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Residential garage door repair in Raleigh, Greenville, Greensboro, Fayetteville, and surrounding areas within North Carolina.

Add Style to Your Home with a Custom Garage Door


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Out of necessity, most garages face the street and become more of a focal point to the home design than people normally would want. Fortunately, there is a solution. You can add style to your home with a custom garage door that matches the unique characteristics of your home and brightens the interior space of your garage. At Custom Door & Gate, we’ve been installing and repairing garage doors in the Raleigh, Fayetteville and Greenville areas since 1989. We’ve worked […]

Fixing a Noisy Garage Door


My neighbor jokes that his noisy garage door is a security system so he always knows when his son is coming home with the car. His wife doesn’t think this is funny. The truth is, many people joke about and simply put up with their noisy garage doors because they don’t know how or even think they can change it. In fact, fixing a noisy garage door can be easier than you think and with the right guidance, you can […]

How Much Does a Garage Door Cost?


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Your garage door is an engineering marvel. It’s the largest moving object in your home and it can be opened or closed with one-hand or the simple push of a button. It’s something you use every day, yet pay little attention to. If you’re like most people, you probably don’t even do regular maintenance on it. As a result, few people know the answer to the question “How much does a garage door costs?” or even “how long should a […]

A Guide for Fixing Your Garage Door


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Garage doors are an afterthought. Taken for granted until something goes wrong and you’re stuck in your car while it rains wondering why it won’t go up. Understanding the issue is the first step toward fixing any problem, and in this series “A Guide for Fixing Your Garage Door,” we’re going to highlight some of the most common issues with garage doors. Before we get started though, I think it’s important to point out that garage doors are not to […]

Improve the Look of Your Home with a Custom Garage Door


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Spring is the perfect time to spruce up the appearance of your home. Improve the look of your home with a custom garage door. The arrival of the warm weather has neighbors out walking and spending more time together outdoors. While most of the attention is on the emerging flowers and the prevention of weeds, it’s also a great time to add some curb appeal to the appearance of your home. A simple and effective way to improve the look […]

Checking the Balance of Your Garage Door


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Even if your door goes up and down without issue, checking the balance of your garage door is still a good idea because it can help you save money by extending the life of your garage door and avoiding expensive repair bills. The best part, doing this is pretty easy, as is identifying if you have an issue. The first thing you need to do is close the door and then disconnect your automatic garage door opener if you have […]

Performing a Visual Inspection of Your Garage Door


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You’re garage door is more than a wall that goes up and down. It’s a doorway to your home and a vital barrier from cold, heat and other elements that you want to keep out. By performing a visual inspection of your garage door, you can improve not only its performance, but also avoid future problems by identifying them early on. To do this, stand inside your garage with the door closed. Now look for visual gaps in around the […]

Cleaning and Inspecting a Garage Door Photo Eye


As a child, I remember thinking it was a game to push the button and try to get out of the garage before the door closed without hitting the photo eye. Adults often think of the garage door photo eye as a nuisance. Regardless of what you think, the photo eye plays a critical role in the safety of your family. Yet nearly 20,000 garage door related injuries are reported to the Consumer Product Safety Commission each year. That’s why […]

Garage Door Upgrades Top Home Improvement Investments


Remodeling magazine has recently published their annual Cost vs. Value survey. For the third year in a row, eight of the top 10 remodeling projects that render the best return on investment are those that enhance curb appeal. Whether you choose to replace your garage door with a mid-range door or high-end upgrade, garage door replacement takes two of the three top spots for home improvements that cost less than $5,000. The elevation of the majority of homes incorporates the […]

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Gallery® Collection Garage Door Cary, NC


Recently, Custom Door and Gate installed a beautiful Gallery® Collection garage door in Cary, NC on the Newman home. The Newman’s chose the Gallery Collection long panel design in Walnut Ultra-Grain finish (Model #GD1LU), and added Arch 2 windows with grilles. Look at the difference a beautiful set of Clopay garage doors made to the curb appeal of this home! BEFORE AFTER Embossed with a natural woodgrain texture, the Gallery Collection features vintage appeal with updated technology. Available in 2 or […]

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