10 Tips for Getting Your Garage Clean This Spring

At Aladdin Doors, we are just as excited for warm weather and longer days as you are. We can’t wait to pull out the bikes and watch the kids run around the neighborhood. But before we can let loose, we need to reel it in and get the garage ready for spring.  1. Strategize  When…

5 Fall Garage Organization Tips

Midwesterners have more items in their garage than most—collecting summer accessories, fall rakes and blowers, and winter snow gear, in order to be prepared for every season. With a large assortment of stuff to sort through, it’s no wonder our garages are constantly a mess, making it hard to find what we’re looking for. At…

With So Many Different Garage Doors, How Do You Pick One?

A garage door separates the wanted from the unwanted and the secure from the scary. How often, though, do you really think about the door itself and what decisions you will need to make if yours is damaged or deteriorates? Once you start looking, it doesn’t take long to figure out there are a lot…

11 Steps on How to Replace a Garage Door Part 2

Your garage door stopped working and you’re wondering if you can put on your Mr. Fix It hat and solve the problem. Of course, you can give it a go but it’s going to take some serious research, planning, and the help of a friend. It may take a few days and a chunk of…

11 Steps on How to Replace a Garage Door Part 1

You have finally decided it is time for your garage door to go. Broken windows, dented panels, squeaky operation, and a host of other issues are driving you crazy. You consider yourself skilled with your hands and have elected to tackle replacing your garage door yourself. Your weekend is cleared of distractions, here are 11…

Keep the Garage Cooler This Summer With Garage Door Insulation

With summer fast approaching, keeping cool is a hard job and requires a bit of creativity and effort to ensure the blistering temperatures don’t get the best of you. As the highly anticipated heat draws near, you may be thinking of some projects you want to accomplish around the house. Or you may be a…

Your Garage Door Won’t Open, Here’s What to Do!

You may be at a loss as to the right steps to take when your garage door won’t open. This may be common in older garage door systems, but the root problem isn’t always easy to find. Here are a few of the usual suspects, and what you can do about them. Disclaimer: If you’re…

Five Garage Door Maintenance Tips

Garage door maintenance can be complicated, depending on the door. Modern garages can use technology that has a tendency to confuse even professional garage door repairmen, let alone the average homeowner. Luckily, catching a problem early is often as easy as paying a bit more attention to what’s happening when the door is in motion.…

The Basics of Garage Door Repair in Kane County

A broken garage door may not be the end of the world, but it’s also something that really can’t be ignored for too long. Garage door repair in Kane County calls for a certain amount of expertise, or else a home or business owner risks everything they may store in the garage (plus much more.)…