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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

New Garage Door Buying Tips

Real estate agents often say a new garage door is one of the easiest and least expensive ways to improve the "curb appeal" of your home. It's also a piece of equipment that you might not realize is so essential to your daily life.However, if you're like most homeowners you probably don't have a lot of experience shopping for garage doors. It's a purchase you might only do once or twice while you own your home, and you might only need garage door repair rather than full replacement.Don't worry, choosing a garage door isn't difficult, and once you learn the [...]

By |February 6th, 2015|Carriage House Garage Doors, Garage Door Installation, Garage Doors, Residential Garage Doors|Comments Off on New Garage Door Buying Tips

Repairs and Maintenance Tips for Your Garage Door

A stable and routine part of your home, your garage door only has one job, and that's to open and close thousands of times over the course of several years. Over time, you'll start to hear new creaks and noises, but your garage door can usually take a fair amount of abuse before it stops working completely. However, you might be surprised how simple some overhead door repair options are and don't require significant investment. Garage door replacement isn't like getting a new roof or having a new air conditioning system installed. Sometimes, all it takes is a can of [...]

By |February 4th, 2015|Garage Door Repair, Garage Door Services, Garage Doors|Comments Off on Repairs and Maintenance Tips for Your Garage Door

Essential Tips for Garage Door Security

If you're like the average family, you probably enter and exit your home through the garage every day, particularly if you commute to work or take the kids to school each day. However, you'd be amazed how many people forget to secure their garage door area. Choosing a Safe and Secure Garage Door When you decide it's time for new garage door installation, you might choose a door with added security benefits. Nation Overhead Door will offer suggestions on the safest doors, but it's not too difficult to figure out which doors are the most secure. Not surprisingly, a garage [...]

By |January 23rd, 2015|Garage Door Installation, Garage Door Safety, Garage Door Services, Garage Doors|Comments Off on Essential Tips for Garage Door Security

Garage Door Accessories For The Unexpected

Have you ever come home or pulled up to your shop and everything is dark, and even the street lamps and the neighboring homes or businesses are pitch black? Have you tried to leave for work in the morning, but your garage door won’t open and you can’t get out? The storm that just blew through knocked the power out. Not only will you not be able to heat or cool you home or operate your business, but you won’t even be able to get in or out of your garage. Emergency Overhead Door Accessories With a battery back-up garage [...]

By |November 5th, 2014|Automatic Door Opener, Garage Door Accessories, Garage Door Parts, Garage Doors|Comments Off on Garage Door Accessories For The Unexpected

Why Is My Garage Door So Loud?

Have you been hearing loud grinding or screeching sounds from your Dallas garage door every time it is opening or closing? If your garage door is waking up your family members when you leave in the morning or when you get home at night, it’s best to figure out the issue causing the annoying noises and put them to a stop before your family starts making park your car on the street, or before your garage door malfunctions and someone ends up getting hurt. Because no automatic garage door opener runs perfectly silent, the door will make noise when opening [...]

By |August 4th, 2014|Garage Doors|Comments Off on Why Is My Garage Door So Loud?

Overhead Door Safety

While overhead doors are convenient, most people don’t think about the safety issues surrounding them. You should always use your best judgment when it comes to overhead doors. Make sure your doors are using a forced feedback system and have infrared monitors (it’s actually federal regulation that they do). Keep the area around the wall buttons well lit and free of clutter so you always have easy access to them. I’ve spoken to many customers around Dallas that are concerned about security as well, so also make sure that you have a keypad for your door. Keypads can help [...]

By |May 30th, 2013|Garage Doors|Comments Off on Overhead Door Safety

Things to Consider When Buying a Garage Door

Many people don’t know what to look for before making a choice in which overhead door to buy. Here’s a very cursory list of what you’ll want to consider: The thickness of the door Thicker doors will last longer than thinner The gauge of the door How long the warranty is What springs are used with the door Like I mentioned in my last post, the spring choice can make a huge difference How good is the hardware package Pay attention to the bearings and wood quality Be weary of other companies around Dallas that claim that most doors [...]

By |May 20th, 2013|Garage Doors|Comments Off on Things to Consider When Buying a Garage Door

Advantages to Different Overhead Garage Doors

I was supervising a job in Frisco when I realized that most people just stick with the kind of garage door their house comes with when they move in. However, not many people know that there are numerous different types of garage doors, and each comes with its own unique advantages. For instance, some people may want to go with a thicker door, because they tend to be sturdier and last a bit longer than thin doors. However, thicker doors can be heavy and wear on their tracks [ask Jason if this is true]. Thinner doors don’t tend to [...]

By |May 13th, 2013|Garage Doors|Comments Off on Advantages to Different Overhead Garage Doors

Proper Overhead Door Maintenance

My last post was about how long a garage door can last given proper maintenance. After being contacted by a customer in McKinney, I wanted to take this opportunity to delve a little deeper into what proper maintenance actually entails here. There are a lot of little things that need to be taken care of, such as: Tightening all of the bolts, track bolts, and hinges (something I touched upon last time) Taking care of the larger components Making sure that the opener chain for the door is in place and functioning smoothly (it may need to be tightened [...]

By |May 9th, 2013|Garage Doors|Comments Off on Proper Overhead Door Maintenance