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How to Measure for a Roll Up Door Installation And Order
In: Door

  When measuring to order and install a new roll up garage door there are several critical items to measure and verify.   You must accurately measure the height and width of the opening the roll up door will be installed in. Accurately measure the space on either side of the roll up garage door. The minimum required clearance is 12”, it can be more, but not less than 12”. Accurately measure the head clearance from the header opening to the ceiling or any vertical incumbrances, like ferdowns or ledges. For doors up to 10’ tall the minimum head clearance
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What are the limitations of roll up garage doors?
In: Door

Roll up garage doors are more difficult to repair and maintain than standard overhead doors should repairs be required. Most repairs of roll up doors require the door be taken completely down, repairs done on the door and then reinstalling the door. This makes the repairs for roll up doors more expensive.

Can you fix a door off track on a roll up door?
In: Door

Yes, it is possible, but it is critical to look at the cause of the off track and damage that may have been done to the door. Typically repairing a rolling door off track requires removing the track guides with the door in the fully open position and realigning the door in the track guide or guides and then re-adjusting the spring once the door is back in the track guides properly and of course reattaching the track guides to the door frame. If the door has been damaged it may be better and more cost effective to replace the
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Can springs be replaced on commercial roll-up garage doors?
In: Springs

The short answer is yes, but it requires taking the entire door door down, unrolling the door, replacing the spring, rolling the door back up and then reinstalling the door and adjusting the spring.   In many cases it is more cost efficient and better for the customer to simply install a new roll up door.     Require garage door repair in Mesquite TX? Contact us today.

Where Can I Get a Custom Garage Door in The Dallas – Fort Worth Metro?
In: Door

What is a custom garage door? A custom garage door is more than a standard garage door you see on every house in your neighborhood. A custom garage door adds to the curb, or drive up appeal of your house. A custom garage door could be a very modern design, a classic looking carriage house door, a full view glass door or a custom built wood door. At Veteran Garage Door we have designs to highlight the architectural features of your home or we can design a garage door that combines different styles together for the look you desire. If
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How to Avoid Garage Door Repair Scams
In: General Issues

The garage door industry is full of companies that do the job the right way and truly care about their customers, but there are scams in the industry that you want to try to avoid.   When your garage door breaks, you want it fixed quickly, but you do not want to overpay for the repairs. How can you avoid the scams ?   Referrals from family and friends who have used a company and received good service. Community blogs and newsletters. Use yelp reviews and reviews on other social media sites. BBB reviews When considering a company, check and
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What is the best way to clean the outside of my steel garage door ?
In: Door

Garage doors have a baked on finish that will last many years. Garage door finishes need to be cleaned regularly, most manufacturers recommend a yearly washing. Dirt and oxidation can build up on your garage door over the course of time and this annual washing will keep your garage door looking its best and increase the life of the garage door finish. When washing the garage door, use one cup of nontoxic/biodegradable cleaner mixed with two gallons of warm water. Working from the bottom panel up, wash the steel garage door with a cloth or sponge soaked in the cleaning
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Can I repair a hole in my garage door ?
In: Panel

Several times each year we have customers ask if we can repair a hole in a garage door panel. The general answer is no we can not repair a hole in a garage door panel. Most modern garage doors are made of thin steel, 24 and 25 gauge most commonly. We get asked can’t you just weld up the hole. Trying to weld this thin steel would be like trying to weld a soda can, it is much too thin to weld. Depending on the location of the hole, decorative handles and hinges might take care of the problem of
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What Are The Benefits Of An Insulated Garage Door ?
In: Door

When you are considering what type of garage door to install in your home whether it is a new build or replacing an existing garage door, there are many things to consider. Most people only think of the style of the garage door and how it will enhance the curb appeal of their home. This is an important factor to consider, and many studies show that adding an upgraded garage door yields one of the highest returns on investment. The style of the garage door is only the beginning of the choices. When you are considering the garage door it
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Benefits to a New Garage Door
In: General Issues

Many people look at garage doors and do not consider the impact your garage door has on your home. In a recent study posted at www.costvsvalue.com, they reported that adding an upscale garage door returned the largest percentage on investment at 85% of any of the 10 remodel projects they studied. The study cited that 10 of the top 13 projects were on the exterior of the home, leading to the conclusion that drive up appeal makes a difference in recouping project costs when you sale your home. When considering an upscale garage door, it is important to consider insulation
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