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Dangers from Garage Doors

A few weeks ago, we shared with you the WINK News story about garage break-ins. Last night NBC-2 News’ Rachel Pierce did a story on the other dangers of the garage. All this news about garage door dangers might scare some people. The truth is that as long as you take care of your garage…

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What do all these Awards mean?

If you have poked around on the Action Automatic Door & Gate Website, you have probably seen all the award and membership symbols on the pages. If you are like me, you wonder what all those awards and memberships mean. Angie’s List Super Service Award: The Angie’s List Super Service Award honors excellence among service…

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Considering a Home Remodel?

Whether you are considering remodeling a house as an investment or making it a better living space, improving curb appeal offers some of the highest return on investments. While adding a new room or replacing your siding may seem like a good investment, replacing your entry door or the garage door with a steel door…

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Got Clutter?

According to the pros at This Old House Magazine, only about 30 percent of Americans store their car in the garage. The rest of us have too much stuff to manage that. In their article, “Read This Before You Organize Your Garage,” they offer 20+ concrete tips to get that garage organized. The initial tips…

Keeping your Garage Safe

Many people have seen the news and the video about crooks being able to open the garage door with a coat hanger in six seconds. Some “keep yourself” safe videos recommend using a zip tie to stop them. As you can see from this Wink News Call to Action report, that is not the way…

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Repair or Replace Your Garage Door Opener?

According to Door & Access Systems Manufacturers Association (DASMA) and Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL), anyone who as an opener installed prior to 1993 should replace the opener. Why replace the opener? Underwriters Laboratories, DASMA, and the Consumer Products Safety Commission worked closely to develop standards in operators for both garage doors and gate systems. Since…

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Weather & Your Garage Door

Although Southwest Florida doesn’t have the radical seasons that other parts of the country do, the weather still affects our garage doors and how well they function. Have you ever had a problem with your garage door not wanting to shut at a particular time of day? Is your garage getting direct sun? That direct…