Time for Garage Door or Opener Replacement?

Let’s start with a fact. Most garage doors today are automatic. In other words, they work with an electric opener. Here’s another fact. When the garage door stops working, there is more than one reason for the problem. Simply put, it’s not always the opener’s fault.

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Garage Door Trends for 2020

Garage door replacement projects have been at the top of the home improvement list for quite some time now and as it seems, they will continue to triumph this year too. The only difference is that the trends change, and that’s natural. Read More

Why Wind Load Garage Doors & Hardware Make a Difference

Are you questioning the importance of reinforced garage doors in hurricane-prone areas? Time to reconsider. Just picture the force of winds running with speeds of at least 80 mph. That’s fast and only the average speed of winds during category 1 hurricanes. Let’s fast forward to category 5 hurricanes. The wind speed is at least 157 mph and often reaches 200 mph. While you are thinking of the catastrophic effects of such storms and hurricanes, think about your residential garage doors too. Read More

Small Tips to Avoid Big Garage Door Repairs

Some garage door repairs here and there are not avoidable. Every garage door owner knows that parts wear and need to be replaced at one point. Mishaps happen. Anything from bad weather to wear may arise the need for repairs. But dealing with some minor issues is totally different from facing urgent situations. And your concern should not be only about the cost of the garage door repair service, but primarily your safety. Read More

Garage Door Replacement vs Makeover

There are some great garage door makeover ideas, if you want to smooth out the wrinkles that come with age. Let’s face it. Wear and tear takes its toll. The temperature fluctuations, the weather, and the daily cycles all leave their mark. Some garage door repairs and maintenance will do the trick for years. But there comes a moment when the garage door gets old and you need to make a very hard decision: replace it or not. Read More

The Potential Risks When You Use an Old Garage Door

The older garage doors get, the more dangerous they become. That’s a generic statement, but true. What do most people think? “Well, as long as my overhead garage door still goes up and down, why should I replace it?” Thinking this way is only natural, but the risks are still there. Read More

How to Fight Garage Door Condensation

Condensation is likely to happen in garages where vapor in warm air makes contact with cold surfaces or colder gasses. When garage doors are insulated and garages are heated, they become the perfect environments for high condensation especially during the cold winter months. Nothing is good when it comes to condensation in the garage. Read More

The Garage Door Trends in 2019

The 2019 garage door trends are exciting because they combine the comfort of new technology with the vintage of old classics and the sleek elegance of modern elements. How do all these fit in one equation? Well, that’s the beauty of our all-permitted age. Modern architecture has gone bold just like the color options but without disregarding the timeless charm of some vintage elements. Read More

The Multiple Roles of Garage Doors in Your Life

Have you ever thought of the ways garage doors affect your life? And since most of them move automatically thanks to the opener, we mainly talk about electric garage doors. The truth is that we never think about it because we only bother to open or close our overhead door. Read More

The Best Tips for Garage Door Security

The garage doors, which are attached to homes, are usual targets of potential intruders. It goes without saying that the older and more damaged the garage door, the more vulnerable it becomes and thus easier to break-in. But thieves have come up with plenty of ideas of how to gain access to a garage and then inside the house even if the door is robust. And so when you are considering taking measures to improve home security, start at the garage. This is the place often neglected when it comes to security and still the number one breaking point. So, here’s a list of the best tips for enhanced garage door security. Read More

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