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Benefits of an Insulated Garage Door

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With so many different types of garage doors, materials, styles and colors to choose from, you have a big decision when replacing your garage door. When shopping for a new garage door, it’s not just about the look. You have to consider the different features, too. Insulation gives lots of great benefits to your garage door, but insulation does not come standard in every door out there. If you’re considering whether you need an insulated garage door, check out these three […]

Benefits of Buying an Access Control System

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An access control system uses technology to regulate who comes in and who goes out of your gate. Devices used in access control systems include transmitters, card readers, keypads, timers, and telephone systems. When you buy an access control system, you’re making an essential investment in your home or business’ security. Reasons to Get an Access Control System for Your Garage Door Buying a simple access control device like a keypad or transmitter makes it safe and convenient to open your garage […]

Ultimate Garage Door Buying Guide

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Buying a new garage door? Just like any other element of your home, your garage door is one of many parts that make a greater whole. You want your purchase to make your home a better place to live without ruining your budget. Ask yourself these simple questions to get started on your garage door search. How Much Does a Garage Door Cost? Before you look for a new garage door, you should establish a firm budget. Whether it’s just […]

Garage Door Return On Investment (ROI)

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Owning your own home means you can personalize it however you want, but it also means you must maintain it. Whether you own a historical home or a new build, chances are you will have to do repairs and other fixes at some point. When you keep your home in good condition, it makes it more pleasant to live in and is better for the long run. At some point, for instance, you may want to sell your home. The […]

Matching Front Entry Doors and Garage Doors

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There are many factors that go into finding the best garage door for your home, and you’ll likely end up asking yourself a lot of questions. Those questions will include what color the garage door should be and if the garage and front doors should match. The placement of your garage plays a big part. If your garage door is front-facing, it is more common for it to match the front door and other front entries. However, as long as […]

Choosing The Right Garage Door Color

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Whether you’re building a new home from the ground up or need to replace an existing garage door, you may find yourself faced with almost unlimited color choices. You want to make sure you pick a color you can live with for a long time and that adds to the curb appeal of your home — but with so many garage door color possibilities, the decision can be overwhelming. Choosing can be easier than you might think. To get started, here are […]

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 […]

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