Garage Door Blog

June 17, 2019

Are You Installing a New Garage Door? What You Need to Know

Own your own home for long enough — or happen to buy a fixer upper that needs attention — and it’s inevitable you’ll need to install a new garage door someday. And while garage doors have one of the best returns on investment for all…

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June 3, 2019

How to Repair a Warped Garage Door — Is It Time to Install a New Door?

Is your garage door starting to get a warped look to it — a sort of caved-in warping that not only makes your house look more rundown, but affects the functioning of the door itself? You probably have a bowing garage door. This is a…

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April 29, 2019

Why You Should Install a Second Spring on Your Garage Door

Have only a single spring garage door? You might consider upgrading to 2. It comes down to safety. If the torsion spring snaps, there’s nothing supporting that several hundred pound door. God forbid there should be a kid, pet, or that lovely Malibu underneath when…

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April 15, 2019

Why a New Garage Door or Opener Installation Makes Sense During Tax Season

Most people hate doing taxes, but who doesn’t love a refund check? Everyone looks forward to it; many families depend on it. Will you spend yours on a family vacation, a downpayment on a new car, or do you plan to invest it in your…

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April 8, 2019

The Tragic Downside of Pet Doors Installed in the Garage

It may seem like a good idea at first — like most terrible ideas do. But trust us — installing a pet door in or near your garage door is not only a bad plan — it can be quite tragic, in fact. You may…

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March 25, 2019

Good for the Earth, Good for You: 3 Garage Door Installations to Consider

Smart technology is just that — smart — and there’s nothing smarter than saving the planet for our children and grandchildren. A smart garage door opener gives you remote access and viewing of your garage door from any smartphone or Internet connection. But it also…

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March 11, 2019

Thinking of Selling Your Home? Why a New Garage Door Puts Money in Your Pocket

Talk to any realtor at a party. They’ll tell you that curb appeal is the single biggest factor in determining the resale value of a home, hands down. And it’s not just the wine talking. It makes sense. People love looking good in the neighborhood,…

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February 24, 2019

3 Ways to Safeguard Your Home & Garage Door from Burglars

Every 18 seconds in the United States, a burglar breaks into somebody’s home, according to the FBI. In fact, 10 families will have their homes robbed in the 2 to 3 minutes it takes you to read this blog. And what’s the average cost of…

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January 28, 2019

Thinking About a Pet Door in Your Garage Door? Why That’s a HORRIBLE idea

We know you’re thinking about Fido or Mr. Whiskers. You have their best interests at heart. You really do. And it makes sense that installing a pet entrance in your garage door gives them independence, makes them feel important in the family. Except that it’s…

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January 14, 2019

5 Tips to Burglar-Proof Your Garage Door

Every 18 seconds, a home is broken into in the US. Roughly 60% of these break-ins occur during the day. And the most likely place they’ll enter is through the garage door. So when you go to work, the thieves are going to work too…

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