How to Choose the Best Garage Door Material: The Pros and Cons

How to Choose the Best Garage Door Material

Steel, wood, fiberglass, and aluminum. Garage doors are available in a variety of materials. Besides the obvious differences in appearance, different garage door compositions may better suit your budget, climate, and aesthetic. Continue reading to explore the pros and cons of the 4 most common garage door materials. Steel Cost: $-$$ Climates: All Steel is … Read more

Keeping your Garage COOL this Summer in Florida

Keeping Your Garage COOL This Summer in Florida

It’s already feeling like Summer! And the hot Florida sunshine and aroma of your barbecue can certainly bring the heat – but you can COOL down your garage with these tips. Ventilate by using fans Placing fans inside the garage is an easy way to circulate cool air. These can be attached to the walls … Read more

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

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

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