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Should I Repair or Replace My Garage Door?


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If you’re having problems with a damaged garage door, such as a broken panel, a door that is out of balance or a door that won’t open or close correctly, you have to ask the question, “should I repair my garage door or should I replace my garage door?” Naturally, if your garage door repair cost exceeds a new garage door replacement cost, the door should be replaced. If not, however, there will be a few factors to consider. Repair […]

Does My Homeowners’ Insurance Cover My Garage Door Repair/Replacement?


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Garage door accidents. You hope they will never happen, but for many of us, sooner or later, they do. Whether it’s one of your kids who accidentally crashed into the garage door, a large tree branch blown by the wind or even vandalism, the end result is you are left with a garage door to fix. So where is the money going to come from? One question you might be asking yourself is “will homeowners’ insurance cover garage door damage?” […]

Why Should I Buy an Insulated Garage Door?


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When the winter weather begins to set in, you may find yourself bundling up to withstand the change in seasons. Unfortunately, as the temperature starts to fall, energy bills seem to rise. Discovering the proper insulation for your home can make a world of difference in both the degree of comfort you and your family feel inside and the amount of money you fork out each month on energy. One way to safeguard your house against feeling the unnecessary backlash […]

How to Increase Natural Lighting With Full Vision Doors


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If you’ve ever found yourself admiring the spectacular lighting of a friend or family member’s home, chances are they have a set of full vision doors installed in their home. If you find yourself surrounded by dark, drab surroundings throughout the day, add a splash of natural light shining into your home to transform your interior ambiance and surroundings. Getting the natural light you and your family need don’t have to be difficult. When you’re inside, you may still want […]

How to Warm Up the Inside of a Cold Garage


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There’s no better way to enjoy the winter season than by snuggling up indoors — unless it isn’t much warmer inside than out. When it comes to areas affected by cold weather, garages are no exception. As the temperatures outside begin to drop, you may find yourself wondering how to keep your garage nice and cozy and prevent the chilly winter air from blowing inside. While most garages are susceptible to coldness and other wintery conditions, that doesn’t mean yours […]

Why Are Photo Eyes Important on a Garage Door?


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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 […]

Garage Door Lighting Increases Curb Appeal


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A beautiful garage door can significantly increase the curb appeal of your home. Your garage door is an extension of your home’s exterior, and how well you take care of it is a reflection on how you feel about your home and how you want others to feel about it. By the same token, the right residential garage door lighting can also go a long way toward increasing your home’s curb appeal. The most popular type of lighting for your […]

How to Measure for a New Garage Door


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Before you ever start looking at new garage doors, be sure of the proper size garage door you need. Fortunately, measuring your garage door can be a quick, easy process with the right approach. Before you start, you’ll need to be prepared with some basic materials. You’ll want a tape measure to get the actual measurements, a step ladder for easy access to all areas, and a pen and paper to write it all down. Steps for Measuring Your Garage […]

Adding Windows on Garage Doors


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Have you ever looked at your home and wondered how to add windows to the garage doors? If you have a standard windowless garage door and are looking to upgrade, it might interest you to know that decorative windows are among the many garage door replacement options that Custom Door and Gate offers with our garage door installations. Benefits of Garage Door Windows Windows give life to your garage door. They make your garage door stand out from the rest. […]

Power Outage? Here’s How to Open Your Garage Door


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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 […]

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