Why Hire a Professional to Repair Your Garage Door Springs?

Garages are great things. They are automotive repair shops, landscaping and lawn care sheds, camping and picnic storage rooms, athletic equipment rooms, woodworking shops, and any other number of things based on who owns them. Let’s not forget, of course, that they are also the place where you store your vehicle to keep it safe and protected from the elements. When you need to drive your car or put it away, or use your garage for all the reasons that fit your lifestyle, it’s a frustrating thing when the door isn’t functioning properly. Your garage door is the largest door […]

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Torsion vs. Extension Springs

When a garage door spring breaks, the loud sound that accompanies it can be frightening. After that, you’ll soon realize that your garage door has lost its functioning. Now you have to think about repairing your overhead door springs, which might leave you with more questions than answers. The good news is that it’s repairable and that there is a garage door repair specialist near you who is ready to give you the help you need.  Two types of garage door springs exist for overhead rolling doors — torsion springs and extension springs. Here is the information you’re looking for on […]

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Five Risks from Having Faulty Garage Door Cables

Garage doors have fundamentally changed homes and storage options, but they also come at a risk. Many people don’t understand that faulty garage door cables can pose serious problems. Here are five risks we want you to know about when it comes to faulty garage door cables. Request Cable Repair Car Damage Garage doors are very heavy objects that can easily cause damage if any problems arise. Garage door cables are the part of the system that help open and close the garage door. Faulty garage door cables can break at any time, causing the garage door to suddenly shut. […]

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5 Garage Door Installation Safety Tips

It’s one of the hardest-working doors in your home—yet it is one of its most neglected components, and as a result, one of the least safe. Garage doors weigh around 400 pounds, and may be raised and lowered several times each day. A 1000 pound-pressure spring helps the garage perform its up and down tasks, and if it malfunctions, serious or even fatal injuries could result.   Sooner or later, a garage door’s mechanical parts wear out, or the garage door itself begins to show signs of wear and tear due to the extremes of Michigan winters and repeated daily […]

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How to Tell if Your Garage Door Rails Need to Be Replaced

The rails of your garage door play an essential role in its smooth operation. They guide the door along its path as it opens and closes, which means they’re subject to extensive wear and tear over time. Worn-out garage door rails can cause your door to operate poorly and even become dangerous. Keep an eye out for the following signs it’s time to replace your garage door tracks. 1. Excessive Noise If your garage door is making more noise than usual, worn rails could be the reason. The door may be shaking or vibrating as it moves along the rails, […]

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Protect Your Home with Clopay Garage Doors

When it comes to garage door installation in Kalamazoo, we know that you have a lot of options for the kind that you can choose. Our customers worry about finding one that will look great and stay strong for a long time. For this reason, we often recommend Clopay garage doors. It’s a trusted brand that can help protect peoples’ homes. Here are some of the reasons that these garage doors are such a great choice. Well-Established Brand Clopay is a brand that has been around for a while. In fact, they’ve been in business for over 50 years and […]

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Tips to Keep Your Garage Insulated

Like it or not, the garage attached to your home is part of your home, and should be kept warm or cold depending on the season, just as you would the rest of the house. Here at Ingstrup Construction, Inc., we have unfortunately seen many incidents where people neglect to insulate the garage properly, and end up paying astronomical amounts each month on their utility bills and heating costs. There are multiple ways that you as a homeowner can mitigate these costs and even save money. Here are our top 5 ways to do just that. Insulate the Garage Door […]

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