Articles for tag: Garage Door Openers, Garage Doors, Weather Stripping

Garage Door Maintenance Tips

There’s nothing worse than getting into your vehicle, checking everything, latching the seat belt then starting your car. You’re ready to pull out of the garage when you press the opener and nothing happens. Checking a second time to assure you have pressed the right button and again, nothing! The garage door is jammed, the ...

How to Reduce Door Drafts

My house was built in 1920, and we didn’t realize how drafty an old house could be when we bought it. But winter came along soon enough, and it got cold inside. Being a family of five on a single income, we didn’t have the money to buy all new doors. So I found inexpensive ...

How to Weatherproof Your Home

As a house grows older, it needs more attention. Older homes constantly need upkeep and maintenance. If your home is more than 10 years old, it’s probably in need of weatherproof maintenance. Caulk and other weatherproofing materials need replacing after at least 10 years or sooner if they are exposed to direct sunlight or harsh ...

How to Repair Sliding Windows and Doors

When sliding windows and doors are in working order, they can help usher in wonderful summer breezes. Unfortunately, when they are acting up they’re more apt to cause perspiration on your brow and not-so-nice words to escape from your lips. A wayward sliding door or window, however, doesn’t have to vex you for long. There ...

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How to Replace Car Windows

A broken car window is something every driver faces once in their life. If you are patient and have basic knowledge of tools, you can replace a car window thus saving money on window repair. Replacing a car window is not a difficult task, but simply one with many small steps. Many of these are ...

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Interior Versus Exterior Storm Windows

Approximately forty to fifty percent of heat lost and gained in a home is through its windows. Windows that are poorly insulated can add more than $500 a year in heating and cooling bills. An unprotected single-paned window will lose almost ten times more heat than the same amount of insulated wall space. One way ...