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Is Garage Door Damage Covered by Homeowners Insurance?

You pay your homeowner policy premiums on time to enjoy peace of mind, and your coverage protects you against theft, fire and other disasters. But does homeowners insurance cover garage door repairs? Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Garage Doors? Every policy is different — so if you have questions about what is covered when it comes to your garage doors, read your policy or contact your insurance company. In general, garage doors are covered by typical home insurance policies. What is covered and for how much can vary, though? In some cases, you may not be covered. If your garage door is […]

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How to Make Your Garage Door Last Longer

Quality garage doors are a long-term investment, and you can make sure they last as long as possible with preventive maintenance. A little care now can reduce the costs of repairs in the long term and save you thousands by giving you a few extra years with your current garage doors. Make Garage Doors Last Longer To make the most of your garage door’s lifespan, you will want to: Replace smaller parts as they break: The lifespan on a garage door spring is about 10,000 cycles. Springs need to be replaced in four to seven years on average, depending on how […]

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How Long Do Awnings Last?

Awnings are a wonderful investment for your home. They can protect your porch, patio or other spaces from heat and the sun. If you’re thinking about getting awnings for your home, you may wonder how long you can expect them to last. How Long Do Retractable Awnings Last? Retractable awnings offer convenience, allowing you to enjoy full sun when you want and shade when you desire. However, these awnings go through stress and wear and tear each time they are retracted. Awning material lifespan will depend on a few factors, including the treatment as well as the fabric used. Untreated […]

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How to Clean a Garage Door

Your garage door faces a fair share of exposure to the elements — that’s why washing it regularly is an important part of maintenance. Regular cleaning removes obvious debris, and it can also uncover dents and other issues requiring your attention. But what’s the best way to clean a garage door? How Often Should You Clean Your Garage Door? Most modern metal garage doors need to be cleaned and waxed at least twice a year. If your home is exposed to particularly harsh elements, such as high sun or road salt, you may want to consider waxing and washing your […]

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Buying a Quality Garage Door

A garage door isn’t something you purchase every day. If you’re like most homeowners, you may only buy one or two of them in your lifetime. But when you consider that a garage door can comprise up to 40% of a home’s exterior facade, choosing the right door is an important decision. You’ll want a model that enhances your home’s curb appeal and meets your functional and budgetary requirements. Buying a durable door is another factor to consider, especially if you live in a harsh climate. Which Material Should You Choose? Today, you can buy a quality garage door made […]

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Residential Garage Door Openers

You probably don’t give much thought to your garage door opener, at least until you need to repair or replace it. That’s when you recognize the value of this small, sophisticated motorized device — and how difficult it is to live without it! The many automatic garage door opener benefits include: Convenience: An opener eliminates the need to get out of your vehicle to open or close the door, something that most people particularly appreciate when it’s raining or cold out. Security: A properly functioning opener makes it harder for intruders to get inside your garage and gain access to […]

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Showroom vs. Online

These days, you can buy just about anything online — from shoes and computers to automobiles and garage doors. While some purchases are ideally suited to online shopping, others can benefit from the personal touch you can only get when visiting or meeting with the seller in person. Garage doors and awnings are examples of products that are better to see up close before you make a decision. If you live or own a business in New Jersey, a visit to the fully appointed Forked River, NJ, garage door and awning showroom operated by Liberty Door and Awning can add […]

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What to Know About Bahama Shutters

Catastrophic events like Tropical Storm Irene in 2011 and Superstorm Sandy in 2012 are stark reminders of the significant damage a major storm can inflict on the New Jersey coast. If you live in this hurricane-prone region, you need strong, durable shutters that can protect your property and keep your family safe. Bahama shutters are becoming an increasingly popular choice for homeowners living in storm and hurricane zones. These uniquely designed shutters provide excellent protection against strong winds and enhance a home’s aesthetic appeal. Liberty Door and Awning is your one-stop headquarters for Bahama shutters in Ocean County and Monmouth […]

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Benefits of Awnings

Are you looking for a cost-effective way to add style and comfort to the exterior of your home? An awning could provide the perfect solution. Installing a retractable awning over your patio, deck or other outdoor living space enables you to create a beautiful, shady oasis ideal for relaxing and entertaining. Awnings can also provide a solid return on investment. 7 Benefits of Installing an Awning Some of the many benefits of an awning installation include: Improved appearance: Awnings are available in a wide variety of attractive colors, styles and patterns that will complement your home’s exterior. The right awning can […]

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A Message About COVID-19

To Our Customers, Amidst the current coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the safety and well-being of our customers and employees remain our top priority.  Our office will remain open staffed with only essential personnel. We are not accepting any walk-in customers at this time.  Service calls,  Installations, and Sales Appointments will continue on schedule until further notice. Our office staff, Service Technicians, Installation Teams, and Sales Representatives are all practicing safe social distancing and proper hygiene with regard to washing hands and sanitizing workspaces. For our currently scheduled customers: If you prefer to not have any contact with our technicians or installers, but would […]

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