Ultimate Buyer Guide: Contemporary Garage Doors in the Seattle Housing Market

Choosing the right garage door for your home is a big decision, and the right choice can drastically improve the safety, efficiency, appearance and value of your home. With so many selections out there, we want to help you narrow down your options. To help you through the selection process, we’ve put together this garage door style guide for contemporary home designs in the Seattle area. At DistribuDoors, we believe garage door designs should enhance the architecture of your home and reflect your style. So, we’ve taken the best-rated garage... Read more

Cost vs. Value of a Garage Door

Are you looking to add a new garage door to your home? If so, congratulations! There are a lot of great reasons to buy a new garage door, and if you take the right approach, there’s a good chance you will be very happy with the end result. If you’re considering new garage door installation, it may be because your old garage door is worn out, out of style or in need of extensive repairs. If you’re weighing the value of repairing your existing door vs. a new garage door installation, you will want to think of the cost vs. value of buying a new garage door. Read more

Why Is My Garage Door So Loud?

It’s only natural that your garage door will make a little bit of noise. It is, after all, a complex mechanism, and mechanisms with moving parts are going to make sounds. However, there is such thing as a garage door that is too noisy. If you are dealing with an excessively loud garage door, you may have a bigger problem. Is there a way to repair a loud garage door? The short answer is yes, and here are some of the basics of a noisy garage door fix. (more…) Read more

Garage Doors Coming off Their Track

Of the many problems you may encounter with your garage door over its life, one you might not be prepared for is a broken garage door track or a garage door that has come off the track. How do you know if this has happened? The door will look off-kilter and probably do nothing more than make a grinding noise and shudder a little bit if you try to open or close it. This is a problem you want to avoid and one to address immediately if it occurs. (more…) Read more

5 Tips for Garage Door Security

Your garage door is an important and convenient feature of your home, and it's crucial to remember that your garage door also serves as a point of entry. In fact, thieves may see your garage door as the easiest access point, as most people tend to ignore garage door security — windows and doors are areas that are much more likely for a homeowner to reinforce. Have you been giving enough thought to garage door theft protection? If you haven't, you may want to consider these simple garage door security tips:

1. Avoid Leaving the Garage Door Remote in the CarRead more