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2019 Garage Door Trends that Boost Home Value
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
2019 Garage Door Trends that Boost Home Value

Replacing an old garage door nearly pays for itself: garage door replacements return 98 percent of value at the time of resale. The ROI is so high with garage doors because curb appeal attracts more interest than inside-the-home projects. See what the 2019 garage door trends are, and how these trends can raise the value of your home. 


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Why Try a Smart Garage Door Opener
Tuesday, December 04, 2018
Why Try a Smart Garage Door Opener

If you've got a smart thermostat and smart appliance, you may be asking what you can automate next. A smart garage door opener may not have been top of mind, but there are many benefits to giving one a try. 


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Real Wood vs. Faux Wood Garage Doors
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Real Wood vs. Faux Wood Garage Doors

Add the word "faux" in front of anything and it's easy to assume that the fake material is a poor substitution for the original thing. Many consumers are wary of faux wood garage doors for this very reason, and yet faux wood doors have many properties that appeal to homeowners shopping for a replacement garage door. Compare real vs. faux wood garage doors to see the pros and cons of each. 


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Modern Garage Door Ideas
Monday, November 19, 2018
Modern Garage Door Ideas

Are you thinking of replacing your garage door? There are more options than ever .... which makes it difficult for home owners to pick the best garage door for their needs. We've rounded up our favorite modern garage ideas for homes to help you pick the right garage door for your needs. 


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How to Paint a Garage Door in Five Easy Steps
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
How to Paint a Garage Door in Five Easy Steps

If you want to give your home a fresh new look but don't want to spend a lot of money, consider painting your home's garage door. Painting is quick, relatively easy and it doesn't cost much.


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Garage Door Windows: An Option Worth Considering
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
Garage Door Windows: An Option Worth Considering

Garages no longer have to be the dark spots in a home. Now, it's possible to let the light shine in to brighten up space and still have the privacy and security that you value.


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5 Benefits of Installing Garage Door Screens
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
5 Benefits of Installing Garage Door Screens

Garage door screens... you've seen them on other peoples' homes, but what are they and what are they used for?


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4 Benefits of Garage Door Insulation
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
4 Benefits of Garage Door Insulation

When we bring up insulating the garage, we get a lot of skepticism from our clients. They ask, is that really necessary? Is it necessary? No, but it is highly advantageous. See below for the top 4 benefits of insulating your garage. 


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3 Reasons Why a Thermacore Garage Door is a Great Choice
Thursday, October 18, 2018
3 Reasons Why a Thermacore Garage Door is a Great Choice

When the temperature begins to drop and winter winds howl, having a garage door that will stand up to all the variants of local weather is a homeowner's best friend. In Oklahoma, that's a tall order! Summer heat and the seasonal winds that blow across the Oklahoma prairie are legendary, and a garage door often takes the brunt of storms, no matter what the season.


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Winter Is Coming! It's Time to Prepare Your Garage
Tuesday, October 09, 2018
Winter Is Coming! It's Time to Prepare Your Garage

Fall and winter is a time when many garages are cold, unwelcoming and unpleasant. Fortunately, this is something you can change! Installing additional insulation, weather stripping and replacing the u-shaped rodent blocker at the bottom of the door can help make your garage a place where you can comfortably work on projects throughout the fall and winter. 


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End of the Summer Garage Door Opener and Garage Door Chain Maintenance
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
End of the Summer Garage Door Opener and Garage Door Chain Maintenance

During the summer, you probably spend a lot of time getting things like bikes and lawn mowers out of the garage. With all this activity, your garage door probably opens and shuts a lot more than normal during the summer months. All that extra use leads to wear and tear on your garage door opener. That's why the end of the summer is the perfect time to do maintenance on your garage door. These tips can help. 


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What You Should Know About a Garage Door Opener Belt Drive
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
What You Should Know About a Garage Door Opener Belt Drive

The garage door opener was certainly a convenient invention. However, one complaint that people often had about early garage door openers was the loud noise they made when opening or closing. The garage door opener belt drive eliminates that problem entirely. Powered by either a chain or a belt drive, this opener features extremely quiet operation. It also reduces the everyday wear and tear on your garage door due to its soft starting and stopping capabilities.


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Use Modern Glass Garage Doors to Meet a Variety of Needs
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Use Modern Glass Garage Doors to Meet a Variety of Needs

Because of their unique ability to open large expanses of space to the outdoors, garage doors, can serve many needs other than shielding vehicles and equipment from the weather.


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The Benefits of High Speed Fabric Doors
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
The Benefits of High Speed Fabric Doors

First introduced as a mainstream mechanical industrial door option in the early 1980s, the fabric roll up door was originally met with mixed reviews due to their considerable maintenance requirements and limited applications. Today, however, fabric roll up doors have evolved with other forms of mechanical doors to offer extremely fast opening and closing times, rugged durability, flexible use and low maintenance demands.


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Popular Flooring Ideas for Garage Floors
Tuesday, September 04, 2018
Popular Flooring Ideas for Garage Floors

Most garage floor plans stick with a simple concrete floor. While that's functional, it's not the most attractive option. Learn what types of flooring works well in this common work and storage space, then get inspired to upgrade your garage flooring today. 


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Make Energy Efficient Garage Lighting a Reality
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Make Energy Efficient Garage Lighting a Reality

There's no reason your garage shouldn't be as up-to-date, innovative and energy-efficient as the rest of your home. The good news is that it is possible and won't cost you a fortune. By making your garage "smarter," you'll accrue additional benefits in terms of safe, efficient and cost-effective convenience.


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Maintaining Modern Wood Garage Doors
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Maintaining Modern Wood Garage Doors

Modern wood garage doors are beautiful, but they do require some maintenance. Without proper care, a wooden garage door can deteriorate. Repairing or refinishing a garage door that has been neglected is often much more difficult than just keeping up with maintenance. If you're a homeowner with a garage door made of wood, these maintenance tips can help.


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How to Install Garage Door Weather Stripping
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
How to Install Garage Door Weather Stripping

Summer is here! At this time of year, garages can get very hot. Standard garage weather stripping can help with this problem. These strips of flexible material are nailed to the outside of the garage door to seal the gap between the garage door and the door frame. By sealing the holes around your garage door, weather stripping enables you to efficiently heat or cool your garage throughout the year. 


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Garage Door Opener Security Tips
Tuesday, August 07, 2018
Garage Door Opener Security Tips

Garage door security is critical for your safety and the safety of your family. Knowing how to keep your garage door secure can help you take care of your home, your possessions and members of your household. 


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Garage Door Design Highlight: Decorative Garage Door Hardware
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Garage Door Design Highlight: Decorative Garage Door Hardware

For the last several years, carriage hinges have become a popular trend on garage doors all over the country. This decorative hardware, often sold by garage door companies, can transform your garage door from the ordinary into the extraordinary. For homeowners that like the traditional look of wrought iron, this hardware can make a big difference in your garage door's aesthetic appeal.


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Enhance Your Home with New Garage Door Design Ideas
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Enhance Your Home with New Garage Door Design Ideas

Garage doors should offer more than just a secure place to shield your car from the weather. Today, a garage door can be every bit as stylish as your entry door, and it should enhance the architectural style of your home.


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Do I Need to Reinforce My Garage Door?
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Do I Need to Reinforce My Garage Door?

Do you live in an area that regularly experiences inclement weather such as; high winds, hurricanes or tornadoes? If so, then you should seriously consider having your garage door reinforced. If inclement weather were ever to rip the garage door off your home, the pressure could become so great inside of the garage that it could cause the roof to be blown off. Florida residents learned this the hard way after Hurricane Andrew blasted through the state in 1992.


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4 Home Automation Installation Facts You Need to Consider Before You Buy
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
4 Home Automation Installation Facts You Need to Consider Before You Buy

One of the most important issues you need to determine before buying a home automation system is how the installation will be performed. Here are four things to consider that will help you find the best and easiest home automation installation systems for your needs.


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Garage Door Parts Highlight: Torsion Springs
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Garage Door Parts Highlight: Torsion Springs

A garage door is made up of various components that work together in harmony to ensure it opens and closes without a hitch. One of the most important parts in any overhead door operation is a garage door torsion spring. Garage door torsion springs are used alongside garage door openers to lift and lower heavy overhead garage doors in a safe and smooth manner.


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Smart Homes: Integrating Your Garage Door with Your Home Automation
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Smart Homes: Integrating Your Garage Door with Your Home Automation

Technology is advancing so quickly and things are changing every day. Now we have the capability of connecting things in our home to a central control unit and also automating our tools. Home automation is very popular today because it is making our lives so much easier. There are a lot of things that you can automate as well as control from afar, including your garage door. 


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Protect Your Home from Extreme Weather with a Wind and Impact-Resistant Garage Door
Tuesday, June 05, 2018
Protect Your Home from Extreme Weather with a Wind and Impact-Resistant Garage Door

When inclement weather hits, your garage doors provide your family and belongings safety against the elements. But when extreme weather rolls into town, what protects your garage doors? In order to come out undamaged after a heavy storm, the strength and durability of your garage door and its garage door wind protection ability is essential.


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Technology Highlight: Overhead Door Anywhere App
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Technology Highlight: Overhead Door Anywhere App

New garage door technology is popping up everywhere. Since we know all about garage doors, it just made sense for us to create our own garage door control app. This app can be used with our technology and can be used to make sure that you always have peace of mind when it comes to your home security and your garage door. 


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Design Highlight: Contemporary Garage Doors
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Design Highlight: Contemporary Garage Doors

Contemporary homes today embrace and incorporate a variety of updated classic architectural styles, such as Mid-Century Modern, Ranch and Mission. However, many homeowners overlook the importance of having a contemporary garage design that enhances their home's design style. 


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Is It Time to Convert Your Chain Drive Garage Door Opener to a Belt Drive?
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Is It Time to Convert Your Chain Drive Garage Door Opener to a Belt Drive?

If you are like a lot of home owners, your overhead garage doors may be something you take for granted, until something goes wrong. If the garage door spring or belt broke, you will likely need it fixed fast. Whether the job turns out to be a matter of a garage door belt replacement or you need to convert your chain drive to a belt drive garage door opener, Overhead Door can help you meet your garage door needs.


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What to Expect at a Garage Door Consultation
Tuesday, May 08, 2018
What to Expect at a Garage Door Consultation

Before you can get a new garage door installed in your home, you will need to have an in-home consultation with one of our professionals. This is also true if you are simply having trouble with your garage door. If you need someone to come out for your garage door issues or replacement, this is what you can expect from the initial garage door consultation.


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Garage Door Highlight: Aluminum Doors
Tuesday, May 01, 2018
Garage Door Highlight: Aluminum Doors

Keeping a home safe is among a home owner's highest priorities, and that means having strong and functional doors throughout your home, including the garage. 


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10 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Professional Home Service Provider
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
10 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Professional Home Service Provider

There are simply things in your home that you do not have the expertise or experience to know how to do. Even though there are a lot of people who like to do their own work on their home, some things are better left to a professional. 


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Is DIY Garage Door Repair a Good Idea? Let the Experts Weigh In.
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Is DIY Garage Door Repair a Good Idea? Let the Experts Weigh In.

Repairing an overhead garage door or installing one is definitely a task you should never do it yourself. Find out why you should leave the overhead door installation to an expert and what you can safely do yourself.


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Why Spring is the Best Time to Replace Your Garage Door
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Why Spring is the Best Time to Replace Your Garage Door

Garage door repair and replacement are one of those household chores that many homeowners prefer to put off. When it's winter and temperatures are far below freezing, the idea of taking down your existing door for the installation of replacement garage doors can sound downright frigid if your garage is attached to your home. But now is the time to leverage all those tips for curb appeal that call for new and more elegant garage door designs.


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Advantages of High-Speed Doors
Tuesday, April 03, 2018
Advantages of High-Speed Doors

High-speed doors are used most frequently in business and industrial applications. Because of this, you do not often see them installed in residential homes, but that does not mean you cannot find them there. The idea behind these types of doors for business purposes is that they can be quickly opened and closed, but that is not all that they can provide in terms of benefits


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Which Commercial Garage Door Works Best For You
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Which Commercial Garage Door Works Best For You

A business searching for a commercial garage door has unique needs that set it apart from what a homeowner looks for. While both residential and commercial customers want an attractive and secure garage door, a business often has insurance and zoning mandates that are also applicable and that a homeowner doesn't have to worry about. 


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Why You Should Call a Professional to Repair Your Garage Door
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Why You Should Call a Professional to Repair Your Garage Door

A garage door is a critical part of your home because it not only keeps your car safe inside the house, but also adds an extra level of protection for your home. Some garage doors are also designed with aesthetic appeal in mind, hence boosting the house’s exterior décor. However, as is common with any structure (particularly large structures), garage doors are often bound to break down and cause grave inconveniences or pose serious danger to human life and property.


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Why Buy an Insulated Garage Door
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Why Buy an Insulated Garage Door

When buying a new garage door for your home or replacing your old one with a new one, this is one of the questions you are most likely to ask yourself or your garage door dealer. Many garage door dealers can attest to the fact that “should I buy an insulated garage door?” is one of the most commonly asked questions about garage doors. 


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Commercial Garage Door Buyers Guide
Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Commercial Garage Door Buyers Guide

If you are looking for a commercial garage door to serve your business, there are numerous things to consider during your purchase to make an informed decision. Commercial garage doors come in many different styles, design, material construction, operation mechanism and more. As a first time buyer, it can be a daunting task to find the right commercial garage door for your business’s specific needs.


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5 Common Questions for a Garage Door Dealer
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
5 Common Questions for a Garage Door Dealer

Homeowners looking to make a purchase and installation of a garage door often have a thousand and one questions to ask themselves, mostly concerning what type of garage doors to buy, where to buy them, and how to find a professional garage door installer.


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8 Tips for Garage Door Maintenance in 2018
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
8 Tips for Garage Door Maintenance in 2018

Whether you’ve decided to participate in New Year’s resolutions or not, we can all agree that the new year is an important time to incorporate best practices—especially when it comes to upkeep around the house and garage. Like many home projects, maintaining your garage door is a matter of checking it on a regular basis and periodic maintenance tasks. By keeping up with these periodic tasks, your garage door will work properly and more efficiently for a long time.


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