When buying a new garage door, you might wonder if garage door thickness matters. The fact is thickness doesn’t matter that much. What’s more important is the number of layers and materials used in construction. Read on to get answers to some common questions about garage door thickness from Amarr’s line of garage doors.
Are you considering overlay or stamped doors for your garage? Both of these styles are in the carriage house garage door family and include stamped and overlay designs. In this post, we compare overlay vs stamped carriage garage doors to help you decide which is the best option for you.
Farmhouse-style homes are a mainstay of American architecture. These charming houses combine beauty and simplicity with the ultimate in comfort and functionality. It’s common for farmhouse homes to a few large, roomy garages. Whether you need a 16′ x 8′ or an 8′ x 7′ garage door, there’s a craftsman style door that’s right for you. Read More
Do you want to get in and out of your vehicle to raise and lower your garage door? The likely answer is no, but sometimes we get a request for manual garage doors for a garage conversion or barn. While rare, we want to provide our thoughts and expertise around manual doors. We’ll dive into 5 scenarios where considering manual garage doors makes sense.
Common Garage Door Sizes for Homes
Whether you’re designing and building a new home or looking to replace an existing garage door, it’s important to understand garage door sizing. It can be difficult to standardize a garage door given the variety in size combinations, but some sizes are certainly more common than others.
When most people think of garage doors, they think of the doors, the opener, the remove, and maybe the tracks. Yes— garage door systems have lots of parts and there are more we haven’t named. In this post, we’re talking about hinges, specifically broken garage door hinges. Keep reading to learn more about types of garage door hinges, common hinge problems, and what to do when your garage door hinges are broken.
Garage doors are one of those things in your home that you don’t really think about until it starts making obnoxious noises. When your garage door starts making funky noises listen to it. Schedule an appointment with a garage door pro to go out and inspect your door. They’ll identify any fixable problems or let you know if it’s time to replace the door. If you’ve already replaced your garage door in the time that you’ve lived at your particular location you may be asking how long do garage doors last? That’s a good question whether you’ve replaced a door before or if it’s the first time you’ve had to consider doing so. Read on to learn more about how long garage doors last and what affects their durability.
Getting a new garage door is an exciting purchase, especially if you have a front-facing door. Garage doors are a huge surface! Any change to them will have a major impact on the look of your home. If you’ve become immune to the sound of the door opening and closing you’ll notice how quiet it is after your new door is installed. Working with professional installers is a great decision because they have the skills and tools to get the job done expertly and efficiently. There are some things you can do to help make the installation day run smoothly. In this post, we’ll tell you how to prepare for a new garage door installation.
It’s easy to overlook the condition of your garage door. As long as it opens and closes, it’s doing what it’s supposed to do even if it looks like it’s struggling a bit. With so many other things to manage, garage door concerns often get pushed further down the to-do list. But garage doors are heavy and they can be extremely dangerous to people when they aren’t in good condition. Doors with worn-out, damaged, or broken parts need to be replaced immediately. In this post, we’ll discuss garage door dangers.