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?

Updated: July 9th, 2019 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: Read more

How Much Horsepower Does My Garage Door Opener Need?

Updated: July 8th, 2019 If you’re considering a new garage door opener for your home, congratulations! Today’s top-of-the-line garage door openers truly are miracles of modern technology, offering quiet operation, reliable service and previously unheard-of levels of convenience. Which one should you get? LiftMaster® brand garage door openers are considered the cream of the crop when it comes to garage door openers, but there are still many different options to choose from. Do you need a different garage door opener for large garage doors, for example? Read more