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Cleaning and Lubricating Your Garage Door Hinges, Rollers and Track

Your garage door just like any other mechanical device requires regular maintenance to perform its best day-in and day-out. This includes cleaning and lubricating your garage door hinges, rollers and track on an annual basis. Cleaning your garage door track is the first step. Don’t use water or other chemicals as this can cause build up and do more damage than good. Instead, use a broom to brush off any dust and debris. Be particularly careful to clean out spider […]

Extending the Life of Your Garage Door

If you’ve ever been woken up by your garage door going up or down, you know how irritating it can be. The thunder of wheels rolling down their tracks or the high pitch squeal of the gears straining to lift the weight of the door are not just symptoms that something is wrong with your door, but also that you have a safety issue. Extending the life of your garage door doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive. With the […]

How Long Should a Garage Door Last?

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Your home is most likely the biggest investment you will ever make, and as such, you want to protect the value of that investment for as long as you own it. Few people however consider how their garage door influences the value of their home until it becomes a problem. But just like a roof that has a very specific lifespan, so does your garage door. And you want to do what you can to extend the life of your […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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Insulated Garage Doors Improve Home Comfort and Energy Savings

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The change in season often marks a change in a home’s thermostat. With homeowners making increasingly eco-conscious choices, we look for ways to increase energy savings, but one place that is often overlooked is the largest opening to a home, the garage door. Replacing a non-insulated garage door with a newer, improved insulated one can make a huge difference in a home’s ability to retain heat in the winter months and keep a home cooler during warmer weather. Interior home […]

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