There are very few home features that have as big an impact as your garage door. You might be in a subdivision neighborhood where row after row of garage doors feature prominently on façades. Or, your home may sit on a larger lot where your garage is set back and more subtle. No matter where you live, your garage door makes a statement. Curb appeal says a lot about your home’s value.
A new garage door speaks volumes about your home’s attractiveness. It also speaks to potential buyers when your home is for sale on the real estate market. Experienced realtors know well how their clients react when viewing properties. First impressions are crucial. They can immediately convince potential buyers to d...
When it comes to new home construction in America, a garage is relatively standard.
Consider these 2015 statistics from the National Association of Home Builders:
September 25, 2017
Torsion and Extension Springs
While the number of homes with a garage of some kind is increasing, there are still some considerations for homeowners. What is the best type of...
- 61% of new home constructions featured a two-car garage.
- 24% had a garage large enough for three or more cars.
- 6% had a single-car garage — most which were found in smaller townhouses.
Garage doors play an integral role in the security of your home. When a garage door gets damaged, it can leave your house vulnerable to break–ins, coldness and property damage due to weather exposure. However, when a garage door does get damaged, it's often wondered if the damage is covered by insurance and, if so, what policy, especially when there's a car involved. Consequently, Google is flanked with inquiries such as "will homeowners insurance cover broken garage door," "what to do when backed car into garage door," and "hit ...
If you have automatic garage doors in your home, you rarely think about them and the convenience they provide until they become noisy, damaged or stop working altogether. Knowing when to replace garage door openers can be tricky, as sometimes a simple repair might just fix the issue. However, some garage door problems require a replacement opener, door or both. Which is why we’ve outlined what issues are repairable and which will require replacement, to take the guesswork out of replacing versus repairing garage doors.
November 15, 2016
Torsion and Extension Springs
When to Replace Garage Doors and Openers
While there may be times that a simple repair is all that’s needed...
Few home appliances get as much of a workout as your residential garage door and its opener. For many Americans, a garage door serves as a front door — the main entry for the entire family. Given how much your garage door is used, wouldn’t it be smart to proactively maintain it to enhance its performance and longevity?
This is especially true in Arizona, where the dry climate can take a unique toll on garage doors and garage door openers. Follow these garage door maintenance...
July 19, 2016