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How to Spot Marketing from a Garage Door Repair Scammer

Advertising can be cheap. And if garage door scammers use ads effectively, they can, unfortunately, reach consumers with ease. If you live in a city with a larger population, it’s important for you to be aware of scammers. Scammers target larger cities—it’s easier for them to blend in where there are more garage door service […]

Six Easy Steps to Winterize Your Garage Door In The Coastal South

Winter arrives soon, and even though the season comes and goes quickly in coastal Georgia, it is important to inspect and winterize your garage door before you find yourself faced with any unpleasant surprises. The whole process to winterize takes only about 30 minutes using items you already have around the house or garage. 1. […]

Hurricane Season – Reducing the Potential for Wind & Water Damage

With the recent arrival of hurricanes Harvey and Irma, those who sustained property damage are working diligently to get property repairs completed. Disasters of this magnitude unfortunately mean that repair work will be a long and slow process. Just the processes of preparing to evacuate and then beginning the work after returning home are exhausting. […]

Garage Maintenance in the Fall that Will Save You Headaches in the Winter

Garage Maintenance in the Fall that Will Save You Headaches in the Winter With cold weather approaching, fall is the perfect time to discuss an important subject – garage door maintenance. Preparing for inclement weather and freezing temperatures is just as important for the garage and garage door operating system as it is for the rest […]

Preparing Your Garage Door for Spring

Posted by Susan Walker on Fri, Mar 22, 2013 @ 02:03 PM With the start of spring upon us, there’s no better time than now to begin checking off your spring-cleaning list. During winter months, the garage often becomes the catchall for everything from lawn and garden equipment to holiday decorations. As the weather warms, […]


Posted by Susan Walker on Wed, Apr 24, 2013 @ 01:50 PM Nation’s Top Homebuilders Identify Best Brands in Garage Door Industry garage door(April 17. 2013) – Overhead Door Corporation has been named the number one garage door brand for a second year in a row by Builder Magazine’s 2013 Builder Brand Use Study. Since […]