One of the most common questions I get from homeowners is, “Would you buy this home?” Yet, what I hear them say is, “How long will my home last?” They want value, they want safety, and they want it to be maintenance-free.
Springs and spring hardware are under high tension. If a spring is broken, do not operate the door until the spring is replaced. Do not try to remove, repair or adjust springs or any door parts or mounting surfaces, such as wood blocks, steel brackets, cables or other like items. Because of potential dangers involved, all repairs and adjustments must be performed by a trained door systems technician using proper tools and instructions.
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Do-it-yourself repairs are certainly not new. Home and garden shows and networks (HGTV) have glamorized being handy. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, however, in effort to save money, the DYI option could backfire.
Do you leave the door leading from your garage into your home unlocked? You may want to reconsider that option. As a Mississippi Licensed Home Inspector recognizing potential danger zones is one of my primary concerns. I’ve noticed a potential safety risk