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What Is a Roll-Up Garage Door?

When choosing a garage door for your home or business, you have two main options. Many people looking for a residential garage door opt for a traditional sectional garage door. This style pulls the door into the garage on horizontal runners, resting the open door near the garage ceiling. However, roll-up garage doors, or rolling […]

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What Is a Carriage Style Garage Door?

After spending the day traveling the dusty cobblestone streets, people in the 19th century needed a suitable place to unhitch their horses and store their buggies. While farmers often kept their horses and buggies in barns, the elite had carriage houses built on their estate. These small houses featured wide, swinging wooden doors that allowed […]

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What Are the Standard Residential Garage Door Sizes?

Are you looking to build a home and wondering what size garage door you might need? Maybe you’re looking to replace an old, worn-out door, or perhaps you even just need a change of scenery. Whatever your reason, you may be impressed and a little overwhelmed by the number of garage door options available. Naturally, you […]

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The Benefits of an Insulated Garage Door

These days, garages serve many purposes in addition to storing vehicles. For many, the garage door is the primary way they leave and enter their homes. Some use their garages as a workshop, rec room or craft space, and most Americans use it for storage. A second deep-freezer, some leftover paint cans and the family’s […]

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The Benefits of an Insulated Garage Door
Garage Door Maintenance Checklist

Garage doors make our lives so much more convenient. But garage doors work dependably because of many moving parts, all of which operate under tension and weight. To keep them working properly, you’ll need to provide regular maintenance for garage doors. But what exactly should you focus on during your garage door maintenance? Follow the […]

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Garage Door R-Value

When you’re looking for a new garage door, you’re likely to come across the concept of garage door R-values. Unfortunately, R-value is a foreign term to many and leaves consumers confused when they’re looking for quality products that suit their needs. But garage door R-value is actually an incredibly important concept that has a high […]

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Clopay Color Blast®

One of the most difficult parts of choosing the perfect garage door for your home is landing on the ideal color. You want a color that enhances your home’s curb appeal while complementing your existing architecture. After all, your garage door takes up a large portion of your home’s street-facing exterior, so you want it […]

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How to Check the Balance of Your Garage Door

A garage door is an incredibly helpful and convenient appliance that makes life at home so easy. To work as smoothly and efficiently as it does, your garage door includes a number of features and operates under an array of settings and limits. One important factor for any garage door is its balance. If you’re […]

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Why Your Garage Door Won’t Fully Open

As homeowners, we tend to take our garage doors and garage door openers for granted. We expect them to work on-demand and they do — most of the time. But sometimes garage doors and garage door openers can be sources of frustration, like when a garage door won’t fully open. Obviously, this doesn’t help you […]

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Why Isn’t My Remote Control Opening or Closing My Garage Door?

You pull into your driveway and you hit the button on your garage door remote control. Nothing. What a frustrating experience this can be for homeowners — especially if you’re stuck outside in a rainstorm or similarly inclement weather. But there’s usually a simple explanation when a garage door opener remote is not working. Here’s […]

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