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Stronger, Quieter, More Energy Efficient: Why You Should Have an Insulated Garage Door

May 22, 2015

The garage door has become most families’ front door, so the emphasis has gone from “looks” to longevity, safety, and strength. Garage doors with Intellicore insulation are the ultimate smart choice for homeowners. Injected with polyurethane foam, Intellicore insulated doors have incredible strength and durability while being quieter and providing year-round comfort and improving energy […]

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3 Tips for Buying Your New Garage Door

Mar 13, 2015

Whether your garage door is squeaking and shaking or leaning to the side, it’s important to realize it’s time to invest in a new one for your home. Your garage door heavily impacts the curb appeal of your home and it’s important to think about what you want before installing a new door. Garage doors […]

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Banko Overhead Doors Earns Esteemed 2014 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Feb 12, 2015

Banko Overhead Doors has earned the service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members of the local services marketplace and consumer review site in 2014. “We are honored to have earned the Angie’s List Super Service Award again in 2014. For over 30 years, it’s been […]

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5 Reasons Your Garage Door Isn’t Working

Jan 16, 2015

It happens at the most inconvenient time, you’re headed to work, school, or the doctors and your garage door won’t open. Here are a few reasons why this could happen – it’s important to know what you’re dealing with. 1. Broken Springs and Worn Cables Springs can get worn down and snap – a very […]

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Jack’s List

Apr 17, 2014

Banko is proud to be one of a few select company’s on WFLA’s “Jack’s List”. Jack’s List is a select group of businesses that are “best in class”, chosen personally by Jack Harris and a company he would recommend doing business with.

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Don’t Remodel Your Kitchen; Buy A New Garage Door!

Mar 12, 2014

According to a recent survey by Echo Research, 72% of American homeowners have at least one major home improvement project on their to-do-list. On average, these projects will cost about $4,000. Of this group, more than 30 million homeowners plan to sell their homes in the coming year. So, the strategy behind home improvements is […]

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Things to Think About Before Buying a Garage Door

Dec 02, 2013

A special post from Nick Banko, President of Banko Overhead Doors. When I meet with new customers, we often discuss the different needs you will have for your garage doors. Whether it is finding the perfect style to complement a new home or ensuring your door is insulated to be ready for any of the […]

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Garage Doors in West Central Florida: What You Need to Know

Nov 25, 2013

Did you know that adding or replacing your garage door is one of the lowest cost—but highest return on investment—projects you can do to add resale value to your home? According to Remodeling Magazine, you can, on average, recoup 66% of costs on a garage door addition here in the Tampa Bay area while recovering […]

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Garage Door FAQs: Top Three Garage Door Questions We Hear Every Day

Nov 11, 2013

The team at Banko has been out on garage door repairs, service calls, and installations for almost 30 years now. We receive a lot of questions every day, but today we want to address three heard most often. 1. Our garage door isn’t working: is it the door, opener, remote? Help! There could be several […]

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On the Technology Front: Intellicore Insulation

Oct 02, 2013

Clopay®’s new Intellicore Insulation technology represents the ultimate triple threat when it comes to the three key measures in performance of a garage door’s insulation: How well does it provide temperature control? How well does it reduce noise levels? How well does it add strength? Intellicore technology features a proprietary polyurethane foam that is injected into […]

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Get More $ Back! New Garage Doors Retain High Value At Resale

Aug 07, 2013

According to the “2013 Cost Vs. Value Report” conducted by Remodeling magazine, adding a new garage door to your home was found to have the second highest return on investment among 22 popular “midrange” remodeling projects. The report compared the average cost of the projects across 81 cities with the actual value that those projects […]

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