Clunk, squeak, creak: How to recognize the noises coming from your garage door & when to do something about it

Just like anything mechanical, your garage door might start making noises, and just like anything mechanical, you’re better off finding out what is causing the noise.
Luckily, not every noise emanating from a garage door is the sign of something more serious, but in order to keep you and your family safe, you need to know when to do something about it.
To help, we’ve written this post about how to recognize the sounds coming from your garage door, and what you should do in each case.
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Choosing between Driveway Surface Options: Which Is Best for You?

Your driveway says a great deal about the care and maintenance you put into your home, and that’s true whether you’re considering your material options from a “style” perspective, from an environmental impact perspective, or a more practical consideration about durability. There are plenty of options on the market, and each brings its own advantages and disadvantages to the table. You’ll need to know your options, what they can do for you, and what drawbacks you might encounter.
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We can help you with all your garage door needs!

Gerry Giel Garage Doors is a family business. Our locations in Butler and in Swissvale, PA are perfect for serving customers across the Pittsburgh region. We have a large inventory to answer the needs in Western PA at an affordable price. Watch this video to convince you.
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Garage Door Experts Make Getting the Right Garage Door Easier

Are you thinking about getting a new garage door sometime soon? The garage door is typically the largest moving object in the home, and though the prices are reasonable, you still need to make sure that you have the right product. Excellent quality and professional installation can make a substantial difference when it comes to your door. Working with a professional garage door specialist helps to find the perfect door that also happens to fit within your budget.
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What do you need to start a garage garden?

A garage is more than a place to keep your car. With the right equipment and setup, it can become the perfect space to get an early start on your garden. You can take an economical approach to summer growing by starting your own seedlings indoors before transplanting them outside.
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Broken Springs Can Be More Dangerous Than They Look

Springs are literally the lifeline to your garage door. If you have ever heard one of them snap, this truth really rings loud and clear. The sound has been likened to a car backfiring due to its loud thunderous boom. If you are home, it will almost certainly have you running to the scene of the crime. Looking up, you see your precious spring has snapped in two, making it rather difficult to get that door open to say the least. Upon first glance, it might seem like no big deal to replace it, but you might want to rethink that assumption.
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