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When is it Time to Replace Your Garage Door?

Some people are reluctant to replace their garage door, even when it is clearly time. Some people are too quick to replace a garage door that only requires a simple and cheap fix. You don’t want to make an unnecessary investment in a new door if repair (or even...

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Keeping Your Garage Energy Efficient

During the peaks of winter and summer, utility bills tend to spike heavily. Your garage is likely a huge contributor to those bills, but it does not have to be! Increasing garage energy efficiency should be one of the first steps to drastically diminish your energy...

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Is Your Garage Door Good Funny or Bad Funny?

If your garage door is acting funny… is it a bad funny that needs fixing? Or is it a good funny that you created? Let’s start with the bad… 1. The Door Won’t Close If your garage door is stuck open, first check to see if there are any obstructions blocking the door....

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Tips on Garage Door Openers

So, now you have a garage door. But you still have to have a way to open and close it! There are many options available for garage door openers. Here is a little bit about what you will want to know when purchasing or replacing your opener. Safety First Automatic...

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12 Tips to Keep Your Garage Door in Shape

Your garage door is something you likely use every single day. It is the largest moving part in your entire home, and is used multiple times a day, at all hours and in all seasons. Hopefully, it operates smoothly for decades - or until you decide to replace it on your...

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To Window or Not To Window

When you are replacing your garage door, one of the decisions you need to make is whether or not your door will have windows. If you are considering whether or not they are right for you and your home, there are several considerations. Certainly though, the beautiful...

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A Clean Door is a Happy Door

When you think about cleaning your home, cleaning the garage door probably is not very high on the list - if it makes the list at all! Which makes perfect sense. It is hard enough to find time to clean floors and counters and gutters and laundry and the bathroom… Why...

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Sectional vs. Single Panel Garage Door

Before we can talk about which type of door might be right for you, let’s take a look at what single panel doors and sectional doors are. Sectional doors are the style for the majority of garage doors installed today. These doors generally have four or five horizontal...

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Tips for Choosing a Garage Door Color

So. You chose your garage door. You chose the collection, the material, the style. You’re almost done. But now – the color. Or maybe you just painted the house and need the garage door to keep up. Or maybe it just is time for a change. Whatever the reason, picking out...

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Aluminum Glass Garage Doors

This aluminum full-view door, featuring a frameless design, will be the talk of the neighborhood. Envy™ Model 956 features Glass panels, mounted on top of an aluminum structure to create a completely sleek and modern look. ​​ Here are just some of the features of...

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So You Backed Into Your Garage Door. Now What?

Late for a meeting, you dash into the garage. On your way to the car, you hit the button to open the garage door. You jump into the driver’s seat and back the car out of the garage. In your haste, you didn’t notice that the garage door was already open and when you...

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