Meet the Family Behind Overhead Door Company of Portland

Featured in the Spring 2017 issue of The Who’s Who in Building & Construction FAMILY BONDS TAKE CENTER STAGE “When we were asked to partner with the industry’s oldest and most respected garage door brand, we jumped at the opportunity,” says Jim [Stumpf, CEO of...

Should You Hire a Professional or DIY?

It may seem tempting to try to and repair a garage door yourself. It certainly may be the less expensive option and may appear to be a invigorating challenge. There is a lot to consider, though, before breaking out the toolbox instead of breaking out the telephone to...

When to Consider Replacing Your Garage Door

          Replacing your garage door can be a large undertaking. Often times, repairing any difficulties or replacing old parts will be a simpler and less expensive option. Sometimes, though, a garage door does need to be replaced. Here are some thoughts to help you...

Single Door or Double Door: What Will Work for You?

If you are installing garage doors on your two-car garage, you will be faced with two options: one large double door or two separate single doors. Many double garages are fitted with two single doors, meaning a car can be parked in each door space, but increasingly...

WHAT IS YOUR GARAGE DOOR MADE OF?

… WHAT SHOULD IT BE MADE OF? Garage doors can be made of almost any material. Well, in truth, they can be made of any of four materials. Here are some thoughts about what each material offers and the drawbacks of each. Steel Steel is the most popular material for...

HOW DOES YOUR GATE OPEN?

Does it Swing or Does It Slide? A gate is a beautiful addition to a home or community. How, though, might it open? The two predominant options are for it to swing or for it to slide. Their name says it all – sliding gates slide in and out parallel along to the gates...