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What Are the Strange Noises Coming from My Garage Door?

Garage doors have a way of letting us know something is wrong. A little noise may not be something urgent to worry about. But keep in mind garage doors and their components wear over time, so taking a strange noise seriously can save trouble later. You can narrow down the list of potential problems [...]

What Are the Strange Noises Coming from My Garage Door?2019-11-18T22:29:28+00:00

Garage Door Backup Systems

Battery backup is now a requirement for all newly installed garage door openers in California. As of July 2019, all residents who replace their garage door/opener must have it or face a penalty of up to $1,000 per violation (per SB 969). Battery backup systems for garage doors operate during power outages and allow [...]

Garage Door Backup Systems2019-11-08T20:27:53+00:00

How to Open My Garage Door in a Power Outage

Most people take their garage doors for granted. The nature of their simple function makes them one of the most underappreciated and overlooked features in a home. Your garage door most likely runs off of electricity. And unless it’s happened to you before, you probably wouldn’t even dream of being trapped in your garage [...]

How to Open My Garage Door in a Power Outage2019-11-01T22:03:24+00:00

A Guide to Garage Door Windows

Windows are one of the most innovative features of garage doors. Aside from the broad choice of materials and styles available, installing a garage door with windows has aesthetic and functional benefits. By doing so, you can: Add natural light to your garage without installing additional bulbs and fixtures. Increase the curb appeal of [...]

A Guide to Garage Door Windows2019-11-18T20:13:31+00:00

The Most Expensive Garages in the U.S.

Over the past few years, estates have been breaking records with massive, ultra-expensive garage spaces. In 2014, KTLA reported on Palazzo di Amore. Featuring 53,000 square feet of living space, 12 bedrooms, and 23 bathrooms, it also has an entertainment complex and whopping 27-car garage—not to mention a 3,500-bottle wine cellar/tasting room—all for a [...]

The Most Expensive Garages in the U.S.2019-10-18T17:05:02+00:00

How to Protect Your Wooden Garage Door from Wear and Tear

Las Vegas is known for dry heat but is no stranger to temperature and other weather extremes. Normally dry conditions can suddenly turn stormy. Temperature extremes and moisture can increase the effects of wear and tear, causing a wooden garage door to crack, bend, or warp. Wood is also prone to mildew, moss, dust, [...]

How to Protect Your Wooden Garage Door from Wear and Tear2019-10-08T19:42:12+00:00

How Safe Is Your Garage Door?

If properly utilized, a garage can be one of the most functional, reliable parts of your home. But how safe is it really? From aging garage doors to faulty sensors, to other safety issues that can put your family and home in harm’s way, there are many factors to consider. Here’s how to determine [...]

How Safe Is Your Garage Door?2019-10-08T19:35:50+00:00

How Insulated Garage Doors Help in Extreme Weather

Garage door insulation can have far-reaching benefits, whether it’s hot or cold outside. Insulation provides a thermal boundary. It can maintain conditioned indoor air, which is beneficial whether you have an attached garage and rooms adjacent to the garage space, or a detached garage where a variety of activities may take place inside. Insulation [...]

How Insulated Garage Doors Help in Extreme Weather2019-10-08T19:17:03+00:00

Boost Property Value by Updating Your Garage Door

Replacing your garage door can have a significant impact on property value. In 2014, U.S. News and World Report estimated homeowners can get an 83.7% return on investment, while the Remodeling 2019 Cost vs. Value Report noted a possible 95.5% ROI. This means new garage door installation now has a near-perfect return. Garage doors [...]

Boost Property Value by Updating Your Garage Door2019-10-08T16:49:18+00:00