There are a lot of things to consider when replacing your home’s garage door: your budget, what material you should choose, insulation, window design, and more. That alone can be overwhelming, but the list becomes longer when you are replacing your old garage door opener with a brand new model, as well. There are two common options for your garage door operator: chain drive or belt drive. Each has its benefits and drawbacks, but how do you know for sure which one is best for you?
Just like garage doors, garage door openers can last for 10–15 years when properly maintained. But, just like with anything used on a regular basis, garage door openers and the remotes that go with them can get worn down or damaged. The remote is probably one of the most important aspects of your garage to you, since it allows you to get your vehicle in and out on a regular basis.
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You use it every day. It protects your car; it stores your holiday decorations; it’s the grand entrance into your home. There are plenty of reasons to install a new garage door this year, but these are our top six.
Your garage door system doesn’t have to limit the way you use your garage space! If you’d like to maximize the amount of usable space in your garage, a high lift system may be the solution you’ve been searching for.
As the cold Midwest winter approaches, it is time to prepare your home. Heating your house throughout the next several chilly months can be costly, but luckily, there are ways to increase the energy efficiency of your house. One of them is choosing an energy-efficient garage door.
If you want to get the most out of your garage door system, there are some basics that you just have to know. Follow these simple rules to maximize your system’s potential. You don’t have to take our word for it, though! Try these three practices out for yourself.
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Updating your old garage door is an easy way to instantly up your home’s curb appeal. But choosing a new garage door isn’t as easy as it may seem. There are several things to consider, like the style of your home and your budget. One of the most important, though, is the material of which your new garage door is made.
The August derecho left much of Iowa in a state of disarray, causing lengthy recovery efforts in numerous communities. If you who suffered damage to your home, you may be wondering what repairs still need to be done or if you can ignore the ones you’ve already noticed—including those on your garage door.
If you’ve lived in the Midwest long enough, you’ll come to understand that the weather can be temperamental. Storms can pop up in an instant and can potentially leave citizens without power.
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Your garage door is one of the commonly used entrances and exits to your home, most likely being opened and closed multiple times a day. This much activity can cause wear and tear, which can result in damage to your door.
It’s important to maintain your garage door and its entire system to ensure it remains in great shape for years to come. Here are four tips to help extend the life of your garage door.
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