Keeping Your Garage Pest-Free
Keeping your garage pest-free is an essential aspect of maintaining a structurally sound home. While the garage may be a room you don’t always use, it’s still important to regularly clean and inspect your garage. One of the most common pest infestation concerns is that pests often destroy belongings and can even damage your home. […]
How Much Can a New Garage Door Improve My Home’s Value?
Updated: March 12th, 2020 Many Floridian urban and suburban homes feature a street-facing garage door — when looking at your exterior facade, does the garage door look dated or detract from the overall appeal of your home? Drab, dinged and damaged steel sectional doors can negatively affect the visual appeal of your home and also […]
Do I Need Garage Door Maintenance?
Garage doors are an essential convenience for most Florida homeowners. While these systems are designed to function smoothly for many years, the best method for ensuring long-term performance and convenience is routine garage door maintenance. Most garage door professionals recommend residential garage door systems have scheduled maintenance — including inspecting and lubricating moving parts, checking for […]
Do I Need an Insulated Garage Door in Florida?
Updated July 21st, 2020 When many homeowners consider replacing their current garage door with a trendy insulated option, they consider protecting their garage space from extremely cold temperatures — so how would those upgrades benefit Florida residents? Garages aren’t considered additional living space, so when your house was built, this area was not constructed with […]
What to Do If Your Garage Door Is Misaligned
Updated: March 12th, 2020 Garage doors are used by most homeowners every day as the primary entrance to their homes. With constant use, it’s common to experience problems with garage door functionality due to worn or damaged hardware. One of the most universal garage door issues for homeowners is a misaligned garage door, which makes the […]
Best Ways to Keep Your Garage Door Clean
You’re already doing routine chores around the house, like vacuuming, dusting, and mopping. But, did you know you should be cleaning your garage door, too? When you routinely clean your garage door, you’re maintaining your home’s curb appeal and helping keep the mechanisms in good working order. If too much dirt and grime build-up, it […]
Common Garage Door Problems: DIY or Call a Professional?
You probably don’t think of your garage door as a complicated piece of equipment. Its job is to look good on the front of your garage, keep cold air and thieves out and provide ventilation and access when you want to let the outdoors in. Today’s doors are a fair bit more complex than the […]
Garage Door Safety Month
June is Garage Door Safety Month June is Garage Door Safety Month and Broten is working to increase awareness of the possible hazards of garage doors and automatic opener systems, as well as the need for periodic inspection and maintenance to keep them in safe working condition. Your garage door should provide many years of safe operation […]
Why Tune Up Your Garage Door
Just like cars, garage doors need to be maintained annually in order to keep them working properly and increase their longevity. Not maintaining your garage door can lead to high repair costs down the road and can even cause serious accidents in the event of broken parts and openers. It is recommended to have annual […]