You probably never realized how much you use your garage door until it broke. Luckily, if you maintain and take good care of your garage door, it should last about 20 years. What you can't plan for are accidents, like plowing into your garage door with the snow-blower or a teenager hitting it with the car. No matter what type of unfortunate event took place in your driveway that created a hole in your garage door, the important thing is it can easily be fixed without affecting the structural integrity of the door. [Read More]
In-Depth Guide For Adjusting Garage Door Torsion Springs
If you're having trouble opening or keeping your garage door shut, then you may need to readjust the torsion springs. These springs help support the full weight of the garage door, which often weighs 250 pounds or more depending on the materials used in its construction. This makes it easier for you or your automatic door opener to open and close the door. Torsion spring readjustment is a job commonly done by the pros, but you can handle it yourself with the proper safety tips and procedures. [Read More]
5 Ways Novice Contractors Can Ensure Clients' Heat Pumps Run Efficiently
As a novice general contractor, it is wise to perfect your ability to select and install heat pumps that create a truly efficient heating and cooling system for your clients. You must master the preparation and installation process to make the most of these unique temperature control devices. Without your expertise, the heat pump may never reach its full potential during the dead of winter or middle of summer. Here are five surefire ways to ensure your clients' heat pumps always run efficiently. [Read More]
What Are Your Most Environmentally-Friendly Insulation Options?
Whether you're building your dream home from the ground up or remodeling your current home, you may be wondering what you can do to make your house more energy-efficient. Because the energy used to heat and cool your home generally accounts for more than half your monthly electric bill, ensuring that this warm (or cool) air remains in your home rather than slowly leaking to the outside is key in reducing energy bills. [Read More]