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Garage Door Security Tips


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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 […]

How To Fix A Slow-Opening Garage Door


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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 […]

Everything You Can Do With Wi-Fi-Connected Garage Doors


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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 […]

Top Things to Look for When Purchasing Garage Door Opener


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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 […]

Benefits Of A Side Mount Garage Door Opener


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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 […]

How To Properly Lubricate A Garage Door


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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 […]

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 […]

What to Do When Your Garage Door Opens By Itself


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The garage door is an essential part of your home but often underappreciated. It adds to your home’s curb appeal and gives you and your family an extra level of safety and convenience. Since we usually use our garage doors multiple times a day, it puts more stress on the door than we realize. We often only realize how important our garage doors are when they stop working correctly. Garage doors are complex mechanisms. When any part of the device […]

Tips to Childproof a Garage


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If you have children, you want to protect your little ones from accidents and injuries. The home can have plenty of risks that you wouldn’t even think about, so childproofing your house will significantly improve their safety. One critical step in making a safer home for your family is childproofing a garage. Discover what you can do to keep your children safe from garage-related injuries. Is My Garage Safe for My Children? Most garages pose inherent risks to children, such […]

Single Panel vs. Sectional Garage Doors


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Garage doors come in two primary types: single panel and sectional. While sectional garage doors have separate panels, single panel garage doors come in one large piece. Most people use sectional garage doors because suppliers sell more of them than they do single panel doors. However, single panel garage doors also have plenty to offer homeowners. Learn the difference between sectional and single panel doors to choose which type of garage door to buy. Sectional and Single Panel Garage Door […]

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