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Extension Spring Tandem Yokes

Friday, December 7th, 2018 at 3:51 pm by Dan Musick

Extension spring tandem yokes allow for a total four springs on an extension spring system. They are a good alternative for heavier doors. Using four smaller springs will often save on the cost as well. Above is our tandem yoke plate for lighter doors that weigh less than 250 pounds.…

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5 Things that Get Into a Garage with Poor Seals

Friday, November 23rd, 2018 at 2:44 pm by Dan Musick

1. Snow and Rain

Precipitation hits every part of the garage door. Rain, snow, and sleet can come in from an improperly sealed top, bottom, or side seal. This can create a hazardous condition from frozen water melting and re-freezing.

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Garage Door End Hinges: Upgrade Considerations

Friday, November 9th, 2018 at 6:19 pm by Dan Musick

Hinges on new garage doors often break prematurely because the hinges are thinner and narrower.

We often recommend that customers with larger, heavier doors upgrade to the heavier 14 gauge hinges when possible. Here is a comparison of the benefits and drawbacks of each.…

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Parts for Custom Garage Doors

Friday, November 2nd, 2018 at 5:18 pm by Dan Musick

Custom residential garage doors are a beautiful addition to any home. No matter how old it becomes, we always tend to think of it as new, just like the day we bought it. When you can’t deny it any longer and admit it’s time for a repair (or maybe it breaks down and leaves you with no choice), you might worry that the right part won’t be available.…

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Increase Your Home’s Value with a New Garage Door

Friday, October 19th, 2018 at 6:16 pm by Dan Musick

Home remodeling can be exciting, or it can be viewed as expensive, a lot of work or not worth it, all depending on one’s outlook and their plans for the future. Sure, there are a lot of people who will tell you that this project or that one will increase your home’s value.…

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Torsion Spring Pitch

Friday, July 13th, 2018 at 5:29 pm by Dan Musick

We are frequently asked, “Why is one of my garage door springs slinky and the other tight?” Or, “Why is one spring stiff and the other loose?”

The answer lies in the pitch of the spring wire. When a spring is coiled the wire is normally wound at a 90-degree angle from the spool or rod around which the wire is wound.…

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Free Garage Door Hardware

Friday, June 8th, 2018 at 5:20 pm by Dan Musick

On our Standard Garage Door Torsion Springs page we include a special offer for free hardware or free winding bars.

Since we started this we have had a number of requests for substitutions.

For example, someone purchasing one of our torsion spring conversion kits will sometimes ask to deduct the value of the free hardware from the kit.…

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New: Wholesale Prices for Garage Door Dealers Only

Friday, May 18th, 2018 at 5:07 pm by Dan Musick

Now here!

Over the years we’ve had a lot of wholesale customers come into our shop to pick up parts. As a result we finally put together a list to better serve them.

Here is the link to our wholesale garage door parts prices.…

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Clopay Pinch Proof Model 150 Parts No Longer Available!

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010 at 7:49 pm by Jim

Clopay model 150 parts

Sorry, but these parts are no longer available. More information is on our Clopay Garage Door Parts page. 

 

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