• Inspecting Chamberlain Light Sensors

    By Sunday, April 10, 2016

    The light sensors on your garage door opener are an essential safety feature. I actually recommend checking them at least once a month. Normal operation permits the door to close as long as the light being passed between the two sensors is not interrupted. First, close the door without interrupting the light beam. And then, ...

  • Cleaning Garage Oil Stains

    By Sunday, April 3, 2016

    Your garage floor can accrue oil stains over time. I’d suggest you try blotting up any residual oil with a highly absorbent material before using an environmentally safe detergent to break up old stains. If detergent fails to break up tough stains, microbial cleaners can be used to eat away the old oil residue that ...

  • Check the safety cable

    By Wednesday, March 23, 2016

    The garage door safety cable is essential for the safe use of any garage door. It works not only to assist the springs by taking some of the weight, but is also an important backup to stop the doors from crashing down if the springs should fail. It may not always feel necessary, but for ...