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How Long Does a Garage Door Opener Last?

You may have given some thought to replacing your garage door, but you have probably given less thought to when to replace a garage door opener. It’s important not to neglect this, especially if you open and close your garage door multiple times a day. So, when is it time to replace your garage door […]

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How Long Does a Garage Door Opener Last?
Best Way to store summer toys in your garage

Summertime is a fun and often busy time of year. Whether it’s yardwork, sporting events, taking the kids to the pool, or Sunday evening drives in the convertible, many of us end up neglecting our typical garage organization system and are left wondering, “how in the world did my garage become so messy?” With summer […]

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When to Replace a Garage Door

Your garage door may not look its best, but how do you know when to repair vs. replace a garage door? How long do garage doors last — and when is it cost effective to buy an entirely new door? Here are some tips for figuring out when you should repair your garage door and […]

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When to Replace a Garage Door
Top 5 Ways to Upgrade your Garage

When we want to upgrade our homes, we tend to think of the areas we spend the most time in – living rooms, kitchens, bedrooms, etc. So why is it that so many of us don’t think about how our garages can be upgraded in the same ways? The garage is so much more than […]

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why did my garage door come off it’s tracks?

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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why did my garage door come off it’s tracks?
Garage Door Safety Tips

June is Garage Door Safety Month and Banko Overhead Door is working to increase awareness of the possible hazards of garage doors and automatic opener systems as well as the need for periodic inspection and maintenance to keep you safe. The garage door is the largest moving object and can also cause series injury, or […]

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Garage Door Safety Tips
Moving to Tampa: What You Need to Know

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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Moving to Tampa: What You Need to Know
Why do I need a backup battery for my garage door opener?

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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Why do I need a backup battery for my garage door opener?
Garage Door Repair Scams: What to Look out For

Out of all the scams out there, the last thing you may be on the lookout for is a garage door repair scam. Sure, anyone trying to get you to give them money may be suspect, but there doesn’t seem to be anything particularly dishonest about the garage door business. And in most cases, you’re […]

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Garage Door Repair Scams: What to Look out For
How to Protect Your Garage From Flooding

If you keep anything in your garage — whether it’s your car, tools, or general storage items — flooding should be a concern. This point of entry to your home can all to easily allow water to enter your garage and destroy your treasured items if not properly sealed or maintained. Especially in Florida or coastal […]

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How to Protect Your Garage From Flooding