Tag Archives: Garage Doors

Garage Door Spring Conversion: What You Need to Know

torsion-springThere is a misconception that garage door spring replacement includes only the removal of broken springs and the installation of the new ones. Although this is often the case, it’s not the only reason for replacing springs. Many people need to convert garage door springs for all sorts of reasons. Conversions might include switching from one spring system to another or from one brand to another. It might also involve adding a second torsion spring to a single torsion spring garage door system.

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How to Keep Garage Doors from Slamming

slamming garage doorsGarage doors do not slam down without a good reason. But as much as the reasons vary, the repercussions are the same and all dreadful. The property gets damaged and along will the overhead door too. Most importantly, someone will get seriously hurt if standing under the door. For these reasons, what you need to do is prevent such problems rather than deal with them. The point is to avoid accidents but also property damage that might put you out of budget. Continue reading

Wood Carriage Garage Doors Are Trendy Again

wood-carriage-garage-doorsIt’s worth wondering if it’s the style or material which makes wood carriage garage doors a unique option! It’s like the chicken and egg situation! Perhaps it’s the combination of the two. Think about it! Wood was the very first material to be used for the construction of garage doors. And in spite of its downsides, it has dominated the market for decades and is still a very popular material. At the same time, the carriage style has always been kind of trendy. Imagine that people with overhead garage doors will paint them and add decorative hardware just to give the illusion of a carriage style. Continue reading

Why You Should Install a Glass Garage Door

glass-garagedoorWhen you invest in new garage doors, you have certain expectations which again vary based on application. So a household might want a door to increase the home appeal and value while a company would want to promote its business. One thing everyone wants is enhanced security and safe operation. At first glance, we would think that it’s hard to find doors that would meet so many expectations. But glass garage doors come to prove us wrong. Continue reading