As the seasons warm up and you are facing the warm summer months, it is especially important to make sure that your garage door and garage door opener are working correctly since they are the main source of security to your home. The heat and humidity of the summer as well as positioning of your garage door (whether the sun is hitting it directly or not), could affect how it is working, as well as whether or not you experience power surges due to storms. At Gandert Door Co. we want all of our customers to be prepared for the summer weather and what it could do to your garage door. Here are some tips to help you keep your garage door working for as long as possible. Tip #1: Routinely Inspect Hardware It is important to take a look at the hardware of your system at least once a year. This will help you identify if there are any issues, such as loose hinges, misaligned tracks, and missing bolts. Wear and tear happens, but this step will ensure that your garage door is able to o
Whether you are home for the night, or going on a vacation, making sure that your home is safe and secure is especially important, and even more so if you have family or loved ones staying with you. Most may not think about it this way, but your garage door plays an important role in preventing unwanted access into your home. That is why you need a reliable and functional garage door opener when it comes down to the garage door you have on your home. Gandert Door Co. in Mansfield, Ohio, offers two different lines of LiftMaster electric garage door openers, both residential and commercial, to the Mansfield and Lexington areas. Studies have found that garages are the first place that burglars check when they are trying to gain entry to a home, and while this may be a scary thought, the best way to prevent anything like this from happening is to be well prepared. Here are some tips for keeping your home safe when it comes to your garage and its automatic opener.