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Replacing a Missing Garage Door Remote

Having a garage for your car is an amazing convenience. It's warmer in cold weather, cooler in the heat of summer, and shielded from rain and wind throughout the entire year. Unfortunately, a great deal of that convenience can be destroyed by one serious problem: the loss of the garage door remote. If you don't have your remote, you have to either give up your garage entirely or remove it from the track to raise and lower it--a serious inconvenience that can also leave you feeling as though your home isn't adequately protected against the possibility of intruders in your [...]

By |April 10th, 2017|Garage Door Accessories|Comments Off on Replacing a Missing Garage Door Remote

Common Garage Door Issues: Dealing With Snapped Cables

As the weather gets colder and damper over the winter months, the added strain can wreak havoc on your garage doors. One of the most common garage door issues: Snapped cables. The cables are especially susceptible to added wear and tear. They're made like rope; with multiple strands twisted together for added stability. Over time, these strands can rust and begin to break. Add the strain of opening and closing the heavy garage doors, the cable snaps. Once a cable snaps, the door will no longer operate properly and trying to force it will only cause more damage. If you [...]

By |March 30th, 2017|Garage Door Repair|Comments Off on Common Garage Door Issues: Dealing With Snapped Cables

7 Brilliant Hacks for Preventing Accidents in the Garage

You would think that parking your car in your garage would be easy. After all, you have a lot more room to maneuver than you often do in crowded parking garages and parking lots! Unfortunately, sliding your car into the perfect space in the garage isn't always as easy as it sounds. If you use your garage for storage, you may find that space disappears fast, leaving you with a thin margin of error. Suddenly, you're trying to slide your car into precisely the right spot every time--and before you know it, both your car and your garage are picking [...]

By |March 3rd, 2017|News|Comments Off on 7 Brilliant Hacks for Preventing Accidents in the Garage

Smart Garage Door Opener Apps

In recent years, our smartphones have replaced a number of tools and gadgets. Does anyone use an alarm clock anymore? How about a date book? And let's not forget the old fashioned phone book, we are pretty sure it's greatest usefulness is now to be used as a booster seat. Our phones are able to control all sorts of things in our house with the help of apps. We can monitor our home security systems and can even turn them off and on remotely with the use of specialized apps and the Internet of Things (IoT). Garage doors are no [...]

By |December 17th, 2016|Garage Door Services, Garage Doors, News, Residential Garage Doors|Comments Off on Smart Garage Door Opener Apps

Holiday Decorating Ideas for Your Garage Doors

With the holidays arriving fast, you want your home decked out to look merry and bright--and that includes your garage door. It's a big, open canvas that can be treated to a variety of decorating styles that will help it to stand out from the other homes around you. Decorating your garage doors for the holidays will bring out the holiday spirit in your home as nothing else can, tying together the rest of your decorations and making your home one of the merriest places on the block. In many cases, when people decide to decorate their homes for the [...]

By |December 11th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Holiday Decorating Ideas for Your Garage Doors

Types of Automatic Driveway Gates

There are many different types of driveway gates, and benefits for each type. The three main benefits to having a driveway gate are curb appeal, security, and an increase in the property's value. Security With regard to security, one of the most important functions of a driveway gate it to help keep children and pets safe from dangerous areas, such as busy streets, especially if the gate borders a perimeter fence. Driveway gates can also help prevent unauthorized vehicles from entering a given property whether the residents are home or not. Curb Appeal Today’s driveway gates are much more elegantly [...]

By |September 20th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Types of Automatic Driveway Gates

Garage Door Repair in Dallas, TX

Choosing the right garage doorTechnology has aided in the change and advancement of several aspects in life and garage doors have not been left behind. Gone are the days when garage doors had a uniform rigid construction with minimal accessories. Today, At Nation Overhead Door, we offer several options for customers to choose for their residential and commercial garages.Commercial garage doors are somewhat easy to choose while their residential counterparts need careful consideration in terms of both aesthetic and functional appeal. As such, choosing your residential overhead garage door is made easier with the following crucial tips.House designThe design of [...]

By |May 12th, 2015|Garage Door Repair|Comments Off on Garage Door Repair in Dallas, TX

Types of Garage Door Springs

Few people care about garage door springs, but knowing a bit about them can help you choose the right type for your home or business. The first thing to know is that garage door springs are incredibly tightly wound, creating a lot of torque. Experienced technicians have sustained injury dealing with garage door springs, so know that tampering with them can have dire, painful consequences. Always be safe; wear goggles, pay attention, and keep your face and loose clothing away from active parts. There are two major types of garage door springs. Extension Springs Sectional extension springs stretch along a [...]

By |April 24th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Types of Garage Door Springs

How to Choose the Right Garage Door Opener

When it comes to picking out a garage door opener for your home, you may be overwhelmed with the selections available. All garage door openers allow you to open your garage with the press of a button, and add safety and security features that beat out manual garage doors any day. The subtle differences in garage door type and features are what can make this decision somewhat difficult, but this buyer’s guide should help simplify the decision-making process considerably. We’ll talk about the types of garage door openers available, opening speeds, noise levels, and safety and remote access features, so [...]

By |April 9th, 2015|News|Comments Off on How to Choose the Right Garage Door Opener

Easy Ways to Organize Your Garage

As the weather warms up and sunlight spills into your home, the need for spring cleaning is in the air. Do toys and junk come tumbling out when you open your garage door?  Make a real impact this season by cleaning and organizing your garage, turning it back into a storehouse for your vehicle. The steps below will help you and your family turn your garage into a dynamic organized space for your car and tools, and maybe even some storage for last season’s apparel. Separate….SEPARATE! To declutter your garage, first you must separate items most important to you and [...]

By |March 27th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Easy Ways to Organize Your Garage