3 Issues That Are Caused By Worn Garage Door Springs

Your garage door springs are rated to last anywhere between 10,000 to 20,000 cycles. However, unless you're keeping a running tally of how many times you've cycled your door, it's impossible to know exactly when your springs will become worn or require replacement. To determine whether or not your garage door springs need to be adjusted or replaced, inspect your garage door assembly for the following issues. How Your Springs Work [Read More]

3 Vinyl Siding Upgrades You Will Love

Are you thinking about upgrading your home's exterior with brand-new vinyl siding? Since vinyl siding is durable, lasting an average of about 50 years, the choices that you make now will stick with you for awhile. Here are three siding upgrades that you will love, and how they can make a big difference. 1: Extra-Long Panels Unsightly seams between siding panels can break up the lines of your home's exterior, and make your place look messy. [Read More]

3 Ways To Reduce Your Garage Door Noise

Your garage door has operated flawlessly for several years. However, you're now noticing that it's producing unnecessary noise. There are several components of your garage door assembly that can produce excessive noise when they aren't properly maintained. Perform these maintenance tasks to significantly reduce the amount of noise your garage door produces every time it opens or closes: Lubricate Your Hinges and Springs All moving parts in your garage door assembly require lubrication. [Read More]

Going With Gas: The Advantages Of Switching Your Electric Range For Gas

Gas ranges are becoming very popular among homeowners. However, it can be hard to find a properly installed gas range in older homes, and many newer homes forgo the added installation expense as well. However, there are several reasons why gas cooking is superior to electric, so if you love to cook, you may want to contact a plumber about making the switch.  What are the pros and cons? Gas heat and electric heat are distinctly different. [Read More]