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Virtual garage door design in Torrance

VIRTUAL GARAGE DOOR DESIGN!

At G&G Garage Door Co. we understand the importance of time when it comes to replacing your garage door and we strive on trying to help our customers get an idea of door designs the best way possible. Did you know that some of our manufactures like Clopay and C.H.I offer a virtual “build-your-own-garage” online…

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Learn about garage door repair scammers

“INSIDE EDITION” EXPOSES GARAGE DOOR REPAIR SCAMMERS

NBC first reported the story of Garage Door Repair scammers back in 2014 when they set up hidden cameras for a sting mission. In 2019 investigators from “Inside Edition” broadcasted a report rigging a garage door system by moving a photo-eye sensor. This simple fix was put to the test and “Inside Edition” had two…

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Is your wood garage door prepared for the rain?

IS MY WOOD DOOR PREPARED FOR THE RAIN?

Wood garage doors are most sought out for their natural beauty, elegance and curb appeal. What can happen? Rain damage can cause cupping, dry rot, expansion contraction and can soak up water. What can you do? Seal up cracks: One of the first things that you should do to get your garage ready for the…

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Signs that your garage door needs maintenance

3 SIGNS THAT YOUR GARAGE DOOR MAY NEED MAINTENANCE

Do you hear any loud noises or funny sounds? Noisy garage doors are usually caused by worn rollers, loose hardware, and parts that need lubrication or an opener in need of anti-vibration pads which are all easy fixes or it might be time to replace your chain-driven garage opener with a belt-driven opener. You may…

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Difficulties of installing torsion springs

TORSION SPRINGS… HOW HARD CAN IT BE?

My spring is broken! What do I do? Can I repair it myself? What kind of risk will I encounter? What is the cost? Who do I call? We have all had this happen to us at one time or another and all these questions come to mind but, before we try to answer any…

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Do you have a fire escape plan?

DO YOU HAVE A FIRE ESCAPE PLAN? READ THIS.

California is making big moves towards keeping families safer. As I briefly stated in the previous blog ‘PROTECT YOUR GARAGE DOOR FROM THESE 4 ELEMENTS’; fire safety has really become more of a topic of conversation in the lives of Californians because wild fires have been breaking out all over California. Climate change is the…

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Protect your garage from these four elements

PROTECT YOUR GARAGE FROM THESE 4 ELEMENTS

WINTER IS COMING, SO IS THE COLD It is that time of the year again where we start to feel the wind chill and of course start planning our holiday parties. On the other hand…one thing you may not have thought about planning for is your garage door. If you have an older garage door…

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HAVE YOU HEARD ABOUT THE LIFTMASTER 8500W?

When buying a garage door opener you may become overwhelmed with all of the options that are offered on the market. In our previous blog post we spoke about the new battery backup law that went into effect which basically states no new garage door opener can be installed without a battery backup. With that…

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Safe Amazong delivery with in-garage delivery app

AMAZON KEY FOR IN-GARAGE DELIVERY

GETTING STARTED Software: Users are required to download the myQ app and the Amazon Key app. Membership: Users are required to be an Amazon Prime member. Hardware: Users will require myQ hardware, a Smart Garage Hub or a connected garage door opener for basic functionality with Key by Amazon for in-garage delivery. An Amazon Cloud…

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CALIFORNIA BATTERY BACKUP LAW (SB-969)

Beginning July 1, 2019, The SB-969 bill requires an automatic garage door opener that is manufactured for sale, sold, offered for sale, or installed in a residence to have a battery backup function that is designed to operate when activated because of an electrical outage. The bill would make a violation of those provisions subject…

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