Replacing Older Florida Garage Door Can Save Your Home

Backing your car against the door provides little additional bracing. It may help brace the panel the car bumper pushes against from positive (inward acting) pressure; but, it will do nothing to help with negative (outward acting) pressures. It just puts the car closer to possible debris impact damage.

Florida coastal property owners want to make sure their garage door meets updated building code wind-resistance requirements. As much as 80 percent of the dollar damage to residences during Hurricane Andrew were attributed to garage doors.  According to this FEMA Bulletin: High winds from hurricanes and tornadoes can damage garage doors or even blow them … Read more

Florida Storms: Consider a Battery Backup for your Garage Door Opener

Florida hurricanes: Importance of a Battery Backup for Your Garage Door Opener

Most people take their modern overhead garage doors for granted. They forget there was a time when entering their garage involved much more than using a remote while cruising into their driveway, with the door sliding down smoothly behind them once they had safely entered the garage. But the fact is that your garage door … Read more

Tips for Garage Door Safety Month June 2018

The Door & Access Systems Manufacturers Association and the International Door Association have named June as garage door safety month. This makes it the perfect time to increase the safety awareness related to garage doors.

The Door & Access Systems Manufacturers Association and the International Door Association have named June as Garage Door Safety Month. This makes it the perfect time to increase the safety awareness related to garage doors. Each year, about 30,000 people suffer injuries in garage door-related accidents. Some of these accidents can prove to be fatal … Read more

Benefits of Upgrading your Commercial Overhead Door [VIDEO]

For Commercial Overhead Doors, TOUGHNESS is the Name of the Game

Has it been a long while since you’ve replaced the overhead garage doors at your commercial or industrial facility? Upgrading to a modern, reliable, and attractive commercial overhead door can increase your “curb” appeal to customers, provide extra safety, and help your business save time, and even energy costs. Industrial overhead doors are designed to … Read more

Spring Cleaning? Inspect Your Garage Door! [Video]

Spring Cleaning? Inspect Your Garage Door!

Ready to give your home a good spring cleaning? Your garage door makes up a good portion of the exterior of your house, so let’s give it a good inspection – keeping it fresh, clean, and in good working order for the Florida Summer and Winter seasons. Consider: All garage door springs will fail eventually … Read more

Does a new garage door really increase your home value?

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The answer is “Yes”! According to the annual survey done by Remodeling Magazine, their Cost vs Value 2016 analysis shows that replacing a garage door, with an average cost of $1,652, yields a return on investment of 91.5%, the third best return. Your garage door does it all when it comes to home’s curb appeal. … Read more

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