Traditional garage doors consist of a single panel, but many homeowners prefer the benefits of rolling doors rather than single-panel sectional models. There are many differences when you consider traditional vs. roll-up doors. In addition to pricing, installation, materials, and durability are factors to consider. First, here’s a look at the key differences among [...]
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It is generally difficult to determine an exact timeframe for installing a garage door. Installation can typically be completed in a single day, over a few hours. However, there are many factors that affect how long it takes to install a garage door. The Process When garage door installers get started, they must disassemble [...]
Your garage door is a major part of your home. It can be tempting to resort to quick fixes and continue with garage door repair every time something minor goes wrong. But the day will come when you’re faced with the decision of repairing or replacing your garage door to save on costs and [...]
A home warranty does not cover a garage door. Therefore, it will not cover things like garage door repair, but only the cost of repairing or replacing systems and appliances of the home itself. Plumbing, air conditioning, and other essential systems are more typically warrantied. Depending on your home warranty, the garage door opener [...]
Garage doors may be made up of three or more panels, especially if you have a roll up sectional garage door. If a door is worn or damaged, sometimes the problem is limited to a single panel. Replacing garage door panels individually can be tricky. Some people believe you can mix and match, but [...]
It seems pretty simple. You press a button on the garage door opener remote, and your garage door magically opens or closes. However, there’s much more to it. Garage door systems are complex works of engineering found in homes across America. When you activate the remote control, it sends a 315 MHz signal to [...]
A garage door consists of many interconnected moving parts. New and properly maintained garage doors should run smoothly. When you notice things start to get shaky, perhaps the system just needs some lubrication. It can also be a sign a garage door repair in Fresno is required for one or more major parts. All [...]
The garage door is a vulnerable point of entry for criminals looking to steal your valuable belongings. Burglars don’t need to do any physical damage to the door to get inside. A garage door hack requires only your garage door opener code to get inside. This is much simpler than you may think. Invented [...]
An insulated garage door is beneficial in many ways, especially if your garage is attached to your house. When a garage door opens, it leaves nearly an entire wall open to the outside, breaching your home’s thermal envelope. Simply adding insulation later won’t help. Initially, you could save with a single-layer, non-insulated door, but it [...]
Opening your garage door with the press of a button is simple and convenient. The electric garage door provides a modern amenity most homeowners take for granted. But did you know you can operate it even if there is a power outage? Perhaps you are waiting to call a garage door repair company until [...]