Many of us take our garage doors for granted. Day in and day out, we use our garage to park our car, protect it from inclement weather and provide the simple conveniences that make life a little easier. As we pull up to the garage, we expect that with a tap of a button, we’ll be able to pull our car into our home and leave it safe and secure behind a closed door.
But considering how many moving parts and how much weight is involved in an automatic garage door, it’s inevitable that as a door ages, things will start to malfunction. And as it matures, safety and reliability begin to suffer.
One area that can wear down is the garage door spring system. As the source of the best garage door spri...
Here are some helpful safety tips. This list is not intended to be a comprehensive list of every safety precaution. Always consult AE Door or instruction manual for safety information about your model.
For Garage Doors.Replace Old Springs. Your garage door’s springs are arguably the most important and most dangerous part of your door. Springs wear out. When they break, injury can result. If you have an older garage door, have your springs inspected by a professional technician and replaced if needed. If your door has two springs, replace both, even if one is not broken. This will not only prevent any damage caused by the breaking of the second spring, but also keep your door working efficiently.
Check Your Cables. Visually ins...
If you are the owner of a garage door, it is very important that you consider the following tips regarding maintaining a safe and secure door and operator:
It is important to properly perform routine maintenance on your garage door system. To learn more about what we do and what not to do, check out the IDA website: www.garagedoorcare.com
Garage doors with operators feature an emergency release device that can be readily identified - just look for the red cord with the red handle. This device is required by law for the purpose of quick disengagement of the operator. It should never be modified, including the addition of a zip-tie for the purpose of security.
We hosted on extreme Clopay Garage Doors makeover replacing our aging steel door with a Clopay Canyon Ridge Collection model to match a Spanish style home.
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AE Door is excited to announce their newest door - the Canyon Ridge Ultra Grain Garage Door. With many design options you will find the right door for your home.
Composite overlay material is molded from actual wood to replicate the species’ natural texture and intricate grain patterns.
Four-layer construction: steel + insulation + Ultra-Grain steel + overlay 2"-polyurethane insulation with a thermal break.
R-value of 18.4.
Clear Cypress composite overlay material.
Factory finish options are Walnut and Medium.
Utilizes Ultra-Grain steel finish: a durable, natural-looking woodgrain ...
It’s the last day of the Greater Cincinnati Remodeling Expo, stop out and visit AE Door’s booth and learn how you can enhance your home’s curb appeal. This is one of Cincinnati’s hottest attractions for homeowners looking to make upgrades to their home. AE Door and Window will be there featuring garage doors, garage door openers, awnings and entry doors. You have until 6pm today to check out the remodeling expo. While you are there look for the AE Door and Window display and register to win a FREE garage door opener! Admission to this event is only $4, so don’t miss it!
It’s been cold, and warm lately here in Cincinnati! Changes in temperature can make your garage door, tracks and door frame expand and contract. To ensure that you can easily get out of your garage everyday, call AE Door for a garage door tune up. Don’t forget we also offer 24/7 emergency service. Call us today to schedule: 513.742.1984 or visit aedoorsales.com.
The annual Greater Cincinnati Remodeling Expo is next week, January 18th – 20th! This is one of Cincinnati’s hottest attractions for homeowners looking to make upgrades to their home. AE Door and Window will be there featuring garage doors and garage door openers, entry doors and windows. Be sure to visit the event sometime between Friday, January 18th from 2pm-8pm, Saturday from 10am-8pm or Sunday from 10am – 6pm. While you are there look for the AE Door and Window display and register to win a FREE garage door opener! Admission to this event is only $4, so don’t miss it!