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Why Did My Garage Door Come Off Its Tracks?

Jun 29, 2017

There are a number of reasons why a garage door could come off its tracks and hit the ground. By understanding what could cause such an event, will assist you in staying constantly vigilant for any potential problems that could arise. A garage door that comes off its tracks is extremely dangerous.  There is a […]

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Garage Door Safety Tips

Jun 16, 2017

To ensure garage doors stand strong against extreme weather, security threats and other potential incidents, they’re designed to be heavy. However, their bulkiness also poses certain safety hazards, especially to children and pets. To help you and your family operate your garage door safely, we’ll discuss common garage door safety issues, review some safety features […]

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Moving to Tampa: What You Need to Know

May 30, 2017

What is it like to live in Tampa, Florida? Tampa so much more than just the ultimate vacation destination. People settle permanently in the Sunshine State for a variety of reasons. This ocean-side city is one of the most popular places to live in the state. Tampa offers temperate weather, beautiful scenery, a lively culinary […]

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Why do I need a backup battery for my garage door opener?

May 26, 2017

There are many benefits to living in Florida, from the beautiful beaches to warm weather to fun local attractions. But, with these benefits lies stormy weather and the yearly threat of a hurricane strike. As a precaution, did you know that you could equip your garage door opener with a backup battery, so if and when […]

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How to Protect Your Garage From Flooding

May 01, 2017

Flooding is the most common natural disaster in the United States. Floods not only threaten safety, but can also result in costly repairs. The average U.S. flood loss from 2001-2010 came to more than 2.7 billion dollars. Fix My Garage Door Although none of the states are immune to flooding, certain regions are more vulnerable […]

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Garage Door Repair Scams: What to Look Out For

May 01, 2017

While modern technology has revolutionized communication and helped industries thrive, it has also made it easier for bad actors to carry out fraudulent business practices. Identity theft, data breaches, company impersonations and other misleading ventures are more common than ever before. Most fraud plays on consumers’ vulnerabilities, with perpetrators intending to steal money or valuable personal information. No one wants to fall […]

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How Long Does a Garage Door Last?

Apr 28, 2017

Our home is most likely the biggest investment you will ever make, and as such you want to protect the value of that investment for as long as you own it. Few people however consider how their garage door influences the value of their home until it becomes a problem. Just like a roof that […]

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How Long Do Garage Door Springs Last?

Apr 26, 2017

When we refer to a garage door spring, we are talking about a torsion spring or extension spring, which is the part responsible for the actual lifting and closing of your garage door. A garage door spring breaking is one of the leading causes of a broken garage door, and it’s one that should be […]

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Common Garage Door Issues

Apr 14, 2017

As garage door professionals, we’ve come across just about every issue you can imagine. But usually, garage door problems are caused by a handful of issues that we see frequently. Here are the top reasons your garage door might not be working, plus a solution for what you can do about it! Fix My Garage […]

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How To Tackle Spring Cleaning in Your Garage

Mar 11, 2017

Did you know that 57% of people with garages don’t have room to park cars inside them? I think you know why, instead of getting rid of stuff, we throw it out in the garage! If you’re ready to take on the challenge of cleaning your garage, spring is a good time to do it. […]

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5 tips for creating the ultimate man cave for Super Bowl Sunday

Feb 03, 2017

The Man cave, they come in all sizes, and no matter how big or small, they are part of a man’s heart. The team at Banko Overhead doors wants to help you create the best spot to enjoy Super Bowl LI. Learn how to create your perfect space to sit back, relax, and enjoy the […]

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Looking for an inexpensive garage door? Consider the consequences.

Jan 27, 2017

If you are getting ready to replace your old garage door with “just one you can find”, or one that’s the lowest price, it is prudent to reconsider your stance. The old saying, “You get what you pay for”, certainly rings true in this situation. Envision yourself driving home from a long week of work, […]

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