December 21, 2018
Doors are meant for opening AND closing, and this is especially true of garage doors. Though we might think nothing of opening a garage door to take out the trash cans or leave home by car, if we neglect to close it right afterward it can lead to a lot of problems.
November 30, 2018
When your old garage door still functions well, but you just don’t like the aesthetic. Is it worth it to paint that old wood or metal door, or should you just go ahead and replace the system with a more modern look? It can be a hard choice which is why we put together this little article to help you decide. To paint or not to paint!
October 26, 2018
Who wouldn’t want to extend the easy breezy summertime and spend a little more time outdoors relaxing? If you have a carport, you can! By turning your carport into a multi-season living space, you can spend more time entertaining family and friends. Here are some tips to help you get your project off the ground.
September 28, 2018
When it comes to the most common problem with garage doors, what would you consider the most likely to lead to a service call? We’ll give you a hint – it has nothing to do with the door itself. Instead, it has to do with the automatic reverse mechanism. To be more specific, it’s related to the system’s photo eyes.
August 31, 2018
Having some extra space in the house where you can get together with your friends, whether you invite them over to watch the big game or to have game night is great. The garage is the perfect space for this, and with just a little bit of work, you can get your space in order.
July 27, 2018
Garage door openers have been around for a very long time, and though many devices from yesteryear are still operational, not all are safe. Garage doors are among them. If your home or space is relying on an opener dating before the early 1990s, it is simply unsafe. That alone is reason to upgrade, be we have more reasons to make such a move.
June 29, 2018
Your garage door is one of the most important elements of your home, and it is quite likely the largest moving part of your home. You might have noticed recently that the door doesn’t sound as quiet as it once did, or that there is a bit more of a grinding sound when it opens and closes. Many people don’t think twice about this, and they figure that as long as the door continues to open and close, they don’t have to worry about it. While having an older garage door does not always mean it needs a repair or a replacement, when you notice that there are some strange sounds or other issues with the door, it might be time that you acted on it. If you don’t, you could be exposing your family to all manner of risks.
May 25, 2018
These are the 10 most frequently asked questions from homeowners about our products when they purchase a garage door opener. Although you may have other questions, this list covers many of the most common concerns. Find out how to get your questions answered at the end.
April 27, 2018
Taken as a whole, most garage doors appear to be identical to all of the rest. This is particularly so when two doors have the same R-values (or RSI), and yet there may be a big difference. If you are the owner of the door, or considering its installation, you want to take a much closer look at things like effective thermal breaks and top-performing weatherseals. Why? If you are without them, you may be losing heat to the outdoors. That means that you need to know what to do if shopping for a new door. Looking for the specific features below will help to reduce utility bills and keep your home or garage at a more comfortable level.
March 30, 2018
In the 1950s and ‘60s, swing style carriage house doors were extremely popular. Starting in the early 2000s, homeowners rediscovered this classic country-style design. They were drawn to it not only because of the sense of nostalgia that it evoked, but also because of its classic, rural look and the sense of style from a bygone era.