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Updating Raleigh Homes

An Instant Update and Curb Appeal One of the most picturesque cities in America is Raleigh, NC! The homes that dwell here are beautiful, and offer some of the most elegant designs available at a price point most can afford. We here at Garage Door Specialist do our part to enhance the beauty of our… Read more »

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Spring Cleaning? Don’t Forget Your Garage Door!

It’s officially spring, Raleigh! Soon we’ll all be cleaning pollen off of everything in sight, but don’t forget to add your garage door to your spring cleaning list. In addition to making your door shine, cleaning it should help keep any dirt or oil buildup out of the tracks, preventing mechanical malfunctions. Also, cleaning the… Read more »

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Maintaining Your Garage Door

As the heaviest moving object in your home, it only makes sense to properly maintain it! We are happy to offer preventive maintenance services for times when something is truly wrong, but here are three tips that you can do yourself to make sure your garage door operates smoothly: Lubricate the tracks at least once… Read more »

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Four Tips for a Safe Garage Door

Garage door safety is a concern that many people have – and with good reason. Many garage doors weigh over 500 pounds, and are the largest moving appliance in most homes. While a properly installed and maintained garage door are generally safe, some older models have a history of being problematic. As a garage door… Read more »

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Winter Garage Door Maintenance Tips

Picture this: you pull into your driveway after work on a cold, dreary evening, and you’re ready to get inside and cuddle up under a blanket. You click your garage door opener and… the door doesn’t move. You’re stuck out in the cold. This can be a common occurrence during the winter months – but… Read more »

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Liftmaster MyQ Smartphone Garage Door Opener

I want to share a new product called the LiftMaster MyQ Smartphone Garage Door Opener that has brought me a lot of peace of mind since I installed it. Many times in the rush of leaving the house with the kids I will forget if I have closed the garage door or not. I try… Read more »

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Enjoy Spring in Raleigh with a Garage Screen!

As the snow melts away, and the winter goes along with it, it’s time to welcome back the sun and fresh air to Raleigh. You can carelessly enjoy both from your backyard, but what is the sun without the contrast of cool and shade? The good news is you don’t have to break the bank… Read more »

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3 Fun Ways to Spruce Up Your Garage Door!

Holiday Garage Door Decoration Ideas Boy, did this year fly by or what? The holidays are upon us already and our neighbors in Raleigh, Cary and surrounding areas have wasted no time ringing them in! It seems that holiday decorations have been up in businesses for weeks already and, in keeping with an ever-evolving trend,… Read more »

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Ugly Garage Door Makeover Results

The Results Are In, and This Raleigh Garage Door Makeover is A Win! Having a garage door certainly has its ups and downs. When it works, it works great, but when something goes wrong with your garage door it can go very wrong, very fast. Fortunately at Garage Door Specialist in Raleigh, we understand how… Read more »

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The Ugly Garage Door Makeover Contest!

Is your garage door old, ugly, torn up and downright ratty? Need to replace it, but lacking the funds or the effort to do so? Well, you’re in luck! At Garage Door Specialist, we want to see the ugliest picture of your garage door that you can muster up! Enter it on our Facebook page… Read more »

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