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When Your Garage Door Won’t Close

You slide into the driver’s seat, start your car and back out of your garage. As soon as you clear the door, you involuntarily hit the button on your wireless remote as you do every day. Your garage door is inches from its landing point on the pavement when it pauses and goes back up as if it has changed its mind. You hit the button again and the same thing happens. You hit it again for good...

Keeping Your Garage Door Happy in the Snow

Let's face it, Racine winters can be brutal. Snow, ice, and freezing temperatures can put a strain on even the most sturdy garage door. But fear not, homeowners! With a little knowledge and preparation, you can keep your garage door operating smoothly throughout the season. Winterproofing Tips: Lubricate: Regular lubrication of hinges, rollers, and tracks is crucial. Use a silicone-based lubricant...

Residential Garage Door Upgrade Guide

Your garage door is more than just a functional element; it's the face of your home. Updating it can dramatically enhance your curb appeal and add value to your property. For Racine homeowners, Jim's Garage Door Service offers a wide range of options to suit your style, budget, and security needs. Style Inspiration: Modern Minimalism: Opt for clean lines, sleek materials like aluminum or glass...

Tips for Garage Door Maintenance

The garage door – a ubiquitous feature of the modern home, yet often taken for granted. It shields our vehicles, offers convenient access, and even adds a touch of personality to our facades. But like any hardworking element of our homes, proper care and maintenance are essential for ensuring its smooth and reliable operation. For Racine homeowners, Jim's Garage Door Service is proud to offer this...