Read about the latest in garage doors for great ideas on your next project – Contact Custom Overhead Doors today to get your new door!
Garage doors are incredibly convenient, but they can also be a target for thieves if they’re not properly secured. After all, the last thing any homeowner wants is a burglar using a garage door to gain access to a house. But what are the best garage door security measures? To help keep your home safe, here’s a look at some tips for securing your garage. Hide Your Opener Always keep your garage door opener out of sight. Thieves often break […]
Garage doors do a lot of heavy lifting on a day-to-day basis, which means that they will eventually need maintenance and repairs to stay in full working condition. How do you know when your garage door needs service? One of the telltale signs is that it takes longer to open and close. Here’s a look at some of the reasons why your garage door opener is slow and how to fix a slow garage door. How Long Should It Take […]
Garage door openers bring incredible convenience to our lives. Just think about the last time you pulled into your driveway in a rainstorm and opened your garage door at the press of a button. But just when you thought garage door openers couldn’t get any more convenient, Wi-Fi-connected garage doors hit the market. Today, smart garage door openers unlock a number of benefits and great conveniences for homeowners. What types of benefits and conveniences? Here’s a look at everything you […]
Buying a garage door opener is not as simple as it sounds. With many different openers to choose from, the best choice for your home may not be so obvious. Read on to learn more about how to select the best garage door opener. Tips for Buying a Garage Door Opener The best way to learn how to buy a garage door opener is to first know all available options. You can choose from the following: Chain Drive: This is the […]
Side mount garage door openers, also known as jackshafts, come with many advantages, such as space efficiency and low maintenance. But those two features are just the beginning. If you’re looking to take your garage experience to the next level, this is the door opener for you. It’s affordable, durable, reliable and easy to take care of. This garage door opener can also be placed out of sight, so when you pull in to your garage, you’ll be greeted by […]
If you ever notice an awful screeching noise coming from your garage door, it’s a sign your door needs a health check-up. Since the screws, springs, hinges, and tracks are all made of metal, they need to stay lubricated. Knowing how to lubricate a garage door will help increase its longevity and give your ears a break. How to Lubricate a Garage Door The proper way to lubricate your garage door starts with using the right solution. We recommend using […]
If you’ve ever talked to a garage door professional about your door, you may have heard something about your garage door “photo eyes.” These photo eyes are the sensors on your door that are an important safety feature. Here’s what you need to know about photo eye sensors on garage doors and why they are so important. How Do Garage Door Photo Eyes Work? The photo eye sensors on garage doors are located about six inches above the ground, one […]
“Tom was professional and really knew what he was doing!” -Isabel P.
We all come to depend on our automatic garage door openers. They deliver wonderful convenience for our busy lives — but we often tend to take them for granted. When something like a power outage renders your garage door useless, it suddenly becomes a huge inconvenience. How are you supposed to get your car inside the garage — or get it out? Do you need to call a company that offers garage door repairs? Fortunately, the answer to that question […]
“I had my garage door serviced on Friday, January 13, by one of your employees, Richard. This is a quick note to commend him for his efficiency, professionalism, and courtesy. He immediately knew the problem I was having, repaired it, and serviced the door in fine fashion. I will continue to use Custom Door and Gate as a result of this experience with Richard.” Many thanks, Steve Q.