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Garage Door Remote Control Not Working?

Posted by Susan Walker on Wed, Sep 11, 2013 @ 01:56 PM Sooner or later, this will happen to everyone with a remote control: You push the button and nothing happens! Before you place the call for a service technician, you may want to make a few simple checks to see if you can resolve […]

Why Call A Professional Garage Door Company

Posted by Susan Walker on Thu, Sep 19, 2013 @ 09:14 AM There are somethings you can do to keep your garage door working smoothly. But there are also times when it’s a lot smarter to call a professional garage door repair company. Good things to do yourself: Stick to the basics. You can do […]

Follow 5 Steps in Choosing a New Garage Door

Posted by Susan Walker on Sun, Oct 06, 2013 @ 01:40 PM For many people, the idea of replacing a garage door is daunting. It’s a (physically) big purchase that can make a big impact on the look and character of the home. But if you’re thinking about selling your home or just trying to […]

Hurricane Season, Flood Vents & Windloading

Posted by Susan Walker on Thu, Oct 24, 2013 @ 01:36 PM By Janine Pappalardo Well, it’s raining again on the coast of Georgia but that’s what tropical storm and hurricane season brings. We homeowners are always hoping we’ve done enough to protect our homes from rising flood waters in the event we get that […]

Wind loading Your Garage Door

Posted by Susan Walker on Thu, Oct 31, 2013 @ 02:42 PM By Janine Pappalardo Last week we talked about Smart Vents for rising water. As promised, this week we’ll be discussing wind loading of your garage doors to protect against damage in a tropical storm or hurricane. wind load garage doorOverhead Door has some […]

10 Ways to Winterize Your Garage

Posted by Susan Walker on Mon, Nov 04, 2013 @ 05:13 PM wood garage door The weather outside might be frightful, but that doesn’t mean your garage has to be as well. Just like other areas of your home, your garage needs regularly scheduled maintenance to match seasonal conditions. Because your garage door is probably […]