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Protect Your Garage Door Against Snow

As the National Weather Service issues a winter storm watch for much of North Carolina this week, residents in Raleigh, Cary and surrounding areas may begin to prepare for what the winter weather will bring. Residents in this area don’t see snow often, which means that when the threat comes, we are often scurrying around …

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3 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Garage Door

The New Year is upon us already, and with it comes the many resolutions we set for ourselves. New Year’s resolutions don’t have to be limited to goals like eating right and exercising, they can encompass all aspects of life. Since your home and, subsequently, your garage door are important parts of your everyday life …

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Seasonal Garage Doors that Save Money

More and more companies and civilians are making pro-environment choices, whether it’s with their cars, garbage disposal habits or even their garage doors. Seasonal changes and alterations of your home’s thermostat go hand in hand. Garage Door Specialists look for ways that can save you money while being eco-conscious. Being such a large opening to …

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Garage Door Trends- Make Your House Pop!

A garage door should emphasize the aesthetics of your home, it shouldn’t be something hidden. Replace that plain, old garage door with something eye pleasing to make your house pop from the others in your neighborhood. Wood look-a-like doors give a cozy feel without the cost or high maintenance. These garage doors are actually made …

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Garage Door Replacement

At what point should you replace your garage door? For some customers, replacement is necessary due to updated federal law requiring certain safety mechanisms in all garage openers. The older a garage door system is, the more likely it is lacking in safety features. Some of the oldest systems have remotes the size of shoe …

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Maintaining Your Garage Door

A garage door is the heaviest moving object in your home. It makes sense to maintain it! While we offer garage door preventative maintenance services for times when you think something is truly wrong, here are 3 tips that you can do on your own time to make sure your garage door operates smoothly: Lubricating …

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Protect Your Garage Door from Break-ins

Garage doors aren’t something people normally think about when it comes to their personal safety, but your garage door can be an easy target for anyone looking to get inside your home. Don’t be an easy target for thieves by following these simple suggestions: This one may seem obvious. Keep your garage door closed, even …

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Garage Door Recycling

Ever what wonder what happens to your old garage door after it is replaced? Yeah, we kind of figured you didn’t! For those that are interested here is how it works for us at Garage Door Specialist of Raleigh. The metal doors and hardware are loaded onto our trailer and once a month we take …

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Boss Lift

Working on garage doors as you can imagine puts you in some interesting places, you never know where you may end up. Last week Brian one of our technicians asked me if I would like to take a ride in a Blackhawk helicopter. I said of course no way I could turn down that opportunity. …

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Our Selma Garage Project

As you know we love garage doors and, just as much, the garages that go along with them. This garage comes to us from the small town of Selma, NC. Founded in 1873 with a population of under 10,000 it truly is a small town. Selma is known as a railroad town and has a …

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