly. In garage door openers, a motor turns the gear …

Why Does Your Garage Door Squeak?

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Six Common Causes and How to Fix Them As a rule garage doors aren’t particularly quiet, but a squeaky one can be especially bothersome. There are many things that could cause squeaking and since knowing the problem is half of the solution, following are six common causes for a noisy garage door along with suggested fixes. Of course, prevention is …

10 Tips to Get Your Garage Organized This Spring

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Ready to reclaim your garage so you can actually park your car in it? These tips from the organizing experts at Sappari Solutions can help you get started. For more help with organizing, check out this free Sappari seminar coming up on May 24th. The two most important clutter-busting tips for a garage (or any space) are to remove trash and to keep items …