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A garage door keeps your car in the garage and intruders out of the garage — but it's so much more than a sheet of metal or wood! Modern garage doors typically feature insulated panels to improve energy-efficiency. They can be coordinated with smart home systems for easy operation, and they come in an array of fun colors. We urge you to take your time when shopping for a garage door. Fully weight your options, and take time to learn about them, too. That learning can actually begin right here on this blog, which is dedicated to the very topic of garage doors.

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Garage Door Opener Smoking: The Cause And What To Do
13 May 2020

Garage door openers are extremely convenient, as t

4 Ways Having A Smart Garage Benefits You
24 March 2020

The evolution of the smart home has extended all t

Quieting The Noise When Your Garage Door Opens And Closes
5 March 2020

Over time, the garage door on your home can become

A Power Surge Can Damage Your Garage Door Opener
25 February 2020

You've likely heard how damaging power surges can

3 Smart Ways To Increase The Security Of The Garage Door
20 February 2020

The garage door is a huge moving door that allows

Garage Door Opener Smoking: The Cause And What To Do

Garage door openers are extremely convenient, as they make life easier by allowing you to simply push a button on a remote that you keep in your vehicle so that you don't have to get out of your vehicle to open the garage door. However, they can malfunction, and when they do, they may start smoking. This can be particularly startling if you have never seen it occur before. Believe it or not, there are certain conditions that can cause a garage door opener to smoke. Read More 

4 Ways Having A Smart Garage Benefits You

The evolution of the smart home has extended all the way to the garage. You can now install garage door opening systems that allow you to integrate your garage into your smart home setup. Just like you can remotely control the thermostat, lights, and doorbell camera, you can now also control your garage door with a similar system. In order to have a smart garage door, you will have to upgrade your garage door opener system. Read More 

Quieting The Noise When Your Garage Door Opens And Closes

Over time, the garage door on your home can become noisy when it is in motion. The noise is typically a byproduct of excessive movement in the door and the mounting system, so it is not difficult to fix with a little effort. Some replacement parts and repairs may be necessary to quiet the door, so calling a garage door repair service to do the work may be helpful.  Loose Mounting Brackets and Tracks Read More 

A Power Surge Can Damage Your Garage Door Opener

You've likely heard how damaging power surges can be to electronics and appliances. Did you know that power surges can damage garage door openers as well? Power surges can damage anything that is electrical and plugged in or connected to the electrical circuitry of a home or building. Here are ways your home can have power surges, several signs that your home's garage door opener has been damaged by a power surge, and what to do about it. Read More 

3 Smart Ways To Increase The Security Of The Garage Door

The garage door is a huge moving door that allows your vehicles to enter a covered and insulated parking area. If you are not careful with the security of your garage door, it can also allow an intruder easy access to your home as well. Way #1: Add Lights Around Outside the Garage Door One way to increase the security of the garage door is by making sure it is well lit. Read More