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How to know when you need to Replace your Garage Door

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If you are not a very practically-minded DIY expert, it can sometimes be difficult to diagnose when you need to replace or repair your garage door. Do you want to wait until it’s hanging off its hinges and the problem has gone too far before you change it? Of course not. We do not want … Continue reading

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How to Prepare Your Garage Door for Summer

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With summer fast approaching and the cold winter months behind us, it’s the perfect time to start doing some garage door maintenance. It doesn’t take much effort and its affordable and you can do most of the things yourself unless it’s completely broken then you would have to get some professional help.  Carry on reading … Continue reading

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Will a New Garage Door Add Value to My Home?

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One of the main worries that people have when purchasing a new garage door is the cost. While everyone wants to beef up their security at home, it’s not always clear whether it’s worth the financial tradeoff. However, when it comes to a new garage door, you will most likely find that it is. In … Continue reading

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4 Things to Consider When Choosing a New Garage Door

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When considering a new garage door, it can be daunting when you start to discover the sheer number of styles and materials. Presumably, there are a variety of things you’re trying to keep in mind as you peruse these different styles, some of which end up getting lost as new considerations pop up. To keep … Continue reading

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What are the Pros and Cons of Converting to a Double Garage Door?

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When it comes to double garages, there is still a debate to be had regarding which is better: two single doors or one double door. Many double garages are fitted with two single doors which can be opened independently, meaning that a car can be parked in each door space and both doors needn’t open. … Continue reading

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A Buyer’s Guide to Garage Doors

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If you’re in the market for a new garage door, you may be feeling a little overwhelmed by the sheer variety of doors on offer. Each come with their own benefits and drawbacks, some of which will be more important to you than others. With this in mind, this month, Diamond Garage Doors will be … Continue reading

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How to Choose the Best Insulated Garage Doors

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Considering the blisteringly cold winter we’ve just had, it’s not surprising there has been a huge increase in sales of insulated garage doors. However, more than that, over the past few years, weather sealing and insulation technology has come on leaps and bounds, meaning there are myriad options to choose from, all of which can … Continue reading

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Top Tips for Warming Up Your Freezing Garage

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If you find yourself unable to walk into your garage without your teeth chattering, then it’s probably a sign that you should do something about it. Although garages tend to be the coldest areas of our homes, they do still house some of our most expensive items – our cars, for one. With this in … Continue reading

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My Garage Door won’t Open

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There are few problems more inconvenient than a door that won’t open, except perhaps when that door is the main access point to your garage. There are a number of factors which might be a cause of your garage door’s stubborn refusal to open, some more easily fixable than others. Broken springs This is a … Continue reading

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Garage Door Springs and Their Replacement

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When it comes to your garage door, the chances are that you’re mainly paying attention to the elements which you can see, namely, the garage door panels themselves and the door opener. Your garage door springs, however, probably receive much less attention. This shouldn’t be the case though – your garage door springs are arguably … Continue reading

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