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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 by listening to how your [...]

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 your home, as windows add [...]

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 residents to safely evacuate during [...]

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 during a power outage.  Power [...]

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 record-breaking listing price (at the [...]

Tips for Turning Your Garage into a Unique Man Cave

Whether you want to turn your garage into a family room, office, or man cave, there are many unique ideas that can turn a musty, stale room into one of the most functional spaces in your home. There are so many possibilities. A garage can be converted into a movie room, fitness studio, gaming area, or recording studio. But [...]

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, and other contaminants that can [...]

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 just how safe your garage [...]

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 has long been known to [...]

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 come with significant aesthetic and [...]

2019 Innovations in Garage Door Technology

There was a time when a garage door was simple. You’d open it up to drive away, press the button to close it, and repeat the process when you came home. Garage doors are no longer that simple, as numerous smart devices have flooded the market. Smart controllers with a variety of convenient functions are available; many of them [...]

How You Can Benefit From a Contemporary Garage Door

Everything You Should Know About Contemporary Garage Doors While you are searching for garage doors in Henderson, you may consider getting a contemporary design. This style is becoming increasingly popular among new homeowners. If your home has been crafted in a modern architectural style, you may want to consider placing a contemporary garage door alongside it. What Is Contemporary Architectural [...]

7 Tips for Garage Door Preventative Maintenance

Day after day, your garage door works dependably, so you take it for granted. But since it’s the largest moving part in your home and endures multiple cycles per day, wear and tear can take a toll. Garage door failures often happen suddenly. They account for over 30,000 injuries every year, but fortunately there are warning signs to look [...]

Tips on Choosing the Best Garage Door Materials

There are several garage door materials people gravitate to, including vinyl, wood, composite, steel, aluminum, and fiberglass. If you’re replacing your garage door, material quality is of utmost importance. It affects everything from how well-protected your vehicle is to your home’s energy efficiency. This rundown of the best garage door materials can help you make informed decisions. It explains [...]

How Much Will It Cost to Replace Your Garage Door?

This blog post will talk about the elements that comprise the actual cost of repairing your garage door. The post will also reveal why you shouldn't become obsessed with the numbers before calling in the pros. How Much Will It Cost to Repair Your Garage Door? When you need to repair your garage door, you will probably focus on the [...]

The Main Differences Between Sectional and Rolling Garage Doors

How to Choose Between Rolling and Sectional Garage Doors When you are in the midst of shopping for garage doors in Las Vegas, you'll find two main overhead options. They are sectional garage doors and rolling doors. While these designs are similar in many respects, they also have distinct differences that you should be aware of before you make a [...]

The Wide Textures to use for Garage Doors

Bringing Quality Materials Together for Quality Garage Doors We start with quality materials before we can better understand the potentials in garage door repair Henderson. A garage door may serve an endless list of utility functions, but they’re also pleasing to the eyes. The work starts with the quality materials the market offers us. Let’s take into account the space [...]

The Dangers of Repairing Your Garage Door Springs

The Hazards of Repairing Springs on Your Garage Door When you want to get plenty of use out of your garage door, it's important that the parts and mechanisms are operating correctly. The springs are one of the main components of the garage door that determines how well it functions each day. If the springs are damaged or need to [...]

Cleaning Your Garage Could Make It Easier to Maintain

Tips for Cleaning Your Garage For some homeowners, the garage is a place to store boxes of Christmas lights, power tools and other objects. However, making sure that the garage is clean and organized could reduce the chances of expensive repairs in the future. Let's look at a few ways that you can organize your garage and how it can [...]

When to Purchase a Single or Double Garage Door

Selecting Between Single and Double Garage Doors Whether your garage is small or large, you'll have the option of choosing between a single or double door. For the most part, the latter is designed specifically for garages that can accommodate two vehicles. While you may be able to determine that a single door would be your best option if you're [...]